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The Barcelona Guesthouse

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Clean, comfortable, roomy, and quiet well describe my studio at this pleasant guest house, located in South Beach just three blocks from the beach on a quiet street, close to many restaurants. Although some of the furniture is a bit worn but completely serviceable, the overall ambience of the studio is quite relaxing with a view of the charming garden...

1Thank Gene S
Portland, Maine
Reviewed 2 February 2016

A year ago, we stayed at the Barcelona (visit #3) and did not have a good experience. Poor management had led to a decline in basic services. But what a difference a year makes. Management is back on track and several changes in housecleaning and trash removal have brought improvements. Ignore an earlier rant and check it out: outstanding location...

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Key West, Florida
Reviewed 28 January 2016

If you are the type of traveler that just wants a good clean bed and affordable in the heart of South Beach this is your place. The Barcelona Guesthouse is very centrally located on the charming street of Espanola Way...filled with restaurants and shops and a short walk to Lincoln Road Mall. Barcelona is excellent to deal with. She is...

Thank kdkwlibra
Portland, Maine
Reviewed 31 December 2014

We have stayed at the Barcelona three times in the last four years. Why? Based on our first two stays, we thought this was the best deal in Miami Beach. Now, after stay #3, we’re not so sure. The management has changed and appears to be not up to the job isn’t. The Good? Location! Price! Simple comfort! Around the...

4Thank 46Elizabeth53
Kathleen S, Front Office Manager at The Barcelona Guesthouse, responded to this review

My darling, I want to offer my apologies to you about your stay. As you stated in your review, you are a return customer and your business is very important to us. This is why we gave you an upgrade - we were fully fully booked for the holidays and our return customers are the first to get upgrades whenever...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 December 2014

a great place to stay, low key, very basic, very well situated near the spanish street, and near the best French cafe A la Folie, not far from the beach and near the big mall street and all main hotels.

1Thank silas s
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 24 November 2014

Barcelona Guest House is a great place to stay if you are on a budget and want to be in the heart of south beach. It is easy to get to from the airport as the shuttle bus lets you off just about 2 blocks away. The Guesthouse is right off of Espaniola Way but is off to the side...

Thank Chaipilates
Bulle, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Nice little hotel, near the beach, and restaurants, clubs and stores. Good place to spend some time with frends or alone. The saff ist friendly and helpful. the hotel has been renovated and really clean.

2Thank marie m
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Reviewed 15 April 2014

My husband and I staying at the Barcelona Guesthouse during one of Miami's busiest weeks, WMC. We had an amazing experience! The location is tucked away but not desolate to Miami's charm. Great food and shopping in walking distance. It was just far enough away from the hustle and bustle that we were able to have a relaxing weekend away....

2Thank Nicole G
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 18 February 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed here over the past weekend for the Boat Show. The location of the hotel i believe was the best part, 2 blocks to pretty much everything, art dist., convention center, the beach..we walked up and down collins ave a lot which is 2 blocks east. It is gated and quiet which made me feel safe....

3Thank katie l
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 28 May 2012

My rating is more like 2.5*. I went to Miami in late February, and found you couldn't even sneeze there for under $150 a night at that time. This place was about half that price and so I booked it with a bit of trepidation, knowing how accommodations can be in South Beach even at twice the price, but my...

2Thank PopArtist61

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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quaint, quiet, down-to-earth hotel in the heart of South Beach, on the corner of the famous Espanola Way. Minutes from the beach, Lincoln Road and South Beach nightlife! Short term and long term rentals are available. All rooms come with a kitchenette; large private garden in back. Recently renovated with new staff! A true South Beach secret! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Barcelona Guesthouse

Address: 1454 Drexel Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-8107
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
The Barcelona Guesthouse Hotel Miami Beach
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“request 2nd floor”
46Elizabeth53, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the 2nd floor.”
46Elizabeth53, 31 Dec 2014 | Read review
“My room faced away from the street so that probably contributed to the quietness I mentioned in my review.”
Chaipilates, 23 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Room 2 was a bigger room but we were able to park our car on 15th and were able to keep an eye on it from the room. It was quiet did not here annoying cabs honking all night.”
katiel104, 18 Feb 2013 | Read review
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