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Hotel Hilton Bentley Hotel 4 star
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The Hilton Bentley is a small hotel that was originally built to be a block of condos meaning that the rooms are fairly spacious; however, the décor leaves a lot to be desired. As the hotel is a new build, it doesn't have the charm of the Art Deco hotels in the area, but as mentioned above, this does mean that the room sizes are more generous. Technically the hotel's location in an area called 'SoFi', meaning south of Fifth Street, but it is still on Ocean Drive right on the beach. The hotel is the perfect place to stay if you are on a budget and you don't want to be part of the hustle and bustle of the heart of South Beach. Also a good choice if your priority is spacious accommodation. The staff is extremely friendly here and the hotel has a lovely outdoor pool area by its restaurant.

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    Location 4.82 /10

    The Hilton Bentley is located in the south of South Beach in an area technically known as 'SoFi', meaning south of Fifth Street. The hotel sits on Ocean Drive but closer to South Point than the Art Deco district. The main Ocean Drive action is a 10 minute walk away. The hotel sits on Miami Beach and is a short walk from South Point, a green area to the south of South Beach, where you will find a couple of upmarket restaurants.

    Accommodation 5.70 /10

    The 93 rooms are split in two main categories: one bedroom suites and studios. Every suite has a fully-equipped kitchen which comes with a hob, microwave, various utensils, kettle, a fully stocked fridge (at an extra charge). Only some suites have a dishwasher, but for those without, the house-keeping staff is employed to do the washing up. The decor of the rooms leaves a lot to be desired as it is largely garish and old fashioned. The mix between cheap mahogany furniture and rattan upholstery isn't adapted to all tastes. The suites are however spacious and bright as large windows run across the length of each suite. All rooms have a queen size sofa bed (as the hotel charges per room, there is no supplement for extra guests). The rooms all have balconies, and although there is very little intimacy as you have an open view onto your neighbours' balconies, most rooms have a sea view - the views are best from the east tower and are definitely worth the extra spend.

    The bathrooms are spacious and well-appointed; some have bath tubs, others just have showers. All rooms have La Source by the high-end brand, Crabtree and Evelyn, amenities, as in most Hiltons to date. There are complimentary tea and coffee making facilities.

    Overview 6.70 /10

    The hotel is of manageable size with 93 rooms, which gives the establishment a more relaxed atmosphere than those situated in the centre. Located towards the end of South Beach, it was originally built to be condominiums, but was adapted to be a hotel. There are two small towers - the east and west. Before Hilton took over in 2008, the hotel was known as the Bentley Beach Hotel. There are a total of 10 floors in each tower, which are bridged by the fourth floor, where you will find a small but relaxing spa of two treatment rooms. Due to the small size of the spa, guests are advised to book at least 24 hours ahead.

    The hotel has one restaurant, the De Rodriguez Ocean Restaurant, situated on the ground floor by the pleasant swimming pool area. Planted with a variety of plants and flowers, guests can make the most of the black rattan sun loungers.

    The hotel's clientele is a mix between British, Russian and German holidaymakers. The hotel ambience tends to be relaxed and quiet most of the time. The major advantage of the hotel is its location, right on Miami Beach, which gives the hotel more of a holiday atmosphere than its rivals in the centre of the Art Deco district on Ocean Drive.

    Other facilities include a small but well-equipped gym, a sun deck with a Jacuzzi and hot tub. The bathrooms on this floor have changing rooms and a sauna. All the latter facilities are complimentary for in-house guests.

    Food and drink 6.70 /10

    The Hilton Bentley Hotel celebrates the arrival of the James Beard Award-Winning celebrity Chef Douglas Rodriguez with his latest venture De Rodriguez Cuba on Ocean. Capturing the authentic flavours of Miami and Nuevo Latin America, De Rodriguez Cuba on Ocean stands apart from the sea of other upscale South Beach Restaurants, which tend to serve mild Italian food. Chef Rodriguez's culinary creativity is said to have changed the image of Latino food in America. Newsweek selected Douglas Rodriguez as "One of the 100 Americans that will influence the new millennium." People Magazine featured him in an article titled "Douglas Rodriguez - Superchef Makes Latin Food Haute Haute." Zagat named him "The most important Latin Chef." Accolades are pouring in for this sexy addition to the South Beach restaurant scene. The restaurant is very casual and lines the pool, which makes it a very pleasant area to have a bite to eat. Room service is available until 10:30pm.

    Beach 7.70 /10

    Miami Beach is just across the road and despite being far from the Miami beach action, this end of the beach wins hands down for peace and tranquillity. The water and sand quality are the same if not slightly better. This end of the beach is a lot cheaper than staying at the heart of Ocean Drive or the Art Deco district and is a lot calmer and more residential. The atmosphere here is perfect for those of you in need to get away from it all whilst still being close to the South Beach frenzy. The hotel has a dedicated area on the beach with sun loungers, parasols and the like, but anyone can rent beach chairs and towels.

    To know

    As with most hotels in Miami, parking is extremely expensive so make sure you set a budget aside if you are driving. Most places charge a minimum of $30 (£18).

    Equipment

    • Shuttle bus
    • Car park
    • Handicap access
    • Restaurant
    • Internet access
    • Air conditioning
    • Spa

      massage, beauty salon, sauna, hammam, keep fit, spa, Turkish bath, wellness

    • Swimming pool
    • Sports equipment

      tennis, gym, beach volley, fitness, sports

    • Animals allowed
    • Barber
    • Whirlpool bath
    • Safe
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Solarium
    • Meeting room

    advantage

    • Location - in a quiet part of South Beach.
    • Good beach.

    disadvantages

    • Tasteless room décor.

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    • Overall Score nc/10
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