South Beach hotels

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What travelers to South Beach are saying

Great place to enjoy the beach, dining, partying, museums, art galleries, and people watching. Very diverse population attracts an international crowd. Possibly young children can not appreciate all the Miami has to offer. Well worth have a car to get around and see things, even though public transportation is also very convenient. Be prepared for traffic jams almost anywhere.
S W. Dec 12, 2015
Great food. Went to Dezer car collection fabulous...attended NASCAR race. Wonderful track and great hospitality. Will definitely go back to the race.
Susan B Nov 25, 2015
Miami is beautiful! The weather is awesome and there is so much to do wether you want to have a relaxing trip or a fun filled weekend!
Mia D. Aug 24, 2015


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Join the Miami jet set party in South Beach

Occupying a prime piece of beachfront between the Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, South Beach is the crown jewel of Miami Beach, a glitzy resort that sits just east of Miami's city limits. Nicknamed SoBe by the global jet set, South Beach is best known for having one of the liveliest nightlife scenes in the country. And while the clubs here are packed nightly with partiers from all over the world, this slice of tropical paradise isn't just a playground for the rich and famous.

Things to see and do

On the beach

South Florida is home to miles of invigorating coastline, and South Beach offers a unique mix of eclectic culture, beachside entertainment, panoramic ocean views and fine white sand. To get to the stretch of sand featured in movies, music videos and postcards, walk south to the tip of Miami Beach. Before you settle down for a day of sunshine and swimming, stop for quick photos at the beach's quirky lifeguard stations, a collection of unique huts in a variety of shapes, colors and patterns.

Off the beach

Find your version of a good time along Ocean Drive, the most famous street in Miami Beach. Lined with historic buildings, trendy cafes, designer stores and souvenir shops, Ocean Drive is a feast for the senses. To learn more about the stunning Art Deco architecture you see along the way, ask for a complete tour of the district at the nearby MDPL Art Deco Welcome Center. If you're a fan of high fashion, don't forget to take a closer look at Gianni Versace's Ocean Drive mansion, which is now operating as a luxury boutique hotel and restaurant. Stick around after dark to see Ocean Drive come alive with neon facades, vibrant music and great energy.

Art Basel

While December means the beginning of a cold winter in the North, the arts scene in Miami Beach heats up with the annual Art Basel show, a spectacular event that celebrates contemporary art through gallery exhibits, installations and live performances. Art Basel draws an international crowd of over 70,000 visitors, artists, collectors and museum directors every year. As a guest, you don't need to register ahead of time to participate in Art Basel, but remember to book your accommodations well in advance of the show's date if you're planning on attending. During Art Basel, demand for South Beach hotels is high, so reserving your room early is the best way to guarantee both a spot in the neighborhood and a fair rate.

Where to stay

South Beach hotels range from high-end retro spots to affordable big-name chains. Accommodations directly on Ocean Drive are ideal if you're coming to soak up the party scene and want to be in the middle of the action. Those traveling with young children or visitors who prefer a quieter place to stay should look for family-friendly accommodations off the main party strip. Staying on less popular avenues means you'll be within walking distance to the hustle and bustle of Ocean Drive during the day, while enjoying peace and quiet as the crowd hits the popular bars and clubs in the evening.

Getting to and around South Beach

Visitors to South Beach typically arrive by air via Miami International Airport (MIA). From there, you can head to your hotel by taxi, bus or shuttle. If you're planning on traveling elsewhere in Florida or want to explore nearby towns, a rental car is a plus but not a necessity in South Beach. The entire Miami Beach area is very pedestrian-friendly, and avoiding parking charges can save a good chunk of change for budget-conscious travelers. Although you'll have access to the beach and plenty of stores, restaurants and attractions on foot, bike rentals are cheap and readily available for those times when you want to cruise around the neighborhood or enjoy a relaxing ride on the boardwalk.

Recently booked South Beach hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Gale South Beach
South Beach
4 days ago 5 stars $202
Boulan South Beach
South Beach
4 days ago 5 stars $324
Room Mate Waldorf Towers
South Beach
7 days ago 3 stars $224

Recently Rated South Beach Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Gale South Beach
South Beach
4.2 / 5
64 reviews
5 stars $202
Room Mate Waldorf Towers
South Beach
4.3 / 5
16 reviews
3 stars $224
Boulan South Beach
South Beach
4.3 / 5
33 reviews
5 stars $324

Featured South Beach Hotels

From $168

1 The Catalina Hotel and Beach Club

4 stars
3.3 / 5 624 reviews

1736 Collins Avenue

The Catalina Hotel and Beach Club in Miami Beach offers boutique-style lodging in an Art Deco landmark. The color schemes in the interior are dominated by red and white, which reflect the chic...

Total Disappointment!
Was given a room on the floor directly above the lounge that plays LOUD music 24 hours a day. Staff at front desk is utterly incompetent- no one could ever answer anything I asked. My credit card...
Jan 28, 2016
From $111

2 Beach Paradise Hotel

3 stars
2.8 / 5 93 reviews

600 Ocean Drive

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Designed in the 1920s, the Beach Paradise Hotel in Miami Beach is a quintessential art deco property that also features elements of Mediterranean architecture. Deep blue awnings hang above the...

DON'T STAY HERE IF YOU WANT TO SLEEP AT NIGHT! ! ! The hotel itself is ok & in a good location. You don't have a thermostat in your room, so you can't adjust the temp in your room! The front desk...
Jan 21, 2016
From $156

3 Chesterfield Hotel and Suites

3 stars
3.5 / 5 265 reviews

855 Collins Avenue

With its colorful and eclectic style, the Chesterfield Hotel and Suites beckons clientele who want to revel in the best of what Miami Beach has to offer. Chesterfield guests can expect to be...

Bad stay
This is my second stay in the chesterfield. Being that I work in the hospitality field, I try not to make many request or be a nuisance. So the room we checked into had two beds which we requested,...
Dec 9, 2015
From $30

4 Beds n Drinks Hostel

3 stars
3.5 / 5 11 reviews

1676 James Avenue

BEDS N' DRINKS is an ultra modern hostel with keyless locks on the doors, a fully restored marble lobby, and professionally designed private and dorm rooms! The hostel is fun, energetic, and most...

If your in Miami but on a budget alone just for a couple or few nights this is definitely your best bet affordable and modern clean and great staff looking forward to coming back A+
Aug 26, 2015
From $194

5 Congress Hotel Ocean Drive

4 stars
3.9 / 5 82 reviews

1052 Ocean Drive

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Congress Hotel Ocean Drive in Miami Beach contains a stylish restaurant, a popular bar and a beautiful rooftop pool where guests can sunbathe. Many rooms in this hotel feature balconies that...

Can't complaint great location
Great location !! Free happy hour on the roof top !!
Dec 17, 2015
From $98

6 President Hotel

3 stars
3.4 / 5 157 reviews

1423 Collins Avenue

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This historic South Beach hotel was designed in 1936 and exemplifies the popular art deco style of that period. This style is skillfully combined with contemporary comforts. There are two booking...

Nice trip with friends
First of all, the location is perfect. South beaches, bars and local restaurants are all of easy access. The room is clean and well prepared. The only little thing is that wifi sometimes was not...
Nov 26, 2015
From $315

7 Clevelander Hotel

4 stars
4.1 / 5 75 reviews

1020 Ocean Drive,

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The Clevelander Hotel in Miami Beach has a reputation as a hot party venue that goes back 70 years. This boutique hotel features a number of amenities that bolster its status as a world-renowned...

Worth every penny
Didn't know that Clevelander was one of the historical/ post card hotels at south beach Miami. The hotel is clean and comfortable. No noise in the hallway. Service was awesome. Worth every penny. I...
Nov 16, 2015
From $175

8 Hotel Astor

4 stars
3.4 / 5 179 reviews

956 Washington Avenue

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When you stay at the Astor Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida, you ll be treated to top-notch hospitality, and a picturesque view of the sea, from one of their guest rooms or suites. The hotel is...

Satisfied Guest
Astor Staff very warm and kind Lovely, Rosalyn and Gigi were very helpful and kind The staffs at the check in specially Laura was amazing I am looking forward going back again even though the...
Dec 16, 2015
From $183

9 Richmond Oceanfront Hotel

4 stars
3.4 / 5 246 reviews

1757 Collins Avenue

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The Richmond is a family owned green hotel located right on Miami Beach. This non-smoking eco-friendly property is perfect for conscientious visitors who want to improve the environment while on...

Great location & great staff
This hotel is in a great location - it's right on the beach and walking distance to restaurants,shops etc. The staff made our holiday and the hotel into something special for a very reasonable...
Jan 29, 2016
From $454

10 1 Hotel South Beach

5 stars
3.7 / 5 157 reviews

2341 Collins Avenue

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Business6,600-square-foot ballroom and six meeting roomsWi-Fi and hard-wired Internet accessVideoconferencing equipmentPost-conference shipping

My wife and I celebrated are 30 anniversary. The hotel couldn't have been a better spot to pick. The rooms simply amazing, the grounds, amazing, staff where so over the top it was crazy. The lobby...
Sep 27, 2015
From $180

11 Marseilles Hotel

3 stars
3.3 / 5 98 reviews

1741 Collins Avenue

The Marseilles Oceanfront Hotel Miami Beach welcomes you to a private beach with two lounges and umbrellas as well as a heated swimming pool adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean. The 24-hour front desk...

4th of July 2015
My friends and I booked a room here for a one night stay for the 4th of July. It was in the best location near great restaurants, shopping areas, and the beach. The hotel staff was very friendly...
Oct 27, 2015
From $202

12 Riviera South Beach Hotel

4 stars
3.9 / 5 115 reviews

2000 Liberty Avenue

With a white exterior and stainless steel railings on the balconies, the Riviera South Beach Hotel in Miami Beach is a prime example of Art Deco architecture that swept South Florida by storm in...

Nice Hotel
This was a nice hotel, the roof top pool was enjoyable.
Dec 7, 2015
From $279

13 Surfcomber a Kimpton Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 46 reviews

1717 Collins Avenue

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Customer comfort is key at the Surfcomber a Kimpton Hotel in Miami Beach. Each colorful room contains high-definition TVs and complimentary yoga mats. Family pets are welcome to stay free of charge...

Good value for the price
I stayed at this place for one night and am very impressed with the service of the hotel. Staff there are very professional and attentive. Hotel is very close to the beach and lots of restaurants...
Dec 12, 2015
From $135

14 Dorchester Hotel and Suites

3 stars
3.6 / 5 90 reviews

1850 Collins Avenue

The Dorchester Hotel and Suites, in Miami Beach, offers a taste of tropical paradise with everything you need for a restful and relaxing visit. Whether you're at the hotel for work or leisure, the...

Good Time at a nice hotel!
Fun hotel with a great location at a reasonable price.
Sep 29, 2015
From $168

15 Crest Hotel Suites

3 stars
3.4 / 5 69 reviews

1670 James Ave.

Built in 1939, this Art Deco boutique hotel has been restored to preserve and recreate its original feature. Enter our lobby, and find yourself surrounded by the fabulous Art Deco Era. The original...

Great comfortable friendly hotel
The hotel is close to work and stay at Crest Hotel often and always clean and staff is always professional and very friendly!
Sep 24, 2015
From $224

16 The Fritz Hotel

4 stars
3.9 / 5 17 reviews

524 Ocean Drive

The Fritz Hotel is an upscale luxury boutique resort hotel situated in the heart of the retro Art Deco District on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, Florida and across the street from the renowned South...

Very limited hot water. One ten minute shower and it was cold. Not pleasant for the price.
Very nice location but, don't eat on Ocean Drive. Food is good but very pricey. Search local private restaurants instead of tourist locations. Miami cuisine is fantastic. Ask locals for advice, not...
Nov 30, 2015
From $179

17 Hotel Ocean

3 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

1230 Ocean Drive

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This hotel combining the amenities of the 21st century with the timeless European tradition in service. Hotel ocean's 27 units, deluxe rooms and suites are decorated with great care and thought of...

Hot time at the hottest beach
Will Smith has it right, South Beach is the hottest beach in the USA. That the the Ocean Hotel is a great location to enjoy it from. We stayed in the Penthouse Room which is the totally cool. Large...
Feb 25, 2015
From $211

18 National Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 38 reviews

1677 Collins Avenue

The National Hotel Miami Beach is a perfect vacation destination for anyone looking to combine tropical relaxation with the maximum amount of luxury. Opened in 1940, this Art Deco-style hotel is on...

Should be a 2 Star Hotel
I usually stay at Best Westerns because they're pretty good when it comes to quality and price. However, my family and I decided it would be a good idea to get a good hotel since we were visiting...
Dec 22, 2015

19 Tradewinds Apartment Hotel

3 stars
4.1 / 5 68 reviews

2365 Pinetree Drive

The Tradewinds Apartment Hotel Miami Beach consists of several buildings that are laid out like a residential tropical community. The white facade and sleek lines highlight the original art deco...

Great Spring Break
Although it was a while ago I still remember our stay at this establishment. The rooms were better than expected and very clean. Beach was literally two minutes away, and so was a Walgreens. The...
Nov 5, 2015
From $128

20 Seagull South Beach

2 stars
2.3 / 5 56 reviews

100 21 Street

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Art Deco meets convenient beach proximity, at the Seagull South Beach, in Miami Beach. Exterior styling elements include a white stucco facade combined with bright green details, while the interior...

That was the worst hotel I ever stayed at. Dirty and old. Stuff is rude.
Nov 26, 2015