Villa Paradiso

Address: 1415 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, Florida, 33139, United States | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located in the South Beach area of Miami Beach, is near Collins Avenue, Wynwood, Bodies Kneaded Massage Spa, and Mac's Club Deuce.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews Villa Paradiso Miami Beach

      Don't stay in room 18!

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      The niceness of the room depends on what room you stay in. Let me tell you about ours. The walls were dirty and needed to painted desperately. There was actually nose waste (boogers) on the wall. The pillowcases were not changed the whole time we were there (6 days). The apartment was spacious but very awkward. On a brighter note, we peeked into other rooms, they seemed nicer. However, we were not close enough to see the walls. I will not be staying here again. Very uncomfortable.

      Quaint, Spacious, Safe, Friendly, and a Great Bargain!!

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      I thought the VP was VERY nice and VERY reasonable. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was very spacious and clean. The service was also very good (they even washed my dishes!). The only dirt I saw was on the ceiling fans, so I do not agree with the negative reviewers. My only complaint is that the staff is a little stingy with the towels. The hotel was very quiet and I felt very safe (locked gate after 10pm). My rates were less than other hotels in the area and I had a much bigger room. The full size kitchen was very usable (please note there is not a micorwave, just a stove and a full-size fridge). It was a great place to make a sandwich, soup, or cook a frozen pizza. If you are looking for a clean place to lay your head, I whole heartedly suggest Villa Paradiso!

      Very nice!

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      I stayed at Villa Paradiso with my husband in February 2005. We both were very satisfied it!

      It was very nice to arrive at Villa Paradiso - the management was very friendly and helpful and our studio had a nice, clean scent of lemon! The studio was big (bedroom, dining area, kitchen, dressing area, bathroom) and it was very well cleaned compared to three other hotels I have stayed at Miami Beach.

      Also the noise from the street did not bother so much, because all studios are facing the courtyard (nice with palm trees & furniture) - not busy Collins Ave. (In three other SOBE hotels, where I have stayed noise has been bigger or smaller problem.)

      The location is excellent - one block from the beach & Ocean Dr, one block from Wahington Ave (if you want to take a bus for Miami Downtown to go shopping), and not too far from Lincoln Dr either. Just perfect.

      Cons - not really, well, maybe the white seat covers could be changed to new ones. Okay, if you need lot of services, then you better stay at Loews or equivalent - and pay lot more.

      We will definitely stay at Villa Paradiso again!

      Stay here. You won't regret it.

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      A really nice place to stay. Don't believe any negative reviews. It is reasonably priced, clean, safe and comes complete with a very helpful and welcoming management. I will stay there on my annual trips to South Beach.

      Lovely Villa Paradiso

      from

      This is a find, and we will definitely return! It's very well located- you can walk to the ocean, shopping, restaurants, and don't need a car at all. The rooms are nicely furnished and have kitchenettes which are quite functional. Since restaurants in Miami are fairly expensive, this is a nice way to save some money by being able to prepare some of your own food.

      There is a lovely patio/jardin that is filled with plants and has great seating. We spent nearly every evening out there.

      Enjoy!

      Definitely coming back!

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      Just got back from a wonderful week at Villa Paradiso. The room was perfect--cute little kitchen, plenty of room to spread out, clean, and well maintained. Comfortable bed & couch and lots of closet space. Can't beat the location, 1 block to the beach, and the staff was unbelievably friendly and helpful. We'll be coming back next time.

      What a pleasure!

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      From teh minute you walk in this place you are treated like you are the most important person in the world. Sondra, who runs the office, is always friendly and has the most amazing ability to put a smile on your face and is always ready to tell you the best places to go for a happy hour cocktail or just a lite bite.

      The rooms... not rooms so much as a large studio apartment complete with dining area and kitchen are light and airy. I have never found a gurst house to be cleaner than the ones at VP. I travel to Miami quite a bit and always stay here. I've been spoiled by the charm of this place.

      Oh, one more thing... Every time I call to make a reservation Sondra always remembers me, chats with me like we are long lost friends and she gives me the best rooms at unbelievably reasonable rates. VP has a customer for life. Stay here once and you will see what I mean.

      Been 3 times, love it.

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      I've stayed there 3 times - nice roomy studios, wood floors - polite cleaners - never came and woke me up if id been out late - and its remarkably quiet there, for somewhere around 14th st and collins. v friendly and helpful staff. nice and clean - ok, the place is a bit old, but thats part of the charm, certainly not in disrepair like that first guy made out. i did seee a dead cockroach the first time i went there, but never since - but you're bound to get the odd bug somewhere that hot, esp if they wander in from outside. the kitchen adn bathroom were totally nice and clean adn the cleanign lady even did my washing up a few times. lovely lovely place adn ill keep goign back.

      Paradise LOST!

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      The hotel website makes this look as though it is a beautifully restored tropical oasis. Perhaps it was years ago. I, however, found it to be old and in dire need of repair and cleaning and pest control.Ants in the kitchen, rusting furniture in the bedroom. stains on the couch that could not be explained. tiles broken in the bathroom, MOLD in the bathroom, dirty walls throughout. Had I not been obligated to stay here because of monies already paid, I would have checked out earlier.

      PLEASE STAY AWAY from this hotel. The location is great, but the hotel is in disrepair. I am hardplaced to think of how others could give it such high marks

      Loved paradisoguest house

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      I will never stay in a hotel again after staying in this guest house-makes you feel like your on an island--the rooms were fresh and clean-especially the bedsheets and the staff could not have been any nicer---went next door to check out the Bringham but think the lady there forgot her prozac that day-seemed irritated by anyone not directly staying there.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Villa Paradiso Miami Beach

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
       

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