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Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many hotels have temporarily closed their doors, but numerous hotels remain open to Essential Lodgers. The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) has compiled a list of its hotel partners that are currently open.

If you are an Essential Lodger (see the qualifying criteria below) interested in sending out a lead to all hotels, please send email with your information and a subject line – “Essential Lodger Request” or call (305) 539-3071 for assistance.

Please see this updated list of hotels serving essential lodgers. Check back for updates.

Hoteliers, please send status updates to

Essential Lodgers as defined by Miami-Dade County:

  • Displaced residents or visitors
  • Persons unable to return their home due to COVID-19 impacts on travel
  • Healthcare professionals
  • First responders
  • National Guard members
  • Law enforcement
  • State or federal government employees
  • Airline crewmembers
  • Patients' families
  • Journalists
  • Others responding to COVID-19
  • Persons who must vacate their homes due to exigent circumstances, such as fire or flood
  • Persons utilizing hotels as transitional living arrangements
  • Persons sheltering in hotels due to domestic violence
  • Hotel employees, service providers, and contractors
  • Individuals who, for any reason, are temporarily unable to reside in their home

Essential Lodgers, the following restrictions shall apply to commercial lodging establishments:

  • Hotels, motels, and other commercial lodging establishments shall not accept new reservations for persons other than Essential Lodgers.
  • Hotels, motels, and other commercial lodging establishments may accept reservations for new Essential Lodgers.