Sonesta Coconut Grove Miami
What We Love
- Biscayne Bay views from private balconies, available in most room types
- Homey, condo-like feel, with kitchens in most guestrooms and suites
- The hotel’s museum-quality modern art collection
- Rooftop gym with stunning city views
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What To Know
- This isn’t a sceney hotel; it’s laid back and stylish, much like the Coconut Grove neighborhood
- While it has outstanding water views, the nearest beach is a 15-minute drive away
- Downtown Miami and South Beach are a 20 minute drive, depending on traffic
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
South of South Beach and Brickell, Coconut Grove is original Miami, the city’s oldest neighborhood that today is an artsy, laid-back enclave bordering the waters of Biscayne Bay. Checking in at Sonesta Bayfront Hotel Coconut Grove puts you in the heart of this village within the city, steps from the water and homespun shops, restaurants and galleries. You’ll feel like a local in these airy guestrooms and suites done up in contemporary décor, many with balconies looking out over the bay.
Bed & Bath
There are 205 airy guestrooms and suites in this 21-story hotel, all wisely perched atop the structure’s seven-story parking garage to afford most rooms enough altitude for excellent city or bay views. Design forward these digs are not. They are, however, supremely livable with a beige palette paired with dark wood furniture and punched up by a colorful collection of modern art and Biscayne Bay or city views out floor-to-ceiling windows. Most Deluxe rooms and all Suites have a kitchen and private furnished balcony.
For all its homey charms, there are, of course, the perks of a hotel. The light-filled lobby is loaded with museum-quality modern art by the likes of Frank Stella, Robert Rauschenberg and Jan Dibbets. The eighth floor’s sun-drenched pool deck looks out over the bay, as does the Panorama Restaurant & Sky Lounge serving delish Peruvian-inspired cuisine from Chef Christopher Cramer, who uses local ingredients to put a Florida-inspired spin on traditional Peruvian dishes. The hotel’s top floor fitness center takes the cake for best views of Miami had from a treadmill, and there are even two squash courts that are popular with the hotel’s business travelers.
How to Get There
I visited this hotel last week with my son. It's a beautiful property in a great location. The view of the bay and parks were delightful! So serene and peaceful. The pool was awesome! The gentlemen who handed out towels were very kind. Hotel is within walking distance of many stores and restaurants. Great walking trails in parks and marina. The free trolley was a good addition. The hotel staff was friendly and helpful. The restaurant offered delicious options (a tad pricey). Just a couple things: There was an espresso machine in room, I would've preferred a coffee maker. When my charger didn't work, I asked front desk staff to borrow one and girl informed me that they sold them. Yikes. This was a great property and I'd stay there again.
I don’t normally write reviews but I felt compelled to share my experience with everyone who is looking for insight on hotel Aria.
From the moment I arrived late Sunday night, I was warmly greeted by Eduardo. He welcomed me as though I was a resident and ensured I had everything I needed to enjoy my stay here with them as I had checked in for 1 month.
The next day I was greeted by the rest of the front staff who went over and beyond for myself as well as my little dog. I’ve never felt more welcomed and cared for as I did at the Aria.
The room was perfect, clean, great size and an amazing balcony with an even better view of the Grove.
The pool was relaxing and Miguel and Leo always made sure I had a chair with shade and fresh towels. They also offer full drink and food service at the pool along with complementary water.
The restaurant is incredible! The food was always prepared to my liking and the staff was extremely helpful when I needed a few items for my dog.
Lastly, the location is perfect! You are within walking distance to everything! From other bars/restaurants, banks, Starbucks and other amazing coffee shops, clothing stores, Peacock park, CVS, movie theatre etc.. you really don’t need a car to get around and an Uber ride is only 15-20 min from Miami airport and 20-30 min to South Beach. What I love about Coconut Grove compared to South Beach is that you’re still close if you want the action and nightlife, but if you want to relax, have amazing food and not be surrounded by the hustle and bustle, then Coconut Grove is the place for you!
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to me.
This hotel, is the perfect location for a fun family vacation to Miami. In walking distance to many restaurants & attractions. The beautiful Miami bY gives great views & just minutes away from Miami Beach. Highly recommended will stay at this hotel again.
Lovely place to stay in fantastic location and what makes it are the staff. They are all amazing, and so welcoming, professional and helpful. And special thanks to all the reception staff, porters and pool attendants. Thank you for helping to make my trip so enjoyable. Caroline
While the hotel is nice, I stayed at this hotel in March 2019. When I checked in, I used my American Express card as payment. Less than 4 hours later, my credit card information was being used to purchase items on line by someone who had stolen my information. Fortunately, Amex stopped the activity. However, my card had to be cancelled. When I advised the manager of this the next morning, she really did not seem very concerned and said that there was no way the staff could have access to the number since the computer encoded it. i pointed out that i had to hand my card to the staff so they did have access to it. in any event, since my Amex had been cancelled, i had to use a Master Card that i rarely ever use and paying Hotel Arya was the last time that i used it. Today, i have been alerted that this card number has been used to purchase items by someone who has again stolen my information. I do not know if someone at the hotel gained access to my information or if the hotels computer information was hacked, but I will be hesitant to go back there. if you go, be careful to watch for credit card information theft.