Located in South Beach, Room Mate Lord Balfour is within a 10-minute walk of popular sights such as Lummus Park Beach and Art Deco Welcome Center. This 4-star hotel has 64 rooms and welcomes guests with a restaurant, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. In the historical district, it's also near PortMiami and Lincoln Road Mall.
In addition to a meal at the onsite restaurant, you can also enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. Buffet breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 7 AM to noon.
All of Room Mate Lord Balfour's 64 air-conditioned rooms provide iPod docks, minibars, and coffee makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and 40-inch flat-screen TVs. Beds sport Egyptian cotton sheets and bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Free local calls, safes, and ironing boards are other standard amenities.
Guests of Room Mate Lord Balfour enjoy features like a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and free newspapers. Valet parking is USD 35.00 per night if you plan to drive, or hop aboard the airport shuttle (available on request) for USD 24 per person roundtrip. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this boutique hotel include a terrace, a porter/bellhop, and wedding services.
- Walking distance to Lummus Park Beach and Art Deco Welcome Center
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Onsite dining
- Fitness center
Room Mate Lord Balfour
Constructed in 1940, Room Mate Lord Balfour is an outstanding example of the Steamline Moderne style marked with forms of the industrial design of the era, designed by noted period Architect Anton Skislewicz.
With a nod to history and tradition, the hotel pays homage to Lord Balfour in a contemporary way. Vintage converges with modern in, at times, quirky design elements that deliver a touch of the unexpected. Malcolm Berg, and the team from Edge of Architecture, incorporated innovative and witty design to enhance the overall guest experience.
The hotel features a veranda on Ocean Drive to people watch or enjoy a refreshing beverage from the bar. The lobby incorporates a bar as well as a restaurant, and the space retains a few key original art deco elements, including a beautiful terrazzo floor and fireplace. Elevator doors retain some delicate detailing from the 1940’s. The interior palm courtyard allows you to escape and enjoy a morning coffee or evening cocktail.
Upon entering the hotel, a prominent display of mirrors makes a mockery of vanity underscoring the idea of self-celebrity ever present today. Clever words deliver messages in unexpected places, and the first encounter is a canopy of sorts leading to the hotel’s reception desk. A variety of textures begging you to reach out and touch have been integrated throughout the hotel in a whimsical way.
Guests have complimentary access to the fitness and business centers. WiFi access is available throughout the hotel. Beach access is across the street through a small park.
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 64
- Number of floors - 4
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
- Fitness facilities
- Free WiFi
- Multilingual staff
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Luggage storage
- Year Built 1940
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Television in common areas
- Wedding services
- Limo or Town Car service available
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Valet parking (surcharge)
Room Mate Lord Balfour offers 64 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.
This Miami Beach hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided daily.
- Premium TV channels
- Premium bedding
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Air conditioning
- Free local calls
- Coffee/tea maker
- Designer toiletries
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower only
- Rainfall showerhead
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- iPod docking station
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Daily housekeeping
- Room service (limited hours)
- Egyptian-cotton sheets
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
Where to Eat
Lobby Bar - Serves British beers and a range of cocktails in the Art Deco lobby area.
Start your morning with a buffet breakfast, available each day from 7 AM to noon for a surcharge. You can order up room service during limited hours.
Nearby Things to Do
The hotel does not have a swimming pool or sundeck. Beach access is a half-block away through a small park. Lounge chairs and umbrellas are included in the resort fee. Water sports equipment can be rented on the beach from independent operators. Miami Beach Golf Club is 18 blocks away.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Snorkeling nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Sailing nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Parasailing nearby
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
Parcel deliveries will be accepted only for guests up to one week prior to a guest's arrival; guests are allowed 3 complimentary packages. The property will charge an additional fee for each additional package. Any deliveries received more than one week before or after a guest's stay will be returned. The hotel cannot be held responsible for lost or damaged goods. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
- Deposit: USD 50.00 per night
- Resort fee: USD 9.99 per accommodation, per night
- Beach loungers
- Beach towels
- Internet access
- Phone calls
- In-room safe
- In-room bottled water
- Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 14.00 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 0 per night (rates may vary)
- Airport shuttle fee: USD 24 per person (roundtrip)
- Valet parking fee: USD 35.00 per night (in/out privileges)
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We should mention
This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).