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What We Love

  • Central location with public beach access across the street
  • Rooftop terrace with shaded lounge chairs

What To Know

  • Located in a lively section of South Beach
  • A spa is available at a sister property (Hotel Victor), one block away
  • Valet parking is available for a fee

Amenities

  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
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Overview

Boutique Art Deco hotel in the heart of Miami’s South Beach nightlife scene

The Lowdown

Just steps from the sand and surrounded by South Beach’s hottest nightlife, this 99-room Art Deco–era property has a modern, artistic look. Guest rooms are a minimum of 350 square feet and feature iPod dock stations, Keurig coffeemakers, plush bathrobes, flat-screen televisions, and rainfall showers. The trendy décor blends colorful patterns with futuristic furniture. For relaxation, a rooftop terrace offers shaded lounge chairs and views of the bustling scene, and the glassed-walled plunge pool offers another spot to unwind. Towels are provided to guests lounging at the beach, and there’s live music in the evening at the hotel’s seafood restaurant and bar.

In the Area

Just next door to the property is the iconic Mangos Tropical Café, a sizzling restaurant with nightly shows that feature belly dancers, conga and samba. Free bicycles are included in the resort fee, and a short ride will take you to Nikki Beach, a landmark beach club and cabana bar that’s perfect for Sunday brunch followed by lounging in the sun. Miami also has an underwater playground, so scuba divers can explore numerous coral reefs, shipwrecks and the unique — but slightly creepy — Neptune Memorial Reef (an underwater cemetery). There’s also sailing, kayaking, hang-gliding, windsurfing, and an array of other water sports. For a fabulous dinner and creative cocktails, head to the Bazaar by José Andrés for unforgettable tapas and indoor/outdoor dining.

How to Get There

Hotel Breakwater South Beach, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
940 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Reviews

4.0 Very Good 2131 Reviews
STILL THE BEST PLACE EVER!!!!!
alisejohnson

This is a late review from July 4th weekend... :-)
My Husband and I frequently visit South Beach Miami and we ONLY stay at one hotel, which is the Hotel Breakwater! We ALWAYS receive the warmest greetings from Dana and Pablo who are extremely professional and outgoing to make sure our needs are met on the highest levels. .As many people as they see daily they actually remember my Husband and myself! Also Pablo recommended the best room location to have the best view of the fireworks and the ocean!. We will always stay at the Hotel Breakwater anytime we have need our Miami South Beach fix!!!!

So much fun!
Jan C

Loved this hotel. Great location in the middle of everything! Restaurants, shopping, bars and, of course, the beach! I highly recommend. My husband and I had a great time and we will most certainly come back.

So pleased with our stay
SamBuck73

This was our first time in South Beach and we booked for 10 days. We wanted to chill and maybe do a couple of tours. The hotel was fab. The staff were exceptionally helpful and friendly. Nothing was too much for them and we really felt welcomed. Room was great with a lovely view. The fridge and coffee machine were very handy. Lovely products in the bathroom. Pool was great for relaxing by. Unlike others we didn't find the room noisy. We had an ocean view room.
We were delayed and arrived at 02.00 in the morning but we were well looked after even at that time. Samantha always welcomed us home in the eve and is professional and friendly on the front desk and everyone on the front desk is helpful and approachable at all times. The manager gave us some different ideas about things to do. The staff really made all the difference. We will be booking again!