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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 29 March 2015

I stayed here for two nights after returning from a cruise. The pros: I got a good rate through a third-party website, the staff was wonderful, it's right on Ocean and it's a 2 minute walk to the beach. The cons: The hallways (other than the lobby) and dark and dank, my entire floor reeked of some weird smell (like...

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Medford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 March 2015

The Park Central is a historic hotel and has a location that can't be beat. Our room was comfortable and accommodating although a bit tired looking. Overall the hotel could use some refurbishing but the price is excellent especially for the location. The beach was directly across the street. We also enjoyed a delicious breakfast on the outdoor patio. All...

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1Thank CALM55
New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

We were unfortunate to stay here just before it shut down for renovation. Reception staff were warm and friendly, but the hotel is run down and a big mess. As we entered our room after a rickety elevator ride we were welcomed by a damp cigarette stinking carpet.. Room was ok.. Bathroom was clean. No one answered the room service/...

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3Thank Hiral D
Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 14 March 2015

This hotel is a beauty on the outside with probably a lot of history, but in the inside is just sad...Really old rooms, with small windows, extremely uncomfortable bed, and thin walls; If someone flush the toilet, you gonna hear about it, if someone decide to take a shower in the middle of the night...damn sure you will notice it....

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1Thank GyongyiCsoban
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 10 March 2015

My bf and I stayed at the Park Central during the first week of March. We honestly loved. It's not the Ritz Carlton, but I loved the fact that it was older because it felt very historic. The rooms had this comfortable feel to them like you were home. There are pictures through the halls of south beach in the...

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3Thank O O
St. Augustine, Florida
Reviewed 2 March 2015

I have been staying at this hotel regularly for the past 30 years......but not in the last 5-10 years..... It is OK -- but dated-- great location on Ocean Drive across from the beach and something very unusual in this area of Ocean Drive -- a swimming pool. It is great for a plunge after getting all salty in the...

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1Thank Viking571
Ontario's Near North, Canada
Reviewed 26 February 2015

This hotel is in a great location. The check in was very easy. Even though we were given keys to the room that was already occupied they fixed the problem very fast. The rooms and decor are somewhat outdated but it didn't bother us. Beach was visible from our room. There is good stores and shopping within walking distance. Bed...

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1Thank Bobby T
lincs, uk
Reviewed 22 February 2015

An average hotel, which when we arrived , was told that it was going to a renovation. The location is the selling part of this hotel, close to everything and the beach. The website mentioned beds on the beach reserved, however when asked was told that this was not the case. Rooms are furnished to the Art deco era, with...

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Ann Arbor
Reviewed 21 February 2015

I got what I expected for under $200/night in this great location== Fantastic spot across from the beach, reasonably comfortable room, helpful staff, free wifi, small pool, rooftop deck. if you dont mind these cons:no bar, dowdy hallways, windows that don't open, no fridge, spotty cable service and NO coffeemakers in room then it is a fine hotel if you...

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Key West
Reviewed 19 February 2015

I loved the historical and classic art deco ambience of the Park Central--which is located in the heart of South Beach. The beach is across the street as well as Lummus Park. The staff were professional, friendly and helpful. I had an ocean view room on the 4th floor and it was quiet...no street noise. The room was furnished with...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about The Park Central

Address: 640 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6219
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $151 - $295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Park Central 4*
Number of rooms: 127
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Also Known As:
The Park Central Hotel Miami Beach
Park Central Miami Beach
Park Central Hotel Miami Beach
Park Central South Beach
The Park Central Miami Beach, Florida
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#12 Best Value Hotel in Miami Beach
#64 Luxury Hotel in Miami Beach
#87 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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“Don't stay here. Period.”
 of 5 bubbles lilygashi, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“choose a room far far away from the elevator...maybe in a better hotel”
 of 5 bubbles GyongyiCsoban, 14 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The ocean view rooms are quiet--unusual for South Beach. However, the windows do not open, so you won't be able to hear the ocean breeze.”
 of 5 bubbles kathyd916, 19 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Rooms in the front are noisier as the sidewalk restaurant is very active.”
 of 5 bubbles Guidontheroad, 14 Feb 2015 | Read review
“partial sea view was actually excellent sea view!”
 of 5 bubbles FamilyHElsinki, 2 Feb 2015 | Read review
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