Hotels in Miami
The three-year-old Miami masterpiece, boasting Yabu Pushelberg-designed interiors, hosts a well-manicured crowd keen on high-end shopping and beachfront yoga and fitness classes from cult trainers Tracie Wright Vlaun and Christopher Vlaun.
Located in the Art Deco District, the historic National Hotel provides a quiet retreat from the party atmosphere of Collins Avenue. The beachfront property retains much of its 1930’s design, from the pale-yellow stucco façade to the lobby’s geometric wall sconces and vintage barrel chairs.
With an art deco exterior, the Albion hotel sits on James Avenue on Lincoln Road Mall, right in the middle of South Beach's hotspots. Having undergone a total renovation in 2005, the interior boasts modern touches like clean lined white sofas accented with orange and green pillows.
Located just two blocks from the beach and a five- to ten-minute walk from local clubs and restaurants, the Clinton Hotel has become popular with vacationers in their twenties and thirties.
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.
Opened in 1998, this sprawling beachfront hotel is located on South Beach’s famed Collins Avenue, lined with historic Art Deco hotels built in the 1960’s.
Miami's first W property is a major departure for the brand: all 408 spacious residences have a French bohemian aesthetic, and are done in various shades of white and gray.
The Catalina takes the value-added approach to South Beach nightlife and succeeds without feeling cheap or cheesy. Guests receive free VIP passes to clubs like Mansion and free frozen mojitos during the daily cocktail hour, served under the thatched roof of the Tiki Bar or in the sleek Red Bar.
Hands down, the Ritz-Carlton is Miami′s best full-service resort, with tropical gardens, a tennis center, a 20,000-square-foot spa, kids′ programs, and a pristine beach.
A sweeping porte cochere greets visitors at this graceful Modernist hotel from the 1940s, which also functions as a contemporary art gallery.
This luxury resort sits on 300 acres in Aventura, a suburb of Miami. The hotel’s terracotta roof and lush landscaping lend the feel of a Mediterranean villa, and the guest rooms and suites are decorated in a soothing neutral palette with red-orange and pale green accents.
The latest proof that downtown Miami is heating up? The Beaux Arts, a hotel-within-a-hotel on floors 38 to 40 of the JW Marriott Marquis.
This 109-suite hotel at the southern tip of Ocean Drive (the quieter end of South Beach) couldn’t be closer to the ocean. The sumptuous suites, only 10 per floor, come with kitchens or kitchenettes, marble bathrooms, and gilt- and-upholstered headboards.