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“AWESOME PLACE ON THE BAY” 5 of 5 bubbles
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BEST WESTERN On The Bay Inn & Marina
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“AWESOME PLACE ON THE BAY”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2013

The staff and hotel are truly welcoming.Your comfort and care is their priority. The cleanliness and maintenance is excellent. Breakfast is plentiful,hot & enjoyable-lots of seating area! The atmosphere throughout the entire hotel-your room,the halls,elevator,lot,fitness center,laundry room,& swimming pool is evidence of a caring staff. Making your stay enjoyable is priority #1! This is an AWESOME place to stay!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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Clermont, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2013

I stayed at this property for a 3 day business trip to Miami. The property was clean. Access to and from my room was not bad. My room was spotless and everything in it was in perfect running order. Big flat screen TV, microwave, refrige., etc were al great. Shower was really hard to turn on. I let them know about that when I checked out. Would stay here again for sure.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Victoria, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

The staff were friendly and helpful. Our room was clean and had all the amenities that we needed. Good view of the bay. Front desk was great with buses, places close by to eat and recommending tours. Pool was really great and breakfast was good. It is a good stopover motel. For a Best Western Plus we expected something more modern. It really needs to be updated. It was a good stay.

Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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Burton on \trent, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2013

Really friendly helpful staff at Best Western Bay and Marina in Miami, but too far out of the city and it is really a motel not a hotel. Property is a little on the old side and things are beginning to break down. Door lock caused us lots of hassle on last day when leaving to catch a plan home. We had a real rush to get to the airport which is not the best way to start an overnight flight to England. Staff did all they could to sort the problem but it leaves a bad impression of the hotel.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

From the moment we arrived at the airport the staff at Best Western were excellent....
We called the hotel and the van was immediately despatched - good job too as it was raining very heavily!!
The room was clean and well maintained and the hot breakfast was better that I expected - quality coffee and tea, juices, waffles, pastries, sausages, eggs, yoghurt - I was expecting the normal 'continental' so I was very pleasantly surprised....
Excellent views and clean pool, free parking, great price.

Need I say more?

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Calgary, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2013

The room and pool were clean. The continental breakfast was great. Plenty of food. Good location near beach. It was a fun time for the whole family. This is our second time staying at this hotel. The first time was just as pleasant. We went to a Pelican rehabilitation center that was only a few minutes away.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 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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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2013

Really hard to review this one. To put it simple, it felt like a glorified motel. The rooms were in a different building to the main reception and breakfast area. Just the thought that anyone can come up to my door at any time was a bit daunting.

However, the room was comfortable though a bit dated. TV reception wasn't good either. A key operated safe in the room was a nice touch.

The main area of the hotel was nice. Open and roomy with a good breakfast. Not sure about her name but the lady who made the pancakes while I stayed was lovely ... very helpful and friendly.

Parking is free which is a nice thing as most poeple who stay here will have a car as this isn'y walking distance from anything major. The main maimi sites/beaches are about a 15min drive or 40min bus ride.

For someone who is into the motel layout, this is a nice place but if that isn't your thing, then avoid!!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Property: BEST WESTERN On The Bay Inn & Marina
Address: 1819 79th Street Cswy, North Bay Village, FL 33141-4215
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Location: United States > Florida > North Bay Village
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in North Bay Village
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN On The Bay Inn & Marina 3*
Number of rooms: 118
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our quiet bay front location on an island between Miami and Miami Beach allows quick access to South Beach, downtown Miami, Miami International Airport and the port of Miami. Rest comfortably in our tranquil location on pillow top beds and enjoy flat screen televisions with either a 32-inch or a 42-inch screen. Microwave, refrigerator, and single serve coffee makers are also available in the room. With convenient on-site hotel parking, poolside views overlooking Biscayne Bay and our fitness center make us a perfect location to stay. Book our balcony rooms for extra space with exquisite bay or city views. Worried about paying extremely high parking prices near the beach? There is public transportation located directly in front of our hotel that will take you to South Beach at a low and reasonable cost. Best of all we have no resort fees! Come with your family or friends and enjoy an exciting evening at our Shuckers Bar & Grill Restaurant and make it an enjoyable stay at our BEST WESTERN On the Bay & Marina. We hope to see you soon! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus On The Bay Inn And Marina
Best Western Plus On The Bay Inn & Marina Hotel North Bay Village
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