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The Betsy - South Beach, Miami Beach

4.5-star4.5 stars
1440 Ocean DriveMiami BeachFL33139United States of America

Upscale beachfront hotel with outdoor pool, near Art Deco Welcome Center
  • Free WiFi
Great location
Awesome vibe
Great amenities
More comfort would be nice
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The Betsy - South Beach, Miami Beach

from $917
  • Betsy Classic Two Doubles
  • Superior King
  • Betsy Suite Pool View
  • Betsy Classic Ocean View
  • Betsy Classic King
  • Classic Suite King
  • Master Suite Two Double Beds
  • Betsy Classic Pool View Double
  • Betsy Classic Ocean View Double
  • Superior Balcony Room
  • Deluxe King Balcony
  • Grand Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofabed, Ocean View
  • Superior Double Balcony Suite King

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 130 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room (up to 25 lb)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built 1942
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
  • Video-game console
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


LT Steak and Seafood - This seafood restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.


On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Awards and affiliations

  • The Betsy - South Beach is listed in the 2017 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2017 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

The Betsy - South Beach, Miami Beach’s small print

Also known as

  • Betsy South
  • Betsy South Beach
  • Betsy South Hotel
  • Betsy South Hotel Beach
  • Betsy South Beach Hotel Miami Beach
  • Betsy South Beach Hotel
  • Betsy South Beach Miami Beach
  • Betsy Hotel Miami Beach


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Resort fee: USD 39.90 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Newspaper
  • In-room safe

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 45 per night with in/out privileges

Breakfast costs between USD 10 and USD 50 for adults, and USD 10 and USD 40 for children (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 150 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Betsy - South Beach, Miami Beach


  • In South Beach
  • Art Deco Welcome Center - 8 min walk
  • Lummus Park Beach - 10 min walk
  • Lincoln Road Mall - 15 min walk
  • Miami Beach Cinematheque - 9 min walk
  • New World Center - 11 min walk
  • Fillmore Miami Beach - 12 min walk
  • Flamingo Park - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Miami, FL (MPB-Public Seaplane Base) - 12 min drive
  • Miami, FL (MIA-Miami Intl.) - 19 min drive
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL-Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Intl.) - 38 min drive
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL (FXE-Fort Lauderdale Executive) - 48 min drive
  • Miami Airport Station - 17 min drive
  • Hialeah Market Station - 19 min drive
  • Miami Golden Glades Station - 25 min drive
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 326 reviews

The Betsy - South Beach, Miami Beach
Terrible experience; do not stay here!
This is the first time I’ve ever written a review in my life. I travel a lot for work and pleasure, and have never felt compelled to complain about a hotel before. However, in this instance, I felt it was warranted. We spent over $1800 for two nights, and expected a nice experience, and it was truly terrible. Starting with the room, the bed was tiny, when we booked a king; the sink was clogged and disgusting; and the service, even at check in, took forever. We waited more than 30 min at an empty bar just to order coffee. When we were literally never never even acknowledged, we asked for a table outside. We were put in the immediate sun with no shade, even though there were several empty shaded tables near us. Our waitresss was completely incompetent, and took about 20 min just to get us water. We heard several others staying at the hotel complaining about similar things, such as waiting approx 30 min just to check in. Overall, such a terrible experience. I will never stay at this hotel again, and would never recommend it to anyone.
CHANA, us2 night trip
The Betsy - South Beach, Miami Beach
Very Good8.0
Gorgeous hotel/restaurant but beware of NOISE.
Amazing hotel with incredible food and location... the only issue was the construction going on directly next door. We stayed in the Art Deco building (4th floor) and you will NOT be sleeping in past 7a. Even on a Saturday. Once that goes away the place will be perfect.
Brian, us1 night trip
The Betsy - South Beach, Miami Beach
Very Good8.0
Would stay again but watch “service charges”
Great hotel in the heart of it all. Small but updated, stylishly decorated rooms with very comfy bed. Staff are very nice and professional. Beautiful amenities including rooftop pool, lounge, stunning view of the ocean. Restaurant is very good. Understand Miami Beach is expensive but the Betsy does nickel and dime on every little thing. Example- $30 Daily resort fee to use pool and for beach access then they charge you $20 for an umbrella for the day (or even an hour as we arrived at 3;30 and were told we only had until 5 pm but still had to pay $20 for use of an umbrella. By 4 beach captain was dragging and noisily stacking chairs to make sure we knew our time was running out. Also beware that restaurants in Miami Beach include 18-20% “service charge” (tip) on EVERYTHING but don’t all bring it to your attention verbally so we double-tipped several times. Other than that, this is a lovely hotel.
Sylvia Carolyn, us3 night trip
The Betsy - South Beach, Miami Beach
loved the betsy
Such a lovely place to stay. Super classy and chic. The hotel didn't skimp on anything. Everything is high quality and it's just plane beautiful. The rooftop pool is so lovely. Service is impeccable and the location is prime. I would highly recommend this hotel.
parisa, us4 night trip
The Betsy - South Beach, Miami Beach
Very Good8.0
Really nice hotel in a great location. Staff was friendly and helpful.
Lori, us2 night romance trip

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The Betsy - South Beach, Miami Beach

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