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New York City, New York
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

We were unfortunate to stay here just before it shut down for renovation. Reception staff were warm and friendly, but the hotel is run down and a big mess. As we entered our room after a rickety elevator ride we were welcomed by a damp cigarette stinking carpet.. Room was ok.. Bathroom was clean. No one answered the room service/... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015

This hotel is a beauty on the outside with probably a lot of history, but in the inside is just sad...Really old rooms, with small windows, extremely uncomfortable bed, and thin walls; If someone flush the toilet, you gonna hear about it, if someone decide to take a shower in the middle of the night...damn sure you will notice it.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015

My bf and I stayed at the Park Central during the first week of March. We honestly loved. It's not the Ritz Carlton, but I loved the fact that it was older because it felt very historic. The rooms had this comfortable feel to them like you were home. There are pictures through the halls of south beach in the... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2015

I have been staying at this hotel regularly for the past 30 years......but not in the last 5-10 years..... It is OK -- but dated-- great location on Ocean Drive across from the beach and something very unusual in this area of Ocean Drive -- a swimming pool. It is great for a plunge after getting all salty in the... More 

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Ontario's Near North, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2015

This hotel is in a great location. The check in was very easy. Even though we were given keys to the room that was already occupied they fixed the problem very fast. The rooms and decor are somewhat outdated but it didn't bother us. Beach was visible from our room. There is good stores and shopping within walking distance. Bed... More 

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lincs, uk
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2015

An average hotel, which when we arrived , was told that it was going to a renovation. The location is the selling part of this hotel, close to everything and the beach. The website mentioned beds on the beach reserved, however when asked was told that this was not the case. Rooms are furnished to the Art deco era, with... More 

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Ann Arbor
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2015

I got what I expected for under $200/night in this great location== Fantastic spot across from the beach, reasonably comfortable room, helpful staff, free wifi, small pool, rooftop deck. if you dont mind these cons:no bar, dowdy hallways, windows that don't open, no fridge, spotty cable service and NO coffeemakers in room then it is a fine hotel if you... More 

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Key West
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2015

I loved the historical and classic art deco ambience of the Park Central--which is located in the heart of South Beach. The beach is across the street as well as Lummus Park. The staff were professional, friendly and helpful. I had an ocean view room on the 4th floor and it was quiet...no street noise. The room was furnished with... More 

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Reviewed 17 February 2015

Hotel was clean. Nice restaurant and bar next door. It is in a great location and the check in and out process was very easy. The rooms and decor are VERY Art Deco to the point of almost outdated. Look at the pictures and you will know what to expect. I understand there may be a remodel in the future.... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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119 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2015

Bit overpriced according to the fact they are short before the reconstruction! No one informed us they are going to have reconstruction so shortly! Mini bar/ fridge was locked so I called the concierge to bring us the key (as I had some baby food to refrigerate). They never showed up even if they promised! So I went to the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about The Park Central

Address: 640 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $154 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Park Central 3*
Number of rooms: 127
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Also Known As:
The Park Central Hotel Miami Beach
Park Central Miami Beach
Park Central Hotel Miami Beach
Park Central South Beach
The Park Central Miami Beach, Florida
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#6 Best Value Hotel in Miami Beach
#85 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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“Don't stay here. Period.”
 of 5 bubbles lilygashi, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“choose a room far far away from the elevator...maybe in a better hotel”
 of 5 bubbles GyongyiCsoban, 14 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The ocean view rooms are quiet--unusual for South Beach. However, the windows do not open, so you won't be able to hear the ocean breeze.”
 of 5 bubbles kathyd916, 19 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Rooms in the front are noisier as the sidewalk restaurant is very active.”
 of 5 bubbles Guidontheroad, 14 Feb 2015 | Read review
“partial sea view was actually excellent sea view!”
 of 5 bubbles FamilyHElsinki, 2 Feb 2015 | Read review
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