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Hotel National Hotel 4 star
1677 Collins Ave Miami, United States of America -
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Relaxing in a hammock while listening to the trees swaying in the wind... you can make this small pleasure a reality at the National. Charming and refreshing, this legendary hotel in the Art Deco neighbourhood is a true pleasure for the senses. To be enjoyed without moderation.

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    Location 7.63 /10

    The National is located on Collins Avenue, next to the Delano. Just a few minutes on foot will take you to Ocean Drive and its permanently lively atmosphere, meaning restaurants, bars, shops and night clubs are all within easy reach. The airport is approximately 40 minutes away by taxi.

    Accommodation 7.70 /10

    The 151 guest rooms are spread throughout the main building, dating back to 1939, and a long 3 storey building called Cabane. This second, smaller building has rooms decorated in a more modern, South African lodge style. They are extremely smart and classy. They feature lots of dark wood and white fabrics, and their lighting is very original. Moreover, the headboards, with their padding and studs, add a touch of elegance to not only the bed, but the room in general. The guest rooms in the older section are all soon to be renovated. In all of the rooms you will find a television, free Internet, movies on demand, a telephone, a CD player, a safe and a hair-dryer. As for the bathrooms, these are rather small but are equipped with a beautiful Italian shower. They also boast warm colours (beige and brown) that create the perfect atmosphere for some relaxation.
    The cosy cocoon-like rooms without a doubt benefit from their charming decor.

    Overview 7.70 /10

    The National hotel is both truly charming and nostalgic. Upon entering the lobby you are you are propelled into a 1920s ambiance, when prohibition was the order of the day. The lobby bar follows the same 1920s theme, which can, in fact, be found here and there throughout the hotel, along with wood furnishings which add a touch of warmth to the surroundings.
    The National's main assets are, without a doubt, its cruise ship-style pool area and its lush garden, which are both truly refreshing on hot summer days. One beautiful long pool stretching right out into the distance lies alongside a second pool. There are sofas, cabin beds, swing seats, hammocks and deckchairs all scattered throughout the tropical garden, providing a great opportunity for some rest and relaxation. To really make the most of it, bring along some reading material and get comfy in one of the hammocks. You can even enjoy a fresh fruit juice and some snacks while you're there, brought directly to you as you bask in the surroundings. If you're looking for even further relaxation, take advantage of the massage tables next to the pool. There is also a gym for the hotel's more sporty guests.

    Food and drink 7.70 /10

    The hotel's one and only restaurant, Tamara (in reference to the Polish painter from the Art Deco period), is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and serves Mediterranean cuisine. The dining room boasts Art Deco decor including paintings by Tamara and a few circular patterns giving it a slight 1970s feel. Bright and spacious, the restaurant is a pleasant spot. There is also a terrace providing you with the possibility of enjoying your breakfast under a beautiful blue sky. Nestled inside the hotel is a small bar, but another can be found outside next to the pool in a little wooden cabana, where you can enjoy various snacks in natural green surroundings. Grilled meats and exotic dishes are also served here.

    To know

    Plans to renovate all of the hotel's older sections, including the lobby, the blues bar and the restaurant, are underway.


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

      massage, sauna, keep fit, spa, Turkish bath, wellness

    • Swimming pool
    • Sports equipment

      gym, mountain bike, water-polo, fitness, sports

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


    • The particularly charming decor
    • The cosy pool area
    • The very smart and refined decoration in the rooms


    • The lack of a spa

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