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Best Miami Hotel

2 stars
5959 S.W. 71st, Miami, FL 33143
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
2.4
out of 5
229 reviews
Great service, Great Hotel

I stay one night, I liked the hotel, clean, safe, friendly staff, great price. Close to main road,... See full review

  • Jose J
  • Dec 14, 2013
Great

Last second booking, truly miamis best kept secret, family atmosphere! See full review

  • Ambi bear
  • Jun 8, 2014
Discover "The best kept secret in town", The Best Miami Hotel, is a Boutique/Mediterranean style hotel that offers a fine restaurant and 2 bars, a state of the art fitness center, a breathtaking tropical landscaped courtyard and pool with a cascading waterfall, and is complemented by beautifully renovated rooms, reflecting a touch of class, comfort and sophistication. Situated in one of Miami's most pristine areas, the hotel is adjacent to Miami's historical Coral Gables, South Miami and the trendy Coconut Grove. Located near most major malls, theaters, galleries, attractions, and Miami's world famous nightlife. The location is ideal for both the business and leisure traveler. Complimentary shuttle service offers scheduled transportation from 8am - 9pm to most area attractions, shopping malls, Miami International Airport, Port of Miami Cruise Ship Capitol of The World and the University of Miami. Pikkolo Mondo Restaurant & Lounge serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner Monday-Sunday from 7:30am to 10:00pm. Happy hour every day. Other amenities already included in your stay: Continental Breakfast, Local & 800 calls, Wirless Internet at lobby area and Daily newspaper.
Guest must be 21 years or older to check into the hotel.

Best Miami Hotel Rooms

Run of House
Room has one King bed. Windows open. Television with premium channels. Free local calls. In room safe (fees apply. Bath amenities include hair dryer and complimentary toiletries. Blackout drapes/curtains, clock radio, and iron/ironing board. Air conditioning. Non-smoking. Refrigetor and Microwave available upon request. (fees apply)
Junior Suite
Oversize deluxe junior suite with sitting area and work desk, king size bed, wood floor, marble and granite bathrooms, in-room safe (minimal charge), refrigerator and iron/ ironing board, dual phones and phone lines with internet connection.
Deluxe Double
Beautiful double room with two double beds, wood floor, deluxe marble and granite bathrooms with hair dryers, dual phone lines and internet connection.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
Activities
Fitness Center
Dining
Restaurant
Internet
WiFi
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

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Hotel Map

25.7057 -80.2911
Area served
Miami, FL
Nearby airports
Miami International Airport
Area description
Local attractions include:Miami Seaquarium, Miami Museum of Science, Viscaya Museum and Gardens, Fairchild Tropical Gardens, Matheson Hammock Park and beach, Key Biscayne, Lowe Museum of Art, Historical Venetian Pools (natural springs replenishes daily and is made out of natural coral) a true sight!, IMAX, AMC, Actors Playhouse, Coconut Grove Playhouse, The Improv Comedy Club, Gables Stage Theater; Homestead Miami Speedway, University of Miami Hurricanes, and University of Miami Basketball, American Airlines Arena Downtown Miami speedway races; South Miami Hospital, Baptist Hospital, Larkin Hospital, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Doctor's Hospital, Cedars Medical Center, Coral Gables Hospital and Miami Children's Hospital; University of Miami, Ross University/Larkin. Florida International University, Miami Dade Community College-South Campus, Wolfson Campus

Nearby points of interest

  • University of Miami: 1.4 mi
  • Tropical Park: 2.6 mi
  • Pinecrest: 3.1 mi
  • Barnacle State Historic Site: 3.3 mi
  • CocoWalk: 3.4 mi
  • Granada: 3.9 mi
  • Bird Bowl: 3.9 mi
  • Temple Israel: 4.4 mi
  • Northeast Coconut Grove: 4.4 mi
  • Latin American Art Museum: 5.6 mi
  • Vizcaya Museum and Gardens: 5.6 mi
  • Frost Art Museum: 6.1 mi
  • FIU Stadium: 6.3 mi
  • Deering Estate: 6.3 mi
  • Marlins Park: 6.7 mi
  • University of Miami: 1.4 mi
  • Tropical Park: 2.6 mi
  • Pinecrest: 3.1 mi
  • Barnacle State Historic Site: 3.3 mi
  • CocoWalk: 3.4 mi
  • Granada: 3.9 mi
  • Bird Bowl: 3.9 mi
  • Temple Israel: 4.4 mi
  • Northeast Coconut Grove: 4.4 mi
  • Latin American Art Museum: 5.6 mi
  • Vizcaya Museum and Gardens: 5.6 mi
  • Frost Art Museum: 6.1 mi
  • FIU Stadium: 6.3 mi
  • Deering Estate: 6.3 mi
  • Marlins Park: 6.7 mi
  • Museum of the Americas: 6.7 mi
  • East Little Havana: 6.8 mi
  • Lummus Park: 7.4 mi
  • Miami Dade Public Library: 7.6 mi
  • Ice Palace Film Studios: 7.7 mi
  • Metro Dade Cultural Center: 7.7 mi
  • Miami Seaquarium: 8 mi
  • Freedom Tower: 8.1 mi
  • Bayside Marketplace: 8.2 mi
  • American Airlines Arena: 8.3 mi
  • Miami Metro Zoo: 8.3 mi
  • Tina Hills Pavillion: 8.4 mi
  • Pulse Miami: 8.7 mi
  • Trinity Episcopal Cathedral: 8.7 mi
  • Port of Miami: 8.8 mi
  • Cape Florida Lighthouse: 8.8 mi
  • Joseph Caleb Auditorium: 9 mi
  • Miami Children's Museum: 9 mi
  • Dodge Island: 9.1 mi
  • Jungle Island: 9.1 mi
  • Gold Coast Railroad Museum: 9.2 mi
  • Albertini Arts Gallery: 9.2 mi
  • Palm Island: 9.6 mi
  • Larry and Penny Thompson Campground: 9.9 mi
  • Fisher Island: 10.2 mi
  • Morningside Park: 10.7 mi
  • Bettcher Gallery: 10.8 mi
  • Art Deco District: 11.2 mi
  • Espanola Way: 11.4 mi
  • Lincoln Road Mall: 11.5 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
1) Ballroom: 38 X 25 Ft. Maximum Capacity: 120 people 2) Conference Room 29 X 11 Ft.- Maximum Capacity: 50 people

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

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Guest Reviews (229)

Ratings and reviews for Best Miami Hotel

Overall score

2.4 / 5
5.01.0
229 out of 229
Amenities:
2.4
Room cleanliness:
2.7
Hotel staff:
2.9
Room comfort:
2.6
Location:
3.3
Value:
2.9

47% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Best Miami Hotel

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Nebraska, USA
Mar 11, 2012

I wouldnt do it again

Shuttle service, the two men who came were very nice however the shuttle van was very shakey, the brakes squeaked almost as though there was not a lot of break pads left, also the ride was a bit nerve wrecking because we were swerving in and out of lanes and almost hitting other drivers, and the speedometer did not even work. The hotel was okay, but not the greatest. The room was muggy and smelled musty. The ceiling looked like it had some leaks and the shower dripped and was dirty. The remote did not work and when we called the front desk they said they would send someone to take care of it however we waited about an hour and no one ever came. The pool was dirty and not very warm.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
3
Review of Best Miami Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
VINNIE P.
NY, NY
Mar 4, 2012

For the price, it met all expectations...

Except for the UNDISCLOSED roomsafe fee, ($2 per day and did NOT use the safe), which is charged upon check-out, all was positive... ALL charges should be disclosed upon check-in or during the booking procedure. This is a suspiciously unfair practice and I will contact my credit card company to remove those charges!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Review of Best Miami Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
xiaoying
shanghai
Mar 3, 2012

good

only the driving on the street of 71st, was hard to find the hotel, and hard to find a way out .

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
2
Value:
4
Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

drivng at the downtown area must be specifically careful in order to be confused.

Review of Best Miami Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
80Jack
Business
San Antonio, TX, USA
Feb 28, 2012

What was expected.

Even after reading many negative reviews regarding this hotel I thought I would give it a try. I agree with the positive reviews that this hotel is what one could expect for this price -which I feel was a good deal. The airport shuttle driver mentioned that this used to be a "Best Western" hotel and it very much shows that the new owners are not big into maintenance. Still, all I needed was a place to stay for a long layover (23 hours) and this place worked out just fine.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Short drive from hotel

This hotel is not far from the airport and does have shuttle service but only between 8:00am and 9:00pm.

Review of Best Miami Hotel

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
PRP1
Key West, FL today.
Feb 23, 2012

Poor to worse than poor.

I have read and reread my description and can find nothing inappropriate. I can only assume that you do not want an honest appraisal.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
1
Review of Best Miami Hotel

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
BENJIPUPPYDOG
Kissimmee, FL, USA
Feb 23, 2012

VACATION TO MIAMI BEACH FAMILY

ONE WORD FOR THIS HOTEL VERY SICK. CLOSE DOWN THIS HOTEL AND REBUILD IT NEW.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
Money-saving tip: Long walk from hotel

WALK CLOSE TO ALL ATTRACTIONS

Review of Best Miami Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
dave7126
west chester ,pa
Feb 22, 2012

good place

hotel is old but clean with pool ,close to shopping , restaurants and bars in south miami

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Best Miami Hotel

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Lila36
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Feb 12, 2012

WORST Miami Hotel

the rooms were very humid. The a/c didn't work and there was mold. The bed always looked like they hadn't been washed, it had hair all over. There was spider webs everywhere. We asked for room change but they refused. We left immediately and they also refused to give us all or money back.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
2
Value:
1
Review of Best Miami Hotel

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Larchuck
Cincinnati
Feb 11, 2012

ok

Was alright for one night. Would not want to stay longer. Pealing paint in bathroom. Mold on ceiling. Staff was nice tho.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
2
Value:
2
Review of Best Miami Hotel

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Larchuck
Cincinnati
Feb 11, 2012

ok

Was alright for one night. Would not want to stay longer. Pealing paint in bathroom. Mold on ceiling. Staff was nice tho.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
2
Value:
2
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