Two blocks from Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami, Eurostars Langford is a charming hotel nestled inside a 1920s landmark Beaux-Arts building. Paying homage to its heritage, the soaring ground floor lobby has original crown molding, marble walls and vintage brass elevators. The 126 guest rooms have an urban residential appeal and feature herringbone wooden floors with minimal antique furniture. Bloom Skybar, the hotel’s rooftop lounge, offers classic cocktails alongside small bites and impressive city views. Conveniently located within walking distance to popular nightlife destinations, including Lost Boy and Mama Tried, this historic boutique hotel is surprisingly affordable.
In the heart of Miami Beach and just a short walk to the oceanfront, Lincoln Arms Suites is a mid-range hotel situated inside a restored Art Deco building from 1942. The lobby’s retro-chic interior has original terrazzo floors, riveted steel and leather armchairs and a stylish Edison bulb chandelier. Forty-three remodeled studio and one-bedroom suites feature espresso wood flooring, full-sized kitchens and well-placed modern furnishings. There is a sunny rooftop lounge with plush sun chairs and an exclusive happy hour offered at sister hotels. Within striking distance of popular beaches, restaurants and nightlife, this pleasant refuge is ideal for exploring Miami Beach’s quieter side.
Just across from the lush Peacock Park in the historic Coconut Grove neighborhood, Arya is a modern artsy waterfront hotel with unobstructed views of Biscayne Bay. Hardwood floors and white paneling are an ideal backdrop to the various colorful prints, metallic sculptures and framed photographs on display. Bright guest rooms range in size from 280 to over 1,500 square feet and feature private balconies, contemporary furnishings and granite countertops. With poolside service for food and drink, spend the day relaxing in the rooftop lounge. The adjacent Panorama Restaurant offers upscale American fare with scenic views from the eighth floor.
In the heart of Little Havana, Life House is a vibrant 1920s-era hotel with a sultry, Cuban-inspired style. Lush palms and handsome monochrome tiled interiors create a sophisticated and relaxed atmosphere. Spread over three floors, 33 guest rooms feature dark wood flooring, dado rails, and framed black-and-white photos on the walls. For group travelers on a budget, there is also a bohemian suite with sleek loft beds that can sleep four to eight. The location means that you can easily walk to the popular Latin restaurants on Calle Ocho or take a quick cab to Downtown and Wynwood’s art district.
Two blocks from the Miami River in historic Overtown, The Copper Door is a quaint bed and breakfast concept with serious culinary perks. In the lobby, original terrazzo floors and restored vintage furnishings add to the building’s retro beauty. Twenty-two intimate rooms and suites feature sleek minimal decor with colorful floral-printed accent walls and natural wood flooring. Easily walk to the Brightline rail station for access to Wynwood and Little Havana with connections to the beaches and a variety of popular attractions. The reasonable room rates include a five-star home-made breakfast.
Located a block from the beach not far from Bal Harbour, Seaside is a newly constructed North Beach boutique hotel with all the comforts of home. Bright, apartment-style rooms feature modern furnishings and full-size kitchens. Studios are quite affordable, with one-bedrooms and doubles also available at a slightly higher cost. Guests can take a dip in the courtyard pool or walk just a few minutes to the ocean. It is a short drive to popular nightlife destinations and a quick stroll to many shops, restaurants and the pristine North Shore Park. Access everything Miami has to offer while staying far enough away to relax and unwind properly.
Crystal Beach is a waterfront hotel located on the quiet side of North Beach on Collins Avenue. One-bedroom suites can accommodate up to four people, some with ocean views. The beachfront pool is the perfect place to lounge in the sun after a swim in the ocean and an adjacent boardwalk provides miles of walking, jogging or cycling opportunities. Work on your beach body or keep up with your training routine at the full-sized on-site fitness center. Just minutes away from the famous Bal Harbor shops, Lincoln Road Mall and a variety of restaurants and bars, this beachside getaway is the ideal budget-friendly accommodation.
In the heart of trendy Mid-Beach, L Hotel is a mid-range boutique set inside a quaint Art Deco building. With only three floors, the modest hotel offers an intimate alternative to the chic high-rises of South Beach. The hotel’s 40 bright guest rooms are spacious and modern with metallic palm-leaf printed accent walls. Ideally located, the hotel is within walking distance to both the beach and some of Miami’s hottest nightlife destinations – including LIV. Although services are limited, there is complimentary breakfast served in the lobby every morning from 8am until 10am.