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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Do not stay here if you are expecting anything other than a crummy hostel. I had been to the pool/restaurant many times previously which are great, so I figured the rooms would be a touch above a basic hostel. The rooms are dingy, there is no soap, hand towel or proper blanket. The sheets are ripped and a private room...

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Dear Randi, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us, i am troubled to hear you had less than an enjoyable stay with us. This is certainly not the norm nor is what we stand for. As you mentioned on your review we certainly has an amazing public areas and our private rooms are just as wonderful also....

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I loved this Hotel,so clean and comfortable,friendly staff,great Vibe ,great bar and delicious food,front desk and housekeeping super nice and always smiles, I definitely recommend The freeHand Miami.

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Deat JCPiedra777, Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on your recent stay at the freehand, i am glad to know that you also enjoyed our award winning restaurant and bar. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future, or at one of our other properties in Chicago or soon open Downtown Los Angeles....

Reviewed 2 December 2016

Had an amazing time, service and atmosphere is just impeccable and everyone is so awesome. The location is perfect, a short ride to the best of Miami Beach and close to Aventura Mall for a quick retail therapy. Can't wait to get back

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Dear Mauricio, Thank you so much for your fantastic review and comments. We truly hope to see you back soon at the Freehand Miami or at one of our other locations either Chicago, Los Angeles. Thank you again, Glenn Valencia General Manager

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 28 November 2016

A very busy place, special for young people (25-35), so it is important to reserve in advance. The garden tables are fine, if you like noise, the inside is the choice. The waiters, women and men, are very friendly, but sometimes a bit disorderly. What about the menu? falafels, shrimps with garlic, catch of the day in curry sauce: good...

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Dear Henri, Thank you so much for your review, we hope to see you back again soon. Cheers, Glenn Valencia

Reviewed 25 November 2016

We booked our stay at The Freehand Miami through our timeshare company. We had a two night stop over before joining a cruise. After reading some reviews my wife was somewhat worried when she read it was a hostel. Our booking said that we were staying in the guest rooms. When we arrived at the Freehand her fears were over....

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Dear Travelling-Clive, Thank you so much for the fantastic review, we are thrilled to know that your wife's fears were nothing but just that and that you both enjoyed our property. we truly hope to see you again sometime soon at the Freehand Miami or at one of our other properties in Chicago or our soon to open Los Angeles...

Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Had an amazing experience during my stay here. The service was excellent and everyone I interacted with was incredibly polite. The location of the hotel is great and easy to access. I would recommend this place to anyone and would definitely stay here again.

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Dear Henry, Thank you so much for your review, we are thrilled to know that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Freehand Miami. We hope you will visit us soon again and or any of our other properties in Chicago or soon to open NY City. Cheers, Glenn Valencia General Manager

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This hotel has very nice cute private rooms as well as hostel like dorms...the food is amazing here ..the energy that a younger more international demographic brings to the place is lovely..i would stay here anytime...the pool area is great and they know have an organic garden on the property

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Freehand. We hope to see soon again in Miami or at one of our other properties in Chicago or our soon to open property in Los Angeles. Cheers, Glenn Valencia General Manager

Reviewed 5 November 2016

I stayed at the Freehand with my girlfriend over this previous weekend for a staycation. We stayed for 3 days and, although the weather was bad (it was raining the entire time), we still managed to have a good time. We stayed in one of the private rooms that was comfortable and had a bohemian feel to it. The Broken...

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Dear Eric, Thank you so much for taking the time to shared with us your review. While i honestly wished that your entired experience would have been nothing less than perfect, i see that somehow we dropped the ball along the way. Please feel free to email me directly so that i can personally assist you with the issue above....

Reviewed 30 October 2016

I have been working with hostels for over ten years and can truly say that Freehand are driving a paradigm shift in this industry - particularly in the U.S. They are redefining what a hostel is and can do. Here, you have everything you could want in a hostel and it achieves the perfect mix of the social, the local,...

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Dear Dave O, Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Freehand and found our facility to be the perfect mix. I am glad that you had a chance to also enjoy our Restaurant and Bar, it certainly one of the best in the City. We hope to...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a nice hostel, and no doubt the best value and most comfortable you would find in Miami, but the constant cleaning around you while your trying to relax and enjoy the atmosphere can get really annoying. I understand that maintenance and cleaning are important to keep the place neat and tidy but it gets to a point where...

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Dear Eieven 11, Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Freehand and found our facility to be the perfect mix. I will try to ensure that we pick the right time to do many of the daily cleaning activities in order not disturb our guests, i am...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Freehand Miami is our reinvention of the historic Indian Creek Hotel, one of Miami Beach’s classic art deco buildings. Created for a new generation of travelers, we have incorporated handcrafted design, local food & beverage, and a comfortable community atmosphere that offers both shared and private accommodations—all just one block from the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Freehand Miami

Address: 2727 Indian Creek Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $51 - $388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Freehand Miami 3*
Number of rooms: 77
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Also Known As:
Indian Creek Miami Beach
Hotel Indian Creek
Indian Creek Hotel South Beach
Freehand Miami Miami Beach, Florida
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“If you want to actually get some rest do not stay here”
briancT3161LD, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Expect an experience and be friendly”
kharina2017, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The King room facing Indian Creek Blvd was rather dumpy.”
  • I asked twice if this was black mold, and housekeeping never responded
JoeyCosmo, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“It is so tremendously good / nice and pleasant atmosphere in the backyard in the evening/night, so the easiest way is just to buy ear plugs”
bimmis72, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“You have to keep in mind that is a Hostel, you going to share your room with people of the whole world.”
palus04, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
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