Rated 4 out of 5 by Taiho1 Noisy
We stayed on the 16th floor. The room was a spectacular suite.. The staff on reception on our arrival were brilliant, the room was beyond expectation and all other staff were polite.
The BIG downfall to the hotel is the Bose sound systems. To those of us with a brain the system is great. But for a certain portion of guests that have neither a brain or respect for other guests they are a nuisance. We were woken up on two occasions at 5am by two separate idiots that were only thinking of there own good time. One of these people in the room next to us was even bouncing a ball against the wall. When I phoned reception they did send up security and they did stop the noise, but once awakened at that time you are awake! The last occasion was on our last morning so we decided to leave early, as we were that upset about it all. There were people shouting and screaming in the corridors.
Everything else about the hotel was faultless, but when on holiday a good nights sleep is essential. The young man on reception on the morning we left 22nd June 2013 seemed very uninterested about my issues.
June 24, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by DCA4 Great Hotel for South Beach Access
Great location and fantastic facilities and access to the beach. Very friendly and helpful staff. The weather didn't cooperate, but despite this, we enjoyed the hotel amenities and restaurants!
September 1, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by andreystart Andrey
Very noisy Hotel
We coud't sleep almost every day until 2-3 A.M.
Quality of Dining room is not good . Meal,foods are not tasty >>
Not enough places aroun the pool .
Very good and big Fitness Center
April 2, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Promoguy One of the best in south beach
Hotel was great. We stayed in the fabulous studio which is like a suite. Balcony was huge with a great view of the beach. Dutch restaurant was amazing and staff and service was "over the top".
July 15, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by jake1665 As always W deco is just marvelous
The beach and the pool & garden are just fantastic, the in house restaurant are exquisite don't miss them if you're around, the staff is doing a great job always there to help and serve.
August 12, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by DandD Fun and comfort
the rooms and staff are amazing. The Dutch is really fun and delicious at any time of day or night. Everyone in the hotel and restaurants is welcoming and happy no matter how busy they are.
March 25, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Mitchell Great Property but spotty service
Physically, the hotel is great. We had no complaints. Unfortunately, we can not say the same about the service. Everyone is very friendly but they are not particularly competent. The service at the Pool, where we rented a cabana for 3 days was especially bad. An example would include receiving our lunches but not getting silverware for at least 15 minutes afterwards. The service at The Dutch was consistently poor for breakfast and lunch. Where is the supervision to make sure the servers are trained properly?
I truly believe that automatically including an 18% gratuity is making the service worse. We were at the hotel in December and did not experience any of these issues.
In regard to the room, I get the feeling that a room supervisor does not check the room often enough or at all. Our A/C did not work effectively in the bedroom portion of our room. There was no garbage can in the living area bathroom and there was no full length mirror.
That being said, because we like the property itself and the location, we will come back again in December. Hopefully, it will be more like our previous visit.
January 22, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous72513 The Best!
I had an incredible time, this hotel has great features and the staff is so accommodating and helpful. The staff gives you what you need before asking. I will definitely stay here again!
July 25, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Debby51 Great weekend getaway
Arrived early morning and were able to check in to our room. Loved the pool area and beach. Found the service to be excellent. Whatever/whenever! Looking forward to going back next year.
October 19, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by YMarie Gorgeous Suite and Fantastic Staff
Great location if you want to experience Miami nightlife. The staff is so helpful and the accommodations are fabulous. The only negative is the construction going on next door.
September 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jo46 Above and beyond expectations
From the time we came to the time we left we were not disappointed. The location is perfect for everything you want to experience in Miami Beach. Our 2 dogs felt right at home.
August 24, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by zlo18394 Awesome
I travel a lot and this has been the best experience I've had at a resort. I would highly reccommend you to stay at this hotel. The staff was very friendly and treat you very well!
July 9, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Bkhan Swanky hotel in great location
The hotel has a great location, pool and beach. Probably the only thing which could be improved is the quality of the food. Service was friendly and the rooms were impeccable.
July 7, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Melany1666 hotel has great rooms and amenities and great staff
Every one at the pool and in the lobby was fantastic. Especially the young men and ladies at ateh beach. Employee Kristopher Sagaslome was especially attentive.
October 8, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by NOTpleased1245 Needs some work
This is my second stay at this property. I must say that I was not pleased with my experience.
There were 3 main issues that I felt could have been handled better. One, I fully understand the late check-in time due to the 'resort' classification the hotel holds. I came in a bit early hoping that I would be able to check into my room. I was not able to be accommodated, no big deal. I'll wait around. However when the proper check in time came and went, I inquired about the status at the front desk, I was told that the room still isn't ready and there was not an expected time to check in. I was merely told I will receive a text message once the room is ready. After dinner (nearly 19:00), I called the front desk to realize that the room was ready and I was not contacted. I feel like I wasted the entire day playing by the rules and losing. I was looking forward to the room and enjoying my vacation with my girlfriend. This vacation was off to a terrible start. Two, On the second day of my stay, we left the room for most of the morning and afternoon. We returned at 16:30 to find our room un-made (the do not disturb sign was NOT posted on our door). We had to call down to the front to request the room to be made up and had to evacuate the room. Again, I was not able to enjoy the room. Three, I realized that my plans required a extra time in the afternoon and requested a late check out. Given my circumstances, I would have hoped for some understanding. The front desk operator met me with a stone wall stating that hotel policy was not able to accommodate me. Nevermind the fact that I checked in late due to terrible planning and communication from the hotel, but also to be met with such unwavering ability to work listen and work with me was VERY off-putting.
I stayed in the so-called "Fabulous Studio" and had two items of note that would make me refrain from stay in that room again. 1) I requested a higher room hoping to be away from street noise (I was placed on the 5th floor, which was the highest floor available for this room configuration). This is not possible as the nightclub is underneath the room. Most of the night was spent trying to drown out the bass from the nightclub. Not very condusive to a good nights sleep. 2)There is no sun on the patio in the afternoon or evening. You miss the beautiful Miami sunset, and sunbathing is impossible as the sun is completely obscured by the main hotel building.
Overall, this stay was VERY disappointing and has made me re-think whether I would like to put the effort into re-qualifying for Platinum Status with Starwood.
March 3, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Shloopie Getaway
Great looking hotel,great location.
Rooms not that we'll cleaned,had to ask several times for service such as turn down,valet. Always same excuse...must be mis comunication
October 23, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by KJHG Great location and service
This hotel is right on the beach and has a phenomenal pool area with a walk out to the beach. The service level is amongst the best in the W hotel family.
October 14, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by LegislativeConf Holiday get away
Great hotel and location. The pool is too small and reserving a poolside chair is frustrating and challenging since many patrons go down before 7am to reserve their seats.
December 30, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Heat777 Great Beach and City views
Great location, great views and great atmsphere
December 31, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by BigZ Wonderful time
Our 5 days at the W were wonderful. Staff was very helpful and the staff always recommended a wonderful place to visit or eat. I would definitely recommend this hotel.
February 12, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Adolph Excellent stay
Very excellent hotel nice stay nice place nice beach and sea. The hotel is very confortable and u can have what you want.
Really recommend this hotel for a super stay
September 8, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by cjpowers Stunning
This hotel was great and the staff was top notch. Even during the busy New Years Eve weekend, they still delivered. The view from the room is indescribable.
January 5, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ivette Anniversary Stay...
We fell in love with the premises and its staff. Thank you for such a wonderful experience. The hotel and property took my breath away...
See you soon..
October 3, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by thedoc The W is for Winner
One of the most spectacular hotels I have ever stayed at, the staff very attentive, facilities were exquisite. i would stay at the W again.
April 23, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jchetrit1 Gabby
Gabby the VIP insider is tremendous. She really allows for great comfort, and the ability to immerse yourself in south beach culture.
May 14, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by AprilinParis The Service at this Hotel is Excellent!
Every single member of the staff that we encountered was friendly and competent. We will definitely stay at this location again.
March 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by jacqueline50 W South Beach
Thanks for a great stay at your hotel. We cannot wait to come again and are already planning our next visit.
October 13, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Barry Great Room Very Clean
As always, a great stay. Marie (Hatian Lady), my maid was so customer friendly oriented. She kept my room spotless.
February 14, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Gaby25 AMAZING
The W South Beach Hotel is wonderful! I was just sad for not being able to get all of it because of the hurracaine.
August 31, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tony2929 This hotel has great rooms
Location of the hotel is outstanding and the rooms are modern and comfortable. Wonderful beds! Great showers.
February 15, 2013