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Reviewed 25 May 2015

The room was nice. King sized bed, mini bar, chaise chair. This was my first time in South Beach, so I was expecting late parties, but not so close. They have an onsite club, which was open until 4:00am. Another thing, the elevator was small, hot and slow. This hotel was directly across from the beach, which was very convienent....

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

Dear Celeste F, Thank you for sharing your recent stay of the Breakwater South Beach. We're delighted to learn that you found your accommodations satisfactory. I apologize that being near the entertainment wasn't your liking and hoped it doesn't deter you from returning in the near future. We would appreciate it if you can contact us directly at reservations@breakwatersouthbeach.com so...

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Beautiful scene , love the area, beautiful beaches , this place offers many amenities with the bike service and complimentary breakfast. Looks can be deceiving!!!!!!! Customer service and it's roots values a customer , " Natalie" manager upon check out , would have to be the only one who still understood , after being acknowledging of my entire party having...

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

Dear Rich B, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Breakwater South Beach. We're delighted that you found Miami's scene to be that of beauty as well as the complimentary breakfast and bicycles. I sincerely apologize that you and your party experienced a challenge with our valet. I have forwarded your feedback to the valet manager in efforts...

São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Great location right at Ocean Drive and 10th. Rooms are spacious, modern and comfortable. Natalie from the front desk was really helpful making us dinner reservations and being at our disposal to solve any doubts or give us tips to what's to do. The hotel is really near to where the Winterparty Beach Party takes place so that comes in...

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

Dear Frederico P, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Breakwater South Beach. We're delighted that Natalie was able to assist you by making your dinner reservations, in addition to finding the proximity to the entertainment ideal. We will speak with housekeeping regarding the weird episode you encountered during your stay to assure that our team follows policy...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Great location! Downfall was my ac in the room went out and I called twice for them to take care of it. Well that wasn't the case because they didn't fix it nor did they do anything to help me out. I had to sleep in a hot room sweating! They said to wait in the morning to talk to...

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

Dear Aseng15, I'm sorry that you encountered issues with your AC and the service received was less than satisfactory. Unfortunately during your stay we did have a technician come out to the property to diagnose what the issue was with the AC so that repairs could be worked on immediately. Nonetheless this did not help you during your stay and...

Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

Great location. Clean big rooms. Friendly staff! I loved everything about this hotel, especially the fact that it's like right next door to Fat Tuesday's. I will be staying here every time I come back to South Beach!

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

Dear Jadebaby82, Thank for making the Breakwater South Beach your Miami Beach destination! We're delighted that you found your accommodations, the friendly staff and location to everything fun about Miami Beach to your satisfactions! When you do return please contact us directly to prepare your next visit at reservations@breakwatersouthbeach.com or you can reserve your room directly on breakwatersouthbeach.com website. Yours...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

I've been to South Beach more than enough times to know a good hotel when I come across one and the Hotel Breakwater was one of the good ones. Everyone was super friendly and extremely helpful, especially Pablo the bellman and Tatia at the front desk. The hotel offers free wifi, bicycle usage and a fun atmosphere. I would definitely...

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

Dear Jal D, Thank you for for sharing such motivating feedback during your recent visit to the Breakwater South Beach. I delighted that Pablo and Tatia provided the level of service of you expect when visiting Miami Beach. I know for a fact that as I am writing this, they are most definitely already trying to raise the bar in...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 May 2015

We enjoyed staying at the Breakwater, when we arrived at 3pm our room wasn’t ready, but that didn’t bother us, it does mention that the rooms are available from 4pm. The Reception staff was very friendly, we had Alejandra who checked us in and Tatia who checked us out, both lovely girls. The room was clean and very spacious, we...

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

Dear Karin M, Thank you for sharing your recent stay at the Breakwater South Beach. I'm delighted that Alejandra and Tatia made your arrival and departure as smooth as can be. We're certain that our housekeeping department will be so excited to know that you found your accommodations satisfactory when we share your feedback with them. The Breakwater South Beach...

Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Very helpful staff especially Juan Vargas who was so nice with us. The room was nice and big with a huge bathroom. The location is perfect in the middle of the Art Deco district, of course it's a bit noisy because of the clubs outside, but it's Miami Beach

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

Dear Laurence P, Thank you for sharing your recent visit to the Breakwater South Beach. We're happy to know that you found your room accommodations, proximity to all the fun and entertainment satisfactory. Juan will be so excited knowing that you acknowledged how helpful he and the entire was. Everyone really feeds off of providing our guest the exceptional service...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Me and my husband stayed at this hotel on Mother's Day weekend. We stayed in a King room. We were quite surprised and impressed on how nice the property was, the upkeep, the new amenities, flatscreen tv and more. The staff were very friendly.The bathroom was gorgeous and the bed oh my it was soo comfortable. We stayed in the...

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

Dear Purdie614, Thank you for making the Breakwater South Beach your official Miami Beach hotel and enjoyed your Mother's Day weekend. The team works very hard on maintaining the property and its cleanliness. We're happy that you found your accommodations satisfactory, from the comfortable bed to the complimentary breakfast. When your ready to return to Miami Beach and need to...

Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

it was a terrible experience after being up at 5 a.m. to catch a flight to get to a hotel room You cannot relax on your vacation .when these things could have been prevented by checking the rooms properly

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

Dear 2Crockett, Thank you for sharing your recent stay at the Breakwater South Beach. I'm sorry that during your stay, that the Front Desk clerk was unable to provide better service within the several rooms shown to you which prohibited you from relaxing on your vacation. The deficiencies you brought to our attention have been discussed with our department head...

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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 - $725 (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:
#70 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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“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
“Rooms with beach view is in the street, probably is very noise.”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you want to sleep either stay somewhere else or take earplugs and eyeshades.”
 of 5 bubbles 974janetr, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
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