Amazing. Loved the decor. Loved the look/feel of the hotel. Staff was great. Hotel was clean. Great location. Rooms were BIG - well worth the cost. We used the hotel tonight app, and booked this hotel same day we checked in. Amazing.
2 reasons why this didnt get a 5 star rating from me:
1. We booked spa treatments for Saturday at 5PM.. yes a cold front was coming thru and yes we knew it was a bit windy and that it was getting cool out. The Betsy I'm guessing doesnt have a back up spa option for inclement weather. With that said, we laid half naked on the roof, with 25 mile an hour winds, and dropping temps while 2 massage therapists gave us what was supposed to be a deep tissue massage, with their cold hands and sniffling noses for one hour. Enjoyable and relaxing - no. Sadly, this was not a relaxing, or romantic spa treatment, that my husband and I were so hoping for for our anniversary.
2 - We were in room 105. What was great about this room was that it was furthest from the lobby - which housed BLT and at night it was pretty noisy so it was nice to be so far from there. Downfall of this - was a staff door right outside our room - starting at the crack of dawn (it was still dark out) - they were going in and out of this door, and you could hear it slam in our room, which kept us up all night/morning.
Again would these things deter us from staying here again - no way. We loved it - just really disappointed in the spa, so be mindful of that when booking! (check your weather :) Figures when we are there, we get the bad weather! :)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Betsy – South Beach is Travel and Leisure’s Top Rated Resort Hotel on Miami Beach (2017), the only Forbes Four Star and AAA Four Diamond boutique hotel on Miami and Miami Beach, and one of only three Florida hotels to be awarded the 2017 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List Award. Having recently completed an expansion, The Betsy now offers 130 guest accommodations across the existing Colonial and new Art Deco wings, with a variety of room types and suites, including a Skyline Penthouse. An elegant, beach-side haven located on historic Ocean Drive, The Betsy’s relaxed tropical interiors create an aura that is passionately low-key and cocoon guests in timeless luxury. Incredible service, exquisite amenities, world-class cuisine, and a unique presence for arts and culture, invite travelers to relax, refresh and renew. The Betsy’s Ocean Decks are expansive with sweeping views of Miami and the Atlantic, offering a Rooftop Pool, Wellness Garden with a full range of spa treatments and sunrise yoga. Other amenities include private beach service, 24-hour Fitness Center, Lobby and Pool Bars, Property and Room Libraries, and a Conservatory with an Espresso Bar. Thoughtfully designed public spaces welcome guests to lounge and enjoy cultural programming year-round which includes Live Jazz and curated property-wide playlists. Known as a hotel with a heart, The Betsy’s unique hospitality model champions the power of community through its dedicated PACE (Philanthropy, Arts, Culture, Education) program by weaving those brand pillars into the guest experience through the sights and sounds of art, music and literature. ... more less
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