Travelers who seek an alternative to the hotel scene should rent a villa at this quaint, lushly landscaped getaway with a garden decor. Although it is located in downtown South Beach, a peaceful, serene atmosphere prevails within the gates of the property. The comfortably furnished apartments combine the best features of home and hotel. A short walk away is the beautiful beach, great shopping and fine dining.
Although this hotel is located in the heart of the Art Deco district, an unhurried, quiet atmosphere prevails. With its leafy walkway, warm golden walls, and down-to-earth service, the Leon provides tourist-class travelers a respite from the hurried pace of South Beach. Visitors can enjoy a drink in the lobby bar, relax in one of the luxuriously appointed guest rooms, or discover the numerous attractions only a block away. In addition to standard amenities, rooms feature CD/stereo systems, two telephones and terry robes.
South Beach's elite denizens model plenty of famous designers' handiwork, but at this hotel fashion literally surrounds you. To stay at this renovated hotel designed by Todd Oldham is to experience avant-garde design as a lifestyle. The impressive lobby features enormous, circular tangerine and green couches, exotic plants and marble floors. Guest rooms are stylish and supremely comfortable. Outstanding facilities include a rooftop pool, the award-winning restaurant Wish, a video and music library and production facilities.
This lovely hotel is located in the heart of South Beach, within walking distance of nightclubs, restaurants, and fabulous shopping. Built in 1939, Cardozo Hotel underwent recent restoration, but it retains its original deco motif. Specialty suites feature Jacuzzi tubs. The Cardozo Café and Bar serve throughout the day. Located in the heart of the Art Deco district, guests of this hotel enjoy its close proximity to shopping, dining and entertainment.
Formerly known as the the Layfeyette, Blue Moon Hotel gained recognition when it was purchased and renovated by former television talk show host Merv Griffin. Intimate and elegant, it offers a full range of amenities. Ideally located within steps of the world-famous beach, unique shopping and dining area, guests are pampered with attention and service. The hotel also offers a lush garden courtyard and dining at the award-winning Cheeky Monkey.
If you are looking to stay in the heart of South Beach but do not need luxury accommodations, check out this quaint complex on Ocean Drive. The building is an official historic landmark and dates back to the Deco era, a period during which much of Miami Beach was developed. Guests can opt for a room with a kitchenette or dine in Adrian's restaurant, the Ocean Promenade. A spacious patio bar and game room round out the facilities.
This hotel is perfect for high-energy vacationers, boasting of a prime oceanfront location and an Official All Star Cafe on the premises. You do not even have to leave the hotel to experience the glamour of South Beach. Grab a table on the patio and let South Beach come to you! There's lots of action and people-watching to indulge in. The hotel was renovated in the Mediterranean Revival style, with European-flavored decor and amenities.
This is a place to take in some soothing Caribbean ambience. A courtyard garden with a fountain leads to a bar where the owner plays guitar sets on weekends. The rooms feature wood floors, colorful decor, bamboo shades and four-poster beds hung with mosquito netting. The penthouse suite has French doors leading to a shaded terrace with a table that seats six. Rooms do not have TVs, but most guests gather in the garden and socialize.
This 15 floor, classic art deco hotel in the heart of South Beach offers luxurious amenities. Co-owned by Madonna and Ian Schrager of Studio 54 renown, it features all-white suites, billowing white curtains in the lobby, the four-star Blue Door and professional massages on the beach. There are also two swimming pools, one with underwater music. Guests will also enjoy a spa on the roof and a fitness center.
Celebrities and politicians visit this world class hotel. Located downtown on the beach, it offers superb accommodations and a wide range of amenities, making it the perfect retreat. Business and meeting facilities are available, along with a ballroom for formal affairs. Dining options include brunch and dinner buffets. If the nearby beaches are too crowded, you can recline on a poolside chaise lounge and sip a cocktail.