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“Worst Miami Hotel!!!” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Rodeway Inn South Miami - Coral Gables

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Rodeway Inn South Miami - Coral Gables
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in South Miami
Los Angeles, California
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“Worst Miami Hotel!!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

My night started with the hotel shuttle taking over an hour to pick me up from the airport. To checking into a disgusting room that was dirty and rust just about everywhere. The light bulbs in half of the lamps in the room were blown out. The comforter on the bed was stained. The bathroom floor was black the toilet seat had some sticky stuff on it. I called and complained they put me in another room which had rust on the ceiling and doorway of the bathroom but the bathroom was a little bit cleaner. As I'm trying to sleep I hear that the toilet keeps running and then around 11pm I hear this dripping sound the AC brakes! Water starts dripping from the ceiling. Again, I call the front desk and complain and again they said the can move to another room. By this time I had it and it was late I had to get up at 5:30am I didn't want to move again. I also didn't care for the location of the hotel. It didn't feel safe to go out after dark. If you can afford to spend a few extra bucks stay at another hotel. Thank god I was only staying for one night!

  • Stayed June 2014
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Disgusting hotel it is was creepy cold and unpleasant leaking vents noise toilet ugly bedding rusty fridge no vending machine with beverages only candy and chips Continental breakfast is an absolute joke nasty muffins stale fruit bran cereal orange juice was ok it held us up until we got ready to head out to eat at a restaurant I enjoyed being out of the hotel it was the only unpleasant part of my vacation other than that south miami is the best chill spot.

Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
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Windsor, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I stayed at this hotel on 4/19/14 for one night prior to a cruise. The hotel appears to be currently renting rooms to guest who are long term miami residents who live there. Room was in need of update, the whole hotel smells like another guess said humid and mold. The pool is very small, the continental breaksfast is just juice fruit and muffins with cold cereal. Stay here only if you leaving the next day. The location is great trendy shops, bars and restaurants that you can walk to. Do not expect anymore than that and you will be alright bring your own sheets and towels otherwise sleep in your car. Again nice staff owner needs to spend money to upgrade this hotel.

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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The room had a terrible mold odor and it was very difficult to stay indoors. The room have not been maintained in a long time and its was very humid and several metal pieces were rusted. This hotel should not be open for business.

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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled solo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This hotel was the most disgusting place I have ever been to. There was mold growing on the curtains, the faucet was leaking, there was rust all over the vents, the bathtub was all stained and there was what looked like blood on the floor. After inspecting the room we checked out right away. When we told the man at the desk and he did not seem surprised at all. He would not offer us a refund and Orbitz wouldn't either. Do not stay there and do not book through Orbitz if you are unsure if you really want to stay at a place or not.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Meriden, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed one night March 15 2014. We chose it because it was about $90 when all others were $135 plus. The Hotel was in process of renovation. New paint and room also had new flooring as well. The pool area is also in need of some cosmetic help. There is a beautiful fountain/waterfall attached to pool that would be beautiful, however it is non functioning and very run down. The locks on the pool gates were broken as well. Now I take on good faith these issues may be on list for more renovations. There was a weird mildew smell in lobby and it was being tended to with small fans on the floor. The front desk was nice enough to allow us to store our bags as we arrived several hours before check in 3pm. It is within walking distance to a very nice area with restaurants and an outdoor mall with stores and an AMC 24 movie theater. Cab ride away from other attractions and Miami Airport.
In all perfect for a very affordable night stay.

  • Stayed March 2014
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Property: Rodeway Inn South Miami - Coral Gables
Address: 5959 SW 71st St, South Miami, FL 33143-3599 (Formerly Best Miami Hotel)
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Location: United States > Florida > South Miami
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in South Miami
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Rodeway Inn South Miami - Coral Gables 2*
Number of rooms: 117
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South Miami Best Western

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