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Lil' Lori 05-29-2006 05:05 PM

We have walked around South Beach, and experienced that scene. We loved it. Lots of energy, and great people watching. I was looking on a map and saw that Miami Beach is north along Collins Drive. Is Miami Beach that much different in its vibe, shops, restaurants? I am deciding if I want to stay on South Beach or Miami Beach. The hotels are generally cheaper in Miami Beach, but also farther from the airport and cruise terminal. Any comments, thoughts are welcomed. Thanks http://cruise-chat.com/groupee_commo.../icon_wink.gif Lil' Lori http://images7.fotki.com/v157/photos...xthumbs-vi.gif

Oggy Boy 05-30-2006 06:07 AM

We always try to stay within walking distance of South Beach rather than right in it. This seems to work out well. Miami Beach, while nice, just doesn't have the same energy.

Tom

penny3333 05-30-2006 11:21 AM

Unless they've made a whole of changes to Miami Beach, I'd opt for South Beach.

DSR 07-17-2006 05:49 AM

I'm still trying to find a hotel - We are thinking about the Hyatt - We do want to go to south beach and do some shopping. But need to be close enough to the port. We did you stay? How did you get around?

Lil' Lori 07-18-2006 07:17 AM

Hi. We stayed at the holiday inn at the port. I did a more detailed reply in the "port hotel and transfer" section. Bye, Lil' Lori


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