The 20 Best Hotels with Balconies in Miami Beach

Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove

Miami has a unique and iconic skyline - a modern city set against the ocean. Therefore, choosing a hotel with a balcony is the best way to enjoy these views. Unsurprisingly, some of the best hotels in Miami have rooms with private balconies (ideal for sipping a cocktail on). Our hotel experts have compiled a collection of the best hotels with balconies in Miami beach to make planning your next trip a hassle-free choice. Including old school grandeur, chic spa getaways, beach-club boltholes and bohemian-style boutiques - there is something for everyone. So why not browse through our collection to get planning your next city break?

For a hip stay

SLS Brickell

  • All of the bubblegum-white rooms at SLS Brickell, except the Deluxe Kings, come with a lavish balcony affording stunning skyline views. Fun and hip, the weekend poolside events are notoriously lively and the Happy Hour at the bar is obviously a plus - a great choice for young couples or groups of friends.
  • Youthful and all about poolside life, Hotel Victor is a fun option for young people. From the decadent candy shop to the sushi bar, it's certainly a unique stay. But what makes it one of the best hotels in Miami Beach are the lovely views afforded by the balconies of the cool, beachside chic rooms.
  • Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables buzzes with life. From the house DJ to the regular wine night in the restaurant, the atmosphere is classy and fun-loving. A grand historic building given a smart, stylish makeover, the chic rooms boast hand-selected artworks and four-posters. If you book the Ponce de Leon rooms, you get a balcony or terrace with direct access to the pool - superb!

For work trips

Epic Hotel

  • Every one of the sleek luxury rooms at Epic Hotel comes with floor-to-ceiling windows and a beautiful private balcony. That's not all; this uber-modern, high-tech hotel is a great option for business people - the meeting facilities are enormous, there's a 12,000 square foot spa and numerous dining (and drinking) options. A sophisticated city stay.

For families

Casa Faena

  • For something with a Latin twist, try Casa Faena. The breezy, Spanish rooms are plush, styled in whites and terracottas, while the City View Studio gives you a delightful private balcony with majestic views of the city. A fantastic deal for families, there are babysitting and childcare services, an Argentinian bistro and a rooftop terrace.
  • The Local House has got that lived-in, beachy, homely feel, ideal for families. Two children under 12 sleep free-of-charge when using existing beds. Children love the table tennis table and foosball while the tapas bar is suitable for all. If you book a City View room, you get a balcony affording truly stunning views of the cityscape.
  • Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne is another great choice for families. It has a kids club to keep the little ones entertained while adults can unwind in the Eucalyptus Steam Room. The elegant rooms are surfer-meets-Art-Deco, Miami in a nutshell, with large windows opening out to private balconies. Boasting its own private beach, family pool and 4 restaurants, it's one of Miami Beach's best family hotels.

For urban cool

East Miami

  • The balconies of East Miami's sleek and modern rooms are incredibly spacious, accessed from the floor-to-ceiling windows. Urban luxury at its finest, and a taste of the 'real Miami'. expect wood-fired cuisine at the restaurant, 4 pools, revolving art exhibitions and a high-tech gym - seriously cool!

For a boutique

Lennox Miami Beach

  • A classic Art Deco building that's been given a modern makeover, Lennox Miami Beach is a chic, beachside boutique with its own private beach club just 2 minutes away. The rooms are laid-back affairs with handcrafted wood furnishings, and they lead out onto private balconies overlooking the colourful streets of Miami Beach.

For great value

The Angler's

  • The Angler may be cheap, but it provides VIP status at a number of trendy South Beach nightclubs. The Art Deco rooms are filled with light from the floor-to-ceiling windows, and all the studios and lofts come with private balconies. Plus, there are spa treatments by the pool and sumptuous seafood - what's not to love?
  • Dream Miami South Beach is a great option for the young because it's so close to the nightlife and it's reasonably priced. The rooms are light and chic, and if you book the Platinum Sun King Suite or Penthouse Suite you get your own private rooftop terrace! Complete with tapas and a holistic spa - this is a great deal.

For luxury

The Villa Casa Casuarina

  • The Villa Casa Casuarina was originally the home of Versace and is undoubtedly one of the best luxury hotels in Miami Beach. The balconies are as ornate as the frescoed rooms, with their plush flour-posters and gilded ceilings. Then there's the gold mosaic pool to consider or the gurgling fountains, and the leafy courtyards - this property is worth a trip to Miami alone.
  • For a grand hotel with balconies in Coconut Grove, the Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove is your best bet. With a cocktail bar, poolside cafe, grill, and a vast spa, it has got everything you need for a seaside holiday, while the traditional and elegant rooms all come with a private balcony boasting beautiful views of Miami. But for true luxury, book a room with an oceanfront balcony.
  • Ritz Carlton Bal Harbour might boast some of the most instagrammable oceanfront balconies in Miami Beach, looking down upon the elevated swimming pool and the hotel's own stretch of private beach. The rooms are elegant and breezy, while the restaurant serves farm-to-fork cuisine. Plus, the hotel boasts its own art collection valued at over $3.5 million - luxury defined.
  • The private oceanfront balconies of Faena Miami Beach's ornate, late-Deco rooms are some of the finest around. Candycane-coloured luxury awaits you at this decadent resort with its own private beach: frescoed, pillared, with 5 restaurants and a 22,000 square foot South American spa, you'll be pampered silly.

For romance

1 Hotel South Beach

  • For chic beachside luxury, you can't get better than 1 Hotel South Beach. For one, it's got its own private beach, nightly DJ, incredibly cool rooftop bar (and perfect views of the Miami skyline) and of course, an award-winning restaurant. But really, the cherry on top are some of the oceanfront rooms, with their gorgeous balconies and spectacular views. Ideal for hip young couples.
  • For a spa hotel in Miami Beach with a balcony, look no further than Palms Hotel & Spa. The Junior and Oceanfront Suites come with balconies, however, all the rooms are chic and bright. The lagoon-like pool winds through carefully designed tropical grounds, the holistic AVEDA spa offers couples' massage therapies, and there's farm-to-fork organic cuisine at the restaurant.
  • Gale South Beach offers light, fresh rooms and if you book one of the Queen or King Terrace suites, you get a gorgeous private balcony - perfect for that morning cup of coffee or evening tipple! The cocktail bar is particularly fancy, and the rooftop pool is a real lure. A great option for couples looking for a room with an oceanfront balcony.

For old-school design


  • If you book one of the terrace rooms at Nautilus, you get an oceanfront balcony with enchanting views. This vintage-luxury hotel is seriously refined, offering cool 1950s style with marble floors and antiques. With direct beach access, a heated freshwater pool fringed with palm trees, and a spa - this is a chic retro choice.
  • Four Seasons Hotel at the Surf Club boasts a classic Miami palm-fringed pool facing the ocean an Italian restaurant that is always a hit. But the real draw is the rooms, true old school elegance awaits with the best offering gorgeous oceanfront balconies. Book the private yacht or head to the champagne bar - a decadent stay.

Still not sure?

  • SLS Brickell Miami (Brickell) 124 rooms from $159

    Local exploring  -  American Airlines Arena and Vizcaya Museum & Gardens and Bayside Market Place are all less than 5 minute drive from SLS
    Business meetings  -  There are several high-tech meeting and conference rooms avaliable
    Restaurant  -  FI'LIA- An Italian Restaurant and SAAM which has a business-casual feel. The hotel also offers poolside service
    Lively  -  Poolside events take place at the weekends bringing in lots of guests
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    A luxury hotel in the heart of Brickell. Rooms are modern and spacious decorated in fun pastel pink hues, the best boast enormous free-standing bathtubs. Large balconies offer great views and the poolside events and bar provide a lively atmosphere. An ideal choice for friends on a city break. See More

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  • Dream Miami South Beach Miami 108 rooms from $119

    City Style  -  Steps from the hottest clubs, restaurants and famed shopping of Lincoln Road, Ocean Drive and Collins Avenue
    Beach Life  -  Less than 50 metres from a pristine stretch of Miami Beach shoreline
    Spa  -  The spa provides treatments encompassing the mind, body, and soul using a harmonious balance of natural, plant-based ingredients
    Swimming Pool  -  Our rooftop pool comes with chaises, cabanas, towel service and poolside dining, drinks and ocean views
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    A fun hotel suited to young couples in search of a lively atmosphere, who want to be close to the nightlife of South Beach. Chic modern rooms have Moroccan inspired details and luxurious bathrooms feature rain showers. The restaurant serves delicious casual Mexican food. An all-round hit. See More

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  • Hotel Victor Miami (South Beach) 91 rooms from $159

    Restaurant  -  Enjoy Japanese cuisine at Sushi Couture or indulge your sweet tooth at the Sugar Factory, which also serves pizza and burgers.
    Private Hot Tub  -  Book the Victor or Victoria Penthouse Suite for a private garden terrace with hot tub
    Sights nearby  -  Adjacent to the Versace mansion and within 5 minutes' walk of the Art Deco District
    Whirlpool Bathtub  -  The King Suite comes with huge infinity edge jetted tub
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    A youthful, trendy property with poolside lifestyle. Interiors offer a neutral colour palette, sun-bleached woods, glass and metal accents, and big windows for a naturally-lit beach-chic vibe. Snack on sushi at Sushi Couture or join the Miami glitterati at the playful Sugar Factory Brasserie. See More

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  • Casa Faena Miami 51 rooms from $160

    Restaurant  -  Argentinian-American restaurant with relaxed bistro-style atmosphere and idyllic veranda
    Sights nearby  -  4 minutes from the Bass Museum of Art
    Kids Club  -  Babysitting/childcare available
    Lively area  -  In the thick of the action.
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    Inspired by the relaxed lifestyle of the Mediterranean, rooms are bright and welcoming with Spanish tiled flooring, light fabrics that flutter in the ocean breeze and luxurious four-posters in some rooms. Library, gym. The restaurant serves a delectable combination of American and Argentinian fare. See More

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  • Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables Miami (Coral Gables) 157 rooms from $168

    Local exploring  -  The hotel is only steps from world-class shopping, dining and theatres on Miracle Mile
    Lively  -  The work-hard-play-harder types will find this hotel suits their needs
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor heated roof-top pool
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    A luxury hotel set in a grand historic building. Elegant and modern guest rooms feature four-poster beds, contemporary art, indulgent bathrooms, and pool or city views. Enjoy any of the hotel's five restaurants, the roof-top pool, and the simply breathtaking lobby bar. A very glamorous stay! See More

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  • Lennox Miami Beach Miami 119 rooms from $169

    Beach Life  -  The hotel gives access to guests to a private beach club where you can relax on the loungers on Miami Beach
    City Style  -  Located close to restaurants, nightlife and bars
    Sights nearby  -  The hotel is conveniently located steps from Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, and the Miami Beach Convention Center
    Boutique  -  A modern reinterpretation of an iconic and preserved 1930s Art Deco Mediterranean Revival building
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    A trendy, modern boutique hotel overlooking the colourful streets of Miami Beach. Rooms are tastefully decorated with handcrafted wood furnishings and spacious bathrooms. Only a two-minute walk down to the private beach club with full service provided including chairs and towels. A chic city stay. See More

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  • Gale South Beach Miami (South Beach) 87 rooms from $175

    Swimming Pool  -  Rooftop outdoor pool which enjoys unobstructed all-day sunshine
    Lively area  -  In the thick of the action.
    Seaside  -  Ideal for a seaside holiday.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    Return to Art Deco glory days in this fine Miami Beach property, replete with elegantly balanced monochrome furnishings, plush Italian sheets, and a nostalgic eye for design. Enjoy views of Miami and its shoreline from the rooftop bar, pool and restaurant or soak up the rays on a private terrace. See More

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  • Epic Hotel Miami (Brickell) 411 rooms from $180

    City Style  -  A stylish city-stay offering every service you could want from a hotel located in the heart of downtown Miami
    Business meetings  -  Offers a great range of meeting spaces that attracts corporate and social groups
    Spa  -  12,000 square foot and offers treatments such as massages and facials with views of Miami's city skyline and waterways
    Sights nearby  -  The Wynwood Art District and the Miami Design District are both less than a 20 minute car journey away
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    A luxury hotel in the heart of downtown Miami. Smart rooms are stylish and minimal with floor-to-ceiling windows and balconies. The 16th-floor waterfront fine-dining at Area 31 is outstanding and the views are even better. Complete with an indulgent spa - this is a sleek city stay. See More

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  • The Angler's Miami (South Beach) 85 rooms from $235

    Spa  -  Spa treatments offered in-room and by the pool
    Restaurant  -  fresh local seafood and pastas
    Swimming Pool  -  Year-round outdoor pool
    Outstanding location
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    This Mediterranean revival hotel, a bastion of old Miami architecture, offers a breath of fresh air, discretion and supreme comfort, a sanctuary just a few minutes' walk from the buzz of downtown South Beach. Restaurant, pool, bar, spa treatments. Interiors with light fabrics and natural woods. See More

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  • The Palms Hotel & Spa Miami Beach 251 rooms from $215

    City Style  -  Experience Miami in style and sophistication on the beach, in elegant rooms and in lush gardens
    Spa breaks  -  The Palms Spa by AVEDA is a temple of rejuvenating skin treatments and relaxing massages
    Sights nearby  -  A short walk from the Miami Beach Botanical Garden, Versace Mansion, and the Art Deco Historic District
    Restaurant  -  The Essensia Restaurant serves gourmet and seasonal farm-to-table fare in simple yet elegant styles
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    A sophisticated luxury hotel, devoted to the nourishment and indulgence of mind, body and spirit. Featuring a holistic AVEDA spa and organic, gourmet dining, ideal for couples. Explore Miami Beach from elegant, charming rooms and lounges and relax in the expansive gardens and on the beachfront. See More

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  • East Miami Miami (Brickell) 352 rooms from $279

    Local exploring  -  The hotel is situated right in Brickell City Centre, so there's a wealth of things to do and see on the doorstep
    Foodies  -  Guests can taste authentic Uruguayan fares at East, Miami's 5th-level restaurant and bar, Quinto La Huella
    Outstanding location  -  Right in the heart of Brickell- the financial and art district of Miami
    Swimming Pool  -  20,000-square-foot outdoor pool deck features 4 pools
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    A design hotel offering elegant decor with modern accessories, including floor-to-ceiling windows, walk-in rain showers and spacious balconies to enjoy the spectacular views of the city. Complete with four pools, a great restaurant and a fitness centre. A trendy and lively pad in downtown Miami. See More

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  • The Local House Miami (South Beach) 18 rooms from $289

    Restaurant  -  The Local House is the on-site restaurant, serving international tapas, snacks, brunch and drinks.
    Lively area  -  Art galleries, boutique shopping and famous restaurants are just around the corner on Ocean Drive
    Outstanding location  -  Ideal central location in the SoFi district (South of Fifth)
    Views  -  Panoramic city and partial ocean views
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    Soft beachy hues - taupes, creams and eggshell blues - meet weathered wood and wicker accents to create a lived-in, welcoming space for relaxation after a busy day in downtown Miami. The rooftop pool and terrace provide a private spot for enjoying downtime and the restaurant serves exquisite tapas. See More

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  • Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne Miami 450 rooms from $293

    Families  -  A host of activities offered for all the family including kayaking and tennis plus there is a superb kids club
    Spa breaks  -  The spa specialises in luxurious treatments from the West Indies, focusing on healing the mind and body
    On an island  -  The resort is situated on a five-mile barrier island, a short drive across the Rickenbacker Causeway
    Sights nearby  -  The resort is nestled between two nature preserves, Crandon Park and Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
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    An ocean-front family friendly resort located on Key Biscayne island. Elegant rooms have stately décor and large windows while private balconies offer coastal views. Spend a day lounging on the private beach and after indulge at the special eucalyptus steam room. The definition of coastal luxury! See More

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  • Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove Miami (Coconut Grove) 115 rooms from $322

    Sights nearby  -  Lush green spaces to be found at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and the Italian villa-inspired Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
    Families  -  Witjh spacious grounds for children to run around in and a well run Kids Club - this is an ideal choice for families
    Spa breaks  -  Spa day packages are avaliable at the spa with treatments including relaxing massages, facials and beauty treatments
    Local exploring  -  Explore Coconut Grove by foot - a hub for artists and travellers since it was first settled in 1825
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    A grand, luxurious hotel-resort in the oldest area of Miami. Large rooms with traditional furnishings and equally large marble bathrooms. Trendy cocktail bar, swimming pool, and vast spa offering indulgent treatments. The kids club is immensely fun yet educational. Perfect for couples' or families. See More

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  • Ritz Carlton Bal Harbour Miami (Bal Harbour) 95 rooms from $420

    Artworks  -  $3.5 million original art collection featuring 400 artworks, including paintings, photography and sculptures
    Local exploring  -  Located nearby to the legendary Bal Harbour featuring the area’s top restaurants and luxury shopping
    Families  -  Close to lots of kid friendly sites such as Gator Park and the Children's Museum
    Restaurant  -  Two restaurants, including upscale dining and casually chic poolside alfresco dining
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    A beautiful resort in North Miami Beach. Elegant rooms provide breathtaking panoramic views of the Atlantic. The restaurant's contemporary farm-to-table menu offers exceptional dining. Relax in the spa, by the amazing elevated pool deck or on the beach in a luxury cabana. A super stay! See More

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  • Faena Miami Beach Miami Beach 179 rooms from $495

    Foodies  -  With 3 restuarants and a range of cuisines on offer, the Faena boasts exquisite dining options to suit every taste
    Total relaxation  -  The extensive and impressive spa and range of wellness treatments ensure a thouroughly relaxing experience
    Families  -  For a luxury family stay the Faena ticks all the boxes with Kids clubs, baby sitting and more
    Beach Life  -  The Faena is the ideal beach holiday hotel, with a slice of Miami Beach all to itself
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    Offering rich, decadent and luxurious elegance at every turn, with chic late-deco period styling. Gorgeous rooms, a stretch of private beach, three restaurants, and a huge South-American style spa - the Faena is the ideal base for a relaxed and stylish foray into Miami Beach life. See More

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  • Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club Miami 77 rooms from $525

    Families  -  Expect lots of activies for kids such as sandcastle building competitions, poolside entertainment and family excursions
    Restaurant  -  There are four restaurants from casual dining to Italian
    Seaside  -  Ideal for a seaside holiday.
    Kids Club  -  Fully staffed.
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    An historic family-friendly 1930s hotel situated on Miami Beach. Beautifully appointed rooms are all white-on-white style while sea-views from the marble rain-shower are a very nice touch. Delicious Italian Restaurant and a grand champagne bar. Old-school glamour and luxury defined! See More

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  • 1 Hotel South Beach Miami (South Beach) 426 rooms from $865

    Families  -  Kids club on site for the little ones aged 4-12
    Kids Club  -  Kids Club focussed on fun activities centered around learning about nature e.g. nature walks, seashell art and bird feeders
    Restaurant  -  Two on-site restaurants: Beachcraft and The Sand Box
    Swimming Pool  -  Four pools including rooftop pool
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    Nature-inspired beachside retreat. Bright, airy rooms with natural woods and a neutral colour palette provide the perfect space to unwind away from the excitement of the city. Rooftop bar to watch the Miami skyline, award-winning restaurant, spectacular sea vistas, gym, spa. See More

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  • Nautilus Miami (South Beach) 250 rooms from $550

    Outdoor dining
    Restaurant  -  The Driftwood Room under culinary direction of China Grill, offers Mediterranean cuisine with fresh Floridian ingredients
    Swimming Pool  -  Palm-fringed heated saltwater outdoor pool
    On the beach  -  Direct beach access
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    1950s style hotel designed with comfort in mind. Interiors exude casual elegance with marble floors and much natural light. Restaurant serves freshly prepared local food inspired by Mediterranean flavours. Cabanas by the freshwater heated outdoor pool serve snacks and drinks. Gym, spa, sea views. See More

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  • The Villa Casa Casuarina Miami Beach 10 rooms from $793

    City Style  -  You can't get more stylish than Versace's house, turned chic hotel on Miami Beach
    Four poster beds  -  For romantics.
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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    Versace's home turned luxury boutique on the famed Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. This is a treasure trove of remarkable handmade furniture, stained glass windows, murals, exuberant design and over-the-top everything! Not to mention the gold mosaic pool and ornate restaurant dining room. Spectacular! See More

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Written by Edmund Wise

posted Monday, 7th December 2020