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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 24 September 2015

We stayed here on Saturday and Sunday nights, 9/20 & 9/21. We arrived a little early and were told we'd be added to the list of people waiting to check-in. They watched our Iuggage while in the meantime we went to the beach and pool. Pool was nice, but very warm and not very refreshing. The beach was absolutely beautiful...

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csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Greetings ndstrukt, Thank you for choosing the Breakwater South Beach during your recent visit to Miami Beach. We're delighted that you found your room accommodations satisfactory and were able to leave your luggage so you could still venture out into the area. I'm terribly sorry that your rental car was towed for being too close to the fire hydrant. If...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 21 September 2015

I have to tell you - this is the best hotel I have been to in South Beach. The staff was able to check me in early and also give me a late check out.... The room and toiletries were clean, modern, and stylish and the maid service was great. Natalie checked me in quickly and efficiently and gave me...

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csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear chrisreilly22, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Breakwater South Beach. The entire team is excited to know that you found your accommodations satisfactory. I know that Natalie will be even more estatic once she hears that you liked being checked in quickly and efficiently in addition to providing lots of information on the beach. Should you...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 21 September 2015

This hotel was soon accommodating to our group. The rooms where not only clean but beautiful. The staff was friendly, lively, and very attentive. They tried to meet every single request made by us. Natalie Levkovitz WAS BORN FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE!!!! The best hotel manager ever!!!! Ive been to Miami several times. This will be the only hotel I will...

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csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Greetings Victor J, Thank you for choosing the Breakwater South Beach during your recent visit to Miami Beach. We certainly enjoyed hosting your group's visit. The entire team will be happy to learn that you enjoyed yourself and found your accommodations to your satisfaction. I'm certain that everyone, especially Natalie, will be excited and more motivated in providing the level...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Nice, clean room. Friendly staff. Great location if you want to stay right in the middel of everything on Ocean Drive/ South Beach. We hade a great time here, and i have no problem recommending this hotel if what you want is to stay right on south beach. I would proberly not recommend this hotel to familys with smal children,...

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csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Lillian H, Thank you for your recent Trip Advisor review for the Breakwater South Beach. The entire staff will be delighted to know that you found their service satisfactory and friendly. I'm also glad that our location in Miami Beach was ideal during your stay. We are in the a centralized location near all the fun and entertainment that...

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Although I booked with Breakwater's sister hotel on 12 and Ocean (VH), and had to cancel because the management there do not honor their online prices, in addition to assuring the satisfaction of their guest ... I was glad that I did not end my birthday weekend on that note. Therefore, my husband and I re-booked to Breakwater's rooftop VIP...

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csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Greetings Pynkice08, Thank you for giving the Breakwater South Beach team the opportunity to serve you and your husband for your birthday weekend. We sincerely apologize that you felt our sister property didn't meet your expectations. I'm delighted that you were able to meet Natalie after reading our reviews along with experiencing the service our staff provided, particularly Martha, Michael...

Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were just at this hotel over the weekend. The rooms are nice, the staff was amazing! The food was excellent. They have a DJ during the day and entertainment at night. We didn't have to leave the hotel if we didn't want to. The pool was small but other than that it was a great place...

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csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Greetings Sue M, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Breakwater South Beach. I'm pleased that your room accommodations was satisfactory and the food excellent. We will be sure to forward your feedback to the staff and restaurant. I'm not sure if you took time to venture out in Miami Beach but next time you visit please stop...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This was my FOURTH time staying at Breakwater. As always, the staff was very friendly and very helpful. However, that's where the similarity of past visits ended. 1. After my initial stay a few years ago, I was only required to pay a 50.00/day deposit. This time they made us pay 300.00- tying up some of our vacation money. 2.Martha...

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csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Greetings Dawn M, Thank you for sharing your recent stay at the Breakwater. As a return guest, I apologize that this stay left you a little disappointed. I'm uncertain when you last visited but at this present time our daily authorization is $100 per night based on your length of stay. We will speak with our team regarding the items...

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Clean rooms and great staff when Natalie the manager found out it was my husband birthday let's just say she took good care of us. The music downstairs was so live the rooms were just right and you are in the heart of all the action and parties. When we pulled up I thought we were at a club that's...

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csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Greetings jumpoff05, Thank you for sharing your husband's birthday with us at the Breakwater South Beach. I'm delighted that Natalie was able to make your husband's birthday that much more enjoyable. In addition, we're all delighted that you found the location ideal and your room accommodations to your satisfaction. When you ready to return to Miami for your birthday please...

Queens, New York
Reviewed 12 September 2015

I've been to Miami a couple of times and hands down this is the BEST hotel I have stayed at. Not only do they have one of the best locations on the strip but the hotel room was just amazing. It had a very modern style to it. The bathroom was my favorite part of the room. From the over...

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csantana116, General Manager at Hotel Breakwater South Beach, responded to this review

Dear Alicia O., Thank you for sharing your recent stay at the Breakwater South Beach during your recent visit to Miami Beach. The entire team is extremely happy that you found the hotel the "BEST" hand down. I'm certain that the entire team will only be motivated by your feedback in exceeding the level of service our guest expect when...

Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

I will start by saying this...I am not easy to please when it comes to hotel accommodations. I've traveled all over the world so this review comes from someone who is well traveled. That being said, as an Art Deco hotel located in the heart of all the South Beach/Ocean Ave activity, this hotel was fantastic and was the perfect...

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Good Day Neka M, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Breakwater South Beach during your recent visit to Miami Beach. Once we share your feedback with the staff, I'm absolutely certain that they will be excited and how motivated they will be knowing that they were able to please an avid traveler such as yourself. When you're ready...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • 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
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Breakwater, is a fun, bustling and entertaining historic Art Deco hotel located in the heart of South Beach's famous Ocean Drive. The hotel is a non-stop, active delight right in the center of everything that is South Beach. You'll find yourself within walking distance of a wide variety of outdoor cafes serving every style of cuisine imaginable, art galleries, night clubs, the famous Beach, the Versace Mansion, beach front walking, biking and jogging paths, world class events like the Wine and Food Festival, as well as the fabulous shops of Lincoln Road Mall. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Breakwater South Beach

Address: 940 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5013
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $232 - $717 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Breakwater South Beach 3.5*
Number of rooms: 99
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Hotel Breakwater South Beach Miami Beach, Florida
Hotel Style:
#72 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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“Ask for rooms at the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles Robguz000, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“A room away from courtyard is quieter ...”
 of 5 bubbles 554dougr, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the front, I understand were a bit loud. We were on the side and heard nothing”
 of 5 bubbles vstratman, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back and higher floors are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles urvin23, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you want a quiet hotel BUT also want the crazyness of Ocean Drive then go to a hotel down the South end.”
 of 5 bubbles Rugbnut, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
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