What We Love
- Posh rooftop spa
- Over 70 different rums at Shore Club’s Rumbar
- A happening pool scene
What To Know
- Its classic look means it’ll never need a revamp, but certain parts of the hotel are showing their age
- Can be noisy, especially at night
- Valet parking costs extra
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
Miami minimalism meets Moroccan maximalism at the Shore Club. Gauzy white curtains help guests play hide-and-seek amid the sexy glow of lanterns in the Art Deco lobby, while the lush gardens, inspired by Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech, invite lounging with their low-slung daybeds piled with patchwork textiles and hammered copper trays to hold those icy caipirinhas. Upstairs, 309 rooms are ultra-minimalist affairs with clean-lined modern furniture and a white-on-white palette punctuated by an orange-framed mirror here, a kelly green sconce there. The luxury is in the details: Egyptian cotton sheets, huge flat-screen TVs, down duvets, and sandstone bathrooms that include peekaboo glass showers and fragrant Malin + Goetz products. Most people come to South Beach for the nightlife, and Shore Club sits at the center of it all with the sprawling indoor-outdoor Skybar club, the tropical-themed Rumbar, and the sumptuous Redroom lounge, a mingling of silky French antiques, glimmering beaded walls, and lacquered teak floors. When hunger strikes, head to the casual Italian chophouse, Terrazza. Also on-site: a Zen-like ocean-view spa, two infinity pools, and a swath of white-sand beach.
In the Area
Follow Miami Beach’s oceanfront path all the way down to South Pointe Park, the picturesque end of South Beach. It’s the perfect place to take in the sunset, watch the departing cruise ships, or ogle the impossibly good-looking locals walking their dogs. 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. Pick up threads and sky-high heels fresh from the runway at designer boutique Alchemist, which has locations at the beach end of Lincoln Road and in the Herzog & de Meuron–designed 1111 Lincoln Road. SoBe’s Frank Gehry–designed New World Center makes high culture hip with a theater that transforms after hours into a nightclub-style venue mixing electronica and classical music.
How to Get There
I went with my friend to eat at Diez y Seis and I feel so sad that they don’t have a banner outside the hotel so everybody knows the restaurant is there! The food have a delicious taste but what I really enjoy the most was the service! The hostess Elizabeth is lovely and very dedicated!
I stayed here for Labor Day weekend and booked it through booking.com. My CC on file got charged the first night so I had a balance of 530 dollars left to settle at the hotel. On check in day, they put an authorization hold of 530+ 300(for incidentals) on my credit card= total of 830. During out check out, we settled my remaining balance of 530 using my bfâs CC as final payment. What I donât understand is why they had to ask for me to pay again during check out when there is already a hold on my account at check in and you can just collect those funds.
Until now (June 13), there is still a 830 dollar hold on my CC after we paid for everything at the hotel using a different card. I called today and the reservation guy could not seem to figure out why I still have a hold on CC on file. He even blamed booking.com for charging but the charges were made at the hotel since I swiped my card there before the amount came up. I was told that âaccountingâ will have to take a deeper look at it and will get back to me in 7-10 days. I am annoyed that it is taking this long for them to remove the hold since I want to use those funds to earn miles/points for upcoming trips. I suggest booking with another hotel if you want to avoid this type of complication.
Itâs was our first time at the Shore Club hotel, Elizabeth the hostess was so sweet and very kind, she also recommended us places where to go in Miami, she was so much help for us. Also the food was great.
Shore Club reminds me of a wedding cake with elaborate icing on the outside, but kind of a plane cake in the center. The room was OK, but not a good value for the money. And we were nickeled and dimed (more like 10'd and 20'd) for all extras. For a total bill of $600 for 2 nights, I know we could have done better elsewhere. After all, it's just a bed. Think about this before booking and make sure you take into account all the hidden fees you will get hit with.
1st time in Miami, for our 30th wedding anniversary, we were taken to our room on the 2nd floor of the North Tower. The view from our "balcony" was awful, two blank walls and AC Units. The balcony floor was covered in bird muck and our balcony furniture consisted of 2 rusty and unsafe looking chairs (no table). The carpet was threadbare (as was most of the carpet in the hotel). The room smelt musty and the shower cubicle had not been cleaned.
I went straight to reception and complained about everything I had seen thus far.
The receptionist (upgraded) gave me a room on the 10th floor, good view, bigger room, nicer furniture in the room and balcony, but it all appeared very dated and in need of a good clean and freshening up.
We didn't spend a lot of time in the hotel during our stay, but found the staff friendly and helpful