$138 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jul 14, 2014 Check-out: Jul 15, 2014

The Richmond Hotel

4 stars
1757 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.3
out of 5
416 reviews
Retro perfection

Excellent location, good staff, night staff supersedes expectation, pool and jacuzzi Are well... See full review

  • Ed07093
  • Jun 4, 2014
one of the nicest vacation experiences

Enjoyed the incredible view from my bedroom Window overlooking the pool area and the beach couldn't... See full review

  • rock tech
  • May 23, 2014
This intimate, Art Deco original is near all the best of South Beach

The Richmond bills itself as "Miami Beach's friendliest hotel." The same family has operated the business since it opened its doors in 1941, and the 92-room property is a local favorite. The oceanfront hotel and its neon-flooded exterior and original terrazzo floors fit in with its Art Deco neighbors. South Beach clubs, restaurants and shops are only a stroll away. Lush greenery delivers a sense of Hollywood glamour.

Highlights
  • Family-run Art Deco hotel
  • Beach path
  • Within walking distance to Ocean Drive, Lincoln Road and Collins Avenue
  • Heated outdoor pool surrounded by lush gardens
  • Rooftop terrace and heated half moon spa and coconut palm patio
Rooms

Room decor throws nods to old-world Florida with the vintage postcard-type framed prints and palm printed curtains as focal points. Look for retro details, too, such as Art Deco floor lamps, seafoam- and black-colored tile bathrooms, a 1930s-inspired clock, blond oak headboards and accent pieces. In case of a rain shower, which is common in South Florida, grab the red umbrella in the closet. Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet can be accessed for an additional charge.

Features

The Richmond's boutique identity adds to its intimacy. Nice touches include a cement path leading to a wood boardwalk and a half-moon spa tub strategically placed in front of a winding stream. On the rooftop terrace and solarium, take in the neon lights from South Beach.  An on-site cafe serves breakfast until mid-afternoon, and by night, guests can sip cocktails on the front porch.

Transportation
  • Miami International Airport (12 miles)
  • Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (28 miles)
Attractions
  • Lincoln Road
  • Ocean Drive
  • Collins Avenue
  • Art Deco Historic District
  • Jackie Gleason Theater
  • Miami Beach Convention Center
Business

The three meeting rooms include one that has been restored to look like a vintage movie theater complete with Art Deco sofas and chairs and a 100-inch screen

Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet access (fees apply)

Policies and fees

The hotel requires a valid credit card for all incidentals at check-in.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

The Richmond Hotel Rooms

Ocean Front Guestroom
This Partial or Full ocean view guestroom offers One Queen Bed with all-white bedding, down comforter. Art Deco decor with blond-oak furnishings, Plasma TV, Desk and armchair, Wireless Internet access (surcharge), a 1930s-inspired alarm clock, In-room safe. Bathrobe, and a Richmond Red umbrella.
Superior Guestroom
This City view guestroom offers One Queen Bed with all-white bedding, down comforter. Art Deco decor with blond-oak furnishings, Plasma TV, Desk and armchair, Wireless Internet access (surcharge), a 1930s-inspired alarm clock, In-room safe. Bathrobe, and a Richmond Red umbrella.
Standard Guestroom
This City, hotel, or courtyard view guestroom offers One Queen Bed with all-white bedding, down comforter. Art Deco decor with blond-oak furnishings, Plasma TV, Desk and armchair, Wireless Internet access (surcharge), a 1930s-inspired alarm clock, In-room safe. Bathrobe, and a Richmond Red umbrella.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

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Hotel Map

25.7935 -80.1285
Area served
Florida.
Nearby airports
Miami International Airport. Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.
Area description
On the Beach!! The Richmond Hotel is an oceanfront hotel located in the heart of Miami Beach's historic art deco district. Perfectly situated for peace and relaxation, the Richmond is close enough for every convenience. Just 2 short blocks from the Miami Beach convention center and the theater of the performing arts, the Richmond is located directly on the beach and Atlantic Ocean, and is only a five minute walk to Lincoln road and a 10 minutes walk to Ocean Drive restaurants and clubs.

Dining

Restaurant
The Verandah Cafe is located in the hotel's back lobby. This small cafe specializes in the finest cuisine from around the world. Daily breakfast dishes include omelets and pancakes. Seating is available inside, or outside at the patio tables. The hotel's restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch. Room service is also available. Other fine restaurants and cafes are available in the area, within walking distance.

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Two meeting rooms have wooden floors and tables, and a third has been restored to resemble a vintage movie theater, with original art deco sofas and chairs, and a 100-inch screen.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1600
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (416)

Ratings and reviews for The Richmond Hotel

Overall score

3.3 / 5
5.01.0
416 out of 416
Amenities:
3.2
Room cleanliness:
3.6
Hotel staff:
3.8
Room comfort:
3.3
Location:
4.5
Value:
3.5

68% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of The Richmond Hotel

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Romantic couple
Sacramento, CA, USA
Feb 24, 2013

Surprisingly bad

The room was not clean. We found a bug under the blanket on the bed. The bathroom shower curtain had tears and stains on it and the tub grout needed a good scrubbing. The bed itself looked like a roll-out from a sofa and not the king we had asked for. Other than the good location, the room and hotel was disappointing. Would not go back. : (

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
1
Location:
5
Value:
2
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Great little hideaway alley (Esplanade) had the best dining. Yummy!

Review of The Richmond Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
barbieri
rome, italy
Feb 22, 2013

good

very well located, good vlue for price; staff very helpful

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Review of The Richmond Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Admo Guy
Washington, DC
Feb 19, 2013

Bring your earplugs

Location of the hotel is right on the beach, however, be warned the tiny rooms have thin walls. You will hear every word spoken your neighbor's room and from anyone that walks past your room. The cold-water faucet in my shower didn't work and, so, had to endure scalding hot showers (guess the opposite would've been worse). Staff were pleasant, and the valets were very helpful. For the high prices they charged for the room, I was shocked wifi access was extra. Kept wishing I was at one of the nicer hotels on either side of this one, which would've been worth the few extra $ I saved staying here.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
2
Review of The Richmond Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Jak Frost
Pompano Beach,FL
Feb 12, 2013

TheRichmond Hotel

The staff was very courteous. The rooms were clean and included the essentials. The location is great ... a short walk to major hot spots... The ocean view was there ... although it was more a view of the horizon over the greenery which obsured the beach itself.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of The Richmond Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Romby
Business
College Park, Maryland
Jan 31, 2013

a hidden gem

this was a business trip. The room was small. The bathroom was tiny. The staff was marvelous. The hotel was old but in excellent shape. The heated pool and Jacuzzi were first-class and of course it's just a short walk to the beach. The breakfast was ordinary but outstanding in quality and preparation. All in all, a little hidden gem. if I had the need to travel in this area. Again, I will stay in this hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of The Richmond Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Sun and fun mom
Virginia
Jan 30, 2013

Great location but not a room to spend time in.

Our bathroom and room were not cleaned thoroughly, the wireless wasn't working most of the time, the tv is small. Towels were missing everyday and had to request them. Staff seemed frazzled and unmotivated to make customer service a priority.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of The Richmond Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
helencrei
Sao Paulo, Brasil
Jan 28, 2013

Bad receptivos service

The biggest problems this hotel are: 1) the service and the reception that was so bad, 2) there is no orientation and no information in the room about the use of the phone and internet 3) that the internet service is not available.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Dining and shopping are so close the hotel. Very nice localization.

Review of The Richmond Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
EYoung
New York
Jan 21, 2013

Great experience

Very nice, small boutique hotel with extremely friendly and accommodating staff. My husband and I stayed a couple nights and loved the location and convenience to the beach and shopping areas. The first night we discovered late that the TV didn't work, and the next day they swapped it out and gave us a complimentary bottle of wine. The rooms were clean and basic and the bed was comfortable. It's great for people who are active and out during the day/evening, and need a nice, good value place to sleep, with caring staff. We would definitely stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of The Richmond Hotel

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Breezy gal
Business
Great Barrington, MA
Jan 12, 2013

Below expectation

The beach and pool area are good, although service is limited. The room itself was unsatisfactory...way too small. The ac unit was so loud, I could not sleep. The hotel is so close to the building next to it that I was disturbed by that buildings ac unit...and there was a horrible wind tunnel effect. There was no coffee maker in the room. The tv was subpar and positioned so low that it was difficult to watch from the desk chair or bed.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of The Richmond Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
ziyad
Miami
Dec 18, 2012

Perfect time!

Excellent location with affordable price. All attractions are walkable distance.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

Bal Horbor shops

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