Where to sleep in Miami: best areas and hotels

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Do you want to know what are the best areas to sleep in Miami? If you are planning a trip to Florida, a nice short or long vacation in Miami is definitely not to be missed.

The city is an excellent destination for beach holidays all year round, but also for romantic and splendid honeymoons. Miami is one of the main tourist destinations and destinations in the United States, and the starting point for Florida tours.



Almost always even those who aim for a holiday in Orlando, the world capital of amusement parks, begins and ends the trip in Miami. Those arriving from Spain almost always land in Miami, spend 2-3 days in this beautiful city, and then head to Orlando.

Miami it is not a cheap destination, but it is a very large city with a great variety and offer of accommodation. It often becomes difficult to decide in which area or district of the city to book the hotel. In general the best areas to sleep sono Downtown, Bal Harbour e South Beach.

Where is Miami

The city of Miami is located in southern Florida on the Atlantic coast. It is divided into two large areas: Miami, which is the city proper, located on the coast; And Miami Beach, a group of islands located in front of the center of Miami and connected by several bridges. Miami Beach is the best known area, the tourist one, where South Beach is located.

Miami and Miami Beach are located in the northern part of Biscayne Bay, a 56 km long and 13 km wide bay and lagoon located on the Atlantic coast in southern Florida.



Best areas to sleep in Miami

As we previously mentioned South Beach, Downtown and Bal Harbor are the best areas to sleep in Miami. If you do not find good solutions in these areas you can opt for Coral Gables, Design District, Coconut Grove and Sunny Isles.

Sleeping in South Beach Miami

South Beach is the trendiest area and where the main tourist attractions of Miami are concentrated. It is located across from downtown Biscayne Bay in South Miami Beach. A great choice for anyone who is in honeymoon or vacation of relaxation and pleasure.

The best hotels in South Beach Miami

The Sagamore Hotel - average price double room per night 120 euros

Royal Palm South Beach Miami - average price double room per night 100 euros

The Redbury South Beach - average price double room per night 100 euros

Iberostar Berkeley Shore Hotel - average price double room per night 100 euros

Crest Hotel Suites - average price double room per night 60 euros

Stiles Hotel - average price double room per night 60 euros

Greenview Hotel - average price double room per night 55 euros

Chelsea Hotels - average price double room per night 50 euros

Sleeping in Miami Downtown

Downtown Miami is the residential neighborhood and the economic center of Miami. Area offers many attractions and is characterized by imposing skyscrapers, especially along the coast of Biscayne Bay. From here you can easily reach all places tourist attractions in the city, including the airport.



The best hotels in Miami Downtown

EAST, Miami - average price double room per night 300 euros

InterContinental Miami - average price double room per night 240 euros

Hyatt Regency Miami - average price double room per night 175 euros

W Hotel Residences - average price double room per night 160 euros

Courtyard by Marriott Miami Downtown - average price double room per night 140 euros

Hilton Miami Downtown - average price double room per night 130 euros

Eurostars Langford - average price double room per night 100 euros

Sleeping in Bal Harbor

Bal Harbor is the paradise of luxury. The area is located approximately 5 miles north of Miami Beach. There are many luxury hotels there and it is the best shopping area in the whole city. Choosing a hotel here is a good alternative for those who don't mind spending, and are looking for a place frequented by VIPs and celebrities.

The best hotels in Bal Harbor Miami

The St Regis Resort - average price double room per night 580 euros

The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour - average price double room per night 500 euros

Sea View Hotel - average price double room per night 140 euros

Luxurious 5-star hotel

If you don't mind expenses or if you are on your honeymoon, you are definitely looking for a great hotel with all the comforts and services. There are many luxury hotels in Miami.



Retreat Collection at 1 Hotel South Beach from 2600 euros double room per night

Eden Roc Miami Beach Resort from 200 euros double room per night

Faena Hotel Miami Beach from 200 euros double room per night

Nobu Hotel Miami Beach from 260 euros double room per night

Mid-range hotel

This is certainly the most requested category and price range. An intermediate solution for those who do not want to spend a fortune, but also aim to spend a good and relaxing vacation in Miami.

Shore Club South Beach Hotel from 120 euros double room per night

Hotel Croydon from 60 euros double room per night - one of the best solutions in relation to quality / price

Room Mate Lord Balfour from 100 euros double room per night

Riviera Hotel & Suites South Beach from 70 euros double room per night - one of the best solutions in relation to quality / price

Room Mate Waldorf Towers from 90 euros double room per night

Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel from 140 euros double room per night

Cheap hotels

Bed & breakfasts and especially hostels are the cheapest option ever, but not recommended if you are traveling with your family or if you are looking for privacy and comfort.

Choosing a hostel you save a lot, but you have to be young and adapt to sleeping with others. Both the bedrooms and the bathrooms are always shared with other children. The price often includes breakfast.

Miami hostel prices range from € 15-20 per night per person.

I bed & breakfast, offer more comfort and privacy than hostels. The rooms are private and many also have en-suite bathrooms. The price includes breakfast.

Prices for bed & breakfasts in Miami range from 40-50 euros per night for a double room.

There are also budget hotel in Miami, but the quality, the services offered and the location are very often not the best.

Hotel Pierre from 50 euros per night for a double room

Boulevard Hotel from 50 euros per night for a double room

Worst areas to stay in Miami

The worst and least safe areas in Miami to stay are the areas northwest of Downtown and the Design Distric. It is not recommended to visit neighborhoods such as Liberty City, Carol City, Overtown and Opa Locka, especially at night, nor to book a hotel in these areas.

How much is a night in a hotel in Miami

Surely the city of Miami is not a cheap destination, especially for hotels. The cost of a double room it can easily exceed $ 100 a night. 15% must be added to the price for taxes, which are often not included in the price offered.

For tighter budgets or for those looking cheaper solutions you need to forgo quality and location, and opt for hostels, where you can find a bed in a shared room starting at $ 15 a night. While for hotels the minimum amount to spend is $ 50-60, but the quality and location can often leave something to be desired.

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