Luxury Miami Hotels: 5 Extravagant Places To Stay
We outline where to find the very best and greatest hotels to stay in Miami. Enjoy!
1. Four Seasons Hotel Miami
If you are looking for luxury and amazing views then look no further than the Four Seasons Hotel Miami. This architecturally stunning 70 story steel and granite building is the tallest on the Miami skyline.
Guests have a choice of city or Biscayne Bay views. The rooms are a generous 500 square feet and have luxury features including down comforters and marble baths. A nice touch is an upholstered window seat so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the view in comfort.
Children are always welcome at the Four Seasons. The little ones will receive a gift and personalized note waiting for them on check in. They will even find a child sized bathrobe in the room.
The Four Seasons is also pet friendly with pets 15 pounds and under permitted to stay in the hotel.
The seventh floor terrace pool area is a wonderful place to relax. This two acre oasis is lined with palm trees - you will even find hammocks suspended in the trees where you can kick back and unwind. There is a choice of pools for exercise or relaxation. The main pool is 110 foot long so perfect for lap swimming. There is a shallow Palm Grove Pool, and the kids are not forgotten as they have an enclosed shallow pool
There is no excuse not to work out at the hotel - the fitness center is a huge 50,000 square foot facility with every thing you could possibly need to stay in shape.
The Four Seasons Hotel Miami is located at 1435 Brickell Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131 U.S.A.
Tel. 1 (305) 358-3535
2. Hotel Beaux Arts Miami
Hotel Beaux Arts is a new boutique style hotel that has already made a huge impact on the luxury hotel scene in Miami. Located on the 39th floor of the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel building in downtown Miami the Beaux Arts has just 44 rooms and suites.
The interior design is stunning. Contemporary furnishings, clean lines and even Brazilian cherry hardwood floors in all rooms and suites.
Those who enjoy up to date technology will love the Hotel Beaux Arts. Each room has a Bang & Olufsen entertainment system. Guests can enjoy high quality video and sound systems in their room. Another cool feature is that each room has it's own iPad and guests can order from room service, call the valet, schedule turn-down or ask for laundry service directly from the screen.
Other nice touches include Molton Brown products, Illy coffee espresso makers, marble bath tubs and even touch controlled faucets.
The swimming pool is located on the 19th floor of the building and is shared with the JW Marriot. There are some impressive views from this roof top pool of the Miami city skyline and Biscayne Bay.
The Beaux Arts Miami is located at 255 Biscayne Boulevard, 39th Floor
Miami, Florida 33131
3. The Betsy Hotel Miami
The Betsy Hotel Miami is located just steps away from beautiful South Beach. Step out of your room and onto the sand. The Betsy is the only Forbes Four Star and AAA Four Diamond boutique hotel on Miami Beach.
The Betsy is a small, boutique hotel which was built in 1942. It has only 61 rooms. The decor is luxurious with, as you might expect, a beach theme. All of the rooms have dark hardwood floors. The only slight downside is that the rooms are on the small side with just 234 square feet. Suites range from 400 to 600 square feet.
Other nice touches in the rooms are plantation shutters, marble bathrooms with in mirror televisions, in room libraries and Malin+Goetz toiletries.
Guests can relax on the Ocean Deck with stunning views out to the Atlantic. The Courtyard Pool is a great place to unwind too. If you want to enjoy the beach then the Betsy beach attendants are there to assist with lounge chairs and umbrellas.
The Betsy is located at 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Florida 33139.
4. The Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach
The Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach is located in the heart of Miami Beach historic district and made the Conde Nast Traveler Hotels Gold List in 2014.
This historic art deco hotel has just 74 rooms. The guest rooms are decorated in art deco style with light colors and pastel shades. Room sizes range from 300 to 394 square feet. Some have balconies and ocean views. A nice feature in the bathroom is the rainfall shower.
There is a beautiful pool and a rooftop spa with breathtaking views.
The Metropolitan by COMO is located at 2445 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33140.
5. Mandarin Oriental Miami
The Mandarin Oriental enjoys an exceptional secluded island location on Brickell Key - a man made 44 acre island in Biscayne Bay. The hotel has easy access to Downtown Miami and South Beach.
One very appealing feature of the hotel is that it has it's own private beach. 260 tons of sand were moved from Orlando to create this luxury beach haven for guests. Unfortunately the beach does not provide access for swimming in the Bay, but there is a fabulous infinity edge swimming pool.
The Mandarin has 295 guest rooms and 31 suites. Even the standard rooms are generously sized with 377 square feet of space. Guest rooms have a balcony and many also have a water view.
The interior design theme is Art Deco. Light soft furnishings with darker colored wood furniture. The rooms feature large tubs and separate walk in showers. Goose down bedding and plush terry bathrobes are provided.
If you want to indulge yourself with some well earned pampering The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Miami offers a huge choice of treatments. For the ultimate indulgence you can experience one of the six VIP spa suites which all overlook Biscayne Bay.
Pets are welcome at the Mandarin provided they are no larger than 30 pounds.
The Mandarin Oriental is located at 500 Brickell Key Drive Miami, FL 33131
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