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Design Suites Miami Beach

5445 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33140-2568
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#200 of 240 hotels in Miami Beach
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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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Valet parking
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Poolside bar
Convenience store
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
City view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Ximena Rivas wrote a review Aug 2021
Montevideo, Uruguay7 contributions
Does not include maid or change towels during stay. The rooms and common areas look like the '90s with no maintenance. The pool area does not have any shaded or umbrella spaces. They offer you the possibility that up to 15 days before check-in to receive shipments, but when they arrive they return them for not having a room number !!! (impossible to have room number prior to checkin .... nonsense). The reception staff are not friendly at all. Something positive could be the parking and valet parking service and the kitchenette in the room, just to mention something not negative!
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Date of stay: August 2021
Vivian M wrote a review Aug 2021
Miami, Florida12 contributions1 helpful vote
Valet is confusing, you have to carry your luggage up a hill and 14 steps in order to get a luggage cart, front desk is rude, rooms are dirty, beds have no mattress cover, with mold and dried urine all over the mattress. Obviously known to them because the bottom was worse, as if it was just turned over. One toilet paper left in room with no access to more or to towels. There is no maid service although the ad does say so. There is no tiki bar in the sense you would believe. It is a concrete building with garage doors that closes on Sunday at 5 PM and did not open on Tuesday at all. There are no chairs in the pool area. There are huge rust stains in the pool and the surrounding partitions. They leave a coffee maker in the room but no coffee, not even one slip. They warn you not to leave the balcony door open because the a/c will condensate. We were not in the room much but we always kept the door closed and the a/c was leaking the whole time. We had to place one of the precious towels on the floor and almost slipped more than once. I am 61-years-old and in the last 20 years I have traveled a lot. I have never, ever had a worse experience, when I was supposed to be on vacation. If you rent through any source other than their hotel site, there is no early check in. Why, don't we pay too? Their lack of hospitality shows in that I called hotels.com to tell them my situation and they left a voicemail for the hotel, since they didn't answer the phone. Two days later, they still have not responded to hotels.com. If you want to have a pleasurable experience, stay away from this hell hole. I have pictures and videos. I filed a complaint with the Florida Department of Health and I am filing another with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and with the CDC, in the hopes they correct all the violations and no one else has to suffer. Mold is a killer. CDC says remove the mold or remove yourself. We all had respiratory and digestive issues during our stay that have since subsided.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Room Tip: Best tip is stay away. I thought the reviews might be wrong but everything you've read is...
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939karac wrote a review Jun 2021
Indianapolis, Indiana12 contributions
These are not ‘recently renovated’. Several areas of wall damage, wires hanging, hair and crumbs on the floor, damaged tile, stained bathtub & shower curtain. We switched rooms & it had a broken hair dryer & metal prongs off of the outlet & light bulbs out.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Avoid all together
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Viajes wrote a review May 2021
Lima, Peru89 contributions11 helpful votes
If you want to know what is really awful and horrible you can stay at this place. The location is good but the service is extremely a disasters. I have booked this place because the beach but I couldn't enjoy it because they didn't keep my lugged as storage and also they were trying to charge me an extra 35 USD For not reason... The guy (owner) at the front desk is so unrespectful! I am in the business and i have never made a bad review but they really deserve that. In addition to this, please take a look to the pictures and see by your self the real shape of the rooms
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Do not make a with the design suites, there is other owners at the same building that really care...
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Keyla wrote a review Feb 2021
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Since we got here its been a terrible experience. Room is not what we expected compared to what we saw online. Outlets blew out all chargers. When we went to check in front desk staff WAS EXTREMELY RUDE!! Online it is not specified that there is valet and it is extremely unorganized.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Frequently Asked Questions about Design Suites Miami Beach
Which popular attractions are close to Design Suites Miami Beach?
Nearby attractions include Sunset Cinema's Movies On the Beach (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Design Suites Miami Beach?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Design Suites Miami Beach?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Design Suites Miami Beach?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Design Suites Miami Beach?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Design Suites Miami Beach?
Conveniently located restaurants include Hoshi and Sushi Asian Cuisine, LOLA Restaurant & Grill, and L'Edito Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Design Suites Miami Beach?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Design Suites Miami Beach?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater (4.8 km), Venetian Causeway Bridge (7.5 km), and Art Deco Historic District (6.1 km).
Does Design Suites Miami Beach have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.