The Elser Hotel Review

Miami, Florida
luxury Hotel
CITY VIEW THREE BEDROOM SUITE (KING/QUEEN/TWO TWINS)

Stay in the heart of downtown near all the excitement that makes Miami a global destination. The city’s best dining, nightlife, arts and entertainment are steps away from your unobstructed waterfront views. Here


4.63

out of 5

Excellent

Hotel rating breakdown

iconWiFi

5
iconService

4.5
iconCleanliness

4.5
iconBed Comfort

4.5
iconPool

4
iconLocation

5
iconGym

5
iconRoom Amenities (TV, Coffee machine etc.)

4.5
iconValue

4.5

Bottom Line

What we loved

  • Great location in downtown Miami. Close to Bayside, Port of Miami & Kaseya Center. Great post-cruise location as well as easy walk to after a Miami Heat game.
  • Apartment style full service hotel with up to 3-bedrooms to accomodate 6 people.
  • Quiet hotel (with sound-proofed windows) with nice views.
  • Large two-level gym with lots of equipment (treadmill, smith machine, free weights)
  • Fast wifi (220 mbps). There were two ways to connect (room number & last name or with access code)
  • A washer & dryer is available in the unit; laundry pods were provided & replenished daily.
  • Nice wrap-around pool with a large TV showing professional sports games. Staff set up our chairs & brought around towels. We did not order food from the pool restaurant.

What we did not like

  • Small (width-wise) wrap around balcony with no seating available.
  • Two of the three bedrooms do not come with a TV.
  • Small drive-way, have to park on the street for access to hotel.
  • $50 parking per night (in & out allowed).
  • $45 daily amenity fee which includes: Fitness/Yoga classes, in-room Wi-Fi connection, local and 1-800 phone calls, 24-hour Concierge and Front Desk services, two refillable PATH water bottles, and two complimentary drinks upon arrival.
  • The room only had 3 robes (1 per bedroom) rather than per person. We requested 3 more robes & they were brought up.
  • Text communication was inconsistent. Sometimes they would answer immediately, other times it took several hours.
  • The couch in the unit was not large enough to accommodate our party of 6. Some folks sat on the floor.
  • The kitchen table came with 5 chairs. We asked for another chair to accommodate our party of 6 & were told they were unable to add furniture to our room.

Verdict

We were looking for a downtown Miami hotel that could accommodate 6 people. Stumbled upon the Elser & booked directly with their 30% off 4-night promo. At $600/night our 3-bedroom suite was what we needed for our post-cruise family holiday. The hotel, while allowing 6 occupants, missed out on full points by simply ensuring there were enough amenities for all occupants. Overall a good stay & would recommend it for large groups.

Hotel Techology & Amenities

Excellent

Internet Speed

220Mbps

This internet speed is great for:

Web Browsing

Emails

Zoom Meetings

Streaming Music

Streaming Youtube

Streaming HD Movies

Streaming 4k Movies

Streaming Video Games

TV Ports, Plugs & other tech

Availiable in the room/hotel:

Yes

Key Card needed for Elevator

No

Guest In-Room Tablet

No

Mobile Key Access

Yes

Chromecast/Smart TV

No

Wired Internet

Yes

Hospitality App/Texting

Hotel Amentities

Breakdown of ameities availiable in the room:

Nespresso

Coffee Machine Type

No

Toothpaste, Mouthwash etc.

Yes

Useable Fridge

Yes

Slippers/Robes

Bar Soap

Soap Type

No

Other Amenities


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