Penguin Hotel - Miami Beach

1418 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, United States, 33139  show map
 3 stars
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Penguin Hotel - Miami Beach

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Golf course

Wind surfing

Water skiing

Sailing

Canoeing

Billiards/Pool tables

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Verified Reviews:

  • Good water pressure - Bed and pillows and bedding was very comfy - Pool small
  • Flat screen tv on a mirror wall - Beach is just across the road - Breakfast was minimalistic
  • Rooms have been renovated - Staff was helpful - No internet
  • Rooms were decorated so beautifully - Bathrooms are new and clean - Great breakfast
  • Block away from all the action - Rooms were small - Cafe was great

Overview

Penguin Hotel is located in the heart of South Beach district and offers views of the Atlantic Ocean. An example of art deco architecture, this hotel opened in 1948 and was fully restored in 2006.

The hotel is set in the prime location 2.2 km away from Port of Miami, South Pointe Park and American Airlines Arena. The property is set a 10-minute stroll from Miami Beach center.

Penguin Hotel is set close to a mall, boutiques and shops.

Penguin Hotel lies within 20 minutes’ drive to Miami International airport.

Rooms

All modern guestrooms come with a laptop safe, individual climate control, flat-screen TV, a telephone and ironing facilities along with Italian décor. The rooms are appointed with separate bathrooms and Art Deco furniture.

Eat & Drink

Every morning at the café guests may enjoy continental breakfast. The lobby restaurant provides delicious meals. The large cocktail bar offers billiards, a terrace and Wi-Fi.

Services

Guests will benefit from concierge service, 24-hour reception and wake up service along with an elevator, a baggage storage and parking.

Relax

On-site activities feature water skiing, windsurfing and sailing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for additional charge.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 30 per day.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   43.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Early check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Banana boat
  • Water skiing
  • Wind surfing
  • Sailing
  • Canoeing
  • Motor board
  • Bowling
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Beach towels
  • Live entertainment
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Bottled water
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1418 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, United States, 33139

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City Center
  • Miami Beach
    600 m
Train Stations
  • Bass Museum of Art
    1.3 km
  • Miami Airport Station
    13.0 km
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • BLT Steak Miami
    70 m
  • Front Porch Cafe (cuisine: American)
    120 m
Parks
  • Lummus Park Beach
    630 m
Beaches
  • Bal Harbor Beach
    490 m
  • South Beach
    750 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    43

Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed or Double bed or 1 King-size bed or 1 Queen-size bed
Size: 26 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Double Room (Without Breakfast)

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    Corner Double Room
    Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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      Triple Room
      Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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      • Air conditioning
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        Quadruple Room
        Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
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        Family Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed
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        Ocean Corner Double Room
        Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
        Size: 23 m²
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        • Air conditioning
        • Shower
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          Ocean Corner Suite
          Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
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          • Air conditioning
          • Shower
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          Ocean Corner Suite Two Queen Beds - Non Refundable

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            How to reach hotel

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            Hotel Address:

            1418 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, United States, 33139

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Miami Beach
              600 m
            Train Stations
            • Bass Museum of Art
              1.3 km
            • Miami Airport Station
              13.0 km
            • Bus stop
              300 m
            Restaurants
            • BLT Steak Miami
              70 m
            • Front Porch Cafe (cuisine: American)
              120 m
            Parks
            • Lummus Park Beach
              630 m
            Beaches
            • Bal Harbor Beach
              490 m
            • South Beach
              750 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2006
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              43

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            Places of interest

            Convention centers

            Sport related

            Amusement

            • Miami Beach Cinematheque - 300 m

            Monuments and Landmarks

            Museums

            • World Erotic Art Museum (WEAM) - 300 m
            • Wolfsonian Museum - 600 m
            • Mangos Tropical Cafe - 700 m
            • South Florida Art Ctr Inc - 900 m
            • Carel Gallery - 900 m

            Local attractions

            • Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU - 1.6 km
              301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
            • Miami Beach Boardwalk - 3.0 km
              Miami Beach, FL
            • Aqua Jet Miami - 5.6 km
              1635 N Bayshore Dr, Miami
            • South Pointe Park - 2.3 km
              1 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
            • Jungle Island - 4.5 km
              1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami

            Near the hotel

            • Art Deco Historic District - 440 m
              Miami Beach, FL
            • South Beach - 750 m
              Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
            • The Wolfsonian - Florida International University - 610 m
              1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
            • K17 Beach Club - 790 m
              1717 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
            • World Erotic Art Museum (WEAM) - 360 m
              1205 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
            • Bal Harbor Beach - 490 m
              Collins Ave, Miami Beach
            • Lummus Park Beach - 630 m
              Ocean Drive, Miami

            Restaurants nearby

            • BLT Steak Miami - 70 m

              Address: 1440 Ocean Dr
              Phone: (305) 673-0044

              79% likes this, based on 515 reviews
              Price Range: CAD 34 - CAD 132

            • Purple Penguin Cafe - 10 m

              Address: 1418 Ocean Drive
              Phone: 305-534-9334

              74% likes this, based on 69 reviews
              Cuisine: International
              Price Range: CAD 10 - CAD 66

            • Jerry's Famous Deli - 150 m

              Address: 1450 Collins Ave
              Phone: 305-532-8030

              Price Range: CAD 0 - CAD 26

            • Front Porch Cafe - 120 m

              Address: 1458 Ocean Dr
              Phone: 305-531-8300

              70% likes this, based on 577 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: CAD 22 - CAD 52

            • Barock - 20 m

              Address: 1412 Ocean Drive
              Phone: 786-691-1020

              62% likes this, based on 39 reviews
              Cuisine: American, Asian
              Price Range: CAD 14 - CAD 51

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2006
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              43
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            Penguin Hotel Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Penguin Hotel

            Average guest rating

            6.4out of 10
            Good
            Based on 137 reviews

            Guest reviews

            • Single
              7.0

              The staff was very nice

              Matress extremly uncomfortable, Bed made a lot of noise every time I moved. Shower holder broke so I had to hold the shower in order to take a standing up bath, otherwise I would have to use teh bathtub

            • Couple
              7.4

              The rooms are very cute

              The entrance of the hotel is very small, with many people walking by.

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              Very central location; Close to Lincoln Rd.; On Ocean Dr. = quiet street

              Very noisy room with a communicating door; 200$ warranty shoud be payed for the room inventory with no control by the customer but no problems to get it back when leaving.

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              location, next to everything, room cleanliness, bedding

              Room AC noise; Very small room but O.K. for short stay; 200$ to be paid for an inventory the client can not check before entering the room.

            • Couple
              7.0

              Liked the spaciousness and decor of the rooms. The location is great.The staff were always cheerful (despite always being on their own at Reception and therefore having to juggle competing demands).

              Check-in: This took quite a long time as there was only one person on duty and she was being pulled in various different directions, e.g. someone enquiring about valet service, someone trying to check-in, someone wanting to leave their luggage etc. She remained calm throughout but it was neither pleasant for her or for the queue of guests waiting to check-in. Hot water: I did not have any hot water on the first night and had to have a cold shower in order to make my dinner reservation on time. Door lock: On the second night this did not work and had to be replaced entirely (room 212). It was almost two hours before I could get in my room and this meant that I ended up missing my dinner reservation!! The room smelled funny, like damp perhaps

            • Group of friends
              7.8

              The location next to the beach and resturants in the area

              Not knowing the cafe was no longer in that hotel until i checked in. I have stayed there before and was looking forward to this perk

            • Couple
              7.0

              The personnel from the reception: they are really nice and they help you with tourist information. The hotel is nice and it is placed in the quiet part of the legendary Ocean Drive street. By paying 15$+tax per night (mandatory), breakfast and free wifi are included.

              The valet parking: they scratched our car when they returned it to us and, after that, they expected to be tipped!!! I strongly recommend not to use the valet parking; much better to park in the parking placed on 12th or 13th street and it cost 20$ per day. Apart of this, you must pay 15$+tax per night and it includes free cocktails, breakfast and free wifi, but it is not really true: cocktails are half than normally and you have to pay 1$ for each cocktail.

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              Value for the price was great. The room was clean and the staff was always at our service.

            • Single
              6.6

              central location: close to the beach and shopping areas

              hidden cost: mandatory $15per day additional to pay for use of sister hotel President for breakfast and pool, which has size of bathtub. this should have been clearly pointed out at hotel details.

            • Group of friends
              7.8

              The location was great. It was very close to the beach and within walking distance from great restaurants, shopping and entertainment.

              I didn't like how breakfast was served at the sister hotel. I think that the penguin had a nice location and had a nice view for having breakfast.

            • Group of friends
              7.8

              How close it was to th ebeach.

              They did not have two double beds in my room as requested.

            • Couple
              5.8

              Nice decorations at room walls and elevator, good location

              staff was not friendly, wifi did not work, over all pricy hotel

            • Older travelers
              7.0

              Conveince

              Beds were horrible. Placed in a Room near stairs noisy all nite.

            • Single
              7.4

              Location

              no internet acces, no breakfats in the building

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              The location was excellent and the cleanliness was fantastic. It was also very quiet, even at Christmas.

              The hotel was advertised as having a kitchenette but had no equipment all, not even a kettle or cups to make tea or coffee.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Penguin Hotel - Miami Beach Miami Beach location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            1418 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, United States, 33139

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Miami Beach
              600 m
            Train Stations
            • Bass Museum of Art
              1.3 km
            • Miami Airport Station
              13.0 km
            • Bus stop
              300 m
            Restaurants
            • BLT Steak Miami
              70 m
            • Front Porch Cafe (cuisine: American)
              120 m
            Parks
            • Lummus Park Beach
              630 m
            Beaches
            • Bal Harbor Beach
              490 m
            • South Beach
              750 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2006
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              43