Guests searching for a furnished rental for their South Beach lodging will undoubtedly use the Internet to find a Miami Beach extended stay facility. While analyzing their options, they might decide to rent directly from the owner of a Miami condo hotel. Miami is a prime resort destination with high occupancy rates and a rather young clientele that come to have fun. Booking an apartment or condominium hotel directly from the owner poses certain risks that guests should take into consideration.
With this kind of ownership, the owner of the unit may decide to rent his unit by himself and use it when he comes in town. Miami has a very high percentage of absentee owners that use their properties when they want and rent them out to travelers when they are back in their primary homes. In these instances, the rentals serve as a side business to help pay for the mortgages on their vacation homes.
While these types of setups are ideal for owners, guests could find that the Miami Beach extended stay facility does not live up to their expectations. Since owners who live in other states or even other countries visit their properties rarely, the condos may be in need of repair and have major problems, such as faulty air conditioning or appliances that no longer work. Miami apartment hotels need a lot of attention and love that out-of-town owners might have a difficult time providing.
If a problem arises, the owner of the facility is usually too far away to see to the matter personally. Having dealt with only the owner, renters have no real recourse and must either make due with the issues or find some other South Beach lodging to accommodate them. All of this translates to a hassle that can put a damper on a Miami vacation.