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Seminole, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

First time staying at this hotel, the location is very good, very close to the Hard Rock Stadium, also close to the Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, did not find any issues with the hotel, except for the balcony, that rail needs some fixing. Other than that very nice. Beds were clean and comfortable, the air conditioner was quite, bathroom...

Thank Carlos P
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was sad. The lobby has been recently renovated, and I'd have to say that they did a decent job in doing so, but my room was awful. It smelled bad, it was damp, everything was old, there was moisture between the glass panes, it was noisy (the hotel is surrounded by major highways), there was mold and mildew....

Thank jim H
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The stadium hotel sort of pulls a fast one on you. You walk in to the small but updated lobby and you think the lobby is nice and updated, the rooms must match. Then you go up the elevator to your room and exit onto a floor that is dingy and dated and so overwhelmingly smells like air freshener, you...

Thank crimlaw79
William21485, Guest Relations Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Crimlaw, We are sorry for your review. The hotel for sure is not pulling a fast one. We are a very budget friendly hotel one mile from major events at Hard Rock Stadium. I will not say any more, as you clearly don't understand the hotel business. Respectfully, Guest Relations Manager

Destin, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Judging by the reviews, I was a little nervous to book for the Orange Bowl but I'm SO glad I did. Everyone was very friendly when we arrived. We were greeted with gift bags for our favorite team (Michigan for me and Florida State for my daughter). Rooms were clean, beds were comfy, breakfast was very good and larger than...

Thank tracy s
William21485, Guest Relations Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Tracy S, Thank you for your review! We greatly appreciate your input. We look forward to your future returns. Sincerely, Guest Relations Manager

Northampton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for the second consecutive year around New Year's for a couple of football games. Last year, I wrote a review describing several issues we had. This year, it was a much better experience, and it's clear they are trying to improve the place. Our room appeared to have been recently painted and the carpet looked fairly new....

Thank BlueGold75
William21485, Guest Relations Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

Hello BlueGold75, Awesome that you shared the experience and you were satisfied. We are excited that you will be coming back! Thank you Guest Relations Manager

Weymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was a rip off. As soon as you get there they hit you with a bunch of hidden charges even though we already paid for the room. It was real sketchy. The floors were gross to the point where the bottom of your feet turned black just from walking around the room barefoot.

Thank Chris W
William21485, Guest Relations Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Chris W, We are not a rip off. Sorry you feel that way. There are no hidden charges. We clearly state all charges on our website. We have a clean and updated hotel. Apparently you feel otherwise. Our prices are redicuously low so sorry you felt ripped off. Respectfully, Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the misfortune to stay in the Stadium Hotel last night. I had thought that booking a hotel room involved having a bed in a foreign town and being able to sleep in it. I was wrong when I booked this hotel. Fireworks started late at night (past midnight - and it wasn’t New Years Eve) and continued on...

Thank Wendy W
William21485, Guest Relations Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Wendy, We apologize that due to fireworks on New Years eve your sleep was disrupted. We cannot control the outside areas that are not our initial property. Respectfully, Guest Relations Manager

Blacksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

High end hotel, jam packed for most big games. We got a really nice room with a small fridge, microwave in room. Will recommend. Getting there can be a bit tricky though.The lobby has posters o upcoming games, and sells merchandise too. This is a great place to stay for sports fans. Breakfast is served till 10 am, and you...

Thank Mona806
William21485, Guest Relations Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Mona806, Thank you so much for the great review. The staff work hard to insure our guests are happy with their stays. Appreciate your time and review. Sincerely, Guest Relations manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been staying here for years now. The upgrades are great. This used to be a pretty dingy hotel, and I really only stayed here for Dolphin games or other events at the stadium. I was really impressed with the upgrades. The free breakfast was fine and adequate. With Calder right next door you have another option for entertainment.

Thank V4465IVtimm
William21485, Guest Relations Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

Hello V4465IVtimm, Thank you for the great review. We appreciate that you notice all the good upgrades we have done. Look forward to your future returns. Thank you Guest Relations Manager

Terre Haute, Indiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here just for a night and it was okay. It was a good place to stay in a good area and had things to do at the hotel. However they give you tickets to breakfast like they are trying to guard some extravagant breakfast but really it's as minimal as you can get. Just basically a bunch of...

Thank c22hubb
William21485, Guest Relations Manager at Stadium Hotel, responded to this review

Hello c22hubb, Thank you for the hotel review. The breakfast is minimal due to it being free. We have a brand new restuarant that was built and we offer a variety of food out of Legends Grill. Thank you Guest Relations Manager

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stadium Hotel is The Very Best Among Miami Budget Hotels Stadium Hotel is the closest Hotel To Calder Casino & Race Course and Sun Life Stadium in the City of Miami Gardens, Florida. Our Miami Gardens hotel is a mile from Sun Life Stadium, which hosts sporting, music and entertainment events all year long. From your room you can look right down onto the Calder Casino & Race Course. If you're searching for Miami hotel accommodations that are as close as possible to the sports you like, look no further. Stadium Hotel is the only name you need to know. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stadium Hotel

Address: 21485 NW 27th Ave, Miami Gardens, FL 33056-1162 (Formerly El Palacio Sports Hotel)
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Gardens
Price Range: ₹ 7,029 - ₹ 11,124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Stadium Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 217
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Also Known As:
El Palacio Sports Hotel Miami Gardens
El Palacio Sports Hotel And Conference Center
El Palacio Sports Miami
El Palacio Hotel
Hotel El Palacio Sports
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