Beachcomber Hotel

1340 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, Florida, 33139, United States | 2 star hotel
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Moon Over Miami

A travel blog entry by zolina

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... It only had appetizers and main courses on it. On our other cruises you get the dessert menu up front too, and order everything together. They also had a local favorites section, where they had drinks/dishes from whatever your port of call is. Mom and I both got the appetizer and main course for Miami. The appetizer was a ham croquette and a chicken empanada and both were amazing. They reminded me of the Cuban food we’d had in Miami before. The main course was mahi mahi, ...

Sun Sea and Sand on SoBe

A travel blog entry by hsmiter1

... the Disney ones I saw in April - they were magical - but they are pretty fancy), we realize our luck at being in Miami and on the beach for this day. The second the fireworks finish the skies open and it tips it down with rain, there's lightning and a torrential downpour, people are screaming and running off the beach, there are cattle 'mooing' jokes as everyone shuffles to get through the paths. We arrive on Ocean Drive ...

Adventures at the Aventura Mall in Miami

A travel blog entry by barry.clare

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... and Jay & Laura on skype and share our delight of the bargains we had seized.

Prior to dinner we set out on another adventure - that of finding access to the beach, which is situated right behind our condo. We actually found that there is a gate directly off this property, but that wasn't until after we'd wandered down the road until we found a road in ...

Norwegian Rocks!

A travel blog entry by zolina

5

... felt strange to be on a completely new boat. But it was actually laid out fairly similarly to the Holland America boats. Except that the décor was much different. The colors were brighter and everything was festive and fun. It made me smile just walking around

We walked around all the upper decks, which had some great views of Miami and South Beach. It really is a beautiful city. We also stopped at the fitness center and did a tour of the spa, where they tried ...

Day 25

A travel blog entry by paulandlisa

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... life is Burn Notice.
After Cuban sandwiches for dinner we headed over to American Airlines Arena to watch the Miami Heat destroy the Lakers, so much fun some of the fans will do anything to get on the Fan Cam including dressing up as a giant banana. Our celebrity spot was the rapper Ludacris along with some other D grade celebs - weight lifter from 1984 Olympics??

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Location

This 2 star hotel, located in the Flamingo / Lummus area of Miami Beach, is near Collins Avenue, World Erotic Art Museum (WEAM), Mac's Club Deuce, and 8th Street Designer District.
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Historical Traveler Reviews Beachcomber Hotel Miami Beach

Nice Place to Stay

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This hotel was really nice. The rooms are small, but they are very clean and well kept. One Warning. If you plan to visit during a busy week (i.e. Spring break) you may want to bring a travel iron (they are not standard in the rooms), hairdryer, and most importantly some bath and face towels from home (the hotel was constantly running out of towels; but they were REALLY nice about reconciling their shortcomings and serving the customers as quickly as possible). The staff was really pleasant, helpful, and provided any information to the customers that they could. The hotel is also in walking distance to all the south beach shops, restaurants, beaches, and nightlife. I could not wait to return home to recommend the Beachcomber hotel to others and I plan to return there whenever I return to south beach.

Great spring break hotel!!

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The hotel was very affordable. The rooms wasn't as big as I thought but clean, wood floors, nice european look to the hotel. The only problem was there wasn't an elevator, but its only 2 floors. I truely enjoyed my stay and didn't want to leave Miami!!

Great Location / Horrible rooms

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The outside of the Beachcomber looked very art deco and well maintained, from this first impression I was looking forward to staying here. But when I got into the room, which was the first room closest to the lobby, the room and bathroom was tiny. The room had two queen beds and the mattresses were terrible, the springs poked me all night and they stunk to high heaven. The noise was unbearable and one night I was kept up all night because a guy was with a woman of ill repute and I had to sleep and listen to the whole thing. The bathroom was supplied with only one small skinny towel, the toilet bowl had a stain and I felt the bed had fleas. BOTTOM LINE ------> pay extra and don't be cheap when it comes to hotels

Beware of the 'Shady' Beachcomber!!!

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BEWARE! THIS HOTEL DOES SHADY BUSINESS PRACTICES!!!. To condense my story- this hotel had cancelled our resevation automatically two days before we checked in do they could sell the room to someone else at a higher price!!!! So we were stuck without a room, in South Beach during the busiest time of the year, WMC/spring break!! And the hotel didn't even apologize or help us find another room!!! Many hotel owners on South Beach said that this hotel is known for leaving its guests out in the streets! Please don't book this hotel and support their shady business practices!!!! Now here's the long story if you want to read- My friend had reserved a room at the Beachcomber in January, for our stay in March. When she called to make the reservation, she was quoted a very reasonable price for the room. She had asked the reservationist on the phone if that was the right price, $110 per night, (usually the price would be twice as much cause it was during the WMC/spring break time) and the guy told her that it was the right price. So she scooped it up cause it was a great deal. Two weeks before the trip she called back the hotel just to confirm the reservation, and everything was A-OK. Well we got to the hotel to check in, and guy checking us in said that we had cancelled our reservation 2 days ago!!!! Then he goes on saying that they've been trying to contct her for weeks to confirm the reservation, this was obviously not true, cause she had never heard from them once, plus she did call to confirm already.Well there was no documentation of the call and apparently all the information stored on their computer was wrong! Her home number,cell number, and email address were totally different then what she had given them originally. The funny thing was the only part of her infomation that was right was her credit card information! But the guy kept saying that we had cancelled our room. So the guy at the front desk said that he couldn't do anything cause the hotel was full. All he can do was call to see if another hotel had a room available. Well he called only 2 hotels, which one was owned by the same company as the beachcomber (Both were booked). And that was it! We had no place to go, and the guy was not even sympathetic! We knew that we were getting screwed over and sadly we couldn't do anything about. We had come to realize that the hotel had cancelled our reservation 2 days ago, just so they could sell the room at a higher price to someone that just walked in. The guy sad he couldn't do anything for us, so after a few choice words with the man we just left! We ended up walking to all the hotels along South Bech to see if they had rooms available, which was impossible cause all rooms were booked for the weekend! After talking with several hotel owners on South Beach we found out that the beachcomber has done this type of thing to many other people before.We finally got a room at a nice boutique hotel 2 1/2 hours later No thanks to the Beachcomber! So please do not stay at the Beachcomber Hotel or the Nassau Suite Hotel on South Beach. The website may make it seem that the hotel is a dream, but believe me looks are deceiving! DO NOT STAY HERE and support their shady business practices. Go and stay at a place where they respect and care for the customer!

I'll miss the Beachcomber

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I had an excellent stay at the Beachcomber. The staff was very friendly and eager to help, although sometimes there info was a bit off. Try to get a second opinion. The location is amazing, a 5 minute walk to the beach, and also very central to shopping and restaurants. When we wanted to know of where to go for the nightlife, the concierge made a list of clubs/lounges and gave a free passes as well. (However, not for the most exclusive clubs)Breakfast was great considering it was free.

Be careful...

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i booked this hotel through expedia and was a little apprehensive, but the website made the hotel look clean and stylish, so i thought i'd be okay.

Nice, clean, value for your money

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small, nice and clean hotel on Collins Avenue; the Lobby; the Lobby is very nice, a basic continental breakfast is served there in the morning; the room had a good size, one of the matresses was a bit older......but the other was fine; the bathroom was good in size with a nice bathtube und good water pressure. Beachtowels and umbrellas are provided in the Lobby; you have wireless internet access on the the Terrace and can use - free of charge - the internet pc on the sister property, the Nassau Suite. Staff was friendly; I will stay there again!!!!!

Loved the hotel

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The hotel is great, nice rooms and lobby. The relation price/quality is perfect. The staff is the best. Charles Tevez

Just OK

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Room was large with simple decor. We had a room facing a noisy street and loud neighbors. Staff quickly stopped loud party in adjacent room.

On first day we had a clogged tub and the shower handles fell off! The bed was pretty saggy in the middle.

Nice an cheap

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Nice and cheap hotel in So Be. kind employees and near everythig. If you do not like to expend your money in expensive and not that good hotels, this is your best choice in So Be.

Juan Roman Riquelme

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Beachcomber Hotel - Collins Ave
Miami Beach, United States