Beachcomber Hotel

1340 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, Florida, 33139, United States | 2 star hotel
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... are a little daunting at first! We are starting to no longer notice the American accent on TV ads, news broadcasts etc.

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Marathon to Miami

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... We thought the homes around Jacksonville were huge, but many of these were larger and more elaborate. The large homes continued all the way through to the Fort Lauderdale area where we again had to cut inland again to drive through parts of the city. Finally we made it through the city streets and were back out on the coast again for our final stretch through north Miami Beach. We are staying at a cute oceanside motel ...

Everglades and the Heat

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... It was good but close game, impotent was only that we saw Lebron James dunk. After the car we got in the Metro Mover which is a rail system in Miami, to see a little of the skyline. Our travel guide advised us to droit because it is free and you can see so much of the city, it was stupid and boring you can't see anything and it takes forever together back where you started. We ended up parking at a publix again and went to ...

Visa/BOSE/Miami country side/couchsurfing

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... before we picked it up at the back entrance. Than when we actually planned on going to the beach it was already so late that we had to go to our couchsurfing host for the night, because we wanted to meet for dinner at 6. So we went to their place which was more in a farming area, south of Miami and they lived in a small but nice house. It's just one couple with a son that almost 1. We had a really funny evening with them drinking beer talking about ...

Fun in the Sunshine State

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... emotional! We left at 7ish and the car was due back at 11, so we were cutting it really fine and couldn't afford to get lost. Unfortunately, our joy at pulling into an international airport at 10.30 was short lived when we found out it was the wrong airport and Miami was still an hour away! We bombed it down the highway to try and get there on time but still ended up being around half an hour late. It didn't matter anyway as the rental guys told us you actually get an ...

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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...

    from

    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

    from

    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

    from

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

    Just OK

    from

    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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