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Hotel Biba West Palm Beach Reviews
Charming old world semi-boutique value hotel Oct 21, 2011
Wow - you people on Google are harsh. This place is not nearly as bad as the ratings, as I figured from doing my research on other sites after I googled this place.
This is a very old (40's? 50's?) restored hotel next to a historic old neighborhood near the water. Has a lot of Caribbean charm and obviously the owners are going for a boutique mark, and are almost there. But COME ON. For $75 a night, what are you people expecting?
Let me address the other reviews - I don't see anything seedy going on. There were no pubes on my bedspread, or holes in my soap. Yes the floormats and towels may be a bit frayed. Yes the hot water does take a while (5+) mins to get to my shower, maybe it's coming in from the next county.
I had no trouble with the staff or security. The night lady was a little surly, but the two day gals working were extremely perky and cute. DJ and bar: well, my first night here there may have been 2 people in the hotel, so I can't imagine a DJ at the bar cranking out jams. As the weekend has arrived, more people are here.
The pool is awesome! The third night free (I took advantage of that) is a bargain. The free breakfast is just fine. i'll take fresh bagels and strong coffee any day over the utter crap La Quinta tries to pass of as breakfast.
So for you people who rarely leave your pre-fab surburban homes, never leave the US, and have no sense of adventure, stick with the Marriott. If you like some tropical charm with nice environs for a good price, this place is just fine.
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Hotel Biba Overview
The Hotel Biba is positioned in the heart of West Palm Beach’s historic El Cid district. The hotel is close to famous sites like the Palm Beach County Convention Center, Clematis Street, City Place and the Intercoastal Waterway.
There are 43 guest rooms at the Hotel Biba. All units are outfitted with free wireless Internet connections, LCD televisions, pillow-top mattresses, CD players, custom mahogany furnishings and burlap-covered headboards. Bathrooms are supplied with Aveda bath amenities.
The Hotel Biba is a historic, boutique-hotel with ‘Bermuda Vernacular’ architecture. This property provides an outdoor swimming pool, a slate sun deck, a business center, a multilingual staff, a 24-hour front desk, wedding services and a wine bar. Complimentary treats include vehicle parking and high-speed Internet access.
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