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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible19%
  • 2 Oct 2017
    “Very good location”
  • 23 Nov 2014
    “Contemporary”
130 3rd St, Miami Beach, FL 33139-6964 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
Free Parking
3 Star accommodation
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Johnjsmyth
Gravesend, United Kingdom
126
Reviewed 2 Oct 2017via mobile
Stayed here for a couple of nights. Sleeps 2 comfortable and can take 2 more on a sofa bed. Would not recommend staying on the sofa bed though for more than a couple of nights. Location fantastic for both the beech and Ocean Drive. Price very good for the area as well. This is an apartment so that is all you get, but to be honest you don't want more than that. Saying that the apartment is very clean and well kept. Enjoy you stay we certainly did.
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Junjmobeale
Manchester
99
Reviewed 23 Nov 2014
Spacious rooms, great location. Would have preferred daily toiletries as had to ask daily and also a better reception as had to follow instructions via a pre email. Other than that really enjoyed my stay
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Kseascaper
Carolina
3420
Reviewed 14 May 2014
I recently stayed at first SoFi with another couple in a 2 bedroom apartment. THe location was great but definitely nothing fancy and a place Im not sure I would stay in again. There is no onsite parking...which is typical of south beach, but the staff had no knowledge of parking in the area...which seemed strange to me. We ended up paying 30 bux a night for a deck that was 4 blockes away. The Staff was very very unfriendly and not helpful at all...infact...other business was being conducted while I was trying to check in and I was given the finger and "shhh" sign while her personal business was finished up....ten minutes later..I discover the room isnt going to be ready for another hour. I was given the wrong room number as well. There is no pool..which I expected and no amenities..but as mentioned above...the location is good. The apartment itself was very nice....modern and clean...smelled musty but most first floor south beach places do. The bedrooms were nice and big beds and nice TVs. the kitchen had cups and ice but the coffee maker didnt work and even if it did we werent provided any special cofffee Kcups to make coffee...but problem for a coffee addict like me. The last bit is probably the most important fact....super super loud. Sounds like ppl are inside the apartment as they pass on the street and if you dont have all the curtians closed the street ppl can see straight inside your room. Overall it was a good location, clean, and losts of space, but no amenities, very unprofessional and rude staff, and noisy.
1 Thank Kseascaper
Donitap2
71
Reviewed 30 Apr 2014
Very loud and Noisy as if you are sleeping on the street, Shower with half a door, uncomfortable bed, lost electricity and had no backup generator so we sweated through the AM, showering in the dark, couldn't use kitchen. Tried to get refund thru Booking.com and no compensation. Very bad experience.
1 Thank Donitap2
Jill-Jack
Scotland
12872
Reviewed 18 Dec 2013
After staying in comfortable hotels on our trip in Florida, this apartment seemed lacklustre and extremely minimalist. However it was the location which sold it to us and we adjusted to our surroundings, especially as we would be out most of the day and evening

As I indicated, it was adequate. It was clean and fresh towels are provided daily. Curtains could be spruced up a bit as they were lacking several hooks and this made them sag and look tacky. Dishes in the kitchen were mis-matched and although there is a dishwasher, no washing tablets/powder is provided. Neither is there washing up liquid. For 3 nights stay it didn't seem worth buying either as we could only buy large quantities and we ate out mostly. So rinsing out mugs with water was the order of the day. I hope they were properly cleaned before the next visiting guest.
One of the two shower rooms suffered from water damage and a chunk of the ceiling plaster was in the shower when we arrived. Although we reported it and were told it would be fixed, it still wasn't after three days.
Wouldn't choose to stay here again.

Plus side: Great location close to the beautiful beach and nearby Art Deco district with wonderful buildings lit up at night. A very lively area at night and worth seeing, although the bars and restaurants here were pricey.
Good public transportation into Miami once we found it.
Thank Jill-Jack
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About
Description
Chic and sophisticated, each of the LUXURY Suites and Junior Suites offers a wide space and consists of an entrance, an open kitchen, a lounge/dining-room, a separate bedroom with a large double bed, a large More dressing room and a bathroom with a walk-in shower.Decorated in a "modern minimalist" style, these Suites/Apartments are full of calmness and serenity. They impress by the size and brightness of space and the functionality of the equipments.The suites are non smoking. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$199 - US$299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
1st Sofi
,
First Sofi Hotel Miami Beach
Location
United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$199 - US$299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
1st Sofi
,
First Sofi Hotel Miami Beach
Location
United States > Florida > Miami Beach
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"Choose a room in another establishment! :)"
Lola_Getz
30 May 2013
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"No elevator so just remember to ask for appropriate room."
micdansuk
31 Mar 2013
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"stat at first so-fi !"
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26 Apr 2012
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