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First SoFi

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Reviewed 23 November 2014

Spacious rooms, great location. Would have preferred daily toiletries as had to ask daily and also a better reception as had to follow instructions via a pre email. Other than that really enjoyed my stay

4Thank Junjmobeale
Reviewed 14 May 2014

I recently stayed at first SoFi with another couple in a 2 bedroom apartment. THe location was great but definitely nothing fancy and a place Im not sure I would stay in again. There is no onsite parking...which is typical of south beach, but the staff had no knowledge of parking in the area...which seemed strange to me. We ended...

1Thank Kseascaper
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Very loud and Noisy as if you are sleeping on the street, Shower with half a door, uncomfortable bed, lost electricity and had no backup generator so we sweated through the AM, showering in the dark, couldn't use kitchen. Tried to get refund thru Booking.com and no compensation. Very bad experience.

1Thank Donitap2
Reviewed 18 December 2013

After staying in comfortable hotels on our trip in Florida, this apartment seemed lacklustre and extremely minimalist. However it was the location which sold it to us and we adjusted to our surroundings, especially as we would be out most of the day and evening As I indicated, it was adequate. It was clean and fresh towels are provided daily....

Thank Jill-Jack
Reviewed 17 July 2013

STAY AWAY FROM THIS PLACE!! I understand this is the best recomendation I can give from my experience from this place. I have several complains from the 9 days I stayed there... 1) dirty bathrooms.... 2) no room service 3) dirty towels, and You need to beg for clean ones; 4) unpolite and strange Staff: There is a canadian lady,...

3Thank Ceidi
Reviewed 2 June 2013

Great location, nicely equipped room (had washer/dryer), and reasonably priced. Not as "full service oriented like a regular hotel, more like staying in a small apartment building. It's a few couple of blocks from the wild part of Sobe, but an easy walk.

Thank PittsburghFrank
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Location: Location, location, location. That's more or less the selling point. My friend made the reservations. Reception and parking: I have to say that the woman who greeted me was absolutely lovely and gave me access to the room after I showed the confirmation. Her colleagues walked by a few times without a word. Unfortunately, she was not very knowledgeable...

2Thank Lola_Getz
Reviewed 10 April 2013

We were recommended this hotel. We decided to book an apartment for three people and I wish I have never done this! This place was awful, dirty and the staff extremely unpolite. At our arrival we were told the apt was supposed to be cleaned once a day, towels changed once day and beds done. We stayed there for 4...

Thank Lepandy
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 7 April 2013

Positiv points: the location, the size of the apartments. Negative points: the furnitures are shiny on the first sight, but are falling apart on the second sight (one of the beds was broken, the brackets of the glass door of one of the showers were broken, various door latches were loose, and many other little things), very superficial cleaning (hairs...

Thank TravelingPareja
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Great location, easy walking to South Beach spots and great for exploring south of fifth. Short stroll to beach. Good parking arrangements made it easy to park car, because you won't need it! We stayed in a one bedroom apartment on 2nd floor, was comfortable and air conditioner worked well. Great to have washer/dryer. Apartment could be greatly improved with...

Thank micdansuk

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chic and sophisticated, each of the LUXURY Suites and Junior Suites offers a wide space and consists of an entrance, an open kitchen, a lounge/dining-room, a separate bedroom with a large double bed, a large dressing room and a bathroom with a walk-in shower.Decorated in a "modern minimalist" style, these Suites/Apartments are full of calmness and serenity. They impress by the size and brightness of space and the functionality of the equipments.The suites are non smoking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about First SoFi

Address: 130 3rd St, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6964
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $219 - $354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — First SoFi 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
First Sofi Hotel Miami Beach
1st Sofi
First SoFi Miami Beach, Florida
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“Choose a room in another establishment! :)”
Lola_Getz, 30 May 2013 | Read review
“No elevator so just remember to ask for appropriate room.”
micdansuk, 31 Mar 2013 | Read review
“stat at first so-fi !”
Guessguess, 26 Apr 2012 | Read review
“we were in 101, but don't know about any of the others.....”
283nanb, 15 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Get a room somewhere else!”
Irishcaz, 18 Jan 2012 | Read review
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