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Very Good 2492 Reviews
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What We Love

  • Well located at Collins Avenue and 11th Street
  • Free beach gear (towels, chairs and flip flops) available at the front desk and at the beach
  • A hip rooftop pool scene
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What To Know

  • The $9.99 resort fee per night will be collected by Jetsetter at checkout; it includes WiFi and use of two beach lounge chairs and towels
  • One block from the beach, but no ocean views from the rooms
  • Well suited for singles, friends or couples — not families
  • Rooms are spread between two buildings, the Tudor and Palmer houses

Amenities

  •  Bar
  •  Eco friendly
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Room Service
  •  Spa
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Overview

SoBe dreams do come true at this hotspot in an Art Deco icon near the beach and next to the Versace Mansion

The Look

Spread throughout two Art Deco icons — the Tudor and Palmer houses — at Collins Avenue and 11th Street, right next to the Versace Mansion, the 108-room Dream South Beach is one of the latest projects of the globetrotting Chatwal family. It fits in nicely with its surroundings, with a facade restored to its original glory and reinvented interiors that reflect South Beach in the present day. An illuminated pathway flanked by fountains and bamboo leads to the lobby, which is crowned by a front desk that dates back to 1939 — the year the original exterior was built.

Bed & Bath

The boutique-size, Instagram-worthy rooms — imagine small metal tables, white filigreed headboards and robin’s egg–blue blankets — are made for pre- and post-party gatherings with friends (not families looking for a quieter scene). Bold, textured carpets line the hallways, smooth baroque flourishes are carved on the doors, and the closets and shower doors are made of tinted glass. Combined with cool blue lighting, modern crystal chandeliers and textured bathroom tiles, the whole place has a moody, nightlife vibe. Other perks? LCD TVs, iPod docking stations and Etro bath products.

Beyond

The silky beach and the blue ocean are just a block away, and Dream has its own spread of lounge chairs. Nearby you’ll find the shops of Lincoln Road, and even better, the property is within stumbling distance of most of the area’s trendy nightlife spots. That said, it’s possible to achieve a glowing tan, eat and drink, and take part in South Beach nightlife without ever leaving the hotel. Upstairs, a hip crowd parties at HIGHBAR, the see-and-be-seen rooftop pool, at all hours. On the ground level, the space of what was once the Tudor Hotel is now Serafina, serving over 20 varieties of pizza and an extensive menu of fresh pastas and seafood.

In the Area

Although the people watching around the Dream South Beach is grand, you might also want to check out the beauties along Lincoln Road and Ocean Drive. Even Miami residents can’t stay away from Lincoln Road. Only a few blocks from the Dream South Beach, this historic pedestrian mall has everything from clothing shops to cafés to art galleries to the concert hall of the New World Symphony. Rent a car and visit the awesome alligators, birds and other wildlife of the country’s largest subtropical wilderness, Everglades National Park. Art Deco style is king here; go on your own photo safari and capture the world’s foremost examples of the design movement — including the Tudor and Palmer houses, of course. Make it more official with an audio tour on your iPod or on a guided tour. Throw caloric caution to the wind with the fried chicken, biscuits and other haute down-home fare at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar, a local favorite filled with pretty people getting down and dirty with bourbon and barbecue.

How to Get There

Dream South Beach
1111 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Reviews

4.5 Very Good 2492 Reviews
Lot
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lot was great! He was so friendly and helped us tremendously with everything at the pool! He chatted with us about nice things around Miami and what was going on at the time, too!

Rick was also really helpful by placing our lunch order accurately and unexpectedly bringing us water.

The entire experience greatly exceeded my expectations and I appreciate it, sincerely.

Thank you!!!!!

Holiday
Reviewed 5 days ago

A very friendly hotel lovely roof top pool, very close to the beach and main strip. Walks are a little thin but rooms are very comfortable. Had a lovely stay and the nacho’s in the restaurant were awesome

Excellent staff so nice and helpful
Reviewed 6 days ago

This little hotel is so nice. Room quite quirky, had everything you would need and helpful friendly staff. Prob for a younger clientele than us oldies, but the younger people staying didn't give us a bit of bother. Would definitely recommend.

Lot at the pool
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lot was amazing! He was so kind to us and made us feel welcome at the pool. We did not want to leave. He made sure we had clean towels and made sure we were taken care of. Also always had fresh water for us!

Lovely Place
Reviewed 6 days ago

Hotel is in a great location central to Ocean Drive and all the fun of the beach. Hotel is spotless, cool and with the added bonus of roof top pool. Staff are excellent especially Wesley who looked after all our needs. Would definitely go back to hotel if visited Miami Beach again. Naked Taco next door serves great food at reasonable price with some great Tequila.