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“Cozy place” 4 of 5 stars
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European Guesthouse
Ranked #22 of 28 Miami Beach B&B and Inns
Tampere, Finland
1 review
“Cozy place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2011

Matched quite well with expectations. With such old house that has been converted to guesthouse you don't get perfect paintwork, marble floors, etc.

What you get is clean place, quiet area, but still short walk to the beach and relaxed atmosphere. Relative to south beach prices, it's good value. Late checkout wasn't any issue and owner even offered to drop me to the airport busstop.

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled solo
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Thank Hesee
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2011

Stayed at European Guesthouse for a week for new years eve 2010 and had a great time. stayed in a cute room in the back of the property with a cute little deck/outdoor space, the bed was comfortable and sheets clean and it had wi-fi and ethernet internet access included. caught a few glimpses of other rooms which also looked nice and recently renovated.

The other real stand-out here though is breakfast. fresh coffee and you can make a nice little breakfast for yourself (eggs, bacon, ham, toast, bagels, muffins, coffee cake, fresh fruit, waffles, etc.). Can't beat it. and you can take a little fruit, etc. with you to the beach just a few short blocks away.

Last but not least, it's nice to have a hot jacuzzi to jump into after a night out or after a morning run. this place has it all. and Carlos the proprietor is a genuinely nice guy and happy to help out. And, surprisingly it wasn't too difficult to catch a cab in this area, even during new years eve, so that was nice surprise too.

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank MatzoConPollo
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UK
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2010

I recently stayed at the European Guesthouse during the WMC 2010 ive got to say i was very satisfied with the whole package the room was very cozy and quite the all day breakfast was ideal but best of all the FREE WI-FI was a saviour thanks also to Robert what a great guy and Carlos a good host ....... Why pay the price of expensive hotels you get nothing for your money.......Just ask my mate Dave lol ........Ben UK

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank bedrock01
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new york
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2010

Heya there Carlos & Robert :) Just wanted to thank you for your wonderful hospitality & willingness to bargain with us also. We slept peacefully & the breakfast was dreamy. Loved the patio/backyard too. Mayched the feel of a romantic get-a-way with a touch of home as well. See you guys next time:) we return to Miami.

Mr. & Mrs.
T. Stock

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank trentstock
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Pocasset, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2010

The European Guesthouse which accommodates groups nicely. For five days our sailboat racing team enjoyed hearty breakfasts in the central courtyard. Some crew cooked eggs and bacon or made omelets. All the fixings were laid out by Robert.. We enjoyed the courtyard twice more each day -- at debriefing and for late night recaps. The street address let us be car-free for the whole event.

While on the subject of South Beach I wish to mention the outdoor experience could be so much more pleasant if we guests and the local residents showed the environment some respect. The sidewalks, beach and waterways are trashed and tend to stay that way. Recycling was not an option. I'm happy to add that public transit is plentiful and reasonable at $2 per trip and works well even if needed to get to downtown or Miami International Airport. The Amtrak Station is another story. The location -- even further from downtown than the airport -- must have been selected for the convenience of the engineer and NOBODY else.

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank Buzz20910
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MIAMI
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2010

It was my first trip to miami. i booked european guest house via internet. was a dood decision. its a nice and familiar house. nice garden where you can sit and spend some time. the breakfast is very good - you can enjoy it in the garden. the owniers are very friendliy and helpful. i had a few questions about the trip and arranging some bookings. they helped me and gave me good advice. thanks for the stay - if i will come back to miami beach i will stay there.

  • Stayed February 2010, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank USA-Trip_germany
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Amsterdam
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2010

I've only just checked in but was asked to pay up front. Sorry I did. The owner does not put any money back into his enterprise. I think my TV is from the 60's. It has only a few channels and the picture is blurry. I was hoping to catch some of the winter olympics. I had just settled into my room and some guy walks in. KEEP YOR DOOR LOCKED. The place is very noisy with people coming and going and there is a tip basket in the room. My tip to the guy who placed the basket is START CLEANING. The light switches and area around the door handles are filthy. Speaking of lighting, it's too dark to read in the room. I think the three light bulbs are 15 watts each.
I'm looking forward to the breakfast that everyone is raving about and then I'm outa here.
Oh yea, if you want hot water out of the tap you have to have patience.

  • Stayed February 2010, traveled solo
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3 Thank goaalfred
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Additional Information about European Guesthouse

Property: European Guesthouse
Address: 721 Michigan Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6015
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #22 of 28 B&Bs / Inns in Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — European Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Discover South Beach’s premiere Bed and Breakfast.Since 1987, the European Guesthouse is the world destination for tourists, long before South Beach's rise to fame.Indulge yourself in any of the well appointed rooms as well as in the 2 sundecks and the hot Jacuzzi. Guests start the day enjoying an all you can eat breakfast buffet in the lush tropical garden and complimentary tea, coffee, fruits and pastries all day long ... more   less 
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European Guesthouse Hotel Miami Beach

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