Miami Beach

The Betsy - South Beach

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Why We Love This Hotel

  • Named one of the "10 Best Resort Hotels in Florida" by Travel + Leisure's 2017 World's Best Awards
  • Iconic Ocean Drive hotel that just completed an expansion in February 2017
  • Hosts poetry readings, live jazz and art shows year-round
  • Rooftop pool deck has 360-degree views of the ocean and Miami’s skyline


Among the neon-lit Art Deco hotels lining Miami’s famous Ocean Drive, The Betsy stands out with its stately Florida-Georgian columns and plantation-style façade. The property first opened in 1942 and is a historical landmark. It also is one of only three Florida hotels on the 2017 Conde Nast Traveler Gold List.

Renovations to the property were completed in February 2017 and include luxurious modern amenities like the addition of balconies, black-walnut hardwood floors, marble bathrooms with LCD TVs built into mirrors and Bose surround sound.

Guest rooms offer the choice of one king or two double beds and have in-room libraries, Malin + Goetz bath amenities and are decorated with original artwork and large windows covered by plantation shutters. Upgraded rooms are larger and face the pool or beach; some also feature balconies. Suites have private bedrooms and living rooms with sofa beds. The wrap-around terrace in the penthouse suite looks out at the city skyline and beach.

The renovations added a rooftop pool complex with 360-degree views, a spa and LT Steak & Seafood restaurant. Year-round cultural programs include poetry readings, live jazz, and art shows. Guests can also find respite in the Library, brimming with beautiful books and featuring a well-stocked bar. 

Rooms & Rates

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  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Fitness classes
  • Games room
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Roof terrace
  • Nightlife / entertainment
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • ATM
  • Baby-sitting service (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel


  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible


Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 21.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children up to the age of 11 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request).
Cot/crib available on request, free of charge for children up to the age of 3. Extra beds are not available.

Pets: Pets (up to 25lbs) are allowed on request and will be charged a $150 non-refundable deep cleaning fee per stay, with a portion donated to charity . Charges will be added to your bill directly at hotel.

Fees: A daily resort fee of $39.90 applies and will be added to your bill directly at hotel upon checkout. The Resort Fee includes: Two Beach Chairs, Towels and Umbrella; High Speed Wireless Internet Access, Unlimited Local Calls and daily Newspaper Service.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm AET

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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