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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.

For individual Essential Lodgers, please see this updated list of hotels. Check back for updates.

For Meeting Planners or those coordinating group business for Essential Lodgers: Please send email with your information and a subject line – “Essential Lodger Request” or call (305) 539-3071 for assistance.

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.