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The Betsy - South Beach
4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (City Center)   |  
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Ranked #6 of 204 Hotels in Miami Beach
Springfield, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Amazing stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

From the moment you arrive, you are surrounded by friendly staff and luxurious accommodations. As we waited for our room, we were offered champagne in the gorgeous lobby. Room was great, property is second to none, and would stay here in a heartbeat.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Stayed last year with a group of 6 and returned for the same dates this year with a group of 8. Great hotel. If you are looking for a personal, boutique experience this is it. From the bellmen at the door, bar staff, front desk, wait staff and housekeeping they are great. The beds are perfect with high thread count sheets. Pillows are perfect and fluffy. Rooms are clean and well appointed. Overall a wonderful hotel.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Canyon Country, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Everything about The Betsy was pure class--the beautiful lobby with live music, the friendly and attentive staff, the beautifully appointed rooms, and its location right on Ocean Blvd., but somewhat out of its relentless foot traffic. The rooftop bar has a wonderful view and is the perfect place to take in the warm breeze of a summer evening before gearing up to go out. The wonderful BLT restaurant is conveniently located in the lobby. The beach is directly across the street and has good service--but no bar. Everything about The Betsy was first class all the way. The ultimate testimony--I would stay there again in a heartbeat.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Ive been to miami before but first time staying at the Betsy it was great! the staff is amazing from the time we checked in with Ashley to the time we were leaving. the BLT restaurant was also great the food was perfect. even tho the the weather was not so great while me and my husband were there we still made time to go to the beach where we got 2 complementary chairs and umbrella we was greeted by the friendly Jasmine and the beach staff Zack and Ruben they made our beach stay memorable even though we got caught in the rain it was still great. i will be back to stay at the Betsy and to the beach. A++

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Acworth
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We only spent one night there, but the location was excellent as was the service. Roof top bar was great, food was good. All was very expensive and over-priced as expected. Pool was rather small and we could not get seats, but beach service was surprisingly good and included in the extra resort fee.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Matawan
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Really modern, clean, welcoming, quiete despite being on ocean drive, half a minute away from the beach, food is fresh & delicious, home cinema, bar + outside terrace, they hold your luggage after check out, beautiful pool and long chairs to take a little nap... A no-brainer once again, no way anyone will be disappointed here. I travel a lot for business, trust me.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Stamford, Connecticut
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Spent months researching best hotel in south beach.I'm here w/DD celebrating valedictorian graduation,I wanted a great,not good hotel.Been here <8 hours & no doubt it's the right choice. Location-perfect/ambience- relaxing,upscale/Room-clean,beautiful/Bed so comfortable better than home/staff friendly,amazingly attentive. Lunch at BLT incredible.Cant wait to come back w/ rest of family to share it w/them

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about The Betsy - South Beach

Address: 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Location: United States > Florida > Miami Beach > City Center
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Miami Beach
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
#3 Spa Hotel in Miami Beach
#3 Business Hotel in Miami Beach
#4 Luxury Hotel in Miami Beach
#7 Family Hotel in Miami Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Betsy - South Beach 4.5*
Number of rooms: 61
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Betsy is an elegant, historic landmark hotel located in the heart of South Beach. Relaxed tropical interiors and an intimate courtyard pool create an aura that is passionately low-key. Sharing The Betsy's lobby is BLT Steak, an iconic modern American steakhouse featuring a full Sushi & Raw Bar. Betsy's rooftop Deck is expansive with sweeping views of the Atlantic, offering a Wellness Garden with a full range of spa treatments and complimentary sunrise yoga. The 61 room property cocoons its guests in timeless luxury, while offering an incredible view of the beach, exquisite amenities, and a unique presence for art and culture that invites travelers to relax, refresh and renew. ... more   less 
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