Surfcomber South Beach  4 stars

1717 Collins Avenue, Miami, United States, 33139  show mapSave
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  • 10 min. drive to south beach - Super shuttle to/from airport - Pool is cozy
  • Lobby is beautiful - Clean and big bathroom - Plasma tv with great channels
  • Check in easy - Balcony had a beautiful view of biscayne bay - Breakfast at the cafe tasty
  • Suite were nice - No free continental breakfast - Fast wi-fi internet
  • Our room was huge - Staff was very pleasant - No self parking, valet is $24 per day


The exclusive Surfcomber South Beach offers spacious accommodation located close to Centro Cultural Espanol en Miami, South Pointe Park and Jungle Island. Founded in 1948, the hotel underwent a complete renovation in 2011.

The hotel is ideally located in the center of South Beach. You can see Miami Beach Convention Center, Jackie Gleason Theater of the Performing Arts and Miami Beach Botanical Garden only 550m from the property.

The vicinity of a grove and parks as well as quick access to eateries and a mall set the hotel apart.

Due to the hotel's perfect location, it will only take you a 20-minute drive to get to the Miami International airport.


This hotel comprises of Exclusive Quadruple Room, Deluxe Quadruple Room and Deluxe Triple Room that come with designer décor as well as a mini-refrigerator, a laptop, a laptop-size safe, a minibar and a private balcony. They all have terrazzo floor and modern furniture.


A complimentary breakfast is served every morning. Dishes of regional cuisine are served in the lobby restaurant. The large café bar offers free Wi-Fi and a terrace.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 


Guests can use 24-hour room service, car service and 24-hour reception and such facilities as a tour desk, a lift and currency exchange.


The on-site SPA facilities include shiatsu massage. Guests will take advantage of tennis, deep-sea fishing and golf available on-site.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for additional charge

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 37 per day.

Year renovated   2011.  Number of rooms   185.

City Center Miami - 5.9 mi
Airports Miami International Airport (MIA) - 9.8 mi, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International (FLL) - 19.4 mi
Train Stations Bayfront Park Station - 3.9 mi, Miami Airport Station - 8.0 mi
Bus stop - 400 ft
Restaurants The Bazaar by Jose Andres (cuisine: Tapas) - 100 ft, Katsuya (cuisine: Japanese) - 100 ft
Parks Miami Beach Botanical Garden - 2300 ft
Beaches K17 Beach Club - 100 ft, Bal Harbor Beach - 4200 ft
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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • ATM/cash machine
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • Gift shop
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Vending Machines
  • Tour desk
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Fitness center
  • Golf
  • Exercise gym
  • Tennis
  • Beach access
  • Sun terrace
  • Shiatsu massage
Room view
  • City view
  • Courtyard view
  • Ocean view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Cribs available
  • Mini bar
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Cable TV
  • LCD TV
  • Pay TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • CD player
  • Direct dial telephone



from  3 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are allowed on request.

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Oceanfront King Premier Room
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Surfcomber South Beach Oceanfront King Premier Room  Oceanfront King Room
View: Ocean view

Comfortable room offers personal design touches and features a King sized bed, work desk, contemporary bathroom. This room boasts balcony with direct view of the Atlantic ocean.

Cityview Luxury Suite
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Surfcomber South Beach Cityview Luxury Suite  Non-Smoking Ocean Front King Suite
Bed type: Double Bed
View: City view

Spacious accommodation features a King size bed, comfortable living zone, contemporary bathroom.

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    Oceanview Luxury Suite
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    Surfcomber South Beach Oceanview Luxury Suite  Non-Smoking Ocean Front King Suite
    Bed type: Double Bed
    View: Ocean view

    Spacious accommodation features a King size bed, comfortable living zone, contemporary bathroom. This room boasts front ocean view.

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      Queen Deluxe Room
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      Surfcomber South Beach Queen Deluxe Room
      Bed type: Queen Size Bed or King Size Bed or Double Beds

      Comfortable room offers personal design touches and features a Queen sized bed, work desk, contemporary bathroom.

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        King Deluxe Room
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        Surfcomber South Beach King Deluxe Room  Queen Deluxe Room
        Bed type: Queen Size Bed or King Size Bed or Double Beds

        Comfortable room offers personal design touches and features a King sized bed, work desk, contemporary bathroom.

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          Double Double Deluxe
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          Surfcomber South Beach Double Double Deluxe  Hotel information
          Bed type: Double Bed

          Comfortable room offers personal design touches and features two Double beds, work desk, contemporary bathroom.

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            Oceanfront King Room
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            Surfcomber South Beach Oceanfront King Room  King Deluxe Room
            View: Ocean view

            Comfortable room offers personal design touches and features a King sized bed, work desk, contemporary bathroom. This room boasts front ocean view.

            Surfcomber South Beach LocationWhat's nearby

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions
            • Versace Mansion
              4000 ft
            Popular areas
            • South Beach Miami
              400 ft
            • Art Deco District
              5000 ft
            Shopping areas
            • Lincoln Road
              3000 ft
            • Score
              2300 ft
            • American Society-Advancement
              1000 ft
            • Holocaust Memorial-Miami Beach
              2300 ft
            • The Wolfsonian Museum–Florida International University
              4300 ft
            • Flamingo Park
              4300 ft
            Air business related
            • Copa Airlines Airport
              700 ft
            Golf courses and Country clubs
            • Bayshore Golf Course
              3700 ft
            • Bayshore Par 3
              4000 ft

            Local Attractions

            • South Beach
              5000 ft
              Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
            • Miami Beach Boardwalk
              1.4 mi
              Miami Beach, FL
            • Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU
              1.4 mi
              301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
            • South Pointe Park
              1.9 mi
              1 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
            • Jungle Island
              2.9 mi
              1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami

            Near the hotel

            • K17 Beach Club
              100 ft
              1717 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
            • Bass Museum of Art
              1800 ft
              2121 Park Avenue, Miami Beach
            • Haulover Inlet
              1800 ft
              Miami Beach, FL
            • Miami City Ballet
              2100 ft
              2200 Liberty Avenue, Miami Beach
            • Miami Beach Botanical Garden
              2300 ft
              2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach
            • Art Deco Historic District
              3000 ft
              Miami Beach, FL
            • Art Center - Richard Shack Gallery
              3000 ft
              800 Lincoln Road, Miami

            Restaurants Nearby

            • The Bazaar by Jose Andres

              82% likes this, based on 215 reviews
              Cuisine: Tapas

              100 ft
              1701 Collins Avenue
            • Katsuya

              76% likes this, based on 189 reviews
              Cuisine: Japanese

              100 ft
              1701 Collins Ave.

              Phone: 305-455-2995

            • Maxine's Bistro & Bar

              69% likes this, based on 242 reviews
              Cuisine: American, Café, Mexican, Cuban
              Price Range: USD 13 - USD 21

              100 ft
              1756 Collins Avenue

              Phone: 305.674.3527

            • Kung Fu Kitchen & Sushi - The Catalina Hotel

              66% likes this, based on 77 reviews
              Cuisine: Sushi, Asian fusion, Chinese, Korean
              Price Range: USD 21 - USD 31

              100 ft
              1720 Collins Avenue

              Phone: 305-534-7905

            • Ola at the Sanctuary

              84% likes this, based on 538 reviews
              Cuisine: South American
              Price Range: USD 25 - USD 65

              400 ft
              1745 James Avenue

              Phone: 305 695 9125

            Surfcomber South Beach Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Surfcomber South Beach

            Average guest rating

            out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 61 reviews

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            Individual guest reviews

            • Group of friends

              The Surfcomber was great value for money, especially considering its location on South Beach across from the Delano and with beach access. The service from all the staff at the front desk and concierge was amazing and the Kimpton Hotel chain really thinks about its guests with free coffee in the mornings and free wine from 5-6pm. I was here with a group of girls for my bachelorette party and we would all highly recommend this hotel!

              The only thing I did not like about this hotel was the food from the restaurant and how early they stop service at the pool with no more towels by 7pm. Besides breakfast I would not recommend the food at the Lantao Kitchen here although the cocktails are great. I ordered pad thai and it did not even have chilli or fish sauce. We ordered chicken wings and they came triple dipped in sweet chilli sauce and no one could eat more than one. They must have changed the chef or put a new chef in the kitchen...

              • Average rating
            • Older travelers

              The location was excellent! Beach and Lincoln Road were right there. Staff was very friendly..... Opening front doors when you entered and we were even able to check-in to our room early. Drinks and food available poolside. Night swims at midnight were perfect!!

              No spa services. No coffee makers in room although coffee was available in the lobby.

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            • Couple

              The service was amazing. The staff were friendly & helpful. The hotel, pool and beach access were excellent.

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            • Family with children

              good location (on the 1st line, not noisy but at the same time close to Ocean Drive, some good clubs and restaurants nearby)

              small rooms, available facilities and services correspond more to 3* or 3.5*

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            • Older travelers

              Little touches like free wine hour, fruit/water/sun cream/magazines free by the pool!

              All staff were great but 2 were curt as if we bothered them. Gratuity 18% on every bill.

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            • Couple

              The position and people working there were rally nice!

              They should organize something at night and clean the swimmingpool better!

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            • Family with children

              It is luxury without the price of a 5 stars hotel.

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            • Group of friends

              The hotel was very trendy and interior designed beautifully as you might expect in South Beach, Miami. The staff seemed very enthusiastic to help and the location of the hotel is perfect for all that South Beach has to offer. It is walking distance to Lincoln Rd., and Ocean Drive and also has a section on the beach with chairs and cabanas for rental. The coffee in the lobby was a nice touch in the mornings.

              The rooms (they are also kind of small, so be prepared to be cozy) are on lower floors (only 3 floors in the hotel) that are fairly set back from the there really isn't a great option for a view. If there is, we didn't get one remotely. Our room was in an alley facing the wall of the building next door. This felt odd to me since I've stayed in Miami many times and usually have some sort of water or at least green tree view. There was work going on at the very close hotel next door and we were awoken at 8:00 am to their drills and equipment. Lastly, the pool area is fairly small compared to other hotels so you really have to stake out your chairs if you want to sit there. We were there for 3 nights so none of this was worth complaining about, but it would make me think twice next time.

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            • Single

              Great attention from the hotel staff. Her manager treat us very kindly and resolve us any problem.

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            • Family with children

              Staff were great. Concierge (Reuben) was excellent.

              Ongoing construction was a bother.

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            • Family with children

              Swimming pool and location

              Bathroom very old, room a little bit small

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            • Single

              They charge your card, without asking you. If you want to pay cash, you can't nobody ask, they just charge the card during your stay. For example, one day before my checkout, they charge my card for all the nights. Why ? and I if I wanted to pay by cash all my stay ? Girls at the reception, they are not happy to work there, you can feel's a 4 stars Hotel... During the Miami Music Week, there isn't difference between the hotel guest other "clients". You have a Wristband to have an access at the pool parties but from the pool party to your room, you have to go out by the beach side, turn all around the hotel and get in again by the street...stupid. People from the pool party production doesn't care if you are from the hotel or not... If go out by the closest exit door from your room to have access at the pool party, guys ask you to do the queue.... 100 people queue... And you are from the hotel I repeat... Maybe try surfcomber hotel another week than miami music week... Good Luck if you wanna book anyway x

              • Average rating
            • Older travelers

              Location and new room also knowledgeable porter please see below

              We I booked via the web I particularly selected the hotel because of the tea and coffee making facilities in the room and also the free wifi in the lobby.... None of these were available. No information in the rooms regarding these facilities or in fact any other facilities that the hotel had to offer. The porter, a tall thin moustached gentleman was knowledgeable and helpful and gave the most information as to the obtaining of early morning tea/coffee in the lobby. No glasses were provided in the bathroom for when brushing teeth.. Staff at reception were lacking in service. I asked if it was possible for late checkout and was told that there would be no problem to checkout at 2.00 pm. We returned to our room at 1.20 pm to get our cases ready etc but were locked out of the room. I had to go to reception and ask to be let into the room .... was asked whom I had spoken to regarding the late checkout. After recognising the fact that an arrangement had been made the cards were activated. Once packed and just about to leave the room at 1.45pm, the phone rang and I was asked when were we going to vacate the room!

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            • Couple

              Good rooms, great pool, great location and really nice staff

              Price of drinks

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            • Family with children

              Perfect location to take in all the action in South Beach. Pool area was great--appropriate music playing, comfortable lounge chairs and a warm pool to swim in. Beautiful beach right out side. The staff was very helpful in sending us to great dining spots and what to see while here.

              Parking was a bit pricey-$35./day, but maybe that's just South Beach

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