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Freehand Miami Hostel and Hotel Reviews

2727 Indian Creek Drive, Miami, USA

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86%

Rating
488 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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94%

Amazing hostel with an amazing location! The pool was brilliant, and the beach was a five minute walk! Local ammenities were great. Will definitely be back!!


91%

Great experience at Freehand hostel. Bedroom is clean and beds are confortable in comparison with the average of hostels. The shared environment is relaxing, beautiful and clean. The swimming pool is amazing. Just wished there were more activities sponsored by the hostel.

  • 12th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Friendly staff. Located close to beach.Good breakfast. The only problem I had was that i was on top bunk and felt very unsafe coming down as the ladder was between two beds.


100%

Just excellent. Well done to everyone involved!


63%

Location was good but so are most places in sobe. Courtyard of the hostel is good with a little pool and some good music although crowded at the wkend, residents at the hostel have to wait to be able to have access to the pool and bar which is ridiculous. Rooms are far too small and smell of mould and humidity an it is impossible to open a window so never fresh air, old a/c blowing which is ur only hope of some sleep if nobody turns it off, all in all average, shouldnt have to pay more than 30$

  • 4th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Luxembourg
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


89%

Pros: So many pros. This is the most comfortable hostel I have ever stayed at. The beds are big and comfortable and there is excellent attention to detail everywhere. There is also a nice pool, bar and social area. Cons: The only con I can think of is the vibe isn't for backpackers, but a mix of hostel/hotel people. However, its still an excellent place to relax, party, meet people and most importantly, sleep comfortably.


89%

I think it's a 2 stars hotel as it has high standards for a hostel. Swimming pool is a big plus.

  • 2nd Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Turkey
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


40%

The restaurant is nice. But to be friendly is not the biggest strenght of the hostel. And stealing is a problem there.


97%

Prices were a bit elevated. Breakfast was great. Atmosphere was very nice. I would definitely come back!

  • 31st Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

expected to find younger people but it was ok


40%

Did not like this place at all. Go somewhere else. I had real issues with the staff. They were npt friendly and felt like they were just shepharding a bunch of goats. Ask them a question and the answers were always half ass. Atmosphere? Nonexistent


74%

This hotel has a great atmosphere, although not the typical backpacker crowd. The garden is beautiful and there is plenty of space to hang out around the pool all day. The bar is great, even if expensive, but that's just the case everywhere in Miami Beach. Dorms are spacious with private bathrooms. On another note, the front desk was usually understaffed with often five or more people waiting in line. Also, don't use their partner laundry service, I had to pay 20 dollars for one load of clothes.

  • 19th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

An excellent hostel - very trendy and stylish, with funky furniture and lighting and music in the lounge / lobby area. And a beautiful outdoor garden / bar area by the swimming pool. The rooms were clean and with great attention to detail - even a couch and coffee table. And the staff were very attentive and helpful. The only real issue is that the bar is open to the public - and the public that frequents aren't really so social, in that they stay within their own little 'VIP' circle.


100%

Loved this hostel, one of the best I've ever been to. The atmosphere was fantastic and the staff were super friendly. I stayed in an 8 bed dorm which was spacious and clean and had two ensuites, the beds were large and the linen smelled good, you could hardly tell you were staying in a dorm. Close to the beach and lots bus lines. Would highly recommend to anyone.


97%

Great place to stay at. The only thing is that it is located about a 20 minute walk from South Beach, but way quieter and clean compared to the other hostels in South Beach.

  • 3rd Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

I stayed at two other hostels while I was in Miami and this one was far the best one I stayed in. It was clean and everyone was very friendly. The pool was great and the atmosphere was beautiful. The beds were also top notch compared to the other hostels. I would definitely go back to this hostel again!


97%

I had a very nice stay and will return for a longer one in the future.


94%

Very chic hostel, tastefully furnished and restored from an old hotel. My dorm got a lot of noise from the street outside and in the corridor, but other than that this is a fantastic place to stay. Nice touches include power outlets and reading lamps by the bed, and a separate nook for the lockers.


66%

They have to start asking for the entry cards on the reception desk. Besides that, it's a very fancy hostel w pool and waitress service on the benches around it. Decent priced (4~8 USD a beer?) and drinks ranging from 16 to 20ishs. Rooms are cleared once a day (as they're suites, so are bathrooms) so cleanliness will depend on your room mates. Shower is quite good and beds too. Receptionists go crazy q the AC (freezing) and the region has only a subway as a cheaper option. I'd recommend w care.


74%

Great location and convenient. Breakfast options limited but apparently is better compared to other hotel or hostels. Staff some are great and some are so so.


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