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“Amazing stay” 5 of 5 stars
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The Betsy - South Beach
Ranked #6 of 206 Hotels in Miami Beach
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Springfield, Virginia
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“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
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Baltimore, Maryland
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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
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Santa Clarita, California
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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
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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
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
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Acworth
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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
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Matawan
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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.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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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
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Property: 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:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Miami Beach
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Miami Beach
#6 Spa Hotel in Miami Beach
#6 Luxury Hotel in Miami Beach
#7 Business Hotel in Miami Beach
#12 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 - South Beach is an elegant, beach-side haven located in the heart of South Beach. Its relaxed tropical interiors create an aura that is passionately low-key, cocooning its guests in timeless luxury and service, while offering exquisite amenities, world-class cuisine by celebrated Chef Laurent Tourondel, and a unique presence for art and culture that invites travelers to relax, refresh and renew. The Betsy's Ocean Deck is expansive with sweeping views of the Atlantic, offering a Wellness Garden with a full range of spa treatments and sunrise yoga. Other amenities include private beach service, a 24-hour fitness center, and an intimate courtyard pool. Guests can also enjoy live jazz music and signature cocktails in our lobby bar. While located in the heart of the Art Deco District on famed Ocean Drive, The Betsy is within walking distance to shopping and nightlife, yet offers a uniquely serene experience in one of the world's great beach destinations. ... more   less 
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