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“Great new beds, a block from the beach, for $75”
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Ocean Spray Hotel
Ranked #184 of 208 Hotels in Miami Beach
Cleveland, Ohio
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“Great new beds, a block from the beach, for $75”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

My wife found this bargain on Expedia. Great new very comfortable beds. A block from the beach. Yes, elevator is slow and shower is slow but clean. It's an old hotel. Staff is very friendly and full of tips. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed December 30, 2012

Stayed at this hotel for one night (thankfully) en route to a cruise on the recommendation of Thomas cook. I have never used thomas cook before nor will ever again. It is a truly terrible hotel, the room was not even 1 star, the air conditioning was broken, the carpet was filthy and the other guests were not the sort of people you would like to meet in a dark alley if you catch my meaning. it is unbelievable that a company as well known as thomas cook would actually send people here to stay. There is no way they could have checked this hotel out beforehand and if they did they should be removed from ABTA, The one redeeming feature is that the staff were friendly and helpful but other than that please do not stay here. If you need a good quality hotel use trailfinders but do not ever use the recommendation of Thomas cook.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled solo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 3, 2012

Stayed for one short night...thankfully. I understand that this is not a four star hotel but at least expected cleanliness since it isn't cheap to stay here either.
Uncomfortable bed
Paper thin walls
Leakage from ceiling that dripped all night long
One chair in the entire room
Toilet seat had deep scratches and marks on it...disguisting
Ridiculous security deposit rule

Overall very poor quality hotel ESP at the price point

  • Stayed November 2012
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Reviewed November 30, 2012

I made the mistake of thinking this was proximal to the port of Miami, it's not ($40 taxi ride including tip one way). So, budget that in.

The hotel itself could've been worse, it shares space with a Subway. I couldn't tell if the women in the lobby were pro's or just loose. The bedroom was small, my initial thoughts were, "This would be nice if I were in a 3rd world country!"

The pillows were wafer thin, and the toilet ran all night long. You know the only thing worse than hearing Taylor Swift's "We are never getting back together"? Hearing it on 11 over the constant sound of metal doors slamming at 4:00 a.m.

The only redeeming quality was the staff that was relatively pleasant and the Cuban Restaurant about .6 miles away with killer paella for two for $13.95.

  • Stayed November 2012
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Shanghai, China
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2012

...in front of the door. You are four minutes away from jumping into the ocean. The hotel is great locaed. Rooms are average, but you are not at south beach to stay in the room - its alright. Receptionists are very helpful with insider advices -

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2012

Pros:
Comfortable bed
Spacious room
Nice staff
Good location

Cons:
Terrible window isolation that you could hear cars driving or ppl talk on the street from the 4th floor

No room service, if you're hungry at late night then good luck!

No parking in a hard to find parking area

Very cold temperature in hallways which makes you sick in a rainy day or after the beach

  • Stayed October 2012
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Ljubljana
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2012

The hotel is OK to stay for a night and move on.
The beach is near but the hotel is not suitable for long stay or vacation. The location is away from everything so you have to use car to go somewhere.
The worst problem was parking since hotel does not have organized parking.
In the reception they suggested parking on the street but all parking spaces were taken.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Ocean Spray Hotel
Address: 4130 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140-3211
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #184 of 208 Hotels in Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ocean Spray Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 54
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