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Bentley By Owner-Luxury For Less In The Heart Of Art Deco South Beach!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 656 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Heated Pool
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Book my awesome sophisticated condo suite #500 with the best private ocean front balcony in the Art Deco area of Ocean Drive, at the FOUR STAR Bentley Hotel, directly on the Atlantic Ocean at 510 Ocean Drive in the heart of the ART DECO district of South Beach! You will find marble floors, granite counter tops, upscale furniture, a fully equipped kitchen and a bath with large shower, plush linens, free WIFI, excellent ocean view, outstanding balcony and very accommodating staff of The Bentley Hotel to serve my guests.

The Bentley has all the amenities one would expect from a prestigious FOUR STAR facility, including a rooftop pool and terrace offering breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean.

The condo suite offers:

Incredible ocean views, balcony

Fabulous location, walk to clubs, restaurants and upscale shops

Private bedroom, luxury bathroom with bidet

Large living room

Marble floors throughout

Fully equipped gourmet kitchen

Rooftop pool with whirlpool

Doorman, concierge, FREE WIFI

My guests are greeted warmly by The Bentley Hotel personnel. My condo suite is furnished with fresh linens and amenities, and maid service is provided by The Bentley staff. I DO NOT use any inferior off-site management, cleaners or products.

ALSO CHECK OUT MY 2ND TOP FLOOR BENTLEY CONDO VRBO# 895041

More Details

Owner
Marsha McCarthy
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 25, 2017

About Marsha McCarthy

I have been a real estate agent in Buffalo NY for the past 26 years. I bought my condo suite on Ocean Drive in South Beach for a place to vacation with my family to enjoy the beautiful Miami sunshine!

Marsha McCarthy purchased this condo in 2008

Why Marsha McCarthy chose Miami Beach

I bought on Ocean Drive in South Beach because it is a place you can enjoy year round. People from all over the world want to visit South Beach. I love it because there is so much activity. Ocean Drive is non-stop fun! Everyone can enjoy people-watching, swimming, eating, shopping, and relaxing. Getting away from northern Winters isn't bad either!

What makes this condo unique

The Bentley is located at 510 Ocean Drive, the famous crossroads of Ocean Drive and 5th St., Miami Beach, considered to be a fabulous entertainment destination in the heart of all that South Beach has to offer. You can walk to everything from 5 star restaurants to neighborhood hangouts, hot night clubs to trendy bars and chic coffee cafes. OR you can spend quiet time in Lummus Park, walk the famous beach and relax at the roof top pool and on your private condo balcony.

My condo suite #500 has a spacious living area with a wall-mounted TV separated from a cozy bedroom with a 2nd wall-mounted TV, offering full privacy. The fully applianced kitchen opens out to the living area and a well-appointed marble bathroom with bidet offers upscale amenities. My suite has a huge private ocean front balcony with beautiful views of the action on Ocean Drive and one of most famous areas of Miami's South Beach! My guests will also enjoy the spectacular view from The Bentley Hotel's roof top terrace with pool and hot tub and lounge chairs that has been judged the 'Best Roof Top Pool' in the Art Deco area.

ALSO CHECK OUT MY 2ND TOP FLOOR BENTLEY CONDO VRBO# 895041

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you very much for your great review! I'm new to VRBO and know that your review will help others choose my special condo suite for their holiday get away. I remember emailing you several times to answer your questions about South Beach. I'm very glad that you enjoyed your stay in my condo suite. Please tell your friends and visit again in the future.
Oct 2012
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Amenities

South Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 656 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 12 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The best that South Beach has to offer including the most outstanding Atlantic Ocean view and sandy beach area on Ocean Drive!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(62 traveler reviews)

Bentley By Owner-Luxury For Less In The Heart Of Art Deco South Beach!
average rating of 4.790323 based on 63 reviews
2

Could have been better

  • 2 of 5

My wife and I stayed at the condo. The location was good as it was right on ocean drive. Given it was Miami music week I expected it to be crowded and noisey at the hotel but it was quite excessive. Neighbors had loud music playing all night. People were yelling and arguing in the hallway at all hours of the night. When entering the condo it smelled damp in the condo. Really didn't use the air conditioning as when turned on it a had foul smell. A guest had checked out earlier in the day. The bathroom was not cleaned well. Poor shower pressure. Water pressure stopped frequently. I guess because the condo is directly under the pool, you could hear rattling of pipes and pool pumps making noise 24/7. Made if difficult to sleep. Had to pay cleaning fee (which I knew about ahead of time) but cleaning service never came during our stay. They were supposed to clean upon exit and yesterday but never came. Beware that there is a fee for the resort. This includes happy hour, beach chairs. We were told at check in this was included but then was told we had to pay. It rained and was windy throughout the stay. The entrance to the condo has an outside hallway. Water had come through under the door. Also the bedroom smelled of marijuana from the neighbors next door.

I had really high expectations based on the previous reviews. I would not return.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brownsburg, In
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

the place is perfect, I can't wait to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jeffrey, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your 5 star review. I am so happy that you enjoyed your short South Beach Holiday and found everything to be Perfect for you! I had just checked out after spending my 7 week winter vacation there and know exactly how pleased you must have been with the condo, the view, and the beach. Please hurry back. I'll be happy to hear from you. Regards, Marsha
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Bowling Green, Ohio
5

Wonderful trip to South Beach!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great condo in a perfect location in South Beach! We enjoy staying on the south end, which is quieter but close enough to the action. From the terrace you can see Lummus Park, Ocean Avenue and the beach in the distance. It was fun to watch the happenings and the people coming and going.

We do not rent a car and can walk to all of our favorite restaurants. Make sure you eat at Big Pink, The News Café, and Naked Taco. It is breath taking to sit outside in the evening at Smith and Wollensky and watch the cruise ships sail out of the shipping lane to take off in the open ocean. You can rent bikes and ride down the boardwalk. Eat lunch at the Setai, in their pool restaurant. It’s one of the few restaurants with a great view of the beach. Also try lunch in the restaurant overlooking the pool and beach at the Marriott Stanton.

The condo was furnished very comfortably. The bedroom is a little small, but has a nice window that lets in lots of sunlight. The staff at the Bentley Hotel was superb! Marsha was wonderful to work with. I would recommend this condo to anyone! We will stay here on our return trip!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Beach Bum! Thank you for your great review and outstanding tips for my guests to enjoy some of the special places within walking distance of my condo. I can't wait to have you stay with me again to enjoy the new feather down sofa & chair in the living room and the just delivered top of the line mattress and foundation for the bedroom. Hurry back. You were the perfect guests. Regards, Marsha
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Medicine Hat, Alberta Canada
5

Awesome Condo, Great Amenities & Wonderful Location

  • 5 of 5

Thanks Marsha, we loved our stay in your Condo. Very impressed with the cleanliness and service. Being located right on Ocean Drive was a plus and with a Walgreens and Liquor store right on the corner, we didn't have to go far for what we needed. As well, the free transportation that was provided by the hotel was awesome - we used it quite often to get around South Beach. The ocean front/ocean view location of your condo made our stay that much more enjoyable. Loved it and hope to return soon.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Angie, Thanks for your great review! I was so happy to hear from you after your stay in my condo. From our many previous emails, I know that you and your husband were very excited to spend part of your vacation as my guest in South Beach all the way from your home in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. I look forward to having you come back again anytime. Thanks so much for writing. Marsha
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5

Sally G. & family

  • 5 of 5

I have booked through VRBO many times and all have been good, but this was EXCEPTIONAL!! First off, Marsha was a pleasure to deal with. Secondly, I have been to Southbeach numerous times, and this condo by far has it all. Spectacular view, beautifully decorated, clean, lovely pool and sun deck, and a wonderful hotel staff. Marsha, thank you so much for making our Christmas 2016 vacation one of the best. We look forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy New Year Sally, Thanks for your very special 5 star review. It was always a pleasure corresponding with you during the past few months while you planned your South Beach holiday in my top floor condo suite #500. Even though people see the photos and relate to me, I think they are still surprised and impressed when they arrive and actually see my condo and find out that I am the only condo owner that does not use any "off site managers or cleaners or inferior services" because The Bentley staff takes total care of my guests during their stay. I'm so happy you enjoyed your vacation. I have many repeat guests, please plan to reserve again early. I'd love to have you stay with me again! Regards, Marsha
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5

What a View

  • 5 of 5

This lovely condo is in the heart of SOBE. The hotel with which it is associated, the Bentley, took great care of us. The view from the large balcony was perfect - the unit had everything to make our stay great! Super clean, too! Will return next year.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sharon & Mitch, Thanks for your 5 star review! When you sent me a text on your arrival saying that you loved the view and my condo, I was thrilled to hear from you. Also thanks for making other travelers aware that I do not use any "off site" managers or cleaners and that I am the only owner in The Bentley that has the hotel staff take personal care of my guests. I look forward to hearing from you in the future. Happy holidays! Marsha
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Fabulous location in the HEART of the historic ART DECO district of South Beach! Walk to clubs, restaurants, and upscale boutique shops such as DASH, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, UGG, Steve Madden, Sephora, Banana Republic, Nicole Miller, Armani Exchange, and MANY MORE!

ALSO CHECK OUT MY OTHER TOP FLOOR CONDO VRBO #895041

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Rates & Availability

South Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Mar 3 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
May
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$265
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Autumn
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Holiday Season
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$265
 
 
New Year Rates
Dec 16 2017 - Mar 2 2018
2 night minimum stay
$285
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Nightly rate varies with the season and availability. Starting at $225 in Spring & Summer. Maid/housekeeping fee is due to The Bentley at checkout. I do not use any off site Managers or Cleaners. I am always available to answer your inquiry.

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