The Best Hotels with Balconies to Book in Miami

The Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables has some of the most beautiful balcony views in the state
The Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables has some of the most beautiful balcony views in the state | © Carrie Garcia / Alamy Stock Photo
Emily Draper

Whether you’re a fan of art deco architecture or a beach-loving, sun worshipper, Miami combines high-rise city buzz with a laid-back coastal vibe. With panoramic views of the Atlantic, you won’t want to visit the Magic City without booking one of these hotels with a balcony in Miami, Florida – bookable with Culture Trip.

1. The Gabriel Miami, Curio Collection by Hilton

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Room at the Gabriel in Miami has modern decor, plush silk furnishings, art deco design and a flatscreen TV
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The Gabriel Miami brings the cosmopolitan energy of downtown through its doors. Every room is designed to include contemporary art and flashes of gold, while some balconies have views over sparkling Biscayne Bay. Grab a coffee from Cvltvra and flick through design books in the Library Lounge’s bookshelves before heading off to explore the nearby Pérez Art Museum.

2. Fortune House Hotel Suites

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Room at the Fortune House Item has minimalist design, with white and black furnishings, a wall-mounted TV and sleek side tables
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Fortune House, an all-suites hotel in Miami, offers your own slice of home in a new city, whether you’re in town for a few days or months. Each condominium-style suite has a living room, dining area, full kitchen and balcony waiting for you to relax with a book in the sunshine. Choose from a water view overlooking Biscayne Bay, or a city view across the Brickell neighborhood.

3. Kimpton EPIC Hotel

Boutique Hotel, Hotel

Room at the Kimpton EPIC Hotel, Miami has twin beds, plush furnishings and seating and an outdoor balcony with city views
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Drive your yacht up to Miami’s only private hotel marina and check-in to the luxurious, towering Kimpton Epic Hotel. A cigar lounge and rare-spirit bar are at your disposal in the lobby, while an elegant balcony suite with sweeping views of the city awaits upstairs. Take the elevator to the 16th floor and tuck into a spicy tuna taco with jalapeño and avocado cream by the poolside, not forgetting the tequila sunrise cocktail.

4. Mandarin Oriental

Independent Hotel, Hotel

Wooden floor with a green rug, a bed with quirky linen and a balcony at the Mandarin Oriental
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Set on the exclusive Brickell Key, Mandarin Oriental Miami delivers undisturbed views of the cityscape and the Atlantic Ocean. Opt for the Skyline View Suite for the best vistas from your wrap-around balcony. Sandwiched between the city’s two hottest neighborhoods – downtown and South Beach – the hotel is primed for exploring the Bayside Marketplace or strolling the coastline. Don’t leave without sampling a Peruvian cocktail in the waterside hotel bar, Yaku by La Mar.

5. Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay

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Courtesy of Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay / Expedia
Simple and classy, the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay is ideal for those who prefer a no-fuss stay, right in the center of the city. The outdoor 180º Pool Bar is open during weekends, serving margaritas as you soak in the hot tub. Watch ships sail into the Port of Miami from your spacious private balcony as the sunset sky glows pink.

6. The Mutiny Hotel

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Outdoor swimming pool area with coral-striped lounge chairs and palm trees at the Mutiny Hotel in Coconut Grove, Miami
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The Mutiny Hotel in Miami is a dream destination for those who love the buzz of a big city but prefer somewhere more serene to sleep at night. Tucked beneath the leafy palms of Coconut Grove, just 5mi (8km) from downtown, the hotel’s chic suites provide apartment-style features for those who don’t want to dine out every night. Cook up your own breakfast in the kitchen and enjoy it on your private balcony.

7. SLS Brickell Hotel and Residence

Business Hotel

The amenities are deluxe at the SLS Brickell Hotel and Residence, with a large double bed, sleek decor and an outdoor balcony with city views
Courtesy of SLS Brickell Hotel and Residence / Booking.com

Dreamed up by designer Philippe Starck, SLS Brickell is a style icon amongst Miami hotels. Crisp, glam and milky pink, the hotel’s suites include rainfall showerheads, soft bathrobes and Ciel Spa products in the bathroom, plus some have balconies overlooking the Miami skyline. Join a free yoga class in the fitness center and make sure you reserve a table at the on-site Italian restaurant Fi’lia for dinner – the linguine cacao e pepe is spot on.

8. Biltmore Hotel Miami Coral Gables

Boutique Hotel, Hotel, Luxury

A dual-aspect room with a tiled floor and purple cushions and chair at Biltmore Hotel Miami Coral Gables
Courtesy of Biltmore Hotel Miami Coral Gables / Hotels.com
With 150-acres (61ha) including an 18-hole championship golf course, the Biltmore is far removed from the high-rise hotels of downtown Miami. Schedule a tee time on the golf course or learn to make sushi at the Culinary Academy kitchen, before lounging by the famous pool, one of the largest in the US. Even the balconies are spacious here – book the Terrace Suite with its large balcony, ideal for reading your book on the sun lounger. Don’t miss Sunday brunch, a lavish buffet with caviar, smoked salmon, fresh omelets and carved meat served alongside sweet peach Bellinis.

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