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Design Suites Miami Beach

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#171 of 207 Hotels in Miami Beach
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08/05/2017 09/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

So we went to Miami ..super nice reception, where they have surveillance cameras, tons of young guys who parked our car, Security personnel with truncheons and more. And many, many cleaning people who cleaned everything in brass and glass. But, so we went to the eighth floor, where the ' apartment' looked like an abandoned 70 crater - I attach...

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3Thank Pernille N
Terrebonne, Canada
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Worsth hotel ever. When i check in, the lady a front desk toll me that the check out is 10am, not 11am like all other hotel. i ask for a late check out, she told ok till 10:30am... 3days later a check out at 10:30am.. then they charge me for later check out. they love steal people.. not done yet.......

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2Thank marcdesbois
Facundo Y, Guest Relations Manager at Design Suites Miami Beach, responded to this review

Greetings from Miami Beach. It was a delight to welcome you at Design Suites and we thank you for taking the time to share your comments. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience you suffered with check out time and with our valet parking. We have reviewed your details with our team as a training tool and thank you for sharing...

Reviewed 14 February 2017

We booked hotel at last minute. Was good price and had free valet parking. We had clean, big room with a kitchenette and a VIEW!!! I was happy for the jetlag! We saw beautiful sunrise =) Valet was pretty fast, also all the valet guys were super nice. Location is ok. There are no shops near by, but there is...

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Thank Anne K
Facundo Y, Guest Relations Manager at Design Suites Miami Beach, responded to this review

Greetings, We love to hear that you found us to be an excellent choice and we thank you for sharing your feedback. It was a pleasure to host you and we hope you’ll plan a return visit soon. Warm Regards, Design Suites Miami Beach

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I advise anyone that's spending over $200 a night for a room to find some where else this place is highly overrated and over priced. And not the cleanest, also house keeping takes all day to come make your room up it wasn't what we expected at all.

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Facundo Y, Guest Relations Manager at Design Suites Miami Beach, responded to this review

We thank you for sharing your feedback and regret to learn that your experience was less than you anticipated. Our housekeeping team takes great pride in ensuring that each suite is ready to welcome an arriving guests and we are sorry to learn that you felt yours was not properly prepared. We have reviewed this feedback with our team and...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Looks extremely nice from the outside. Could use some renovation inside the main lobby and guest rooms (they still hand out physical keys for the doors). Front desk staff is very unpleasant and not welcoming. I learned on the second night of my stay that the hotel did not have heat for when it got cold overnight. There are no...

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1Thank sbailey132
Facundo Y, Guest Relations Manager at Design Suites Miami Beach, responded to this review

Greetings from Miami Beach. Thank you for sharing your review. While we value your feedback, we’re disappointed to learn that you did not enjoy your experience with us. We hope you can accept our apologies and perhaps allow us another opportunity to host you on your next visit to Miami Beach. Warm Regards, Design Suites Miami Beach

Reviewed 3 February 2017

I had paid thru trip advisor for both nights. The second night was for a regular room, but when we arrived we were able to upgrade and keep the bay view room/suite. We hadn't paid the resort fee apparently that was 25$ a night and the upgrade was another 27 or 29 $'s. We had forgotten about the resort fee....

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4Thank Michele J
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel need reneivation. Everything is old and damaged. There was voices from the refrigerator. carpet in the enterence smells. Location is not so good. There are no shops near by. The pool is dirty. Only good ting is the view from the rooms.

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2Thank Sheri Y
Lakewood, Colorado
Reviewed 24 January 2017

very clean nice and close to everything the beach the big pool the stores and the personnel are wonderful and helpful i will come back.and i will tell my family and friends thank you.some time you have to wait a bit to get your car from valid. and the elevator it takes for ever is always being fix.is not so...

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Facundo Y, Guest Relations Manager at Design Suites Miami Beach, responded to this review

We are delighted you felt so welcome and that you had such an amazing visit. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again soon. Warm Regards, Design Suites Miami Beach

Suffield, Connecticut
Reviewed 14 January 2017

It's been YEARS since this place has seen any love in the form of renovations. Like most of the reviews say, it's broken, faded and seriously in need of some attention. That being said, it was very reasonably priced, does have direct beach access and a pool. I booked this wanting a place to stay but knew I wouldn't be...

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Booked online, the hotel has two very confusing receptions, the hotel itself is very old, corridors and reception, the room was nice and had good air conditioning, but I've heard is a total lottery, swimming not to bad, but for the price of rooms I would it could be better looked after, very below the average for the area.

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Facundo Y, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Design Suites Miami Beach, responded to this review

Hi Junior, Thanks For Your Review! have you booked with Design Suites? Our front desk is the first one once you enter the property, with a big sign of our brand. We do know that you have to register also with security for the parking, but as far as i understand, its easy to find our front desk. The building...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Design Suites Miami Beach, a beachfront property, is a selected group of condos on the emblematic Castle Beach Club -formerly The Playboy Hotel-. It has direct access to the beach, an outdoor pool and sun deck, fitness center, restaurant, pool bar, a grocery store in site, vending machines, laundry, dry cleaner, and Russian and Turkish bath. Guests can relax over the lounge chairs by the pool, with Wi-Fi access. All condos at Design Suites Miami Beach, feature a flat screen TV with cable channels, iPod docking station, Wi-Fi or cable access (free), safe box (free), kitchenette or full kitchen, daily cleaning and Free Valet parking. Only a 10 minutes' drive from South Beach and Bar Harbor, and 20 minutes from MIA International Airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Design Suites Miami Beach

Address: 5445 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140 (Formerly Design Suites at Castle Beach)
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: $174 - $460 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Design Suites Miami Beach 2.5*
Number of rooms: 130
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Also Known As:
Design Suites At Castle Beach Hotel Miami Beach
Design Suites Miami Beach Florida
Hotel Style:
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Miami Beach
#40 Spa Hotel in Miami Beach
#109 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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