We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
1247 West Avenue, South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Bikini Hostel to your Saves list
Bikini Hostel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Dayworker Catania
  • Overview
  • Reviews (164)
  • Photos (47)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (24)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

164 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (24)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Durham, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pros: 24 hour reception, average staff, free breakfast. Cons: Very drab looking. There wasn't much of a friendly atmosphere - It just didn't feel like a hostel; the management didn't seem to make much of an effort to help the guests, they just checked me in and that was that.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I only stayed one night but was very impressed.....All the usual things like bed and lockers were fine and the overall cleanliness of bathrooms was above average....what set the place apart was the fantastic outside bar n party area...there was a free bar b que the night i was there followed by an awesome party vibe....I went to bed at... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Atherstone, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 5 nights with friends and the hostel was in a good location, the staff were friendly. However the room wasn't as clean as I expected, I have been to much cleaner hostels. My friend had to ask for new sheets because hers were dirty and then the new sheets were dirty aswell. It's a very lively... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great little property about 5-10 minute walk from the beach. The hostel offers a variety of room types from dorm style, to privates and even a few apartments. The beer garden is a big plus with approx 20 different beers and the management offers house BBQ's, Comp Pizza and Beer promos. All in all a very cool... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's good hostel, service no problem, activity : pool, jacuzzi nice and etc. International many people happy for discuss. Go to beach for 10-15 minutes to work, it's pratique many boutique near. I am not problem Vanessa Duboux

Was this review helpful? Yes
La Plata, Argentina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bikini Hostel is a very friendly atmosphere hostel. The rooms are clean and have good space. The bathrooms are renewed, and are clean as well. They have just opened a bar in the front , the guy and teh waitress at the bar are very nice . You can get snacks in the evening and some good seleccion of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's difficult to know how to rate this hostel as it had both good and bad sides. The good - the staff are really pleasant and helpful, there are lots of things to do like play pool, hot tub, on site bar etc which makes it a really nice atmosphere to meet new people. However.. it is not near the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great hostel. Hot tub, small pool, table tennis, snooker table. Meet some great people here (obviously different people when your here) and a happy hour free bar half 9 till half 10 for $10. Free cereal and milk every morning and free pizza once or twice a week.

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hostel , friendly staff and great facility's ...hostel offers free pizza on certain days which is a great way to save money and chat to people! Also the hostel has a hottub , swimming pool and table tennis!..dorms are cheap and cheerful just what you expect from a hostel.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lyon, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

This hostel is great! I stayed there for three weeks, and i really appreciated it. The staff is welcoming and friendly, the rooms are spacious,, confortable with two big couch in our room. Unlike most of the hostel in Miami, the shower is in the room which was nice because no need to go outside the room. There is an... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Bikini Hostel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Bikini Hostel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Bikini Hostel

Address: 1247 West Avenue, South Beach, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Phone Number:
Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and HostelWorld so you can book your Bikini Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

47 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (32)
Hotel & grounds (8)
Business center/function rooms (1)
Bathroom (2)
Room/suite (4)
Pool/beach area (4)
Family/play areas (2)
View from room (1)
Other (10)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (16)
Hotel & grounds (16)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
hotels in
any neighborhood
in Miami Beach with
any amenities


Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located in the heart of S. Beach & walking distance to everything: the bursting energy of the nightclubs, restaurants, & beautiful beaches. The only hostel of large apartments with en-suite private bathroom, lockers and flat screen TVs only for those staying in either the dorm or private rooms within of which all have air conditioning & comfortable memory foam beds. Voted #1 Atmosphere! ... more   less 
Number of rooms

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Bikini Hostel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer