15 Top-Rated Places to Stay in Miami at Every Budget
We scoured booking websites, best-of lists and visitor reviews to find the greatest values and most luxurious options for your next trip to Miami.
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Under $100: Generator Miami
Generator Miami is a hip place to stay for both traditional hotel accommodations as well as upscale hostel-style dorm beds. Generator has a pool, game room, on-site dining, bikes for rent and close proximity to the beach. It's ranked as the top Miami-area hostel on Hostelworld.com. Recent guests have raved about the amenities and value for the money.
Under $100: Freehand Miami
Freehand Miami is about as chic as hostels come. With community-style dorm options and private rooms that will make you forget you're staying in anything even resembling a hostel, Freehand Miami can be a major bargain. The courtyard has a pool and seating among lush trees and the hotel also has two cocktail bars and a seasonal restaurant. Sunrise yoga classes are complementary.
Under $100: Chelsea Hotel Miami Beach
Two blocks from Ocean Drive, the Chelsea Hotel is an art deco masterpiece. Rooms feature marble bathrooms and come stocked with beach towels. Offering free drinks each evening and complementary airport shuttles, this hotel is a great value.
Book Now: Booking.com, Starting at $81/night
Under $150: South Beach Studio Apartment
This chic studio apartment is two blocks from the ocean in South Beach's historic district. Hundreds of Airbnb guests have raved about the location and how easy it is to walk to everything you'd need.
Book Now: Airbnb, Starting at $99/night
Under $150: Sailboat Anchored in Key Biscayne Bay
If a boat is more your speed than a stationery hotel, this might be what you're seeking. With nearly 200 Airbnb reviews, this sailboat has a five-star rating for its location, views and uniqueness. Two kayaks are available for guests to use to paddle around the area.
Book Now: Airbnb, Starting at $120/night
Under $150: Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Miami
With a trendy lounge including a pool table, outdoor swimming pool, downtown location and free breakfast, Miami's Hampton Inn & Suites is consistently considered a great value by Trip Advisor reviewers.
Book Now: Booking.com, Starting at $135/night
Under $250: The Standard Spa, Miami Beach
If you're looking for a spa weekend near the beach, The Standard Spa, Miami Beach is exactly what you need. As the third-highest rated spa in Miami Beach on Trip Advisor, it offers all guests complimentary access to the spa, which features a Turkish-style hammam, Finnish sauna and arctic plunge, aroma steam room, Roman waterfall hot tub, mud lounge, infinity pool, yoga and fitness classes and more. Many guest rooms have private terraces with outdoor soaking tubs. If you ever find a better price listed on another booking site, Hotels.com will match it with its price match guarantee policy. Plus, if you sign up for Hotels.com's rewards program, your stay will count toward your 10 nights to earn one free night's stay.
Under $250: The Mandarin Oriental
The Mandarin Oriental is top-rated for its beautiful rooms, amenities and views of the beach. The Asian-inspired hotel (the company started in Hong Kong in the '60s) features rooms with stunning views and luxurious bathrooms. Gorgeous snack and dessert arrangements are available to order for room service, including treats for your dog. The spa has separate saunas and steam rooms for men and women and offers outdoor yoga, tai chi, belly dancing classes and more. Treatment rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows with views of Biscayne Bay.
Book Now: Booking.com, Starting at $199/night
Under $250: Tranquil Miami Retreat on VRBO
This three-bedroom home built from coral rock in the 1920s was originally a caretaker's home for former mango plantations. It has a beautiful outdoor dining area, study, music room, huge kitchen and space for eight guests to sleep comfortably. It's the top-rated home on VRBO under $250.
Book Now: VRBO, Starting at $250/night
Under $400: Four Seasons Miami
The luxurious Four Seasons in the heart of Miami's Brickell neighborhood is packed with amenities like a 7th-story pool with hammocks strung across it from palm trees. The hotel has a full-service spa, offers childcare in guest rooms and has top-notch dining. It's ranked as the No. 2 hotel in Miami on Trip Advisor: The vast majority of its thousands of reviewers have given it a full 5 stars.
Under $400: Corner Condo with Miami Views and Free Spa Access
Relax at the beach, by the pool and even at the spa in this gorgeous, 1,300-square-foot condo. Guests have access to the complex's massive pool (claimed to be the largest in Florida), hot tubs, sauna, spa, gym and free fitness classes. Dozens of previous guests have given the property five stars for its location, value, cleanliness, amenities and stylish living space.
Book Now: Airbnb, Starting at $295/night
Under $400: Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour
It's easy to see why the Ritz-Carlton is Hotels.com's highest-rated hotel in Miami Beach: The waterfront setting and grounds are stunning, the location is prime and the rooms are about as luxurious as they come. The spa offers yoga, barre and high-intensity interval training classes. Luxurious touches are hidden everywhere, including chilled, scented towels by the resort pool, free daily bicycle rentals and cocktails (included with the resort fee) and beach umbrella service.
Under $600: Faena Hotel Miami Beach
Faena might be the most eclectic and fascinating hotel on this list. Outside on an enchanting terrace, you'll find artist Damian Hirst's $15 million masterpiece: a wooly mammoth skelton in a glass and gold case. The gorgeous spa has a hammam, herbal steam room, waterfall shower, sauna, ice parlor and tepidarium with heated stone beds. The spa also offers yoga, meditation and classes and shamanic family constellations workshops. Faena has been hailed as one of Miami's best hotels by several magazines and newspapers.
Under $600: The Setai, Miami Beach
The elegant Setai Miami Beach is Trip Advisor's highest-ranked Miami Beach hotel. Rooms are spacious and packed with features like Jacuzzis and granite bathtubs. The resort has three infinity swimming pools and a luxurious spa and is in Miami Beach's historic Art Deco District.
Book Now: Booking.com, Starting at $495/night
Under $600: Penthouse Suite at Mondrian South Beach
On top of the Mondrian Hotel, there's an incredible penthouse suite available for rent on Airbnb. Guests who've stayed in this spacious luxury apartment say the views of Biscayne Bay are unparalleled, and so are the amenities. Here, you'll have access to a gorgeous pool and cabana, a private marina, a serious entertainment system and more. The master bathroom has a massive steam room with rainfall shower, and the second bedroom has a private entrance, which makes it great for two couples traveling together. For more affordable rooms, book through Hotels.com for lodging options starting around $140 plus daily resort fees.
Book Now: Airbnb, Starting at $570/night