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The 10 Best Hotels in Miami, Florida
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The 10 Best Hotels in Miami, Florida

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Updated: 9 February 2017
Many of the hotels in Miami feature incredible restaurants, spas, nightlife and more. Read Culture Trip’s guide to the ultimate places to stay in this buzzing city.
Loews Miami Beach | ©FedericoLukkini/Flickr
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Loews Miami Beach Hotel

This exquisite hotel has nearly 800 rooms and suites to offer its guests, many with breathtaking views of the nearby ocean. Located in the heart of Miami Beach, Loews features an oversized pool enclosed with palm trees, creating a tropical paradise. Adjacent to the pool are cabanas, daybeds, and a rooftop sun deck, perfect for tanning. South Beach has fantastic restaurants and bars, but for a night in, so does Loews. The hotel has many great places to eat, including Lure Fishbar, an upscale seafood restaurant, Sobe Special, a dim sum and noodle bar, and Sobe Scoops, an ice cream and candy shop.

Address and Telephone: 1601 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL, USA, +1 305 604 1601
Delano Hotel Sign South Beach | ©Phillip Pessar/Flickr
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Delano South Beach

The Delano is a deluxe hotel in South Beach. Like many other buildings in South Beach, it retains its old art deco architectural style. Though it may have a 20s vibe on the outside, the inside décor is chic and modern. The hotel offers 15 different kinds of rooms and suites, including ones with city views, ocean fronts, bungalows, penthouses, apartments, and more. Take one of their complimentary bikes out for a tour of Miami, get a treatment at the luxurious rooftop spa, or eat fresh fish at the sushi and sake bar. Plus, you don’t have to go out to ‘go out.’ The FDR at Delano is a premium lounge bar and club, featuring the hottest Miami DJs, glamorous atmosphere, and tasty cocktails.

Address and Telephone: 1685 Collins Ave. South Beach, FL, USA, +1 305 672 2000
Room at Fontainebleau | ©Katherine Lynch/Flickr
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Fontainebleau Miami Beach

The Fontainebleau is one of the few places in Miami that truly has it all. Not only can you stay in a comfortable and swanky room, but you can also dine at one of five premium restaurants and lounges, dance the night away at two popular clubs, and get hair, nail, and makeup treatments done at the in-house salon. LIV and Bleaulive, the two clubs, frequently host major concerts and festivals, including the iHeart Radio festival and performances by Lil Wayne, Flo Rida, The Neighbourhood, and more.

Address and Telephone: 4441 Collins Ave. South Beach, FL, USA, +1 305 538 2000
Conference Room at Four Seasons Miami | ©Century 21 Real Estate LLC/Flickr
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Four Seasons Hotel Miami

The sky is literally the limit at the Miami Four Seasons, with nearly 70 stories of rooms and specialty suites. The exquisitely designed space has both classic art deco and modern décor. Equipped with free access to the Equinox gym and a 24-hour business center, the Four Seasons is great for anyone who enjoys sticking to a routine. While some people like their vacation to feel like an escape to paradise, the Four Seasons helps guests feel as though they’re at home. Find comfort in the incredible views, impeccable staff and service, delicious dining, and fun city destinations.

Address and Telephone: 1435 Brickell Ave. Miami, FL, USA, +1 305 358 3535
Hotel Viceroy Miami | ©Forgemind Archimedia/Flickr
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Viceroy Miami

This downtown Miami resort knows a thing or two about living in the lap of luxury. Their gourmet restaurants and cafés overlook a two-acre pool terrace, creating the ideal ambience for a date night, business dinner, or meet-up with friends. For something more casual, grab a drink at the Fifty Ultra Lounge. The spa services are so lush that it’ll be easy for you to believe that you are royalty, and at the Viceroy, this treatment never has to end. In addition to their beautiful rooms and suites, the hotel offers residencies for extended stays. Be on the lookout for the life-size chess set and in-house movie theatre.

Address and Telephone: 485 Brickell Ave. Miami, FL, USA, +1 305 503 4400
Spa Treatment Room | ©Unique Hotels Group/Flickr
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Mandarin Oriental, Miami

Treat your mind, body and spirit at the Mandarin Oriental. The deluxe rooms perfectly blend the traditional Miami Art Deco with beautiful Asian décor, creating an out-of-this-world atmosphere. The serene five-star spa is where the Mandarin truly shines. Enjoy a number of treatments, including half and full-day relaxation programs, facials, massages, nail services and more. Enjoy what the hotel calls a Ayurvedic Holistic, Kundalini, or Thai Herbal journey while resting on the Mandarin’s calm, private beach. When you work up an appetite, dine at one of the five locations, many of which have breathtaking views of the ocean and cityscape.

Address and Telephone: 500 Brickell Key Dr. Miami, FL, USA, +1 305 913 8288
Moroccan Room at Casa Casuarina | ©sergio_leenen/Flickr
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The Villa, Casa Casuarina

Previously the residence of the late Italian fashion designer extraordinaire, this flamboyant mansion has been turned into a boutique hotel. With only ten suites available, the space is mostly used as a wedding venue or honeymoon giveaway. But for the right price, the lowest being nearly $800, you can stay in one of three different kind of luxury suites. All are adorned with extravagant décor and are the size of small apartments. Like most hotels, The Villa has a restaurant and offers spa services, but the experience is much more intimate and the restaurant has even been converted from the average dining room. Though it may be small for a hotel, compared to the more common 75 floor options, Casa Casuarina is larger than life and worth the splurge.

Address and Telephone: 1116 Ocean Dr. Miami Beach, FL, USA, +1 786 485 2200
Dining at The Setai | ©Katherine Lynch/Flickr
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The Setai, Miami Beach

This alluring inn offers guests a stay in either the Art Deco or Ocean suites. The first has minimalistic and chic décor, with an Asian influence, while the latter is a secluded, contemporary room with ocean views. Dine anywhere in the hotel, at either the courtyard, pool, or restaurant, and be sure to indulge in the Sunday Jazz Brunch, Summer Tasting Menu, or even the $10,000 dinner, which is reserved for a party of ten. Last, but certainly not least, is the Parisian spa. If you’re ticklish and massages may not be for you, relax by participating in the complimentary beachside yoga. The 60-minute session, in tandem with gourmet meals and luxe rooms, are guaranteed to help take your mind and spirit to a magical oasis.

Address and Telephone: 2001 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL, USA, +1 888 625 7500
Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne | ©clynnpete/Flickr
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The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami

This large hotel and resort stands out amongst many of the amazing Miami hotels. Rather than just exercising at the hotel gym, serve up some fitness on the tennis court, which has been recognized as one of ‘The 50 Greatest U.S. Tennis Resorts.’ Once you’ve worked up an appetite, dine at the poolside Mexican cantina, oceanfront burger lounge, or premium Italian restaurant. Then, relax with a spa treatment or cocktail at the rum bar before climbing into bed in your plush room or suite with supreme oceanfront and city views. The hotel and resort is also great for families, offering meal plans and tennis lessons.

Address and Telephone: 455 Grand Bay Dr. Key Biscayne, FL, USA, +1 305 365 4500
JW Marriott Marquis | ©Phillip Pessar/Flickr
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JW Marriott Marquis Miami

Though there are Marriott hotels all across the United States, the JW Marriott Marquis in Downtown Miami is something special. Different from the lush beachfront hotels that Miami is known for, the JW is sleek and sophisticated. Ideal for business travel, this high-tech hotel offers state of the art technology, free wifi, modern décor, and more. Their stand out feature is definitely the indoor golf school, but they also have a virtual bowling alley, billiard room, large basketball court, and media room/movie theatre. If you’re young or trendy, this cutting-edge facility is perfect for you.

Address and Telephone: 255 Biscayne Blvd. Way Miami, FL, USA, +1 305 421 8600