Hotels

Book the best places to stay in Miami—from luxury lookouts to beachside bargains



Budget hotels

Dream South Beach

  • Price band: 2/4
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Art deco glamor meets French Moroccan style, courtesy of designer Michael Czysz, with a result that somehow looks a bit space age. Opened in 2011, Dream lives up to its name by creating the kind of guest room that makes you reluctant to get out of bed. Quarters boast

  1. 1111 Collins Avenue, at 11th Street
  2. Rates $175–$375.
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Lords South Beach

  • Price band: 2/4
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Calling itself "a quantum leap in gay travel," since opening its doors in 2010 Lords South Beach has revolutionized the idea of gay-friendly accommodation in that it's specifically a gay hotel. Located just one block from the beach, Lords boasts three plunge pools, a

  1. 1120 Collins Avenue, at 11th Street
  2. Rates $179–$239
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Best Western Oceanfront Resort Bal Harbour

  • Price band: 2/4
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The spiffy Oceanfront Resort is a cheerful low-rise in swanky Bal Harbour. Its three 1952 buiding sport lemon walls adorned with stuffed swordfish, tropical shrubbery, two pools and apartment-style suites.

  1. 9365 Collins Avenue, at 93rd Street
  2. Rates $189–$229 double
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Luxury lodgings

The Tides South Beach

  • Price band: 4/4
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Possibly the loveliest hotel on South Beach, the King & Grove Tides is a thing of beauty inside and out. A masterpiece of art deco by L Murray Dixon, it boasts porthole windows, abundant stainless steel and ocean liner curves. The interior was beautified by designer

  1. 1220 Ocean Drive, at 12th Street
  2. Rates $450–$695 double
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Standard

  • Price band: 3/4
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One of the coolest hotels on Miami Beach isn’t on the beach at all. But the Standard, a Florida offshoot of André Balasz’s fashionable LA and NYC lodgings, is on the waterfront: it boasts dreamy views of Biscayne Bay from its ethereal saltwater infinity pool. In

  1. 40 Island Avenue, at the Venetian Causeway
  2. Rates $195–$250
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Mondrian South Beach

  • Price band: 3/4
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Sister property to the Delano and Shore Club, the Mondrian distinguishes itself from its siblings most notably by its location, which is bayfront, not beachside. Located in a mostly residential neighborhood (with plenty of restaurants nearby and Lincoln Road Mall

  1. 1100 West Avenue, at 11th Street
  2. Rates $249–$629
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Miami hotel bars

Sunset Lounge

  • Rated as: 5/5
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FDR at Delano

  • Rated as: 4/5
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Bahía

  • Rated as: 4/5
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Highbar

  • Rated as: 3/5
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