Hotels near American Airlines Arena

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Hotels in Miami near American Airlines Arena

American Airlines Arena Introduction

Catch a premier league basketball game at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Opened in 1999, this modern basketball stadium overlooks Biscayne Bay and is home to NBA team, Miami Heat. It seats almost 20,000 fans and is regularly used for the NBA Finals. It also hosts premier music concerts, including Britney Spears, Mariah Carey and U2. The arena is well-placed for other attractions in Downtown Miami, such as Pérez Art Museum Miami and Bayfront Park, both within a 15-minute walk. There are many bars, restaurants and fast-food joints in the neighboring Bayside Marketplace and on North East 2nd Avenue.

Hotels near American Airlines Arena

Miami offers a broad choice of hotels, from low-key motels and inns up to chic art deco hotels on the beach. The nearest hotels to the arena are in Downtown Miami, where you'll find mid-range hotels with modern bars and restaurants, as well as more upmarket and boutique properties with outdoor pools, hip bars and upmarket restaurants. The budget options available close by include motels, condos and inns. Miami's busiest time is winter, when the city's fine weather draws the crowds, and big events like Art Basel increase room rates. For the best deals visit between September and November.

Where to stay near American Airlines Arena

The AmericanAirlines Arena has a prime bayside spot in the heart of Downtown Miami, a vibrant district home to the city's museums, including the Pérez Art Museum Miami, a 12-minute walk from the arena. North of Downtown is Midtown, Miami's artsy Design District brimming with modern art galleries, chic boutiques, and hip bars and restaurants. Another popular area is Brickell, a business district famous for its glittering skyscrapers, upmarket malls and waterfront views, which is 3 miles south of the arena. The iconic art deco architecture of Miami Beach is less than 6 miles east.

Things to see near American Airlines Arena

Indulge in a little retail therapy at the Bayside Marketplace, a waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment mall a 3-minute walk south of the arena. Or take a stroll around Museum Park, an urban park overlooking Biscayne Bay which was built to commemorate the 1976 bicentennial. A 14-minute walk from the venue, it's also home to the Pérez Art Museum Miami, and the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science. Head 5.6 miles west to Miami Beach and check out the city's iconic art deco-style architecture, including The Fillmore Miami Beach, a 1950s style music theater.

How to get to American Airlines Arena

If you're arriving by car, the AmericanAirlines Arena is just 1.5 miles from I-95 and some on-site parking is available. However, it's also remarkably easy to reach by public transport. The stadium is close to a Metromover station, the free monorail which criss-crosses the attractions in Downtown. The nearest stop is either Park West station or Freedom Tower station, both of which is a 3-minute walk to the arena. Miami International Airport is 7 miles west of Downtown. Hop on a free shuttle to the Metrorail station, where it's a 30-minute journey into Downtown Miami.

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