Grand Beach Hotel Surfside
What We Love
- An adults-only rooftop swimming pool with two Jacuzzi tubs and panoramic ocean views
- Balconies in every spacious suite
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What To Know
- Beginning December 24, there will be a resort fee of $25 per day (plus tax); it includes two beach chairs, one beach umbrella, a welcome drink, WiFi and more
- The spa is slated to open in late 2014
- The hotel is in a quieter part of Miami, about a 20-minute drive from South Beach
- An additional 70-room hotel wing is currently under construction and will feature one-, two- and three-bedroom suites
- Beach chair and umbrella rentals are an additional $10 each
- Valet parking is $35 per day
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
At the 269-room Grand Beach Hotel Surfside, it’s all about the water. There are two oceanfront pools with waiter service, one rooftop pool with an adjacent “sky bar,” and 200 yards of soft sand facing the Atlantic Ocean. Opened in late 2013, the property is the first luxury hotel in Surfside, and every inch glistens with sophistication, courtesy of designer Frederic Marq. The light and airy suites feature floor-to-ceiling windows and balconies that grant dramatic ocean or sunset views. Each room is fitted with amenities such as iPod docking stations, at least two full bathrooms, and flat-screen TVs. Standard Suites average 420 square feet, but Two-Bedroom Suites have as much as 1,000. The French-inspired Chez Gaston restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, with entrees that include lamb with wild mushroom risotto and sea diver scallops with coconut milk sauce. In the future guests will enjoy the 70-room hotel wing, which is currently under construction and will feature one, two and three bedroom suites
In the Area
Miami’s Surfside Beach features a walkway/jogging path, easy beach access with plenty of parking options, and a relaxed atmosphere. For other kinds of outdoor recreation, the nearby Oleta River State Park is Florida’s largest urban park and is best known for its bicycle trails and mangrove kayaking. Visitors can also experience the South Florida lifestyle with Y Charter Miami, enjoying a luxurious yacht of their own for the day. Or, for something more hands-on, they can take to the sea with Therapy IV sport fishing. One unique neighborhood attraction is “Tales of the Surfside Turtles,” a public art installation with five-foot-tall fiberglass sea turtles designed by local artists. For a break from the sun, Lincoln Road Mall offers hundreds of shopping options, and when hunger strikes, a number of restaurants are nearby, including the top-rated Argentinean steakhouse, Baires Grill.
How to Get There
1st Stuff is very helpful , everybody so nice and polite
2nd Hotel itself clean an beautiful. With two pools and gym
3rd Beach is literately on backyard (only downside is extra charge if you staying in the room with more than 2 people you have to pay extra for chairs -1st pair or 2 chairs and umbrella is free but for extra you have to pay 20$ for chairs and 10$ for an umbrella just keep that in mind )
Loved this place .
especially enjoyed yoga with Pamela. stay in the main hotel not across the street, it's worth it. great beach 2 free drinks with your stay. also beach chairs and imbrellas are included complimentary but you need to get there early for first row.
Booked a 2 bedroom suite with ocean view. However the scam artists at the front desk put me in courtyard / swimming pool view room- yet charged me for the ocean view room. The carpet was dirty , my air conditioner did not work the entire stay and I ended up in the emergency room from a heat stroke from the broke AC. When I called the front desk they had the nerve to argue with me. Worst resort ever. Do NOT stay at this dump