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Miami Beach, Florida
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78 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A very busy place, special for young people (25-35), so it is important to reserve in advance. The garden tables are fine, if you like noise, the inside is the choice. The waiters, women and men, are very friendly, but sometimes a bit disorderly. What about the menu? falafels, shrimps with garlic, catch of the day in curry sauce: good... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked our stay at The Freehand Miami through our timeshare company. We had a two night stop over before joining a cruise. After reading some reviews my wife was somewhat worried when she read it was a hostel. Our booking said that we were staying in the guest rooms. When we arrived at the Freehand her fears were over.... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an amazing experience during my stay here. The service was excellent and everyone I interacted with was incredibly polite. The location of the hotel is great and easy to access. I would recommend this place to anyone and would definitely stay here again.

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Dear Henry, Thank you so much for your review, we are thrilled to know that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Freehand Miami. We hope you will visit us soon again and or any of our other properties in Chicago or soon to open NY City. Cheers, Glenn Valencia General Manager More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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86 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has very nice cute private rooms as well as hostel like dorms...the food is amazing here ..the energy that a younger more international demographic brings to the place is lovely..i would stay here anytime...the pool area is great and they know have an organic garden on the property

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Freehand. We hope to see soon again in Miami or at one of our other properties in Chicago or our soon to open property in Los Angeles. Cheers, Glenn Valencia General Manager More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Freehand with my girlfriend over this previous weekend for a staycation. We stayed for 3 days and, although the weather was bad (it was raining the entire time), we still managed to have a good time. We stayed in one of the private rooms that was comfortable and had a bohemian feel to it. The Broken... More 

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Dear Eric, Thank you so much for taking the time to shared with us your review. While i honestly wished that your entired experience would have been nothing less than perfect, i see that somehow we dropped the ball along the way. Please feel free to email me directly so that i can personally assist you with the issue above.... More 

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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been working with hostels for over ten years and can truly say that Freehand are driving a paradigm shift in this industry - particularly in the U.S. They are redefining what a hostel is and can do. Here, you have everything you could want in a hostel and it achieves the perfect mix of the social, the local,... More 

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Dear Dave O, Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Freehand and found our facility to be the perfect mix. I am glad that you had a chance to also enjoy our Restaurant and Bar, it certainly one of the best in the City. We hope to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a nice hostel, and no doubt the best value and most comfortable you would find in Miami, but the constant cleaning around you while your trying to relax and enjoy the atmosphere can get really annoying. I understand that maintenance and cleaning are important to keep the place neat and tidy but it gets to a point where... More 

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Dear Eieven 11, Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Freehand and found our facility to be the perfect mix. I will try to ensure that we pick the right time to do many of the daily cleaning activities in order not disturb our guests, i am... More 

Wurzburg, Germany
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4 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

For the first time I slept in a 4 bed room and was very satisfied...the beds were comfortable...there was enough room for everyone and their Luggage...also the locker was big enough. The air condition was working and I had great roommates. In the bathroom could have been a brighter light...what was missing is a bigger shelf or maybe another hook... More 

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Dear Marylueday, Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Freehand, i am happy to inform you that we have continue to renovate all of our bathrooms, i truly appreciated your comments and hope that your next stay with us you will see the change in our bathrooms.... More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

I spent one week there in a shared room for 4 people. They were all kind and clean people from japan, italy and germany. There were lockers to keep your stuff in in the room. I meet people from all the globe and I made good friends in the night at the bar. The receptionists were very nice, I could... More 

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the fantastic review, we are very happy to hear that you totally enjoyed your stay at the Freehand Miami. We hope to see you soon in Miami Beach or at any of our other locations, Chicago and Los Angeles. Cheers, Glenn Valencia General Manager More 

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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

If you're coming to Miami Beach and are on a budget you are going to love this place! You'll meet beautiful down-to-earth people from all over the World. The Award-winning Broken Shaker Bar and Restaurant is one of the best local secret hot spots. Comfortable beds and clean rooms. You can get a private room for less than $150 or... More 

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Glenn V, General Manager at Freehand Miami, responded to this review

Dear TravelAdam88, Thank you so much for the fantastic review, we are very happy to hear that you totally enjoyed your stay at the Freehand Miami. We hope to see you soon in Miami Beach or at any of our other locations, Chicago and Los Angeles. Cheers, Glenn Valencia General Manager More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Freehand Miami is our reinvention of the historic Indian Creek Hotel, one of Miami Beach’s classic art deco buildings. Created for a new generation of travelers, we have incorporated handcrafted design, local food & beverage, and a comfortable community atmosphere that offers both shared and private accommodations—all just one block from the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Freehand Miami

Address: 2727 Indian Creek Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: RM174 - RM1,684 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Freehand Miami 3*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Indian Creek Miami Beach
Hotel Indian Creek
Indian Creek Hotel South Beach
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“get a private room”
 of 5 bubbles TMROMBOLI, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“choose a private room or a four-room”
 of 5 bubbles jmuzikant, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“please go there they treat you like a brother”
 of 5 bubbles christianz782, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Please bring your own towels and padlock for the locker. Also come very early morning for breakfast it get busy there.”
 of 5 bubbles rajesh4cat, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“First floor, very very quiet!”
  • Womens quad 1st floor
  • Womens Quad seating area (similar to Womens 8 bed dorm)
 of 5 bubbles CoCo775, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
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