Nassau Suite Hotel
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... to buy my drinks, until the 24th when the computer acknowledged my pre purchase - which has left me with more drinks vouchers and bottles of wine than I could POSSIBLY use! I'm joking of course :) The entertainment is fantastic, the most professional I've ever seen. From the duos, bands, pianists and violinists scattered throughout the ship, to the evening theatre show, I've been blown away every night. The cruise director, an energetic good ...
... our cruise ID numbers. So we had to go down to the shore excursion desk in the lobby to book it. We also stopped at guest services to get a deck plan of the ship. Much better!
We spent the rest of the night in the Cinn-a-bar, the piano bar of the ship. And it was the coolest piano bar I’ve ever seen. It was all colored in red, and there was a circular bar surrounding the piano, with piano keys on it! Not playable ones, but still very cool. And the piano ...
... are the standard wheels in South Beach. Dinner was at Lario's on the Beach, a Cuban restaurant owned by Gloria Estefan. We like to eat like the locals. No deep fried food here, just some tasty pork and chicken washed down with local cocktails. A stroll along the road, the odd snake here, the odd lemur there. This must be Miami. A quiet drink in the lobby and Miami was done for the ...
... a lot to think about.
Pat Farrell talked a lot about his experience with Cuban authorities as a photographer—they were very specific about where he could take pictures and what those pictures could be of, subject-wise—especially during the papal visit he covered. He added that during the times he was able to just explore the cities he was staying in, he was able to find some really cool, out-of-the-way kind ...
It was great to have another night of unbroken sleep although we are still waking up early. But we put this to good use this morning and went for a swim out in the Atlantic Ocean as the sun was coming up. It was just magical. The water is so warm. There was ************e around. Just beautiful.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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Historical Traveler Reviews Nassau Suite Hotel Miami Beach
Clean and Affordable
We have just returned from a 5 day stay at the Nassau Suites. This hotel is great if you are looking for something affordable and clean in South Beach. The location of the hotel was good. If you are looking to stay in the middle of all of the action stay near 8th or 9th street. This hotel is between 13th and 14th street but close to everything, since you can take a cab for cheap. Overall the hotel was clean. There were 5 girls in the studio suite which was just enough space. Two double beds and a pull out sofa with full kitchen and two closets. The hotel even provided beach chairs and towels for free. We would definitely choose this hotel again.
It could have been worse!
I went in Oct 2002. It was decent. Let's put it this way, if you want luxury go to the Hilton or Marriot, I was not looking for that. I was on a budget and there were many of us that justed wanted to party and needed a place to sleep and hold my suitcase, and shower. I was not there to watch tv or cook myself breakfast. I am going again this May to SOuth Beach and might book a room again.
Skeptical at first, but had a lovely time
There were four of us in the one-bedroom suite in early December '04. The space was actually perfect for us despite the fuzzy picture on the web, and it did turn out to be nicer than expected. I would stay here again. We were in room #1, which was adjacent to the front desk and we barely heard a peek from the lobby traffic.
Take a chance! Remember, Miami Beach is a party scene so if you want to relax and get pampered, stay elsewhere.
Good value, good location
Went in a group of 4 friends on a budget and were overall pleased with the amount of space (kitchen!). Big closet, clean room, kitchen, and bathroom. Note that kitchen isn't well equipped for cooking. Fridge not working when we first got there but they sent someone first thing next morning and it was fixed.
Highly recommend for price range
At first I was hesitant about booking rooms at this hotel but the price is unbeatable. I book quite a few rooms at various hotels in various cities and am very familiar with South Beach. This hotel is not a 5star hotel but is way better than what you can expect from an average 3star hotel in South Beach. There are 3star hotels and then there are 3star South Beach hotels. Which to explain would be a 2star anywhere else. The Nassau Suite studio rooms are amazing, they have big walk in closets, full kitchens, nice bathroom, bed and a separate sitting area. All this with nice hardwood floors. I will definitely return and recommend the hotel to others. The hotel also offers high speed internet connection. There is no pool but when you're a block away from the ocean it's not necessary.
I stayed at the Nassau Suites hotel for a weekend in March. I must admit that the actual room was nice, quite large and relatively clean. However, the management and staff are completely incompetent! Various unexplained charges were placed on my credit card and when asked to explain the charges, vague and very inconsistent answers were given. Moreover, these were not small charges...together they were for over $1000. The management acted as if the charges were a figment of my imagination and after speaking with my bank to confirm and remove said charges, were completely unapologetic and very rude!!! Overall, the size of the room was not worth the headache. I would never stay there again and if you don't want your money inexplicably taken, you shouldn't either.
Great price for what you get in return
I am from Florida, and am very familiar with South Beach. This hotel is great because it is economical while being close to all the sites you came here to see. The beach and Ocean Ave. is a block away; beautiful Lincoln Road is 4 blocks, Espanola Way is 2 blocks, and the hotel in ON Collins, which offers the best shopping, clubs, etc. around. My room was very nice - kitchen, mini-living area - basically, it was a studio.
Bottom line - keep your money to spend on shopping, eating, etc. - for the price, you can't beat this hotel.
if a decent place to sleep and good value are your primary objectives this is the place for you. We do not use hotel accomodations.. all we want is a clean place to sleep, a good bed and close to the place we came to see.. then this is for you. Stay away from the back of the building as there is a lot of noisy activity... typical south beach stuff going on at all hours of the nite. The staff is front staff is friendly and knowledgeble... the rooms are adequate... large... nothing fancy, right in the middle of everything happening in South Beach.. one of the best things to do in SB is to rent a bike to ride the beach and get around town.. and the second best thing is people watching at nite.
Great Value for Huge Accommodations
I enjoyed my stay here. The one-bedroom suites are like small apartments. Good value for the price. Only an idiot would expect five star quality for the price. Daily parking with in/out privileges is next to the building. The beach is one block away. No pool or bar on site, so not for young party types.
I'd Avoid This Place
I'd avoid the Nassua Suites Hotel. We booked a suite (1BR plus LR and Kitchen). We let them know we'd have 3 people in the suite for part of the time.We go to our room, it was underfurnished and rather cheap looking. The whole place felt like it was about to go bankrupt. So, we try out the sofa bed in the LR. It completely collapsed when my friend sat on it.An hour later we had a new (and somewhat nicer room). The sofa-bed was tolerable (only a little broken this time!).In total we had three different rooms. We had to move again later in the week due to major electrical problems in the building. They were not pleasant about this and did not offer to help us move at all. Since the new Living Room was missing all it's lamps, we carried them from the old room.In addition to the room problems, the desk help (especially in the evening was amazingly rude...we were even lied to). The morning person was actually quite nice, though the breakfast (included) was pathetic.In the end we were overcharged by $15. We decided to cut our losses and just get out of there. Truly a dissapointing experience.