This hotel could actually ruin your trip to Miami A review of Sonesta Bayfront Hotel Coconut Grove
I am surprised by all of the positive reviews of this hotel. I had reservations for a wedding last January, and nearly everyone in the party had trouble with their accomodations or other issues. Our room was teeny with cold tile floors that showed every speck of dirt not picked up by the cleaning staff. There was also no bureau in which to put clothes and not enough room in the closet. Business travelers beware: I was in the midst of a home purchase, and the hotel *lost* two crucial faxes. I literally had to stand at the desk w/ cell phone in hand and watch the fax come off the machine to receive it. The worst part? The rooms are built as adjoining doubles w/ a common door, regardless of whether you're with another party or not. Which means every time the person next door leaves, it sounds like someone's just come into your room. Oh, and the rooms on the Grove side have the thump-thumping of the Grove Clubs until 3AM. The loudest hotel I've ever stayed in, and probably the worst.
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