Beacon Hotel

Address: 720 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Florida, 33139, United States | 3 star hotel
 
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Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the South Beach area of Miami Beach, is near Ocean Drive, Art Deco Historic District, Mango's Tropical Cafe, and Amsterdam Palace (Versace Mansion).
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Beacon Hotel Miami Beach

    In the midst of SOBE

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    Stayed there for a one night layover from South America on a Friday night. Stay there and you avoid the hassle of getting into the SOBE night life. The accomodations were okay, except one window that allowed the possibility of letting people in the outside hall look into the room. The blinds are a help, but was a little disconcerting. Restaurant on property, food was okay, price was reasonable for the area. Right in the middle of the action.

    Could have been better

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    Beacon was not all that it was hyped up to be. The rooms were nice, but a little generic compared to some of the neighboring hotels.

    Great Place

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    Stayed late Nov 03. The place was welcoming and very stylish. Its located within tripping distance of the beach, and in the centre of the art deco district with the great night life. Having said that, the rooms were quiet. You could complain the rooms are smaller than normal - but if you want a modern hotel, I say stay in a Marriot or a Best Western (together with the universal character vacuum). All the hotels along Ocean Drive are small but have a great atmosphere. I would definitely stay again. Note- breakfast is not in the hotel, but next door in the cafe - literally 8 steps from the hotel - and outdoors overlooking the side walk - great for people watching!

    Beware Hotel

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    My husband and I stayed at the Beacon Hotel in August. From the reviews I read and the pictures on the hotel's website I thought that this would be a great hotel to stay at. The location is great (right in the middle of everything) and the staff at the restaurant are really nice, but everything else is awful. Our room was very small and two people couldn't stand in the bathroom at the same time. We had a view of the alley and could hear the dishes being washed from the restaurant all night long. This hotel is in some serious need of updating. When we complained to the manager he said "what do you expect this hotel was built in the 1930's" I would not recommend that anyone stay at this hotel and am very suprised by the good reviews. Actually I don't think they were written by people that have stayed at The Beacon Hotel.

    Beware!!!!!

    You must be kidding

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    This place is by no stretch of the imagination luxurious or 4 star. The staff is friendly and tries hard, but that doesn't make up for this hotel's shabby, almost motel-ish atmosphere. The bathrooms are in serious need of repair, let alone updating and the web site photos of the property are very misleading. Beware!

    Feels like Spain

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    I've stayed here every time for the past 2 years. My family is from Spain, however I haven't traveled there for the past 2 years... The Beacon is the next best thing... and at HotelKingdom you can find real discounts on there rooms. I won't be changing anytime soon.

    Beacon Hotel--A good choice

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    The Beacon is a lovely hotel. We had a wonderful stay. The staff is friendly and eager to please. My only complaint is that they are not as knowledgeable as they could be about some things--I asked for directions to two different landmarks and was given slightly incorrect information. The property is well maintained and the rooms are tidy. I would stay there again.

    Simple and elegant

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    The Beacon was a great retreat in busy Miami. The rooms were simple and roomy and the staff accomodating.

    The Fabulous Beacon Hotel

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    Our stay at that Beacon (during the week-end of Nov 16, 2002, was "fantastic". Ocean ("Deco") Drive, in South Beach, Fl is such a fun place in general, and the Beacon Hotel stands out in the center of the strip, literally like a beacon of light in the night. The building is in the original Art Deco, in those great shades of coral and ocean blue, on a stark white background, I believe it dates back to the thirties. Inside, the lobby radiates relaxation and simplicity (very easy on the eyes). The staff is fantastic, I never met such a happy, pleasant group of people before; and all in the same establishment. From the front desk, to the Concierge, to the Housekeeping crew everyone seems to want nothing more than to please their guests, and to in to join their happy little familly. The room was emaculate, it was cheerful and tastefully furnished in the same simple Art Deco style as the rest of the hotel. And the Rendezvous on the Beach restaurant out front was a delight for both lunch and dinner (food was delicious). Whoever is reading this, if you want to have a great stay in South Beach, this is the place!

    Wonderful Hotel w/ South Beach Flavor

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    i had an amazing stay at the Beacon Hotel, located in the heart of South Beach. my first time to Miami, i wanted to experience the art deco/ ocean drive that i had heard so much about and got exactly that with the Beacon. the staff is extremely helpful and friendly and the boutique rooms are clean and tastefully decorated. i stayed in a kind deluxe (room 504 - corner of top floor) at only $115 per night and i had a nice room with wonderful views of ocean ave and the beach. i recommend this hotel to all who want to experience south beach...

    TripAdvisor Reviews Beacon Hotel Miami Beach

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
     

    Travel Blogs from Miami Beach

    Deco and Gators

    A travel blog entry by mattandjen on Aug 29, 2014

    1 comment, 17 photos

    ... ride; about 45 minutes out of town. The boats slime gracefully across the everglades but certainly not quietly. The everglades are actually the world largest river (80 miles long). Just a very slow flowing one with water travelling less than a mile per day. We were soon seeing alligators hiding in the reeds and once the girls got used to the noise, loved the boat ride and seeing the ...

    Days 282 - 298: Cruising On Land and at Sea

    A travel blog entry by djmorton on Feb 27, 2014

    206 photos

    ... rather than next to each other, we would wait 5 minutes for each ride rather than 45-90minutes. How did no one else see this? This time saved meant we got to go on most of the rides, about 20 of them. Universal is a great place for all ages to have maximum enjoyment. Two of the roller coasters were the scariest we've ever been on. The Hulk for example, we accelerated from zero to 40 mph in two seconds flat. The force was equal to that of a jet taking off of an aircraft ...

    Getting Inked

    A travel blog entry by footloose_llr on Feb 24, 2014

    3 comments, 12 photos

    ... no problem, turn left out of here, go through 3 sets of lights and you'll see the gas station on the corner"........ yeah right ... turn left, well that's the only way you can go but no lights, we're on the freeway back to Miami!!! Heather and I are freaking out a little bit, Tim gave up on Jane and Rodd just kept driving... after a few minutes we all decided we'd just take the next exit and voila there was a service station.. now to just find our way back to ...

    Driving to Key west!!

    A travel blog entry by euyandmel on Mar 19, 2013

    Viewed Miami an had an organic brekkie. Started the drive to Key west, stopped at Islamodra fish company for lunch amazing N around the ocean, then stopped at Robbie's to feed the large Tarpin. Arrived at Keywest Southernmost point of USA an we stayed at Simmonton court was a beautiful boutique cottage place. Comfiest bed. Went for dinner down Duval ...

    Miami, sea, sand and great friends!

    A travel blog entry by marcelo.heather on May 11, 2012

    1 comment, 67 photos

    ... Rolando's parents a few times and they are such lovely people. Full of fantastic stories about escaping from Cuba. They should really write a book about their experiences.

    Marcelo and Rolito quickly formed a friendship and Rolito made up a game called DESROY! Where he wold try to attack Marcelo with a sword. Marcelo, being a big kid himself had lots of fun with this.

    We so enjoyed our stay at Mercedita's house, her family I consider as family.
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    Traveler Photos Beacon Hotel Miami Beach

    The view from our hotel room over South Beach
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    Funky chairs at the Beacon
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    The rooftop garden at the Beacon Hotel
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    The Beacon at night
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