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Historic Hotels in Miami Beach

Miami Beach is known for its white sandy beaches, crystal blue waters, and world-class nightlife. Thus, most tourists conjure up images of resorts that sprawl the ocean or luxury high-rises built to indulge the swanky jetsetter clientele. But there’s another side to Miami lodging that shouldn’t be overlooked: historic Art Deco hotels.
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Grace and Elegance Preserved at The National
Location can’t get any better than The National Hotel’s beachfront property, situated just steps from the entertaining Lincoln Drive. Beyond its location, The National Hotel has the grace and style to meet even the most discerning traveler’s needs with 116 newly renovated rooms and 36 private luxury cabanas. The accuracy of the renovation earned The National Hotel a Historic Hotels of America award for maintaining its architectural authenticity.You’re going to need that luxury after enjoying a National Hotel Miami pool party. Grab a seat at the longest Infinity pool in town and sip handcrafted cocktails from Aqua Bar. When you’re ready to get away from the party, detox with a poolside massage in a private cabana. The party continues into the night with more signature drinks at Blues Bar and dinner at Tamara Bistro.
from $215
The Betsy Offers Timeless Luxury
One step into the lobby of The Betsy Hotel and guests will know why it’s the only Forbes Four Star and AAA Four Diamond boutique hotel on Miami Beach. Every detail of the hotel strives to combine the elegance and detail of yesteryear with modern technology. Plantation-style shutters draw Florida sunshine onto rich, dark walnut wood floors while bathroom mirrors hide flat-screen televisions. The Betsy is also the only remaining example of Florida Georgian architecture on Ocean Drive.The amenities spoil guests almost as much as the rooms with a spacious sundeck, courtyard pool, and Miami’s only outdoor spa. After spending a day relaxing around the property, indulge in a five-star dinner at BLT Steak before heading out to enjoy South Beach’s famed nightlife.
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Art Deco Meets Chic at the Beacon
Beacon Hotel of South Beach is all about the glitz and the glam. It’s where the see-and-be-seen crowd comes to play and stay. Start the night out with drinks at Mojito Bar before sitting down for dinner at The Place Restaurant.After spending a day (or night) out in South Beach, retire to your room, where accommodations range from cozy (for the single traveler) to ample 500-square-foot suites (for the entourage). Wake to a complimentary full breakfast in Beacon’s restaurant before grabbing your beach chair and towel from the room and heading across the street to South Beach’s white sandy shores.
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Loews Offers Historic Resort Luxury
Located right on the beach (not across the street from it), Loews Miami Beach Hotel dazzles visitors with its resort amenities. Guests can frolic in the oversized heated pool, relax in the 15,000-square-foot spa, or walk the white sand beaches. Loews Miami Beach Hotel parking costs $24 for valet. Guests can also use the hotel’s free ride program with FIAT. Don’t feel like going out? Then indulge at one of two on-site restaurants, Lure Fishbar or Preston's, one of Miami’s only truly oceanfront restaurants.After exploring the neighborhood, beach, and pool area, retire to one of the 790 guest rooms or 65 recently renovated suites. Here you’ll be treated to luxuries such as 100% combed and ring-spun cotton terry bath towels and Comfort Zone body-care products while relaxing to music from in-room iPhone docking stations.
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Timeless Opulence at Park Central
Park Central Hotel exudes history from the 1938 Oldsmobile that’s parked out front on Ocean Drive to the list of celebrities who once called Park Central their Miami home: Clark Gable, Carole Lombard, and Rita Hayworth. Such a vibrant history can take its toll on a hotel. Don’t mind the dust from the Park Central Hotel renovation as the hotel completes a massive transformation.The renovated hotel will combine five original exterior facades into one new luxurious hotel with 12 new suites, two swimming pools (one a glass-bottom rooftop pool), and a new restaurant and bar. Until then, enjoy one of the 125 existing rooms with complimentary Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Guests can also dine al fresco for breakfast, lunch, or dinner on the sidewalk café and absorb all the people-watching and ocean breezes that Miami has to offer!
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