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The Gale exceeded all expectations for our group. We booked a room with two queen beds to accommodate four guys, which we knew going into it would be tight, but we knew that going in. The rooms were incredibly clean and the services staff was very quick to respond to any of our requests, such as fresh towels. The location was great - only a block walk from the beach. The rooftop pool was amazing and we spent the majority of our time there. The GM, Kevin, was very personal and took the time out of his day to talk to guests and make sure they were enjoying their stay. Mid week, we asked if it would be possible to upgrade our room, and the front desk actually gave us an additional room for a reservation that fell through at no additional cost! I can not recommend this hotel enough. If we return to Miami, we will definitely try to stay at the Gale again.

Bed jammed against wall. Pool on 5th floor and very small - no shade. No chair to sit in cramped room. Only a few chairs on bottom floor to sit in non-relaxing environment. For the money spent, we were extremely disappointed. Also, they never had wash cloths available- really?

Location is good , amenities, restaurant are good, room a bit small but normal for south beach.

The black and white photos showing the hotel history were nice.

I did not like the stuff attitude . Very snobbish …and extremely rude.

Very pretty hotel, great rooftop pool, well located.

I was really impressed with this hotel in nearly every way. We had a room with a terrace which was an excellent decision because it allowed us a private outdoor space to relax. The staff was great from the front desk staff on. The rooms are small but it's Miami Beach, get outside. The hotel is in a great location at 17th and Collins. Close to the beach. Good distance from anywhere you would want to go. Stay here, you'll enjoy it.

Room too small, no view, bathroom and shower is open to the room.

Great location of the hotel - close proximity to the beach and various attractions and restaurants. The restaurant on the premises - Dolce - has delicious food and amazing coffee! Must try! Room was cozy, but a bit tight - not enough room for unpacked clothing... The saddest part about the stay was that the pool was not working properly - the water was always freezzzzzing cold and impossible to swim in.

Absolutely love this hotel! Perfect location, near the beach, shopping and all the bars and restaurants. The room is spacious, clean and pretty modern. The amenities are top notch and the beddings are so comfortable. The rooftop pool is amazing ... spectacular views, spacious and even provided us with suntan lotion/sunblock and ice cold water. But what makes this my favorite hotel in South Beach are the staff! Very professional, friendly and very attentive. I would add that they went out and beyond and made us feel so special. Thank you to all the staff at Gale South Beach

Nice hotel close to beach but needs to renovated and room cleanliness could be better

Quaint boutique hotel located in a prime area of South Beach. The facility also has a nice lounge bar in the back, the bartender is the ultimate mixologist!

Beautiful property and very friendly and helpful staff.

Collins Avenue Miami Beach FL

Hotel highlights

  • Steps from Collins Avenue Shopping Area and Espanola Way and Washington Avenue
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Nightclub

Located in South Beach, Gale South Beach, Curio Collection by Hilton is within a 5-minute walk of popular attractions such as Fillmore Miami Beach and Lincoln Road Mall. This 87-room, 4.5-star hotel has a private beach along with an outdoor pool and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at Dolce, the hotel's onsite restaurant. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 7 AM to 11:30 AM.


Rooms

All 87 rooms provide iPod docks, coffee makers, and free local calls. LCD TVs come with pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Pillowtop beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer rainfall showers, designer toiletries, and bathrobes. Safes and wardrobes or closets are also standard.


Property features

Gale South Beach, Curio Collection by Hilton features a nightclub, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Valet parking is available for USD 42 per day, and there's also limo/town car service. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with tours or tickets, dry cleaning/laundry, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a rooftop terrace, free WiFi in public areas, and free use of bicycles.

Room options

Signature Room, 1 King Bed

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Grand Room, 1 King Bed, Terrace

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Signature Room, 1 Double Bed

1 Double Bed | Sleeps 2

Signature Room, 2 Queen Beds

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Gale South Beach, Curio Collection by Hilton

Everyone (47) Couples (1) Students (1) Family (2)
5
Friends

The Gale exceeded all expectations for our group. We booked a room with two queen beds to accommodate four guys, which we knew going into it would be tight, but we knew that going in. The rooms were incredibly clean and the services staff was very quick to respond to any of our requests, such as fresh towels. The location was great - only a block walk from the beach. The rooftop pool was amazing and we spent the majority of our time there. The GM, Kevin, was very personal and took the time out of his day to talk to guests and make sure they were enjoying their stay. Mid week, we asked if it would be possible to upgrade our room, and the front desk actually gave us an additional room for a reservation that fell through at no additional cost! I can not recommend this hotel enough. If we return to Miami, we will definitely try to stay at the Gale again.

By on Apr 4, 2021

Review comment responded on Apr 4, 2021

Thank you for your kind words about Gale South Beach! We're glad you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you and the guys back again, very soon. Thank you for being our guests.

5
Everyone

By on Mar 4, 2020

Review comment responded on Mar 26, 2020

Thank you for your 5 Star rating, Anonymous. It will be a pleasure to welcome you again.

2
Family

Bed jammed against wall. Pool on 5th floor and very small - no shade. No chair to sit in cramped room. Only a few chairs on bottom floor to sit in non-relaxing environment. For the money spent, we were extremely disappointed. Also, they never had wash cloths available- really?

By , from Greensboro on Feb 19, 2020

Review comment responded on Feb 19, 2020

We are glad you left us your review and rating, and are sorry for those aspects of your visit which were not to your liking. We hope to welcome you back for a more comfortable stay in the future. Continue to travel safely.

5
Everyone

By on Dec 21, 2019

Review comment responded on Jan 23, 2020

Thank you for your 5 Star rating! See you on your next visit.

4
Everyone

Location is good , amenities, restaurant are good, room a bit small but normal for south beach.

By on Oct 21, 2019

Review comment responded on Nov 2, 2019

Thank you for your positive feedback, Hank. We are glad you came to visit.

4
Everyone

By on Sep 13, 2019

Review comment responded on Oct 4, 2019

Anonymous, thank you for giving your rating. Continue traveling safely.

5
Everyone

The black and white photos showing the hotel history were nice.

By on May 10, 2019

3
Family

I did not like the stuff attitude . Very snobbish …and extremely rude.

By , from Woodmere, us on Feb 23, 2019

4
Everyone

Very pretty hotel, great rooftop pool, well located.

By on Jan 1, 2019

Review comment responded on Jan 21, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are glad that you enjoyed our beautiful rooftop pool and appreciated our fantastic location. We look forward to greeting you in the near future!

5
Everyone

I was really impressed with this hotel in nearly every way. We had a room with a terrace which was an excellent decision because it allowed us a private outdoor space to relax. The staff was great from the front desk staff on. The rooms are small but it's Miami Beach, get outside. The hotel is in a great location at 17th and Collins. Close to the beach. Good distance from anywhere you would want to go. Stay here, you'll enjoy it.

By , from Louisville, KY on Dec 30, 2018

Review comment responded on Jan 21, 2019

On behalf of the Gale staff, we thank you for taking time to write this incredible review! Our main goal is always to make sure that our guests are comfortable well oriented, and we are happy to read that we achieved this with you. We look forward to greeting you again in the near future!

Gale South Beach, Curio Collection by Hilton

1690 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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