What We Love
- Private balconies in each of the bright, modern guest rooms
- Penthouse views and private pool at the Whisper Cocktail Lounge on the 50th floor
- Signature Bliss lemon + sage toiletries in the marble bathrooms
What To Know
- Spacious standard guest rooms start at 440 square feet
- Free WiFi
- Two eateries onsite: Café Icon (coffee and tea only) and 15th & Vine Kitchen and Bar (American fare)
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Kids Club
- Parking On Site
Part of the W Hotels portfolio, this 148-room Brickell Avenue high-rise was a Viceroy prior to its rebranding in 2016. Bright, spacious guest rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows, private balconies with either city or Miami River views, and the W’s signature swanky design with mirrored walls, marble bathrooms, and bold accent furniture in bright emerald and aquamarine hues. Built in 2008 as part of the $1 billion iconbrickell residential development, the hotel fronts the property’s posh, two-acre outdoor “living room,” now a W-branded WET Deck. Three linear infinity pools—including an 80-person hot tub, one of the world’s largest—overlook Biscayne Bay, surrounded by tree-shaded lounge chairs and whimsical design flourishes like a larger-than-life chessboard. Check the pool status before booking: it’s expected to close for about 14 months for major repairs, though you can still frolic in the private pool at the chic black-and-white Whisper Cocktail Lounge on the hotel’s 50th floor.
In the Area
Downtown Miami’s newest shopping area, Brickell City Centre, opened a few blocks west of the hotel. Work up an appetite browsing high-end retailers including Armani, Ted Baker, and Saks Fifth Avenue, then grab lunch at Pubbelly Sushi for inspired fusion cuisine (think spicy tuna rolls with truffle oil and French onion miso soup). Need an escape? Tour nearby Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, a rambling century-old villa estate surrounded by subtropical forest and 10 acres of formal gardens—South Florida’s answer to Versailles.
How to Get There
From the moment we stepped out of the taxi, we were enveloped into a highly personalized level of service. Everyone instantly knew our names throughout our stay. Beyond that, the staff was so warm and genuine. If we needed anything, they were there in moments, not just to drop something off, but always to engage in friendly, lively conversation. We have travelled to many destinations, over the course of 45 years and have never experienced this level of guest care. Thank you to Kyle Spencer, Kevin,the housekeeping staff and
the fabulous, front desk crew.
Stayed for just one night to celebrate and Kyle Spence the W Insider was amazing. He reached out prior to my trip and helped ensure my special requests were fulfilled. He went above and beyond with his hospitality and he is a true gem! Being in the hotel biz for 25+ years...it’s rare to find someone who is so perfectly suited for a role in hospitality service...Kyle most def is. Thank you Kyle! I’ll be back for sure because of you.
We stayed here for 1 night before a cruise. The location is excellent, with great shops 5 minutes walk away. The king suite was spacious and very comfortable. Stunning large bathroom.
Friendly and efficient service. I’d recommend this hotel without hesitation.
It was a great business lunch. The Manager of the restaurant "Issam"was a wonderful host. We were welcomed warmly and he really did go out of his way to accommodate our requirements and stay comfortable to indulge our lunch. Our waitress "Margarit?" was just wonderful The atmosphere was relaxed and quite which was perfect to have a conversation. The overall service was excellent. The food was extremely delicious and well presented. Will come back again for sure.
Only staying for one night and I arrived at 4.30pm and the room is not ready. I am told it could take up to an hour to get it ready but I can enjoy two complimentary drinks... of course forget getting a shower or refreshing yourself after a long haul trip form Europe. Two drinks will do the trick... on top of that I ask for a late check out the next day and apparently I can only stay until 2pm. Worst experience ever in a W Hotel and it is only 30 min in...