Holiday Inn Express Miami Airport Doral Area
Travel Blogs from Miami
... more Spanish and Portuguese than English, and I have yet to meet a Miami native. I've met Russian, Swiss, Cuban, Brazilians, French. And a new arrival from New Jersey.
I've had a grand day! After a nice breakfast with Derek, he headed off to his pre- the-main-conference-day. I'm looking forward to hearing how it went. I headed to the spa and had a well needed (that should be kneaded) massage, followed by a manicure and pedicure. Ahhh!
I've been ...
That, my fine friends, was a very abbreviated night. Short and interrupted, my sleep will need to be had aboard an American Airlines jet because not nearly enough rest was had when it should have been.
I have learned the primary shortcoming (beyond a shortage of space) of the "Studio" cabins for solo travelers and it is noise through connecting doorways. 12562 has a connecting door to 12564. Since these cabins are for solo travelers only, I would ...
On Tuesday, we bravely set out in the car once again to shop - all we wanted was a simple supermarket. Several hours later, having been round Miami several times, we ended up in a pretty dreadful supermarket in Little Havana, the Cuban quarter. Virtually no-one spoke English. Spanish seems to be the first language in Miami, actually! Again, our spirits rose when we ate a delicious lunch in a Downtown ...
There’s something about Miami that I just love…
Maybe it’s the perennial breeze, soft and carrying whiffs of salt from the sea… Maybe it’s the Art Deco modern architecture, with the teals and greens and aquamarines… Maybe it’s the fashion, the people watching… I don’t know. There’s just an electrifying energy about ...
... br> Being back in the US was a relief, being able to eat things like Steak 'n' Shake and Graeter's and even just driving a car (even though I didn't have either a valid license or insurance... whoops) I also got to legally buy my first alcohol in the States, finally exercising my 21-year-old-ness.
Being in the Miami area and West Palm (where I stayed with candrew2) was such a great vacation, too. The warm weather was incredible and the beaches were so nice. I got to see so ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility