The Penguin Hotel

3.1
1343 reviews
1418 Ocean Dr Miami Beach, FL 33139, +1 305-534-9334
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Hip Ocean Drive hotel, across from Lummus Park and beach
Hip Ocean Drive hotel
The Penguin Hotel combines hip style with a prime location on Ocean Drive. Across the street from Lummus Park and the beach, the hotel's location is a hit with guests. You'll be a half-mile from Lincoln Road Mall and the New World Symphony campus.
Historic district setting
Guests can take a stroll through the historic Art Deco District. For events, the Miami Beach Convention Center is 4 blocks away. The views of South Pointe Park are less than 2 miles away, and you can see world-class art at Bass Museum of Art, less than 1 mile north.
Smoothies and cocktails
The hotel's resort fee includes a continental breakfast and 2 house cocktails each day from the Purple Penguin Café. The café also serves lunch and dinner, indoors and out. Other nice-to-have resort perks include WiFi, 2 free bottles of water, and beach towels and chairs.
Nature indoors
Each of the 42 guestrooms offers nature-inspired art and Czech crystal chandeliers. A 32-inch flat-screen TV, WiFi, small refrigerator, and in-room safe help make your stay more enjoyable.

Reviews

Overall Guest Score
3.1
Beach
"Wonderful beach." "Close to the beach" "Cool beach breeze"
Location
"Terrific location." "Great location"
100% appreciated the closeness to the beach.
95% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby.
Service
"Good service." "Staff was friendly"
93% found the staff to be very friendly.
74% said the reception staff was great.
Food
"Food is average." "Free welcome drinks"
57% found the breakfast to be acceptable.
For 59%, the dining experience was not enjoyable.
Room
"Rooms are not good." "Rooms are small"
70% complained about the bathroom.
69% said rooms were small.
WiFi
"Internet is poor." "Wifi was weak and slow"
Hotel Building
"Terrible building." "No elevator" "Avoid 1st floor"
For 85%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard.
79% thought the facilities needed updating.
Good to know...
+
Good restaurant service
+
Good bar service
Unpleasant entrance area
+
Beach nearby

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