South Beach

Avalon Hotel

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Alexandra Paschalides
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Why We Love It

  • Iconic property in the heart of the Ocean Drive action
  • An oasis of "Art Deco calm," says Frommer's, amidst the madness of South Beach
  • Zagat-rated seafood & mojitos are served on the terrace
  • Free access to the pool & beach at sister property South Seas Hotel

"An aura of Art Deco calm" -- Frommer's

86% (7 Member Ratings)

"Great location and wonderful staff."
Oct 15, 2016
North Fort Myers, FL, United States


Map & Directions

Miami International Airport is 20 minutes away by taxi.

Rooms & Rates

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The Avalon Hotel is a classic 1940s property facing the water on South Beach’s Ocean Drive and is "one of the neighborhood’s Art Deco attractions," says National Geographic Magazine. In the heart of all the action, the property nevertheless maintains a calm that belies its location, making it popular with those looking for a quiet escape.

Fresh seafood and mojitos are the specialties at the hotel's popular Zagat-rated restaurant, A Fish Called Avalon, where the evening menu ranges from macadamia-crusted snapper to sake- and tarragon-glazed lobster tails. Meals can be taken in the art deco dining room or on the breezy street-side terrace where there are live Latin-Caribbean performances every night.

Guests receive free access to the outdoor pool at the South Seas hotel, 10 blocks away on Collins Avenue. Shielded by palm trees, the saltwater pool is surrounded by loungers and cabanas and is heated year-round. There's also direct beachfront access at the South Seas and a poolside café for burgers, salads and frozen cocktails. There's no in-house gym, but across the road, Lummus Park is a jogger's paradise and discounted passes to the local gym are available.

Well-maintained rooms are "simple and pleasant," notes Lonely Planet -- opt for a room on one of the higher floors as Ocean Drive can be noisy. Upgraded rooms are larger and have uninterrupted ocean views. Orchids, iPod docking stations and a European continental breakfast are also included.

Get to know the coastal metropolis from land, air and sea with top attractions, luxe spa days and evening dinners out on the town.

From the press:
  • "This hotel is perhaps known more for the white-and-yellow 1955 Lincoln convertible parked out front than for its rooms, which are simple and pleasant" -- Lonely Planet
  • "One of the neighborhood's art deco attractions" -- National Geographic Magazine
  • "Thumping bass and wet T-shirt contests might rage around you, but the hotel maintains an aura of Art Deco calm -- as does its excellent restaurant" -- Frommer's



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Restaurant


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer


  • Off-street parking
  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible path of travel
  • ADA compliant rooms

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3 p.m. Minimum age required to check in: 21.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11 a.m.

Children and additional guests: Children up to 9 years old stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request).

Pets: No pets allowed.

Fees: A daily resort fee of $15.96 including taxes (waived for this deal) applies and is included in the total price shown on check-out.

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

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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7 Member Reviews
(86% Positive)
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Enjoyed Most: Great location and wonderful staff.
Joan Oct 15, 2016 North Fort Myers, FL, United States
Enjoyed Most: The location.
Other Comments: The power kept going out in the bathroom every time you plugged anything in. The room smelled of mildew. The carpets were very dirty. The bonus box of chocolates was clearly very old and were inedible.
LEYNA Jul 31, 2016 Miami, FL, United States
Enjoyed Most: Location
Other Comments: I was just looking for a one night stay in South Beach before a cruise and the Avalon Hotel was perfect! Definitely a lot of activity in the area so if you are looking for a peaceful stay, this is not the place. Great restaurant out front and beach is just across the street.
Sabrina Nov 14, 2015 Vista, CA, United States

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