The 5 Best Hotels in Miami for Every Kind of Stay
June 20, 2018
Whether you’re trekking to Miami for a work trip, going on a family vacation or planning a relaxing getaway, there’s a hotel out there perfect for your stay.
However, with so many hotels to pick from, choosing a hotel can get overwhelming fast. That’s why we crafted a list of some of the best hotels in Miami for every kind of stay. Read on, book a room, and start packing!
The best hotel for business trips: Kimpton EPIC Hotel
The Kimpton EPIC Hotel is located in downtown Miami and has been recognized by the U.S. News & World Report and Conde Nast Traveler. Its close proximity to the airport and the Brightline Miami station makes it easy to get to and from your business meetings.
Rooms come with complimentary Wi-Fi, a Samsung Smart TV, a separate rain shower and soaking tub and serious views of downtown Miami. And when you need a hard-earned break, relax by one of the two (!) rooftop pools and order a drink. You deserve it.
Address: 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami, FL 33131
The best hotel for families: Loews Miami Beach
Loews Miami Beach in a beloved family-favorite in Miami. Its latest remodel featured a new pool, private family cabanas and the SOBE Kids Club. The Kids Club hosts half- and full-day programs for kids ages 4-12; activities include scavenger hunts and pizza making classes.
Other family-friendly accommodations include a Kids Buffet Breakfast and water toys available to borrow. Bring along some floaties and noodles for the pool or beach shovels and toys for the beach. In case you forget some essentials, Loews has cribs, baby bathtubs, night lights and other staples on hand.
At Loews Miami Beach, you can let your kids have their own adventure and relax on your own. Or, if you want some company at the spa, treat them to kids’ spa treatments like manicures and pedicures.
Address: 1601 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139
The best hotel for a romantic getaway: The Setai
The Setai Hotel is an art deco landmark in the heart of South Beach. With thoughtful amenities infused in every aspect of the experience and attentive concierge service, The Setai is a truly luxurious hotel for a romantic getaway. All rooms have a black granite tub and luxury bath amenities, perfect for a relaxing soak.
Enjoy the quiet beach or a spot by one of the three infinity pools. Don’t forget to book a spa appointment! The spa menu includes a selection of romantic treatments for two. Then, enjoy dinner at Jaya, The Setai’s modern Asian restaurant. Now that’s a romantic day.
Address: 2001 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139
The best hotel for party-lovers: The Fontainebleau
Miami’s Fontainebleau is an iconic hotel—and for good reason. In the 1950’s, the Fontainebleau was notable for hosting performances from the Rat Pack. Now, it’s known for celebrity sightings, concerts and lively nightclubs.
BleauLive hosts live performances from artists like Lady Gaga, Pitbull and the Backstreet Boys. LIV, the Fontainebleau’s nightclub, features famous DJs and clientele. The Bleau Bar has a gorgeous panoramic view of all the hotel’s pools. With so many nightlife (and daytime!) bar and lounge options to choose from, you’ll never get bored.
Plus, there are activities like daily happy hours, wine tastings, cocktail classes and sushi making classes on the schedule. Of course, the hotel has upscale rooms, several dining options and a luxurious spa. That way, you can recharge and refuel before checking out a new bar.
Address: 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33140
The best hotel for the eco-conscious traveler: 1 Hotel South Beach
1 Hotel South Beach is a LEED-certified establishment that blends sustainability and luxury perfectly. The hotel prioritizes energy-saving and water conservation initiatives—but never sacrifices style or substance.
All restaurants serve locally-sourced food and the staff uses eco-friendly cleaning products. You can grab a local fruit or veggie snack at the lobby farm stand then head off to sunrise yoga or a SoulCycle class.
These eco-friendly choices aren’t limited to big-picture items. Every aspect of the hotel is thoughtfully and sustainably chosen. The rooms are adorned with salvaged driftwood walls, hemp mattresses and organic linens. Room keys are made from recycled wood and hangers are made from recycled materials to eliminate plastic. In short, it’s the green traveler’s dream.
Address: 2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139