Hotels in Miami
Hotels in Miami are known for their colorful façades and design pedigrees; Ian Schrager, André Balazs, and Todd Oldham are just a few of the big names who have contributed their exceptional taste to South Beach properties. Many Miami hotels are small, boutique affairs, designed in the Art Deco style and located right on the beach. The Angler’s Boutique Resort in South Beach merges original 1930s Mediterranean revival architecture with a chic interior done up in tasteful neutrals. Guests of The Angler can rent a pair of private poolside cabanas and feast on a Mediterranean-inspired dinner provided by the hotels’ on-site restaurant, 660 Mediterranean Kitchen.
For design and architecture lovers, this Miami hotel is a must-visit: The interior was designed by J. Wallace Tutt III, who also designed the sumptuous Ocean Drive mansion that belonged to Gianni Versace. The Betsy South Beach – formerly known as the Betsy Ross – boasts a palatial white façade and an interior done up in a modern, colonial-meets-tropical style. Guests staying at the Betsy can take a dip in the hotel’s indoor courtyard pool, grab a bite at the on-site restaurant, Laurent Tourondel’s BLT Steak, or grab a specialty cocktail at one of the hotel’s two bars. Of course, guests can easily step out onto the beach as well.
The ultra-exclusive Casa Tua is a five-suite hotel housed inside a Mediterranean-inspired mansion. Complete with ornate columns, spiral staircases, and manicured grounds, the hotel has the feel of an opulent private estate.
This Art Deco hotel in South Beach is just two blocks from the famed Ocean Drive and the beach. Reflecting its location in the Art Deco District, the Hotel Astor's lobby includes the property's original 1938 Vitrolite wall panels.
Rebuilt in 1914 after a fire, the Redland Hotel was Homestead's first hotel and one of its most important structures. Restored to its pre-fire, 1904 architecture, the property now boasts modern conveniences like Wi-Fi.
The L. Murray Dixon–built Hotel Victor has been restored in high sybaritic fashion by celebrated French designer Jacques Garcia.
Set in the heart of tony Sunny Isles on Miami Beach, this contemporary full-service Trump resort is ideal for all types of travelers—from families to those wanting to be within striking distance of the party in South Beach.
A sweeping porte cochere greets visitors at this graceful Modernist hotel from the 1940s, which also functions as a contemporary art gallery.
Miami has been a city of big, brash hotels since the 1950’s. Although the landscape is always changing, a few properties rise above the rest, including South Beach’s Tides.
Where the Miami River meets Biscayne Bay, EPIC Hotel sits on a waterfront property in the heart of downtown.
This crescent-shaped landmark hotel has a longstanding reputation for grandeur. Recently, more than $200 million was poured into an elaborate renovation, including the construction of a new entry and 36-story tower, with ocean views.
The newest outpost of the London-based boutique hotel and social club, the oceanfront Soho Beach House Miami was created by local architect Allan Shulman and designer Martin Brudnizki. Expect a Cecconi's Italian restaurant, a Cuban coffee bar, and a 100-foot-long beachside pool.
A former vacation retreat of William Vanderbilt II, Fisher Island is now home to a 45-room luxury resort, set amid one of the nation's most exclusive residential communities.
Located in North Beach at the heart of Millionaire's Row, the Deauville is one of Miami’s “Grande Dame” hotels, with distinct MiMo (Miami Modern) architecture. The property once hosted Rat Pack members such as Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, as well as Elvis Presley.
Acqualina, a grand 51-story Mediterranean-inspired tower that mixes touches of Collins Avenue grooviness with old-world nostalgia, is a welcome addition to Sunny Isles, North Miami’s rapidly developing answer to South Beach. Baroque fountains and marble-and–gold leaf columns in the public areas e
South Florida hotel spas trembled at the arrival of Canyon Ranch in Miami in 2007, when they annexed and renovated the old Carillion Hotel.