Nice, clean resort A review of River Park Hotel & Suites Downtown/Convention Center
Just a quick note about the Clarion in Miami. It is really a rather nice hotel, especially for the price. Be sure to get a room that over looks the river, otherwise you are overlooking a roof top, and the city. My room was always clean, although I had a problem with a slow draining sink in the bathroom. I complained, they fixed it immediately, but it became slow again the next day. I decided it wasn't worth gripping about, because it would drain eventually.Food in the dinning room was decent and a good price. Had friends at the Hyatt next door and they came to eat at the Clarion because the Hyatt was just to darn expensive! Room service ends at 9pm, so if you get in after that you are out of luck! You can order pizza from a delivery service which slips a menu under your door. If you can get away from the hotel, take a $3 taxi ride to Bayside!! Eat at Bubba Gumps, or Hard Rock Cafe, or any of the multitude of restaruants that are available. Be sure to check out the Cuban food, it was delightful! WARNING! Do not use the phone in your room to make a call! You will be charged $6 for a one minute call!! And $1 a minute thereafter. They do have internet service for .20 a minute, didn't use it so don't know how slow it was.Overall, decent place to stay, just don't walk around downtown at night, as I was warned often during my stay. Take a taxi to Bayside, and have a ball!