We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“GOOD FOOD, GOOD PRICES”

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 10 more sites!
Hotel Breakwater South Beach
Ranked #96 of 207 Hotels in Miami Beach
Rosemead, California
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“GOOD FOOD, GOOD PRICES”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2012

The staff was friendly, the service was good, and the prices were reasonable. We had a party of 13 and were accommodated very well. The bathrooms were spotless (signs of a good clean restaurant). I would definitely recommend this restaurant to any of my friends and family.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Jimmy G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

1,660 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    624
    508
    234
    117
    177
See reviews for
211
791
81
57
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (384)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Lugano, Switzerland
Level Contributor
18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2012

Definitely a great hotel! We were greeted by friendly and helpful staff. Upon check-in we requested a quiet room and the one that was given to us was. Very big room, clean, well furnished and equipped with every comfort. Cleaned daily. Good internet connection. Parking a bit pricey but in line with those of South Beach, with valet parking service convenient and efficient. At the beach, there to enjoy the convenience of two chairs and towels to take daily. We stayed in several hotels of South Beach and this is definitely a step above the rest. If we return to Miami Beach and we still have the good fortune to find an offer for this hotel (which otherwise appears to be a bit expensive) we will stay there again no doubt!

Room Tip: ...ask a quiet room if you don't want noise
See more room tips
  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Silvia M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Level Contributor
38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2012

There are no prices on the drink menu but those drinks are huuuuge. I guess it is the price of purchasing 4 drinks all at once. The food was decent. I had a turkey club. Nothing very froo-froo about it except for the surprise we all had on our faces when the drinks arrived. I was very happy with it. The service was excellent. We sat outside on the sidewalk where people were walking by. It really helped us enjoy the vibe of the south beach atmosphere. I recommend going around 6pm when the sun starts setting because the beach in the distance and the drinks in your hands really help you start off the night with a bang. Side Note: i chose 3 for the rooms because i clicked on it by accident but Trip Advisor doesn't allow you to deselect it. Sorry about that. I wouldn't know the first thing about what the rooms look like. I highly recommend the restaurant though. I am sure there are nice rooms in the hotel since it is located right on the strip.

  • Stayed July 2012
    • Value
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank laff4becky
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2012

We had such an amazing stay at Breakwater South Beach that we did not want to leave and actually extended our stay for a couple more days! From the moment we stepped inside the hotel, we already knew that this is going to be a wonderful experience - we were greated by Jaime who was so incredibly helpful and kind and welcome us in the best possible way. He made sure through our entire stay that everything is going well and provided us with best possible assistance for an unforgetable experience. We want to thank Jaime for all his help from day one until the end of our trip and for making us feel so welcome! We also want to thank German for the great sightseeings suggestions and for always being so helpful! The hotel has a perfect location, in the center of Ocean drive, steps from the beach and best restaurants, in fact its own restaurant is great for dining too. We are telling all our friends and family what a great experience we had at Breakwater and we are already planning to come back again in August! 
Nikoleta & Radoslav from NYC, (room 317)

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank 2016nyc
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
MiamiSunManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review, July 18, 2012
Dear Nikolet Y,

Thank you for your response! Our staff as always is very eager to provide you with any assistance during your stay and our service is what separates us from the rest! Please contact us should you need any assistance during a future stay!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2012

I must say this was by far the best hotel I have ever stayed in! Great location, room were spacious and extremely comfortable. I have to give a special thanks to the Night Audit manager for providing us with excellent service! Jose thank you for going above and beyond to fit our needs, this gentlemen was working with a terrible flu and was still able to pull it together and help us enjoy our stay! Keep up the good work you'll make it far! Overall our experience was phenomenal!

  • Stayed June 2012
    • Value
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Thebrowns101
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
MiamiSunManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review, July 18, 2012
Dear Thebrowns101,

We really appreciate those kind words, We'll make sure to give our Night Auditor plenty of praise on your behalf! We sincerely thank you for choosing our Hotel and as always expect you with open arms on your return.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2012

I have to write a review about this hotel bc before I travel anywhere I read reviews. This hotel should be a 5 star because they met my needs in all areas from the time I got out the car to arriving to my room. Things that made me nervouse while reading prior reviews were noise level and year hotel was built As far as noise level I called prior and asked for a room away from the noise and I was placed in room 206 and slept like a baby all 3 nights ( no noise). Next the concern of the hotel being shut down and reopened threw me off. The hotel should just say we reopened in 2011 because everything is new and updated, and don't be fooled about the appearance on the outside of this hotel bc it looks old online but very nice in person..It's in the center of every attraction from the beach, to shopping, restaurants, and clubs. The whole staff must be paid to smile and speak every day as well...You just catch a plane then a taxi and enjoy the fun. Valet can be a little cheaper $35 a day is high when guest are charged $20 and the $15 a day fee for beach usage is high especially if you don't go to the beach everyday you here but we got a good deal so it was all good. If I every visit South Beach again I will stay here again.. Thanks Breakwater for a wonderful experience.

  • Stayed June 2012
    • Value
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
3 Thank TravelYOLO
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
MiamiSunManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review, July 18, 2012
Dear TravelYolo,

Thank you for choosing Hotel Breakwater! Yes, we are in the middle of all of the action so if when choosing Breakwater, you know you will have plenty to do and plenty to see while being pampered with our service and our care. As always it's best to recommend that you let us know in advance which room you would prefer as it helps us to better assist you. Let us know when you'll be in Miami Beach next time so that we can provide the best experience you deserve.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2012

Ok, there is a noice outside of the hotel room till morning and you can hear it, but this is why you staing in Ocean dr South Beach- the experience of it, there is no other reason to stay there. We always stay in Ritz Carlton few bloks away, but this time we decide to experience THE South Beach! The room was nice, the restaurant "9" has great food ( we ate there before as well), but if you planning to stay there more than one night you need to bring your towels, shampoo, soap, and toilet paper! It doesn't mutter how many times you can talk to front desk clerks ( by phone and person) you will not get room service! Also, there is no way you can talk to hotel manager- he is too busy for you any time you ask for him! We travel the world for business and pleasure and never experience such a indifference from the staff members!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled on business
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Verushka71
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
MiamiSunManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review, July 18, 2012
Dear Verushka71,

We sincerely apologize if we have not met your standards of service. As always your feedback is very important to us. Please contact us at jcenteno@breakwatersouthbeach.com so that we can better assist you.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Miami Beach hotels
0.1 mi away
Room Mate Waldorf Towers
Room Mate Waldorf Towers
#45 of 207 in Miami Beach
4.0 of 5 bubbles 1,009 reviews
0.1 mi away
Pelican Hotel
Pelican Hotel
#26 of 207 in Miami Beach
4.5 of 5 bubbles 1,135 reviews
0.3 mi away
Leslie Hotel
Leslie Hotel
#40 of 207 in Miami Beach
4.5 of 5 bubbles 511 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.2 mi away
Beacon Hotel
Beacon Hotel
#50 of 207 in Miami Beach
4.0 of 5 bubbles 2,338 reviews
0.1 mi away
Congress Hotel South Beach
Congress Hotel South Beach
#129 of 207 in Miami Beach
3.5 of 5 bubbles 1,354 reviews
0.0 mi away
Clevelander South Beach Hotel
Clevelander South Beach Hotel
#42 of 207 in Miami Beach
4.0 of 5 bubbles 1,237 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Hotel Breakwater South Beach? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Breakwater South Beach

Property: Hotel Breakwater South Beach
Address: 940 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5013
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #96 of 207 Hotels in Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Breakwater South Beach 3.5*
Number of rooms: 99
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Breakwater, is a fun, bustling and entertaining historic Art Deco hotel located in the heart of South Beach's famous Ocean Drive. The hotel is a non-stop, active delight right in the center of everything that is South Beach. You'll find yourself within walking distance of a wide variety of outdoor cafes serving every style of cuisine imaginable, art galleries, night clubs, the famous Beach, the Versace Mansion, beach front walking, biking and jogging paths, world class events like the Wine and Food Festival, as well as the fabulous shops of Lincoln Road Mall. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotwire, Orbitz, Priceline, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Cancelon, TripOnline SA, getaroom.com, Evoline ltd and HotelQuickly so you can book your Hotel Breakwater South Beach reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing