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Located in South Beach, The Setai is within a mile (2 km) of popular sights such as Lincoln Road Mall and Art Deco Welcome Center. This 130-room, 5-star hotel has 3 outdoor pools along with a full-service spa and 3 restaurants. On the beach, it's also near Lummus Park Beach and Jungle Island.


Have a drink at the cocktail bar or enjoy onsite dining at 3 restaurants, such as Jaya that specializes in Asian cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee.


All 130 air-conditioned accommodations feature sitting areas. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Refrigerators, minibars, and coffee makers are also standard.

Property features

Guests of The Setai have access to a full-service spa, 3 outdoor pools, and a children's pool. Valet parking is available for USD 49.00 per night, and there's also limo/town car service. A multilingual staff is on hand to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a fitness center, a steam room, and free WiFi in public areas.


  • Close to Lincoln Road Mall and Art Deco Welcome Center
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Setai features a full-service spa, 3 outdoor swimming pools, a steam room, and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access.

Business amenities at this 5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. This Art Deco hotel also offers a children's pool, a seasonal outdoor pool, and spa services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

The Setai is a smoke-free property.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 130 
  • Number of floors - 40 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Year Built 2005 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Setai offers 130 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and blackout drapes/curtains. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 

Where to Eat

Jaya - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Setai Grill - This steakhouse serves dinner only. Open select days.

Pool & Beach - This beach restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves lunch only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Bar & Courtyard - This cocktail bar specializes in Asian cuisine. Open daily.

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a steam room, a fitness center, and complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 

Spa Services

The onsite spa has massage/treatment rooms.


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

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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

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 or cash deposit 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 50 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 49.00 per night (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Setai is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

Ocean Suites Experience

Book a stay in a Suite, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View room type for travel from April 23, 2014, and receive the following:

  • Private roundtrip airport transfers between Miami and Fort Lauderdale airports (one roundtrip per reservation)
  • Flexible check-in and check-out times (based on availability)
  • Daily breakfast in The Restaurant or en-suite (per registered adult)
  • Spa treatment en-suite or in The Spa at The Setai (one 45-minute Balinese massage per reservation)
  • En-suite non-alcoholic beverages, replenished throughout guests' stay
  • Arrival bar and dry goods assortment, inclusive of selective spirits and snacks
  • Personal assistance for unpacking and packing luggage upon request
  • Access to The Ocean Suite luxury courtesy car (based on availability)
Must book the Suite, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View room type to receive benefits. Full details at check-in. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. Offer subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.

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