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The Betsy - South Beach

1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL, USA
Neighborhood: South Beach

18.5

  • Rooms : 18.5
  • Service : 18.5
  • Public Spaces : 18.0

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In Miami the flash hotels arms race has escalated to a point where a hotel like the Betsy — South Beach is almost shocking in its restraint. We’re almost tempted to call it conservative, but with a disclaimer: the Betsy’s pre-deco plantation style means it’s got a personality all its own, and can’t help but stand out from the poolside fashion shoots and celebrity-thronged nightclubs of its more attention-starved neighbors.

This was pretty much the last Georgian-style hotel to be built on Ocean Drive, and was, at the time, called the Betsy Ross. With the recent renovation, though, the Ross is gone — to be fair, the image of an old woman sitting in a chair sewing a flag is probably the wrong one for the hotel’s present incarnation. Interiors are contemporary but still classic, the palette sunny yet restrained, golden yellow and soft lavender contrasting with the ever-present Miami white. With around sixty rooms it’s on the small side, and while not exactly opulent, it’s comfortable, even luxurious.

The absence of a paparazzi-strewn nightclub scene takes nothing away from the hotel’s nightlife — we’ll take a Laurent Tourondel steakhouse over a celebrity DJ night any time. And the amenities are marvelously sedate: there’s the pool and the beach of course, plus a rooftop solarium with a view out to sea and a pocket-sized full-service spa and fitness center.

This hotel includes the following special privileges for Plus Members only:
  • Complimentary upgrade upon hotel check-in, based upon availability
  • One Drink credit per person (wine or cocktail) at our Lobby Bar, Roof Deck or B Bar
  • Welcome Amenity
  • Complimentary continental breakfast per guest (max 2 guests)
  • Please note: TabletPlus benefits cannot be combined with non refundable, prepaid rates, 'City Sanctuaries' and 'Stay 3 Nights, Save 20%' rates
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  • The Betsy - South Beach
  • 1440 Ocean Drive
  • Miami Beach, FL, USA
  • Neighborhood: South Beach

Hotel amenities and services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • ATM/bank office
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Boardroom
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Golf nearby
  • Honesty Bar
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop terrace bar
  • Room service
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wine Cellar
  • Yoga

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