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new york
1 review
Reviewed 11 May 2008

This is no where near a 2 star hotel. This looks like an old beat up apartment that the owner decided to turn into the a hotel. The room had an awful smell, no phone and no cable. The bathtub was rusted and yellow water came out of the faucet. There was no front desk. It was a bedroom that... More 

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Milton Keynes
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55 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2008

Great location in Miami Beach - old hotel - not the most friendly front desk or flexibility - but given the rate and location great value . It is not a Star rated hotel but a B&B / Guest House type hotel. Also note it is an adult hotel and is not advisable for older couples / children . Was... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2008

We stayed at Island House during spring break 2008 for 4 nights. We had the room billed as a “King Studio”. This hotel is not a new hotel, so if you are expecting brand new, go somewhere else. Our room was large with a king bed, a queen bed, and a small kitchen with a 2-seater dining table. The bathroom... More 

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San Diego, CA
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2008

This hotel is old and run down, stained carpets, window blinds would not open. I figured I would stay one night (of a four night reservation), then move down the street (there are many choices, all at the same rate as this dump). I plugged in my laptop, attempted to turn on my AOL (which I need for my job),... More 

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Astoria, New York
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2008

We found this hotel / guest house a pleasant surprise. After reading reviews we were not expecting too much. The friendly manager checked us in and escorted us to our room. There were 3 of us, we booked a room with 2 Doubles. The room was spacious and very clean. There was a large walk in closet to store our... More 

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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2007

I stayed at the Island house for 4 days and 3 nights.I was nervous because we booked the room on monday and was gonna be there on thursday evening.We were supposed to get a room with two queen beds,but the manager gave us a little suite.The was very clean ,didnt smell bad,and very large.The hotel manager was very friendly and... More 

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Reviewed 8 May 2007

We stayed in April 07 for 3 nights at the Island House Guest House. Location was great on Collins, close to the beach and Lincoln Rd (no need for a car you can walk). Manager was friendly and helpfull. Room was ok with a little fridge. Beds were good and clean, like the daily fresh towels but the bathroom definately... More 

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panama city beach
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2007

Nice clean hotel with very friendly help. I parked my car nearby in a safe garage for the week. Everything I liked was in walking distance, beach, clubs, restaurants and shopping! Loved this little place where I did not feel overwhelmed by people asking for tips every minute! Thanks Brian Rubin

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Columbus, Ohio
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2007

Dingy and rundown. Sheets and towels were old but seemed reasonably clean. Furniture and carpets are stained. Bed was horrible. Free happy hour never happened. Breakfast was OK. Hotel is not what it is advertised to be. If you want a great location and a cheap(-er) price, this place will work if you have thick skin and aren't expecting much.

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San Francisco
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2006

The Island House hotel (1428 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139) is listed as a 3-star property but is more run-down and dingy than a youth hostel. When I complained about the dirt, noise, and lack of privacy - the blinds in my room were broken and couldn't be closed even though the room was right on the street -... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Island House

Address: 1428 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4104
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach > Nautilus
Price Range: RM406 - RM1,295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Island House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“All rooms on the right (North) are noisy; I can't say if the rooms on the left side are noisy too: in the doubt, avoid the right option: you might be lucky!”
 of 5 bubbles tropic62, 21 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Somewhere else unless it's one night! Trust me please!”
 of 5 bubbles 425taral, 23 Nov 2014 | Read review
“No room is a good room in this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles MSA_DC, 21 Apr 2014 | Read review
“I wouldn't stay here at all. I am in room #1 which is what they call standard. I'd rather stay in a prison room than stay here again,”
 of 5 bubbles RugglesTravel, 13 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Room farther back are quieter - less street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles germanotta29, 13 May 2013 | Read review
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