Grand Beach Miami Beach is a beach-front, pet-friendly luxury hotel in South Beach. It features three pools, ultra-modern suites, several eateries and a central location close to shopping areas and nightlife. All suites include a lounge area, television and free Wi-Fi. Most suites have two marble bathrooms, a balcony, floor-to-ceiling windows and pool or ocean views. Massage and other spa services are available at the pool or beach area, while two hot tubs, 24-hour fitness room, meeting facilities, a library and water sports rental company are on site. Chez Gaston features Latin-American fusion dishes and offers guests the option to dine al fresco. Espresso Gelato Bar serves light meals and cocktails. 24-hour room service is available. Attractions such as Bass Museum of Art and Miami Beach Botanical Garden are a ten-minute drive away from Grand Beach Miami Beach. Jungle Island, Miami Children's Museum and Miami Seaquarium are a 20-minute drive away, while Everglades and Biscayne National Parks are an hour away.
An overwhelming amount of visitors claimed they not only had great views of the beach and Atlantic Ocean, they also found the staff super helpful and attentive to all their needs. Put it together and most visitors had a great trip.
Two Pools Are Better Than One.
Guests who used the pool facilities commented that they loved the idea of a pool for families and one for adults only. Business travellers or couples felt having their own pool made the stay more enjoyable.
Spacious and Clean Rooms.
A number of people remarked they were quite happy with the room size and the cleanliness of the rooms. Many said it was exactly what they would expect from any location claiming to be a grand hotel.
Frustration With Staff.
While many guests did enjoy their treatment from the staff, there were visitors who felt their complaints were unaddressed, as if front desk and managers are indifferent to their concerns or questions.
Free Wi-Fi (and Other Amenities) Not Truly Free.
A few visitors mentioned that Wi-Fi, which is touted as no charge, isn’t really free since it’s included in the daily resort fee. They also mentioned other ‘free’ items like beach access, beach accessories, etc. also fall under the free umbrella yet are p
Too Expensive for What Is Received.
While most people seemed to enjoy their stay, some guests mentioned things such as the guest rooms weren’t as clean as they should be and valet parking is nothing special, which makes the hotel seem more expensive than necessary.