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Pestana Miami South Beach
Ranked #25 of 212 Hotels in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Stayed there with 5 gfs for 3 nights, we booked for two rooms and upon arrival we were greeted warmly at the reception. We asked for two rooms close to each other and it was done within minutes and with a smile, we had help carrying all luggage to our rooms since the building we stayed at didn't have elevators but it was not a concern.
Rooms were bright and decent size, clean and modern washrooms, free beach towels are your disposal, swimming pool, a restaurant and two bars.
The staffs were all very nice and it was close to Collins and major streets, shopping, restaurants and the beach. A great place to stay at in Miami!

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

Just got back from this hotel., stayed with a friend for 5 nights. We both Had a great time, the hotel was clean and the rooms very comfy and well equipped. The hotel food was nice and all staff that we met were friendly and very helpful, they made you feel very welcome. Couldn't ask for more. Good location too. I would recommend this hotel if you want to stay in south beach.

Stayed: August 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

an experienced world traveller who avoids corporate like hotels or the usual big hotel groups.i.e marriott or hilton.
the pestana was excellent in so many facets.great location,welcoming,incredibly clean,nice pool and rooms for the art deco hotel.management were great and special mention to the restaurant/bar staffer Endri.The hotel is very fortunate to have him.hospitality is second nature to him.i am a single dad with a teenager daughter and they treated her like a vip.

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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

Perfect hotel in the art deco district of Miami south beach within walking distance of Ocean Drive, Collins Ave, Washington Ave and nearby Lincoln Road. Hotel is situated in an quiet neighborhood.
Friendly Staff, good breakfast, en great Valet parking .
Value for money !

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

If you want to stay in SoBe, want an Art Deco hotel, great location and quiet haven to sleep in without breaking the bank, Pestana is ideal. Hotel is still less than 2years old, super clean with spacious rooms (for the beach). I love James Ave--Collins and lincoln are right there, but this street is quiet, peaceful, and worlds away.

Staff does go out of its way for you, service at the bar is a bit slow (welcome to Miami time!) but the drinks are great! Try a mojito!

Things to know if you're coming to SoBe or staying here: ditch the car. You wont need it as everything is nearby and you have cabs and rental bikes as an option. Also, parking everywhere on the beach and this area in particular is a nightmare and expensive. Uber also just came to Miami!

Hotel has a 2br suite type room that is great for 6 people traveling together but beware that the back building has no elevator so if stairs are an issue, skip this building. As an example, my older parents would not have been able to handle all the stairs for this room type. The 2BR itself has stairs as well as its comprised of a LR area with a bath downstairs (sofa converts), then 2BR upstairs, one with 2 twin beds and the other with king and ensuite bath. The second bedroom shares the bath downstairs. The room also has 2 balconies and a huge sundeck off the 2nd room upstairs.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

This hotel within walking distance of Ocean Drive is the perfect hide-away when visiting Miami Beach. It consists of three Art Deco buildings around a swimming pool that can sometimes be a bit noisy in the day. The rooms are clean and large and have excellent wifi coverage. We had a room that was fitted for disabled persons, the downside being that you could not shower without flooding the bathroom. The staff is very friendly and helpful. There is no free parking space in the area. The hotel has a valet parking service that works just fine but is expensive at 30 dollar/24 hours.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

Recent reviews that all mention the friendly and helpful staff are spot on. The hotel is kept very clean and tidy - all day. The free wifi is fast. Make sure you look out for happy-hour in the bar and try one of the many cocktails or ice-cold beers.

The Pestana is within easy walking distance of the beach, the Lincoln Road Mall, and the restaurants on Washington Avenue. Try the Ocean Deli around the corner at 20th and Liberty Avenue, and the Deco Bike hire on 17th Street near the beach.

For breakfast, we'd suggest not having it in the hotel every day of your stay, try the many choices nearby.

The Pestana's a relatively small hotel and we chose it because it looked like it would be more fun than the larger hotels in Miami Beach - we chose well ! Enjoy !

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Pestana Miami South Beach

Address: 1817 James Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Formerly Pestana Miami South Beach Art Deco Boutique Hotel)
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach > City Center
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#21 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
#26 Family Hotel in Miami Beach
#42 Romantic Hotel in Miami Beach
Price Range: £120 - £422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pestana Miami South Beach 3.5*
Number of rooms: 98
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Visit the Pestana South Beach, an Art Deco Boutique Hotel in Miami, made up of 4 buildings with white and blue façades in the middle of Miami Beach. It is just 5 minutes from the waters of South Beach and only 9 minutes on foot from Lincoln Road, a truly open-air shopping centre. Here, you can immerse yourself in the most sophisticated side of architecture, culture and urban events, along with typical American beach culture. Close by, you can visit the Miami Beach Convention Center and the Miami Beach Golf Club. The Pestana Miami South Beach offers a courtyard where you will find a heated indoor swimming pool, a Bistro and a Bar. It offers a car park for a fee, a business centre, beach service, concierge and bike rental services so that you can get to know the city. Rooms include free internet and cable TV. ... more   less 
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