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edinburgh scotland
Reviewed 23 February 2010

One of THE classic Art Deco hotels. It looks and feels good. With wooden floors you hope the people above are not to noisy but its the location and the look of the Hotel that grabs you! The beach area is expensive but worth every penny and it is great in the morning to walk along the beach people watching....

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toronto
Reviewed 19 February 2010

My husband & I stayed here knowing it was in the art deco district and located between 7th & 8th on Ocean drive, an excellent location to get all the south beach atmosphere. Hotel room was small with 2 double beds, and the linens are not 300 thread count nor are the towels thick & fluffy but the room was...

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massachusetts
Reviewed 19 February 2010

I arrived at the Colony hours before my check-in. Although check in time is at 3o'clock the front desk clerk(ErnestoF.Donoso) was more than willing to accomodate me an allowed me to check in early. He also was very helpful in helping me schedule tours,everglades,star island etc; i must say my wife and i had a very enjoyable time while saying...

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Bavaria
Reviewed 18 February 2010

We can´t say anything about the rooms... because we must not stay although we had a valid reservation - booked one day before on their official website!!! We think the hotel was simply overbooked. Furthermore the person on the front desk was very uninterested in our reservation. Much more important was the phone... So if you want a trusty stay...

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Leeds
Reviewed 6 February 2010

My friend and I decided last minute that we wanted some sun before Christmas. As we’d been to Florida a few times we knew that it would be the place to go as we didn’t have time to shop around. Getting a last minute flight was no problem (I love British Airways); however finding a hotel we could afford was...

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Fife
Reviewed 3 February 2010

Cant get any more central, right on Ocean Drive. Rooms were very clean and modern. Big Plasma sceen had fuzzy picture. Quite noisy but you would expect that with the location.

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Benicia, California
Reviewed 31 January 2010

We only stayed one night at The Colony Hotel on our way to the Keys the next morning. The hotel room was fine - great location right on Ocean Drive. The front desk lost our reservation even though I booked online and had a confirmation number. Luckily there was still availability and we didn't have to find somewhere else to...

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Pendergrass, GA
Reviewed 31 January 2010

I stayed at the Colony in early December 2009. I must say that so far it has been the best hotel I've stayed in. The service was magnificent and the front the desk clerk remembered my name since the first night. I felt like everyone knew me there. The valet service was magnificent and the food at the Cafe was...

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NY
Reviewed 21 January 2010

I stayed at this hotel for 3 nights and wish I would have stayed there the last couple of visits to Miami Beach. It is located in the middle of EVERYTHING and the beach is right in front! I have stayed in a lot of other hotels on South Beach and if you want to be where the action is...

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Baltimore, MD
Reviewed 8 January 2010

Don't eat at the restaurant. No one cares, and the food is terrible, not to mention way over priced. We went into the place becuase of the drink specials. buy 1 get one FREE. The special is a scam because it is that each individual has to buy on and get 1 free. You can't buy one and gove it...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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Columbus Restaurant
Columbus Restaurant
Cuisines: American
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the most photographed Art Deco hotels along famed South Beach, The Colony Hotel is a renovated 1939 hotel that offers an intoxicating ambiance and fun in the sun for guests who just want to get away to relax and enjoy all that Miami Beach has to offer. Guests are within walking distance to South Beach boutique shops, restaurants, nightclubs, salon/spas, other world-famous sites like the former Versace Mansion and much more. We cater to visitors looking to escape the structured corporate environment and the vacationer who wants to come to relax and enjoy sun-filled days and fun filled nights. Everything that people enjoy about South Beach is literally at the doorstep of the Colony Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Colony Hotel

Address: 736 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: ₹ 6,675 - ₹ 22,749 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Colony Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Colony Hotel Miami Beach
Colony Miami Beach
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#113 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
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