Fabulous hotel A review of Mandarin Oriental, Miami
We just returned from a ten day stay at the Mandarin Oriental in Miami.
The hotel is absolutely fabulous. It has a very well-kept, tranquil, private "beach", the service is excellent, and the food at the casual Cafe Sambal is pretty good. During Christmas, the hotel had provided such nice touches like asian-spiced hot apple cider, complimentary at the hotel lobby (and the lobby is breath-taking!) The location is awesome -- the hotel is on an exclusive key, far, far from the South Beach bustle. The only problem (minor) we had was with the housekeeping staff (somewhat sloppy and forgetful) but the hotel managers were extremely prompt and courteous about dealing with any issues we had.
They really bent over backwards to please us. We would recommend this hotel to everybody, and in fact, we are planning a trip to Bermuda in the spring, and we have already decided that we are going to stay at the Mandarin Oriental!