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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 24 January 2015

Location is decent being so close to SunLife Stadium & a quick walk to Calder Casino & Race Track, but dislike the one entrance/exit to drive in & out of. The restaurant closed super early the Asat night we were there. The whole hotel seems to not have been updated since 1985. We were informed of the no wake up...

1Thank Tampatony78
William21485, Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

We sincerely apologize for not meeting your expectations. We have made numerous recent improvements to our hotel and are continuing to do more. We realize that we are not a brand new hotel but we are a nice hotel and our prices reflect that along with thousands of happy customers. The reason we do not offer wake up call service...

Plattsburgh, NY
Reviewed 24 January 2015

No complaints whatsoever. Painless check in without a reservation. Room was clean and all amenities were in perfect working order. Best part was it was QUIET! I had guests on either side and I did not hear them once. Great price too. Not too far from Miami Gardens center and a short jaunt from Miami and Ft Lauderdale. Will absolutely...

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Griffin, Georgia
Reviewed 1 January 2015

My sincere thanks to the staff and management at El Palacio Sports Hotel and Resort. I was blown away at the welcome that both teams got upon arrival for the Orange Bowl Game. The Legends Sports Bar is a great place to party with spectacular views of the Sun Life Stadium and the city scape! Doug, thanks to you and...

1Thank Andrew F
Port Orange, Florida
Reviewed 30 December 2014

My family and I spent the night here after the Miami Dolphins Game. This hotel is extremely close to the stadium which was a huge bonus! Upon entering, I was pleasantly surprised at how clean and well kept the property was. In fact, this place was beautiful! We were cordially greeted and given our room assignment. After inspecting our room,...

Thank slk1692
William21485, Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We apologize that the bedding was not up to your expectations. We have recently installed all new bedding and hope your next stay will be more comfortable. Thank you for pointing this out ot us.

Reviewed 29 December 2014

Myself and my fiancé came to the hotel as we have stated here previously to go to the Dolphins games. Location to the stadium great. Now day one we check in and go to buy a drink from the drink machine. It's broke then to find out there is literally only one soda machine in the entire hotel and it's...

1Thank Ryanabbott81
William21485, Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

We apologize for not meeting your expectations. We have reviewed your complaints with our security and have made the approppriate arrangements to respond quicker to noisy guests and violaters of our no smoking policy. We apologize for the vending machine being broken and wish it could have been fixed faster. In the event you would like to book here in...

Reviewed 10 December 2014

I was in the Miami Gardens area last week and chose to stay at the El Palacio. I was a little apprehensive at first as the reviews seem to be mixed. The property is quite nice. The staff is very friendly and they treat you like family. Rooms are average, but are clean and seem to be receiving updates. Mine...

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 4 December 2014

No bell help with luggage and the carpets throuout the place had "a smell" to it. For its location down the street from the Dolphin's stadium, I'd give them an A+, but as far as a star rating, I'd have to give them a 2 star rating. There just wasn't much more to this place than convience of location for...

Thank 67Cadillac
Reviewed 3 December 2014

the closest hotel to the stadium very convenient. We ate dinner the first night and the wings were great. Really loved watching the horse races from the balcony. Tailgated at our balcony better than the parking lot. Drove literally 2 minutes and was at the stadium. Maybe 5 minutes back after the game. Will make this my new game hotel....

Thank Mrelmore
Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

Really nice! The property was nice and clean. The people was extremely nice, very professional and went out there way to help. This was my first stay at this hotel and I was very skeptical but I was pleasantly surprised. It's conveniently located and my family and I will definitely visit.

Thank Raquel D
Wetherby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2014

As a couple who have stayed in many American motels of varying standards, this was particularly disappointing. The hallways smell of urine and the room didn't smell much better! Obviously it was v noisy due to its position. The breakfast was laughable: stale bread and tasteless coffee. The whole place needs refurbishment. Avoid if at all possible!

Thank Helen W

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stadium Hotel is The Very Best Among Miami Budget Hotels Stadium Hotel is the closest Hotel To Calder Casino & Race Course and Sun Life Stadium in the City of Miami Gardens, Florida. Our Miami Gardens hotel is a mile from Sun Life Stadium, which hosts sporting, music and entertainment events all year long. From your room you can look right down onto the Calder Casino & Race Course. If you're searching for Miami hotel accommodations that are as close as possible to the sports you like, look no further. Stadium Hotel is the only name you need to know. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stadium Hotel

Address: 21485 NW 27th Ave, Miami Gardens, FL 33056-1162 (Formerly El Palacio Sports Hotel)
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Gardens
Price Range: $134 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Stadium Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 217
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Also Known As:
El Palacio Sports Hotel Miami Gardens
El Palacio Sports Hotel And Conference Center
El Palacio Sports Miami
El Palacio Hotel
Hotel El Palacio Sports
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“Rooms facing the track have large balconies. The other side does not.”
notilos, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Balcony overlooking track rooms are great!!”
G8834EXmichaelf, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room on side where race track is located. Still get traffic noise in the AM.”
rsanval, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on opposite side of Florida Turnpike should be a little quieter.”
DavidL708, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Close to sports stadium - some have views of the race track”
131sbrown, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
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