Top 5 Miami Beach Hotels

By Renee Chapple,

Miami Beach serves as home to some of the world’s finest hotels. If you’re hosting friends or family in the Miami area, be sure to take a look at our top Miami Beach hotels before helping them select local lodging. Read about the hotels voted best in Miami Beach by our readers.

The Delano Hotel is widely regarded as the finest property on Miami Beach. This full-featured resort hotel is located right on the beach in the heart of the Art Deco district. It’s only steps away from the Lincoln Road outdoor mall. If you’re looking for a truly luxurious Miami Beach experience, the Delano is the place to stay.

2. Fontainebleau Suites

The Fontainebleau Suites tower is the first part of the famous resort to open following an extensive remodeling and construction program. The main resort is still undergoing renovations, so you can pick up a good beachfront deal staying in the towers, provided you’re willing to put up with some daytime construction noise.

3. Loews Miami Beach Hotel

The Loews Miami Beach Hotel (shown in the photo on this page) is another Miami Beach landmark hotel. It’s located in the Art Deco district on Collins Avenue. In addition to a fabulous pool and beachfront location, the hotel offers fine dining, including a signature restaurant owned by Food TV’s chef Emeril Lagasse.

4. Ritz-Carlton South Beach

Also located in the heart of the Art Deco district, the Ritz-Carlton South Beach provides the classic service you’ve come to expect from the Ritz with a distinctively Miami flair. The Ritz features a full-service spa that’s one of the finest in Miami.

5. Sagamore Hotel

The Sagamore Hotel stands out from other hotels on the beach by offering an all-suites environment. It also features Social Miami at Sagamore, a “culinary lounge experience” that provides an intriguing combination of food, drink and social interaction in a luxurious environment.

Top Fort Lauderdale  Hotels

Fort Lauderdale lodging options are plenty. Visitors find a welcoming assortment of Fort Lauderdale hotels, with prices to fit just about any budget and amenities to suit most tastes. Business travelers can take advantage of national chains that cater to those with work to do. Families and vacationers can sleep comfortably and cheaply, and business travelers find these hotels in Fort Lauderdale affordable, attractive options as well. Check out the list below of the 5 Best Fort Lauderdale hotels.

1. Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six Resort

This 4 star hotel is located in the city centre of Fort Lauderdale. It is close to the Beach Place. The Hotel has an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre/gym. All 380 rooms are equipped with mini-bar, hairdryer, safe, ironing set and air conditioning.

2. BEST WESTERN PLUS Oceanside Inn

Stay at this quiet beachside hotel in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Oceanside Inn is conveniently located near the outdoor cafes, shopping and nightlife of downtown Fort Lauderdale. Hotel guests will find the Swimming Hall of Fame nearby, located in the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Center. The hotel is ideal for exploring the beach or cruising along the Intracoastal Waterway. The quaint boutiques and artgalleries of Las Olas Boulevard on the Riverfront are just minutes away. Guests will enjoy the clean, quiet comfort of a small hotel with all the modern conveniences of a large resort. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Oceanside Inn features well-appointed guest rooms equipped with free Wi-Fi Internet access, microwave and refrigerator. Other hotel amenities include a complimentary full breakfast, swimming pool, guest laundry, business services and a meeting room. The on-site Chart Room Lounge is the perfect place to meet friends and unwind at the end of the day. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Oceanside Inn offers easy access to a host of Florida attractions and events such as the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the Broward County Performing Arts Center, Port Everglades, Beach Place as well as the Museum of Science and Discovery. Hotel guests traveling on business will appreciate being near the Fort Lauderdale International Airport and the Broward County Convention Center. Avid shoppers will want to visit the Sawgrass Mills Outlet Mall, the largest in the southeast. Make an online reservation today and save at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Oceanside Inn.

3. Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel

The oceanfront Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel is a favorite for family vacations and carefree getaways. Our location right on the beach is just moments away from Fort Lauderdale’s fashionable downtown shopping and cultural centers. Most of our 486 guest rooms and suites feature views of the Atlantic Ocean or the Intracoastal Waterway. Gather with friends or family in our Clipper Steakhouse and enjoy Certified Angus steaks. We want to make your stay as relaxing and convenient as possible. Miles of beautiful beaches, water sports, outdoor activities, sophisticated museums, entertainment, shopping, and dining are only a small portion of what brings visitors to Fort Lauderdale. Known as the “Venice of America” for its beautiful inland waterways, Fort Lauderdale offers everything under the sun. Enjoy it all at Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel.

4. Bahia Mar Beach Resort and Yachting Center

40 acre landmark resort nestled between a 250 – slip marina and just 50 yards from the white sand beaches of the Atlantic Ocean.     Featuring 300 deluxe guest rooms, 18,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and banquet facilities, heated swimming pool, fitness center, and four lighted tennis courts. Bahia Mar Bar & Grille a full-service restaurant, Market Deli, and SandBar & Grille poolside. This is Fort Lauderdale??s only beachfront resort and yachting center. Bahia Mar is also host to the annual.

5.Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites FT. LAUDERDALE-PLANTATION

The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Plantation is set in a beautiful tropical environment, just minutes from Sawgrass Mills shopping mall, Sawgrass Corporate Park, the Bank Atlantic Center and only minutes from Ft. Lauderdale airport. The hotel is adjacent to the regional headquarters of Motorola, and within minutes of major offices for the following corporations: Nortel, American Express, Bell South, Nova SE University and the Sawgrass Corporate Park. We’re just six miles west of Ft. Lauderdale in the flourishing Plantation area, less than 4 miles from Sawgrass Mills Mall and within twenty five minutes of the beach, Ft. Lauderdale Airport, Museum of Discovery and Science, Land Shark Stadium ( formerly Dolphin Stadium), Sawgrass Mills Outlet Mall (3 miles), Broward Mall (2 miles), Bank Atlantic Center (4 miles) and Broward Performing Arts Center. Visit Plantation, FL and stay smart at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites .