We stayed in this hotel for 5 days as a precursor to our trip to the Dominican Republic. First, I'd like to say that I would stay here again, IF they get better wifi.
Pros: Customer Service was great. Anything we need they were responsive to our needs. House keeping did an excellent job with our room service. We had extra towels and pillows at a phone call. The location is GREAT GREAT GREAT! Right in the heart of the festivities and a walk away to anything is the south beach area. The room was small but comfortable; they had robes and slippers and chair and towel services for free on the beach.
Cons: My only and biggest con was the wifi. I require wifi wherever I go in order to work. The horrible wifi service made it a huge challenge to stay on top of work. If I were the owner I would invest in a better internet service. Usually wifi is best closest to the front desk. We were literally 50 feet from the front desk and still could not get a signal to save our lives. Also the wifi seemed to be more compatible with the computer (although not that great) than with our cellphones.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Originally built in 1939, by master architect L. Murray Dixon, today the hotel encompasses 73 deluxe rooms and suites, a rooftop pool with panoramic ocean views and Spire Bar & Lounge – a chic hot spot located rooftop behind the historic Tiffany spire. The new oceanfront addition to The Hotel of South Beach offers 20 breathtaking deluxe rooms, located at 800 Ocean Drive, bringing The Hotel of South Beach’s rooms and suites down to the ocean. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Hotel Miami Beach
- Miami Beach The Hotel
- Hotel South Beach