Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden

Miami Beach , , 1255 West Avenue (Show on Map)
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Info Situated in the lively South Beach neighborhood, Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden provides guests with easy access to the area's bustling nightclubs, restaurants and picturesque beaches, while offering free WiFi and trolley transportation for seamless city exploration. The hostel's accommodations cater to various budgets, with options ranging from private rooms to shared spaces. Guests can enjoy a unique combination of a party atmosphere and comfortable relaxation, as the hostel thoughtfully separates entertainment and sleeping areas. A host of complimentary amenities, such as daily breakfast and dinner, an internet café, cable TV, and movie and game nights, enhance guests' experience.

Bikini Hostel's staff guide visitors to discover the best of Miami Beach, including daily activities, beach and pool parties, and nearby attractions such as Lincoln Road shopping, Whole Foods grocery store, Espanola Way's outdoor cafes and Flamingo Park's sports facilities. For those looking to explore further, the local bus stop and bicycle rental station are conveniently located. As a family-owned and operated establishment, Bikini Hostel guarantees an unforgettable experience, immersing guests in the excitement and beauty of Miami Beach.
Summary of reviewsBikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden is a budget-friendly option located conveniently in South Beach. Guests appreciate the easy access to various transport, restaurants and bars, as well as the proximity to the beach and Whole Foods. The free breakfast and dinner add value to the hostel's affordable rates, although some guests have mixed experiences with the quality and quantity of food. The staff is a major highlight for many guests with reviews praising their friendliness and helpfulness. However, the cleanliness of the hostel is a major concern for many guests with some describing it as one of the worst they have ever seen. The reviews for the rooms and beds are mixed with some guests finding them uncomfortable and lacking in privacy. Overall, Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden could be a good option for budget-conscious travelers looking for a friendly atmosphere, but be prepared to sacrifice some comfort and cleanliness.
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Room Types
Bed in 6-Bed Female Dormitory Room Lockers are provided in this room type.

Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room Lockers are provided in this room type.

Bed in 9-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room Lockers are provided in this room type.

Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room Lockers are provided in this room type.

Single Private Room This is a 100 sq ft private room located within a dorm room apartment. Features include a shared bathroom just for those staying in either room. This room is only accessible by passing within a dorm room.

Twin Private Room This 150 sq ft private room is located within a dorm room. It includes a shared bathroom and is only accessible by passing through the dorm room This room sleeps 2 guests.

Bed in 12-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room This bed in dormitory features air conditioning.

About Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer GardenLocated in the vibrant heart of South Beach, Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden offers easy access to nightclubs, restaurants and stunning beaches. Guests can enjoy free WiFi and complimentary trolley transportation throughout Miami Beach, making it simple to explore the city's attractions. The hostel features a variety of accommodation options, from private rooms to shared living spaces, ensuring there's a suitable choice for every budget. Known for its exceptional atmosphere, Bikini Hostel's welcoming staff ensures guests feel right at home during their stay.

Bikini Hostel uniquely combines a lively ambiance with a comfortable space for relaxation, as the party area is thoughtfully situated away from the sleeping quarters. The hostel's range of bed configurations caters to diverse needs while providing clean accommodations for all guests. To further enhance the guest experience, the hostel offers a variety of complimentary amenities and services, including daily breakfast and dinner, an internet café, cable TV, as well as movie and game nights, among others.

Guests at Bikini Hostel are guided to discover the best of Miami Beach, from daily activities and nightclubs to beach and pool parties. The hostel is conveniently located near popular attractions such as Lincoln Road shopping, Whole Foods grocery store, Espanola Way's charming outdoor cafes and restaurants, and Flamingo Park with its Olympic-sized swimming pool and sports facilities. Additionally, guests can enjoy weekend DJ pool parties at the nearby Mondrian Hotel or access the local bus stop and bicycle rental station for effortless transportation around South Beach. As a family-owned and operated establishment, Bikini Hostel ensures an unforgettable stay for guests, allowing them to fully experience the excitement and beauty of Miami Beach.
Guest Reviews
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Location
The Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden is praised for its convenient location in South Beach. It is near the harbor with spectacular sunsets to view. The closest beach is only a 20-minute walk and Whole Foods is only a 5-minute walk away. This hostel is excellently located with easy access to various transport, restaurants and bars. Guests can easily reach Lincoln Road shopping center, museums and the beach by bus or a 15-20 minute walk. Despite its central location, the hostel is situated in a calm area. However, some guests wished it was closer to certain attractions. A few guests mentioned concerns about the run-down property. Overall, visitors appreciate the location and value for money that the hostel provides.

Breakfast
A common theme among the reviews for Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden's breakfast is that it is basic but acceptable, especially considering that it is free. Some guests enjoyed their breakfast of bread, cereal, jam, milk and coffee, while others found it lacking in options or quality. Dinner is also offered, which some appreciated. A few reviewers mentioned that breakfast was not restocked promptly or lacked hot water, but others found the breakfast delicious. Overall, the free breakfast and dinner add value to the hostel's affordable rates.

Dinner
Guests at the Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden have mixed experiences with the included dinner option. Some rave about the delicious food, like lasagna and bean soup and appreciate the convenience of having dinner offered for free. Others, however, find the quality and quantity of food lacking with one guest even describing it as "pasta slop and toast and cereal." Some guests encounter issues with timing or availability, like one instance where dinner was an hour late due to frozen food or when a guest wasn't given dinner despite signing up for the meal plan. Some guests suggest that the hostel should monitor food consumption to ensure that everyone gets a fair share. Despite some negative experiences, many guests find the inclusion of dinner to be a bonus, especially when traveling on a tight budget. The breakfast, which is also included, receives mixed reviews as well with some finding it insufficient and others being satisfied with the options.

Rooms
If you're looking for a budget option in Miami Beach, you might want to consider Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden. However, the guest reviews of the rooms are mixed. Though some guests found everything to be clean and secure, others complained of the lack of honesty when it comes to the rooms they are offered. Many guests who booked private rooms found themselves in cramped shared rooms without any privacy. In addition, the rooms are often small, uncomfortable and have no air conditioning, making it difficult to get a good night's sleep. Mold on the walls and ceiling, rust in the bathrooms and dirty beds were just a few of the issues guests described. On the other hand, some reviews did praise the cleanliness of the rooms and the mattresses were comfortable for some. Note that the kitchen is also small and crowded and the bathrooms are often shared with many people. Overall, the location near Miami Beach might be the hotel's most redeeming feature, but be prepared to sacrifice some comfort and cleanliness for the budget-friendly price.

Beds
The reviews for Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden's beds are mixed. Some guests found the beds uncomfortable with old mattresses and mold stains on them. The bunk beds were unstable and difficult to climb. Others found the beds comfortable and the mattresses good. However, some guests found the beds dangerous and likened them to prison modules due to the cramped conditions. Some rooms had no blankets, while others complained about the lack of electrical outlets on the beds. The hostel charged for lockers and had shared bathrooms that were sometimes broken. Despite the bed issues, guests praised the good food served at the hostel.

Cleanliness
Based on guest reviews, the cleanliness of Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden is a major concern. Some guests criticized the property for being one of the worst they have ever seen with filthy bathrooms that were mostly occupied. Other guests complained about the lack of hygiene, disgusting smells and mold in the rooms and shared bathrooms. Some even said that the hygienic conditions were unacceptable with used hygiene products strewn around the bathrooms. However, a few guests mentioned that the room and bathroom were very clean upon arrival and cleaned every day. Overall, the hostel seems to have a serious problem with cleanliness and updating their facilities.

Staff
The staff at Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden are a major highlight for many guests with reviews praising their friendliness, helpfulness and overall positive attitude. Guests frequently mention staff members such as Bianca, Flor and Shawn as being particularly helpful and professional. However, some guests do mention encountering unfriendly or rude staff members. Despite this, the majority of guests seem to agree that the staff are a positive aspect of the hostel with many mentioning their willingness to go above and beyond to make guests' stays enjoyable. Overall, the staff's helpfulness and willingness to provide excellent customer service make Bikini Hostel a great choice for budget-conscious travelers looking for a friendly atmosphere.

3 Star
Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden is a simple and efficient property that offers passable facilities and services. However, some guests have complained about the noise and lack of sleep due to disrespectful roommates and people talking outside at night. Moreover, there is no lobby to lounge in and the kitchen is small, which may lead to guests having to sit outside to eat. Additionally, there is no entertainment at the hostel. Although the location is not near a sandy beach, it is within walking distance. Some guests have raised concerns about leaking bathrooms and difficulties in getting their security deposit back. A few guests have even referred to the property as a scam. Improvements such as adding entertainment, creating a lobby and renovating the entire place have been suggested by some visitors. Despite some negative feedback, Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden could be an affordable option for travelers on a budget.


No, Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden doesn't have any pool.

No, a spa isn't available at Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden.

No, Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden doesn't allow dogs.

No, parking facilities aren't available at Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden.

No, Bikini Hostel, Cafe & Beer Garden doesn't have a gym.

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