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Freehand Miami

2727 Indian Creek Drive, Miami Beach, FL, USA
Neighborhood: Miami Beach


  • Rooms : 18.0
  • Service : 16.5
  • Public Spaces : 17.5

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We don’t tend to place an enormous amount of importance on fine linguistic distinctions. Why get caught up in arguing about whether Freehand Miami is a luxury hostel or a back-to-basics boutique hotel when you could be out there enjoying the place instead? It’s probably enough simply to mention that it’s possible to see it both ways — though it’s surrounded by stratospherically luxurious South Beach hotels, Freehand is in most anyone’s league when it comes to funky style and fun atmosphere, and at a fraction of the price.

Which is where the “hostel” bit comes in. Picture an accessibly priced youth-focused boutique hotel, and add some shared Quad and Super 8 rooms to the private Kings, Suites and Bungalows. There’s even a Private Quad option, for touring bands or close friends who can’t bear to sleep apart. Essentially, it’s only a hostel if you want it to be — and we should be so lucky to live in a world where hostels are designed by Roman & Williams, the New York firm that’s quickly becoming the standard bearers for the new boutique eclecticism.

Bottom line: book a boutique hotel room if you’ve got the means, or a bed in a shared room if you’ve got your funds earmarked for other activities. Either way you’ll have access to a number of shared spaces, from the pool and lobby lounge to the Broken Shaker, a cocktail bar that’s suitably inventive to earn a James Beard award — thereby setting a pretty high bar for Freehand’s restaurant, set to open some time this year.

  • Freehand Miami
  • 2727 Indian Creek Drive
  • Miami Beach, FL, USA
  • Neighborhood: Miami Beach

Hotel amenities and services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Lounge
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant

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