South Beach’s Boutique Hotels

Hotels, What's New — By laurajeanmoore on May 6, 2010 at 12:14 am

The Century
This award winning hotel is like a trip back in time with gleaming hardwood floors, white walls, and marble baths. Right in the heart of South Beach, you’ll sleep well at this great value, Art Deco icon.

This three star designer hotel features decor inspired by the African jungle. While the Chesterfield doesn’t have a pool, it is within walking distance of everything South Beach has to offer. Free happy hour drinks will get the party started early. This basic boutique is popular with young clientele.

This Art Deco hotel located just a few blocks from the Lincoln Road Mall, features light wood furniture and a simple, cosy atmosphere. The central South Beach location makes it convenient to the beach and shops, while its budget minded price will keep you happy.

Blue Moon Hotel
Located one mile from the Miami Beach Convention center, this hotel is a popular destination for business travelers. The Art Deco style is all Miami, while its outdoor courtyard and small splash pool make for an intimate, relaxing experience.

Hotel Chelsea
This hotel features bamboo floors and Japanese style furniture. Free cocktails and a dance-music DJ get the party going every night. The Hotel Chelsea is a popular destination for young partyers on a budget.

The Kent
While the lobby features brightly colored chairs and ottomans, the rooms are decorated in lilac and more subdued steel. Only one block from the beach, this hotel also offers a private garden in which to rest and relax. Paid laundry services are available.

The Whitelaw Hotel
This small, three story hotel offers free cocktails during happy hour and free WiFi access. If you’re hoping to keep up your exercise routine, the Whitelaw also provides discounted admission to a nearby health club. All guest rooms have crystal chandeliers and marble bathrooms. This is old-style Miami luxury at its best.

Beacon Hotel
Eat your complimentary breakfast at the adjacent Johnny Rockets and relax in the hotel’s Art Deco furnishings. Though the rooms are small, the staff is friendly, and you’re sure to have a nice night at this centrally located gem.

Catalina Hotel & Beach Club
Featuring a rooftop pool, this retro hotel is only one block from the South Beach boardwalk. A complimentary happy hour will help you relax, and the Tempur-Pedic mattresses in each of the hotel’s 190 guest rooms ensure that everyone gets a good night’s sleep.

Hotel Essex House
An outdoor pool in the center of the hotel’s garden courtyard is a great destination for relaxing away from the crowds outside, and the high speed internet access will make it easy to keep in touch with friends back home. Built in 1938, this centrally located landmark is an icon of Miami.

New Clinton Hotel
This South Beach hotel blends futuristic design with old style Deco furnishing. Offering a fitness pool and fitness center, the New Clinton Hotel is popular with business travelers and other high energy travelers on the go.

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