Rated 5 out of 5 by GoBeach Break from winter
Excellent well staffed, accommodating, friendly.
March 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Randog Can't go wrong here.
Celebrated my 50th bday with my wife and 3 other couples. The staff couldn't have been more helpful. One person in particular, Diego Dantas, was a superstar. He dotted ever i and crossed ever t to ensure our group had an amazing experience. Sure it's pricey but like the man said...you get what you pay for.
November 7, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Leonardo2012 This Hotel need to accomodate its guest
I found the management to be inconsistent in handling my request. I cut my vacation short by 1=one day because they could not upgrade me when I requested to be upgraded. I was traveling with my 9 month old son and the management decided to upgrade me at 9pm on Saturday after I had changed my plane reservations.
September 3, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jerry14 Exceeded Expectations
We were very impressed with the complete operation of the W, staff, facility and location. Wonder experience.
March 6, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by notdrj Only Place to Stay on South Beach!
I stayed at the W in June of this year during the NBA Finals, and let me just say it was an experience I will never forget. Not only because every time we came back or left the hotel we saw celebs the whole time - but what's even better is that we FELT like celebrities on this trip!
Everything was 1st class from the ocean view suite to the concierge service to the room service, to the convenience of the location (I ONLY wish there was a Starbucks closer to the hotel).
It was my girlfriends birthday trip, and she STILL talks about how amazing our stay was at the W months after we checked out. She's probably the most hard to please person I've ever met, and she LOVED the hotel, and the service.
I also utilized the concierge service to get her flowers on her birthday, and it was the most amazing bouquet she had ever seen. Definitely went over extremely well.
The moment we checked out we started making plans to come back to the W - definitely a 5 star experience all the way around.
August 27, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by RodAmexMex Thanks for everything Ligy
It's an excellent option in South Beach, I love your pool & beach facilities, Ligy was very kind with us everytime.
Your staff at The Dutch always smiling and corteous.
Also I would like to thankVictoria Atehortua at the concierge desk, I would refer my top customers to her for any needs in South Beach
October 24, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Maleh18 Awesome
Tons of fun,great hotel very nice staff.
March 13, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Kaps Great party place to be in Miami
The staff and hotel was great on the overall. Only the front office on check in gave us a diferent room category to what we booked. Although they mentioned it was an upgrade it was a worse off room. When i asked to them to give me the orignal room we booked after checking into the room given to us, we were informed they can do it but the room would have a problem of sound from the night club. I do appreciate they thinking of that and giving us another room but in this case the alternate room should have been a better and larger room to the orignal booked room. The front office manager said they could do the same but the excess would be charged for. This did not make sense to me, that you can give me a room with a problem or downgrade me without an issue but can not upgrade to a better room although the room has issues and better rooms are available in the hotel. The room did have issues and the nights the night club was open the sound kept us awake. Be carful to check on such rooms.
June 9, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by JackieO One of the best Starwood Properties
We stayed at the W in South Beach in November. Great location. Stunning views and beautifully appointed rooms. Beautiful property. Great drinks at the outside bar. Crowded pool -- and tough to get a chair, but the beach is always an option too. Very helpful staff. We definitely recommend this property.
November 15, 2011
Rated 4 out of 5 by Apurva Very Enjoyable Stay
My friend and I stayed here this past weekend for 3 nights.The front desk staff quickly recognized that we're both SPG Platinum guests and greeted us as such, which is always nice. We asked for a roll-away bed, and were first told that it would be $75. Perhaps my raised eyebrow helped the person helping us change his decision and the bed was provided free of charge. :)
We were upgraded to the Lower Penthouse floor and the view was simply awesome. Great ocean view and really comfortable chairs on our balcony! The hotel staff were particularly nice and recognizing that there were 2 occupants in our room, left extra water and towels.
The pool area is REALLY nice. The crows is a bit on the older / pretentious side, but I guess that is to expect on South Beach. Are the food and drinks overpriced? Most definitely!
We also had drinks at the bar, which was just OK. I thought the bartenders could be a little friendlier - they were a bit too stoic in my opinion.
Overall, I think this is a really nice hotel. If you're looking for a calm spot to take it easy, this is likely not the place.
If you're looking for a trendy, upscale hotel, which most W hotels are, this one definitely fits the bill!
March 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Robert18 Employees
This hotel has Amazing employees. The Service was Super. Every request was taken care of timely. Employees remembered our name and were great at customer service.
February 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love2travelalot Amazing Stay!!!
The W Southbeach has to be the best hotel. The rooms are all luxurious, spacious & so comfortable. The staff is outstanding! john Evans goes out of his way to make
sure everything is perfect. As well as many other staff members!! Highly recommend!!!! NO doubt the best hotel in South Florida!!!!
July 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by MrsD Amazing Service
I would like to acknowledge the great service that we got from W South Beach. Everybody was very accommodating and friendly. they made us feel special. Most importantly to Arturo, the concierge that went out of his way to meet our needs. Very patient with us as we came in a big group.
November 4, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by 561rick Great hotel
This is a great upscale hotel with wonderful amenities and staff.
My only issue was the slight noise from the on site club but I am a very light sleeper. My wife and mother in-law didn't notice it.
Dined at Mr Chow- the food was great and the service was fantastic.
December 22, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Orelax Gold Member has little weight.
Gold member has little weight when going to the W.
View was mediocre. I was told that I would get a ocean view, my view was a parking lot view, and the ocean was obstructed by palm trees because we were on a low floor. No upgrades were available, even though we are a gold member, and we checked in early. (1pm) They did have upgraded rooms, but you would have to pay for them..(penthouse).. The room we were in had a clog in the shower, and in the sink. Disgusting. We were rushing and couldn't wait for engineering to come...anyways, our first shower, was in about a 2 inch puddle of water. Disgusting! Engineering fixed both areas when we went out to dinner.
The pool area took 25 minutes to greet us, and take our lunch and drink order. He tried to memorize it, and he screwed it all up. We asked for guacamole appetizer, a bottle water, 2 sparkling sangrias, angus burger no tomato, and fish tacos and for dessert a berry bowl. The food first of came ALL out before the drinks. I mean, geez, can't we get the guacamole first, to enjoy, so it wont turn dark brown like it did, cause you don't want your other food to get cold, because its supposed to be eaten hot. Anyways, my burger came with a tomato...oh wait, forgot to say, that we never got any silverware or napkins., and came out after we requested it...our sangria, finally came out, after we ate half our food....but wait, it came out NON carbonated...we were dying of thirst, and just had to drink it, cause the waiter/waitress were nowhere to be found. We asked them, you forgot our water, when we pretty much finished everything, including our half eaten guacamole since it turned brown. (who eats brown guacamole) To me, its like they don't care, because on the check they already include the 20% gratuity, good service or bad. I like to give extra, but not in this situation. Next time, write it down what we order, and bring the drinks and silverware before the food comes out.
Next day we got a bed on the pool, and once again, we waited 25-30 minutes to get serviced. You would think, geez you got a bed this time, that you paid, $100 for, and you would get some sort of better service.
The next day, we get to the pool, and I am not kidding, when I say there were atleast 40 kids, playing football in the pool. Yelling and screaming, and more yelling and screaming, throw me the ball, no throw the ball here...I mean, seriously? Can we relax? Isn't this supposed to be a pool to relax at, not here chaos? I felt bad for all the other guests, so we decided to go to the beach.
Anyways, the remainder of our stay, we stayed at the beach, and the service there was better, than the pool area. We got 2 beds each day there, and the waitress and waiter were attentive.
Spa, was nice and relaxing. I received a massage, which was very much needed, and deserved after the stressful pool day.
Would I come back? I am not sure...I've come to this W hotel, several times, and this was the most disappointing experience I ever had. I am probably going to check out some other spa hotels, and give them a try since I had this mediocre experience.
April 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by SSSFactor Best hotel ever
this hotel has everything
March 9, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by JPfromthe213 PERFECT LOCATION
As the title states, the W is located away from the crazy tourist traps of SoBe with direct access to the beach. In close proximity to all major night venues, and if you don't feel like going far, you can creep over to WALL.
Our suite was excellent with an amazing view of the ocean!
May 20, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by aztraveler1234 Expensive with spotty service
Servicing room was not up to par and charged for items not used. For the price you can find a better hotel.
February 24, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 Take care with Reception
I've been charged more than dealed. The last two nights my daughter, that had left the Hotel, was charged as an extra bed. As I was in a hurry to get my plane I didn't checked it. The Reception was informed about the departure of my daughter and didn't take it in consideration.
August 3, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by RachelsGetaway Beautiful hotel with terrific staff
W Hotel in Southbeach has best location, great staff and beautiful rooms. Quieter than other Southbeach hotels so go here if you want some peace and relaxation. The bars/restaurants don't get too lively so our group went elsewhere...but overall a great experience.
November 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mel1973 Best 40th Ever!
The W Hotel in South Beach is by far the best hotel in Miami. The service was exceptional, the staff - unpretentious and ever-willing to assist and the room was spectacular. I could not have had a better stay. Make sure you try the Mojito's in the lobby bar - unbelievable!
August 30, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Hadar W hotel 9/2013
A. construction work on the north side very noisy
B. after W hotel L.A. the bed rooms very small ,living room o.k.
C. queen sofa is only for short and small child.
D. the south view is much better.
E. very good swimming pool and beach.
F.very good housekeeping service .
September 28, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by bscott Great Stay
Cannot say enough good things about the staff and their attention to every need of the guests at the W. The pool crew was friendly and accommodating. Special thanks to Manny..
Only negative was no tub in the full bath. Great shower, though. Still would love a tub.
August 12, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by mpc245 Best Hotel In South Beach
Everything about this place was amazing. The room - Mega Suite w/ private plunge pool - was incredible. The service was top notch. We used the Acura Experience car, which was also a great perk. The service by the pool was stellar. This hotel has everything covered.
November 16, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Florence9 Best Hotel in South Beach!
The staff was exceptional, the rooms are gorgeous with ocean views, even checked out the gym it was top of the line! Absolutely amazing beach front property with the perfect pool! Really thrilled and would recommend this hotel to anyone traveling to Miami!
November 28, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by CTguy Great rooms, service and views
The hotel did a very nice job with their guest rooms. Bathrooms are spacious & upgraded. Rooms are light & airy. Very comfortable to just hang out and relax. Staff is super friendly and extremely accommodating.
The pool area and staff was amazing.
September 9, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by trch1 Short Stay
Overall my stay was good. i would have preferred to have received a room closer to the beach but I did book at the last minute so it was fine.
February 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by TonyTraveler56 Artsy and Beautiful
Stunning hotel and convenient location near art museum, beach, and ballet. Was upgraded to an Oasis Suite and received excellent service while there.
Other nice amenities were the quieter tucked away infinity pool, bikes, and dj.
November 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Steve Great Vibe and Service at the W South Beach
Th W South Beach is the best hotel we have stayed at, including Ritz Carltons and other 5 star hotels all over the world. South Beach is nice, but we went back for the second year in a row because of the excellence of the W. Here's why? Staff is super friendly and helpful. The infinity pool and surrounding space is a delight - large enough to never feel crowded even with every lounge chair occupied, crystal clear warm soft water, privacy from the public beachfront walkway, and excellent service. The beach is literally 20 steps away with equally fine lounge chair, towel and food service provided by the hotel. The rooms are all large -studios or suites - with walls of windows overlooking the beach and the city. A short walk to Lincoln Road and Ocean Ave., yet a private oasis away from the crowds. Lest you think I work for Starwood (I don't), I must add that Mr.Chow's was disappointing - food was nothing special, especially for the price - although the space is beautiful. Yes South Beach is nice, but the W is our reason to return each year.
February 12, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Mike32 Rude Service Staff
The concierge, front desk and valet were rude and annoyed when having to do their job. Conversely, the pool and beach staff was extremely friendly. If you are coming for the location, it is amazing. Just be prepared for the mostly rude staff.
April 27, 2012