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Penguin Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is right in the centre of the Art Deco area and opposite the board walk all along the beach. Despite it's location we didn't find it noisy even with all the hubbub of the area. It's also very close to public transport which goes everywhere on the island and even to the airport and across to Miami so very...

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Volha S, Guest Relations Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Helen T, Thank you for choosing the Penguin Hotel, and taking the time to write a detailed review. We are happy to hear that you had a good time at our property. It was a true pleasure to host you, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Please do not hesitate to contact us in...

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this hotel. I liked the complementary welcome drinks and breakfasts that they offered, as well as the 20% off meals. The restaurant was actually really good. The rooms were nice and accommodating. I slept well, it wasn't too noisy as my last Miami visit was last year. My flight didn't leave til 7:30. The late check out...

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Volha S, Guest Relations Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nieceyeffbaby, Thank you for choosing and recommending the Penguin Hotel. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our property, and it is very important to us. Your generous comments on the location, the room, the breakfast and the drinks are greatly appreciated. It was a true pleasure to host you, and we look forward...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had an awesome time, pretty views, the purple penguin cafe food is great. Walking distance to everything. Definitely will be back!! The hotel is older so keep that in mind. Also there is no pool which was kind of a down side to it. Drink prices are expensive so definitely try to take advantage of the happy hour. The...

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Volha S, Guest Relations Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Heather, Thank you for choosing the Penguin Hotel, and taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear that you had a great experience at our property, enjoyed the location, the atmosphere and the food served at the Purple Penguin Cafe. It was a true pleasure to host you, and we look forward to welcoming you...

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic sandwiches with homemade chips! Fast and friendly service right on Ocean Drive. Sit and enjoy the parade! They also serve breakfast all day. Had the Cuban sandwich....very good. Don't pass this one by.

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Volha S, Guest Relations Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kevin W, Thank you for visiting and recommending the Purple Penguin Cafe. We are very happy to hear that you truly enjoyed our authentic and filling Cuban sandwich served with fresh homemade potato chips. We hope you can join us again and take advantage of Happy Hour specials hand-crafted cocktails from 3 pm till 8 pm right across the...

Cranbury, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Penguin the night before we were getting on a cruise. In a perfect location to get to the beach and all of the fun Restaurants. The breakfast that was included with our room was great! The host at the restaurant was wonderful. Would definitely stay there again!

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Volha S, Guest Relations Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elyse, Thank you for choosing and recommending the Penguin Hotel. We are happy to hear that you had a good experience at our property, and it is very important to us. It was a true pleasure to host you, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. The Penguin Hotel is located on famous Ocean Drive...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very affordable. Best location. Best view of Ocean Drive. Nice staff. Clean rooms. This is my third time here and still plan to go back in three months. The only minor problem is they dont offer beach chairs, other than that it's honestly perfection!

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Volha S, Guest Relations Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Misshermes, Thank you for your continuous loyalty, and taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to hear that you had a good experience at the Penguin Hotel. It is always a true pleasure to host you, and we look forward to seeing you in three months. Please do not hesitate to contact us in advance...

Ontario,Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a total of 4 days on a girls trip and had a great experience! Continental breakfast was great, I'm vegan and they had had great options for me! The rooms were comparable to the average hotel in a big city such as New York; small but functional. The staff was friendly and helpful! The location was great;...

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Volha S, Guest Relations Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rebeccaedge, Thank you for choosing and recommending the Penguin Hotel here on TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to hear that you had a great experience, enjoyed the atmosphere and the location. As the last remaining family owned and operated hotel in South Beach, we are very grateful for guests like you that take the time to post comments on...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just remembered that I stayed at this place about six months ago. This since my fiancé and I nowadays use it as a reference as "lousy hotel". I'm always looking to cut costs since she is the expensive one and I try to keep up with the spendings. This gave us an experience in bad smells, no air passing through...

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Dear Peter J, Thank you very much for the feedback left. Kind regards

Palos Park, United States
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Room was clean. Bed was comfortable. View of the ocean spectacular. Staff really went the extra-mile to make our stay memorable. Every staff member gave 110%! Breakfast was great. The cafe in the lobby and on the sidewalk served delicious food at reasonable prices. I highly recommend the Penguin Hotel without reservation.

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Volha S, Guest Relations Manager at Penguin Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lois E, Thank you for choosing the Penguin Hotel, and taking the time to write a review. It is a true pleasure to read your comments. We are happy to hear that you had a good experience at our property, and it is very important to us. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you. We greatly...

maine
Reviewed 21 April 2017

ok all of you people that complain about this hotel you really don't know what you want. we just got back from south beach and Penguin is an awesome place to stay. we had a corner ocean view room and the view was great to wake up to. the room was very clean and the bathroom was spotless, the staff...

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Dear 2Mainetraveler1, Thank you for choosing and recommending the Penguin Hotel here on TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to hear that your enjoyed your stay at our property. Your generous comments on the guest room, the location, the breakfast and the service culture are greatly appreciated. It was a true pleasure to host you, and we look forward to welcoming...

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Penguin Hotel

Address: 1418 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4108
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach > City Center
Price Range: $152 - $367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Penguin Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 43
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Also Known As:
Penguin Hotel Miami Beach, Florida
Hotel Style:
#49 Business Hotel in Miami Beach
#66 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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“We wanted a quiet room at the top & were given one facing a quiet alley so no view.The front will be noisy”
855helent855, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“best views very clean very convinient location”
2mainetraveler1, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If a view is important, ask for an ocean view. We opted for the better price and no view.”
VickyHart, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“This hotel charge you a $250 deposit for your stay, it did take some time to get it back”
Getko, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The only issue - the hotel next to it has a really loud ac, and you hear those all the time”
151olenab, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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