Top Ten Hotels in Miami Beach Florida
The pulse of Miami, Miami Beach is one of the hottest vacation destinations on the planet, thanks to wonderful weather, great see-sites and beautiful people. With spectacular sand beaches, waterfront cafes, hip shopping and dining, renowned Art Deco architecture, and the coolest club scene in the country, Miami Beach is a paradise of fun, fashion and freedom. And if you'd like to visit this hot vacation destination, Miami Beach has plenty accommodations to offer to any visitor. The majority of the hotels in the area have outdoor pools as well as simple access to the beach. There are many accommodations that have spa services along with other amenities. Here it is top ten hotels in Miami Beach Florida.
Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Ultimate playground for singles and couples, endless fun for children - Fontainebleau hotel has been a world-known destination for everybody since its opening in 1954. And now, following a $1 billion recent reinvention, Fontainebleau Miami Beach is a brilliant blend of Morris Lapidus’ original architectural vision and modern luxury. The 20-acres oceanfront hotel with 1,504 fabulous accommodations features 10 beautiful pools surrounded by private cabanas and pool bars, two-level fantastic Lapis Spa, 12 fine dining and casual restaurants, bars and lounges including LIV, a chic nightlife venue. Not to mention full service magnificent beach. Swim, shop, dine, spa, meet or simply relax – Fontainebleau is one of Miami Beach’s hippest hotels and a great place to stay for any traveler.
Soho Beach House Miami
Right next door to Fontainebleau hotel in the heart of Millionaire’s Row on Collins Avenue there is another oasis for relaxation and fun, Soho Beach House Miami. Similar to Soho House London and New York, Soho Beach House Miami is a private members club, but if you are staying in the hotel you can enjoy all the facilities. The House includes 50 bedrooms, an expansive Cowshed Spa and gym, classic Italian restaurant with simple Venetian cuisine, screening room, club bar and fantastic oceanfront front bar on the roof. Perfectly designed for couples’ romantic getaways, the hotel is also a great spot for singles to meet sophisticated locals and travelers.
Delano South Beach
Named after President Franklin D (whose family maintained a residence therein for many years), the Delano Hotel is probably the most famous hotel of South Beach Miami. Fashion designers and models, movie and sport stars, writers and producers, all make this hotel their Miami Beach home. Beautifully designed by Philippe Starck in flowing white theme with a stunning collection of furniture and artworks, the Delano Hotel is the must-visit spot when in Miami. A great outdoor dining, exciting pool bar (popular hangout for tourists and locals), vanishing-edge pool with tables and chairs in the water, cozy pool-side bungalows – even if you chose not to stay in the hotel, you have to take a look!
Shore Club South Beach
Shore Club is not only about wild parties and vibrant social scene, but it is mostly about it! However you still can find a quiet spot to relax in the hotel’s outside gardens, beautiful rooftop spa and chic modern setting of your room. Designed by British architect David Chipperfield in an eclectic but elegant style, Shore Club leads South Beach’s social scene with Sunday pool parties, headlining acts at Red Room and late night gatherings. Nobu restaurant and lounge is a perennial hotspot for locals, visitors and socialites alike.
W South Beach
Follow the motto of all W Hotels ‘Whatever/Whenever at your service’, W South Beach indeed is all about comfort, luxury and service. This most immodestly designed hotel in Miami Beach offers variety of luxurious accommodations (practically all of them with an ocean view) and limitless amenities including two dramatic WET pools by the ocean, the SWEAT Fitness Center, Swing and Swoosh rooftop courts for tennis and basketball, full service Bliss Spa, complete WIRED Business Center and P.A.W. - Pets Are Welcome service. Inspired by the baroque of the Nimes Jardin in France, the hotel lush gardens as well as several distinguish bars and restaurants (including internationally acclaimed Mr. Chow) make W South Beach a quite glamorous Miami Beach nightlife destination.
A masterpiece among Miami art-deco treasures, the Raleigh is a chic classy hotel in the heart of South Beach. A legendary swimming pool (truly a signature of the hotel) is the popular setting for fashion shootings, upscale parties and events. The Raleigh is a perfect choice to stay in Miami Beach for a sophisticated traveler, who can recognize and appreciate charm, chic and class which only the Raleigh can provide. And indeed, here it is all about class: from the perfect dry martini (best in Miami) to classy American fare to impeccable interior designs inspired by a rich historical heritage of the hotel.
SLS South Beach
Just opened at the site of the former Ritz-Plaza Hotel, the 140-room SLS Hotel South Beach is the latest masterpiece by luxury hotelier Sam Nazarian in collaboration with design icon Philippe Starck and award-winning chef Jose Andres. Best way to describe the hotel is “Wow!” Perfectly designed for families as well as for party goers, SLS South Beach is welcoming guests with beautifully decorated in white and pink accommodations, one of its kind beach club, two equally fantastic restaurants and an atmosphere of elegance and sophistication.
The Villa By Barton G. (Versace Mansion)
The Villa By Barton G., worldly known as Versace Mansion, is probably the most unique hotel in Miami Beach. Built in 1930 as Casa Casuarina, the mansion was bought, exquisitely restored, expanded and decorated by notorious couturier Gianni Versace in 1992 and become a boutique hotel in 2010 known as The Villa By Barton G. The Villa’s 10 distinctive suites, exclusive amenities such as The Thousand Mosaic Pool, private rooftop lounge and personal British-trained butlers, as well as thoroughly chosen Frette linens and Thierry Mugler toiletries, make your stay in this hotel a truly unforgettable experience.
Located next to Versace Mansion on South Beach’s famed Ocean Drive, the hotel first opened its doors in 1937 and immediately became a center of Miami Beach social scene. Reopened in 2004 as Hotel Victor (a part of Thompson Hotels Group) after massive renovation and re-design by Jacques Garcia, the hotel is a comfortable place to stay on Ocean Drive for any traveler from a leisure seeker to business. Whether enjoying fine dining at Victor Café or signature cocktails at V Bar or Turkish Hamam at Spa V, the hotel Victor ensures that all guests will leave well satisfied.
The Standard Miami Beach
If you are looking for a quiet but still fashionable place to stay in Miami Beach, then The Standard hotel is a perfect choice. Located off the main Miami Beach mecca, on the quiet and mostly residential Belle Isle, the hotel is practically a sanctuary compare to the rest of Miami Beach hot spots. And not only location makes The Standard a perfect place for relaxation and meditation, the hotel itself was probably purposely designed to provide peace and tranquility (take a look at The Standard Spa and you probably feel tranquil already!). For those who want some action, you still can have it in the hotel bar and restaurant. And for party lovers – all hot spots of Miami Beach are just a minute away!
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