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“Nice not Fancy” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Century Hotel

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Century Hotel
Ranked #183 of 206 Hotels in Miami Beach
Sarasota, Florida
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice not Fancy”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for a long weekend and chose the Century Hotel for it's price and location. We had a great time, everything worked, it was clean and the front of house staff we're friendly and helpful (the valet even fetched some shoes I'd left in my car)!
There was No Blind in the bathroom. They should change that.
There was also no elevator and they don't offer to help you with your bags, but for us that was fine. If you want luxury this probably isn't the place, if you want a clean, safe, bright room that's next to the SoBe nightlife and the beach, this is it!

  • Stayed February 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Bridgeport, WV
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83 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here the night before departing miami for a cruise. We wanted to be on the main drag but didnt want to spend a fortune. The century filled that need. It wasnt plush, but it was clean. It was in a great location too. Within walking distance of many restaurants. Beach is right across the street and theres a starbucks right there too. We would stay here again.

Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
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Long Island City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2014

Poor poor conditions, dirty room, unfriendly people, I tried to move to other room but they never have time for customers. I will never stay in this dump again. There are so many hotels in the area, there is no need to pay that much for bad service. Best advise, stay away!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Daneil R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2013

- poor breakfast (plasatic spoon and forks);
- room conditons were in they best 50 years ago;
- conditioner is very noisy.
Location (South Beach) is only advantage.
Rate was too expensive.
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2013 via mobile

Perfect spot right across the street from Starbucks... We were there during a marathon and got trapped across the street for over an hour watching the runners go by... Then... We ran when saw an opening... My friend did a face plant and two runners stopped to help...
Decent breakfast
Near the beach (right across the street) room was basic and we only needed to lay our head down before we headed out on a cruise.

Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
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Venice
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45 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2013

I had the pleasure to stay in this hotel for 8 nights last August.
The hotel is located in Ocean drive, very close to the beach. The hotel had recently some improvements, good quality/price ratio. The manager is an italian guy that makes you feel like at home and give very good advices of places to visit or simply a good restaurant to have a dinner.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Nicola D
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port charlotte,florida
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25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2013

Excellent value And great convenient location.....highly recommend. The staff was very helpful, and We enjoyed the breakfast. Definitely will stay there again

Would recommend more washcloths and softer towels

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Century Hotel

Property: Century Hotel
Address: 140 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#114 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Century Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Built in 1939, The Century Hotel is an Art Deco Historical building situated in the exclusive SoFi area of South Beach. Our two story hotel houses 26 rooms comprised of doubles, king, and Ocean Dr. View. Standing along with its pastel colors, facade curves and neon sign, The Century Hotel is the favorite of the savvy traveler who seeks a vivid stay encompassing past and present. Our guests can simply cross the street to the beach, from where they can take a stroll south to Niki Beach and South Point Park, or north to Lummus Park and its volleyball courts, playgrounds, or other trendy beaches. If sun bathing is not the plan for the day, then we are just blocks from the Historically Art Deco District, Museums, world renown restaurants and night clubs. Easily accessible from the airport by Express public transportation, and only 15 ride from the sea port, The Century provides cruise passengers with an opportunity to a taste of our city before embarking on their journeys. Guests are invited to enjoy our cozy lobby, while sipping a cup of coffee, or a glass of infused water in our beverage center adjacent to our lobby. Our goal is to provide our guests with comfort, cleaness for their stay as well as exceptional service by all of our staff. All visitors are welcome! ... more   less 
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