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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stay away from this place! The check-in is like an immigration process...first they check you in at front desk (took 10min) and then there is a 'second check-in' at their security. It took me 45min in queue to come to find out that I simply hand over a slip that they gave me from the front desk. I have zero... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 1 night - mainly because it had free parking (parking in Miami is a nightmare and costly!). The rooms look OK at first (from a distance) but when you look at areas in detail the finish is quite shabby and dated. We only slept at the hotel to can't really comment on things like the restaurant,... More 

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

Guests come back year after year for our pool, beach views and the hospitality of our team. We’re delighted that you enjoyed yourself while with us and hope you’ll join us again on your next visit to Miami Beach. Warm Regards, Design Suites Miami Beach More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place needs to be torn down. This is the kind of place that is commonly referred to as a flop house. The place has seen it's glory days many many years ago, It was dirty and badly in need of paint and remodeling. I wouldnt recomend this place to a homeless person. As soon as we got to our... More 

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

Did you stay at Design Suites Miami Beach? There are a few management companies in the Building. Please let us know so we can proceed with our reply. Thank you. Design Suites Miami Beach More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Valet is a hell. 30 to 40 minutes to receive a car. Hotel is very old. The people are not friendly nor helpful. Also. The same hotel for the same price have different rooms and we are not aparece of that Not recommendo at all.

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

We appreciate guest feedback and thank you for taking the time to share yours. We regret to learn that your experience was less than perfect and apologize for any shortcomings you may have experienced. Warm Regards, Design Suites Miami Beach More 

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

At first, it offer a good prize for what you can afford around miami beach. It offers great views of the beach, great location and most of the time staff is very helpful. Pool is ok and pool bar. entrnce to beach is straight from the pool. The bad, well valet parking is included, but first night the valet guybtried... More 

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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 More 

Demarest, New Jersey
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed in room 704 it was a big room with a kitchenette and room for a family of 5. Very clean and nice views of the bay and the ocean. We enjoyed the poolside Tikki Bar and the pool. We did not have any problems with the valet as people have mentioned, we avoided going out at 10 am... More 

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

Greetings, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. It was a pleasure to welcome you. Warm Regards, Design Suites Miami Beach More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

It was a vacation stay with my family. We all were surprised with the view. Rooms was clean and people we dealt with were kind. It has valet parking which works great. It is not a 5 star hotel but it is very close to the beach and to have a walk were beautiful boats are parked. We didn´t try... More 

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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 More 

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Hotels like this that make me want to stick to the Hilton brand. I knew it would not be super fancy since it was a lot cheaper than any of the other places around. But I was not expecting the parking to be so horrible. No one speaks English, no one can find your car keys I had to go... More 

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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 More 

Mountain View, California
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

The hotel has all you need for a nice vacation, totally convenient location with direct entrance to the beach. I read many reviews that say the hotel is old, you can tell is not new but nothing that bad not to choose, mostly if you want to have a great location with a convenient price. There are some details but... More 

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

Greetings, Thank you for sharing your feedback. It was a pleasure to welcome you and we look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Miami Beach. Warm Regards, Design Suites Miami Beach More 

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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a weekend, the price was not bad so we chose to do a staycation. I will lay out my findings; some of the pros: -valet parking is included, -the pool area is great, -the beach which is steps away from the hotel is awesome, -the staff we interacted with were pleasant, -the room has a fridge and... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your review. We’re pleased that you enjoyed your amazing views and the fully equipped suite, ideal for getting a great night’s sleep and preparing light meals in the room. We appreciate your kind review and invite you to join us again one day soon. Warm Regards, Design Suites Miami Beach More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • 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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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: ₹ 8,932 - ₹ 19,296 (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
Hotel Style:
#13 Top resorts Hotel in Miami Beach
#40 Spa Hotel in Miami Beach
#107 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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“ask for 704 nice views of the ocean and the intercoastal”
 of 5 bubbles raquelisabel, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“higher floor and harbor view”
  • View from the room. Collins Ave and harbor
 of 5 bubbles eduardoaL4926LW, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we were in floor number 5 and was good enough.”
 of 5 bubbles ancef09, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bay 5 - view on the main street, two floor suite, open space.”
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“Lower floors would probably offer better views.”
 of 5 bubbles slbcarlos86, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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