Great View, Great Beach, Great Area at Bargain Price A review of Oceanfront Resort
Some of the TripAdvisor reviewers of this place don't seem to appreciate a great deal when they get one. We stayed here several nights recently and were delighted with everything. A large, oceanfront unit with balcony, full kitchen facilities, and parking for free when most any other similar Miami Beach property would tack on a bundle just for that.
The chichi shoppes at Bal Harbour must have shuddered when they saw the area described as "seedy"! I couldn't even afford to park there, let alone shop or eat there. We walked all over the area day and night to affordable shopping and restaurants and were never uncomfortable. Maybe I'm getting seedy myself in my old age.
The strong disinfectant smell, now that we did notice the first few hours in our unit, but I guess the tradeoff would have to be that for a casual, beach property, this place was extremely well maintained.
The breakfast room and adjoining openair patio overlooking the beach were also well maintained and breakfast bar kept wellstocked. And we enjoyed the nice mix of young families with children, retired people, heck how many places have you stayed lately where folks sat out in the courtyard or pool area in the evening with their units left safely wideopen to the breezes and kids playing happily? Delightful--can't wait to get back.