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Located in Ocean Drive, The Penguin Hotel is within a 10-minute walk of popular sights such as Art Deco Welcome Center and Lummus Park Beach. This 43-room, 3-star hotel has free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free in-room WiFi. On the beach, it's also near Port of Miami and Lincoln Road Mall.


Start your day off right with a free continental breakfast served from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM. This hotel is home to a café and a bar/lounge. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room.


All 43 individually decorated rooms feature refrigerators, free local calls, and free bottled water. Guests can expect free WiFi and 32-inch plasma TVs with cable channels. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include safes and ironing boards.

Property features

Guests of The Penguin Hotel enjoy an outdoor tennis court, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. Valet parking is available for USD 40.00 per day. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with concierge services and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a terrace, a garden, and a TV in a common area.


  • Walking distance to Art Deco Welcome Center and Lummus Park Beach
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Penguin Hotel is a renovated, boutique hotel of the late Art Deco style situated directly on Ocean Drive across from South Beach. Valet parking (surcharge) is available on site. This stylish hotel is only a few steps from Lincoln Road pedestrian mall, popular restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and shopping. Guests can enjoy wireless Internet access throughout public areas. Concierge services are available.

The Penguin Hotel's guests have access to the amenities of the sister property, the President Hotel, located directly behind the Penguin Hotel.

Guests can enjoy a 30% discount on food at the on-site Purple Penguin Café, a one-time welcome drink, and 2 bottles of water in the guestroom replenished daily (included in daily resort fee).

  • Bar/lounge 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 43 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Year Built 1948 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • One meeting room 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Beach towels 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Penguin Hotel offers 43 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Each accommodation is individually decorated. 32-inch plasma televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Miami Beach hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Phone 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Plasma TV 

Where to Eat

Purple Penguin Café - Beachfront cafe serving cocktails and American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 100 per day
  • Resort fee: USD 21.66 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Beach towels
  • Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • In-room bottled water
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
The resort fee displayed is based on 2 guests per accommodation/night. The resort fee will increase with additional guests. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 40.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • An early check-in fee will be charged
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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