by Kara Franker
Miami’s downtown waterfront offers an impressive selection of luxurious hotels.
Featuring incredible water views of Biscayne Bay, these upscale properties are located near PortMiami and AmericanAirlines Arena, as well as shopping venues such as Bayside Marketplace and Mary Brickell Village. Nearby cultural mainstays include Pérez Art Museum Miami, HistoryMiami and Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.
With towering skyscrapers, breathtaking views and lavish amenities, these urban hotels have it all.
Four Seasons Hotel Miami
Spiraling towards the sky and rising to 70 stories, Four Seasons Hotel Miami is a sophisticated oasis offering sweeping vistas and resort-style amenities. Stand-out features include a seventh-floor, two-acre pool deck with the glittering skyline as a backdrop.
Featuring lavish rooms and amenities, this glamorous resort is located in the heart of all the action on Brickell Avenue. Relax by the W Miami's 300-foot long pool and outdoor fireplace or the 28,000-square foot spa.
Set in the heart of Downtown Miami, the InterContinental features a dramatic 34-story marble exterior, soaring atrium lobby and a whopping 600+ upscale rooms — many with water views.
Nestled on the Miami River where it meets Biscayne Bay in downtown, EPIC Hotel epitomizes impressive urban design. Operating on a grand scale as a boutique hotel, the property features an Exhale Spa, 16th floor rooftop pool deck and panoramic views of the city and bay.
JW Marriott Marquis Miami
A favorite hotel for NBA basketball teams in town to play the Miami Heat, the JW Marriott Marquis features it’s own indoor basketball arena. The 41-story hotel has one of the most unique indoor sports, lifestyle and entertainment complexes in any hotel in the country.
Hotel Beaux Arts Miami
A luxury hotel within a luxury hotel, Beaux Arts is a hidden gem located inside the JW Marriott Marquis. Situated on the 39th floor, this hotel is a sophisticated urban retreat featuring only 44 lavishing decorated guest rooms and suites.
The Langford Hotel
Downtown Miami's first hotel to be on the National Register of Historic Places, The Langford Hotel sits in the heart of the city. This iconic Beaux-Arts architectural treasure has been completely reinvented for a new generation of sophisticated travelers. 126 elegant guest rooms await, including a rooftop bar offering fantastic views of the city, all within walking distance to American Airlines Arena, Bayside Marketplace and the Miami Metromover Station.
Mandarin Oriental Miami
A five-star stunner situated on prestigious Brickell Key, the Mandarin Oriental features an impressive holistic spa and it’s own private beach club.
Located in a stunning 36-story tower sporting a striking façade of glass and steel, the modern Conrad hotel is located in the heart of the Brickell financial district. Stand-out features include a rooftop tennis court and swimming pool.
JW Marriott Miami
Located just down the street from the Marquis on Brickell Avenue, there’s another grand JW Marriott hotel. The property features elegant decor and a unique stainless steel swimming pool.
View a complete list of Downtown Miami area hotels.
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