Travel Blogs from Miami Beach
... has had over so many years and they are still going strong. It's hard to believe "it was all started by a mouse." At 10pm we reached the pinnacle of the day - Cinderella's Castle was used as a projector screen for an audio-visual show, then there was the quintessential fireworks display. When Jess came as a 8yr old she missed out on the fireworks and she was most upset. Thankfully she was just able to stay awake the whole day second time around, and no, we ...
We have truly blessed the mozzies on our last night in Guyana by giving them a good meal of white blood before we left. The last few nights we have seen a real increase in the mosquito numbers with dozens of them clinging to the net each night hungrily trying to get in - always with some succeeding!! Barry got 15 bites just in one small area on his hand the other night!!
So as result of this broken sleep ...
... Ocean and separates the Los Angeles Basin from the San Fernando Valley. Other hilly parts of Los Angeles include the Mt. Washington area north of Downtown, eastern parts such as Boyle Heights, the Crenshaw district around the Baldwin Hills, and the San Pedro district.
... were in their shorts/bikinis.
Can't believe how hot it is!
Today we wandered around Miami South Beach taking in the atmosphere and the sights. There is a walkway along the beach all the way to South point. You can smell the sun baked wooden decking, flowers and the ocean. Very nice walk as long as you watch out for all the fitness fanatic locals jogging and cycling and the tourists on Segways.
We walked south to Ocean ...
... When he finished his dinner and left the table, we sat there gobsmacked, that moment was worth £1000 on its own any thing else now would just be a bonus. Although saying that i had now realized that i still hadn't had my cocktail, so went in search of the waiter, which proved unsuccessful. As it was only 1pm though and we were stuck in that lunch room for a while yet, i chilled out blown away by the fact that i had just eaten next to Nick.
It couldn't have been a couple of ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Sherbrooke Hotel Miami Beach
Shake your money maker
CHEAP PRICE 70$ a night in October!!
you get what you pay for....
towels are small and sparse
no sheet changing, only sad little towels provided
sheets poor quality, stained cloth
location on 9th
shirtless mitch the manager is flexible
cable, fridge, low noise
A dive, but worth it cause Sobe is expensive!
A piece of retro art in itself!
Best vacation spot in South Beach!
The Sherbrook is located in the best central location on Collins Ave. The massive room had wooden floors, full size appliances dining table/chairs, nice pictures on the wall, in all a very "homey" room.
Some of my friends stayed at the Riu Hotel and was impressed that the Sherbrooke room is much bigger, cleaner and had great amenities for the price!
Everything I needed was within a few blocks of the place. Dining, shopping, dancing, beach and beautiful people! If you don't feel like going out you can sit and relax on the porch of the hotel which I enjoyed.
I truly miss the Sherbrooke after spending 5 nights there and cannot wait to return next Columbus Day weekend or even much sooner!
Excellent value for such a location
Spent five nights there between May 13 and 18/04. Excellent value for such a close location to the beach. The apartment was very clean and everything worked. It was great having central air so you could adjust to what temperature you personally wanted. The windows are all new in the apartments and wind out nicely if you so desire to get outside air. Mitch the owner was more than welcoming when I arrived. Got to give him a lot of praise as he seems to be "jack of all trades" for the complex! Ocean drive only a short block away with all the restaurants and bars and of course the beach. A block in the other direction was Washington Ave. with lots of shopping and more. One of the best values I have seen in South Beach.
Excellent for What You'd Expect
We stayed at the Sherbrooke for the weekend and it was exactly what we were looking for: a clean, simple place in a perfect location. Our room was actually quite spacious, with a separate dining area and full kitchen. The location is perfect and even though we were there primarily for the nightlife, we still appreciated the fact that things are much quieter on Collins than on Ocean when it comes time to wind down the evening. The beach is convenient -- one block away.
Sure there's no decor to speak of, and the facilities are pretty basic, but it was clean (no trace of pests) and very affordable ($90/night). As a bonus, the owner, Mitch, got us in the backdoor at Mambo's, which is a popular nightclub next door. I would definitely stay at the Sherbrooke again.
Loved the Sherbrooke. My girlfriend and i just spent 5 days there, we would have stayed another 5 if we could. she's a little picky on where we stay sometimes so i was a little nervous. she loved it. only complaint was bed wasn't very comfortable, but no biggie. best location and value in south beach. felt like a little hideaway, no front desk to mess with, can come and go w/o having to see or talk to anyone. don't get all the noise and traffic of ocean drive but do get all the benefits of being so close. not swanky but everything you need for a beach vacation. who spends time in their room in south beach anyway?? plenty of space, fridge, microwave, and stove. compass market right across the street for anything you need plus deli sandwiches, beer, etc. internet cafe across the street if you need internet. primetime on corner has a great breakfast, relatively inexpensive. we'll be back to the sherbrooke. sherbrooke rocks.
The Sherbrooke Hotel is the 5th hotel that I've used in South Beach.
The Sherbrook Hotel is the BEST value in South Beach!
This year was my 6th year going to South Beach.I have stayed at some hotels that were about $150 and other that were $250 a night. The Sherbrooke was closer to the hotels that I've paid $250 + for but for FAR less. This hotel was a great suprise.Very clean. Tons of room.
Stove, full size fridge, microwave, several ceiling fans, great lighting, lots of room. No reception area to deal with (which I like) but if you need to be catered to hand & foot, maybe this is not the place. If you want a great deal, lots of space, cool room- all at a great deal, then get a room here! You will NOT find a hotel better than this for this price!!!!!
Stayed here a week in February. Found clean and modest suite steps from Ocean Drive with the helpful owner manager inhouse. Great location.
Great price. Annie of Portland, Maine
I'm still up in the air about Sherbrooke. The price we got was great ($79/nt) and the location was great, although you definitely can't see the ocean like all the pictures show when you're on their website. It was one block off Ocean Drive right by the main beach access. Very art deco/1950's, but the bathroom still had dirt in the corners from that era also. The bathroom was sooo small, no place to put anything (like grandma's house circa 1940). The tub was small and gross, still had some hairs on the outside of it. Window in shower/tub with no curtain, faced a building, and don't think anyone could see in, but not certain. There isn't a traditional lobby with a desk, Mitch (who was extremely pleasant) met us at the cab and helped w/ our luggage. It felt more like a boarding house than a hotel, but this is the first time to this area and maybe that's what the hotels are like around there. We're not used to uncarpeted floors/non-traditional hotels. Pros: location, good ceiling fans, coffee shop right across street, Mitch, washer/dryer avail, kitchenette, beds seemed clean, priceCons: bathroom, bathroom, bathroom; funky odors from wood burning to diesel smell in hallways, potential for noise from traffic and partiers, no comfortable chairs in room for reading - just fold up card table chairs, no brochures or info on where to go/what to do and I wouldn't know how to find person in charge if needed Would I stay again if I was down there? Maybe, now that I know what I'm bargaining for. I would explore all my options.
Although I have visited South Beach on several occasions previously, I recently visited (August 2002) and can proclaim, definitively, that I experienced the best accommodation thus far! I discovered the Sherbrooke Hotel, located on Collins Ave., in the heart of everything that is South Beach!!