The Betsy South Beach

Miami Beach, USA

A handsome beachfront property in sunny South Beach

Club Member Rating

4.6

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The Betsy South Beach

At a glance

61 rooms

An intriguing departure from the many Art Deco buildings in Miami Beach, The Betsy South Beach is the sole surviving example of Florida Georgian architecture on Ocean Drive. Its impressive, four-columned portico and plantation-style shutters belie the hotel’s relaxed tropical interiors with a wellness garden, a rooftop solarium and an exclusive BLT Steak restaurant.

Location

Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, close to Miami, Bal Harbour, Coconut Grove and Coral Gables. 12 miles from Miami International Airport.

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Things to enjoy

Secluded courtyard with heated pool, rooftop solarium, wellness garden, spa services, fine dining, beach-side service, fitness centre, lobby bar.

Number of floors: 3
Number of lifts: 1

In detail

Specifically designed to provide an atmosphere of low-key elegance, The Betsy’s rooms and suites are appointed in shades of white with stylish accents of ochre, coral and green. Original, signed photography adorn the walls, plus room libraries provide a good book selection to enjoy by the hotel’s secluded courtyard pool or on the beach.

For great views of the ocean, relax at the rooftop solarium and wellness garden. Or, request a picnic basket to take to the beach. As night falls, join Celebrity Chef, Laurent Tourondel at the hotel’s BLT Steak to experience his unique interpretation of steakhouse dining.

Rooms

In line with our commitment to offer our guests both choice and diversity, Small Luxury Hotels of the World properties offer a range of room categories for you to choose from. The Betsy offers 61 individually furnished rooms for you to choose from.

Classic King

A coastal retreat with one king bed and city views of neigbouring Art Deco buildings. Contemporary colonial design hardwood floors luxurious white lacquered poster bed with white window shutters. The room displays individual signed and framed images from Richard Bluestein's photographic artistry. With AC, and WIFI the Classic King is 250 sq feet.

Superior Pool View King

A coastal retreat with contemporary colonial design hardwood floors luxurious white lacquered poster king bed with white window shutters these rooms have one king bed. The room displays individual signed and framed images from Richard Bluestein's photographic artistry and offers a pool view. The Pool View King has AC, WIFI and is 250 sq feet.

Deluxe Ocean View King

A coastal retreat with contemporary colonial design hardwood floors luxurious white lacquered poster bed with white window shutters these rooms have one king bed. The room displays individual signed and framed images from Richard Bluestein's photographic artistry and offers an ocean view. Classic Ocean View King has AC, WIFI and is 250 sq feet.

Classic Suite King

Timeless design combined with luxury comfort and refinement the Master suites features separate living room option of one king bed luxurious white lacqquered poster beds. Guests may choose from city and courtyard views. The Master Suite King has AC, WIFI and is 450 Square feet.

Royal Suite

Tropical colonial in a timeless design greets you in the Royal Suite These partial ocean view suites offers a separate living room with one king poster bed fit for Royalty. The Royal Suite has AC, WIFI and is a spacious 550 square feet.

Classic Double

A coastal retreat with contemporary colonial design hardwood floors luxurious white lacquered poster bed with white window shutters these rooms have two double beds. The room displays individual signed and framed images from Richard Bluestein's photographic artistry and offers a city view. The Classic Double has AC, WIFI and is 300 Square feet.

Superior Pool View Double

A coastal retreat with contemporary colonial design hardwood floors luxurious white lacquered poster bed with white window shutters these rooms have two double beds.The room displays individual signed and framed images from Richard Bluestein's photographic artistry and offers a Pool view. The Classic Pool View Double has AC, WIFI and is 300 Square feet.

Deluxe Ocean View Double

A coastal retreat with contemporary colonial design hardwood floors luxurious white lacquered poster bed with white window shutters these rooms have two double beds. The room displays individual signed and framed images from Richard Bluestein's photographic artistry and offers an ocean view. The Classic Ocean View Doubles have AC, WIFI and are 300 Square feet.

Classic Suite Double

Timeless design combined with luxury comfort and refinement the Master suites features separate living room with two double luxurious white lacqquered poster beds. Guests may choose from city and courtyard views. The Master Suites have AC, WIFI and are 450 square feet.

Superior Suite Pool View King

Master Suite Pool View with a king bed, high speed internet, ihome docking station, bath amenities.

Services

Pool and beach attendants, Baby-sitting (charge), Concierge staff, Spa treatments (charge), Room service, Valet parking ($43 per night) (charge), business center service (charge), Shoeshine service, Nightly Turn down service, Laundry - Dry Cleaning (charge), Limo service (charge).


Directory of services

  • Anti allergy amenities inroom
  • Bell service
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge
  • Daily maid service
  • Daily newspaper
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Dogs accepted
  • Guests relation services
  • High speed Internet in public areas
  • High speed Internet in guest rooms
  • Honour bar
  • Ice machines
  • Internet / E-mail terminal
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets Allowed at a charge
  • Porters
  • Room service - restricted hours
  • Shoe shine service
  • Turn-down service
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail message system
  • Wake up calls
  • Wheelchair available
  • WI-FI in public areas
  • WI-FI in guest rooms

On-site facilities

  • Art gallery
  • Business Centre
  • Fitness Facility
  • Gym/studio (unsupervised)
  • Library
  • Luggage storeroom
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pets accepted
  • Spa (supervised)

Family facilities

  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Pool
  • Sofa beds

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Azerbaijani
  • German
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Russian

Dining

Bistro Laurent Tourondel - Open for breakfast, lunch, and brunch on the weekends. BLT Steak open for dinner with an extensive wine selection. Honored by Bon Appétit as Restaurateur of the Year in 2007 and by Food & Wine as a Best New Chef in 1997, Tourondel also has received an array of “Best of…” awards from publications that include Esquire, Travel & Leisure, Saveur and Wine Spectator. Opening hours: Breakfast 07:00 to 11:30 / Lunch 11:30 to 18:00 / Dinner 18:00 till 22:00. In-room dining also available.


BLT STEAK

Sharing The Betsy’s lobby is BLT Steak, Celebrity Chef Laurent Tourondel’s iconic modern American steakhouse. Combining the highest quality ingredients with enticing, exacting, French technique, BLT Steak has won an array of awards from experts at Esquire, Travel & Leisure, Saveur, and Wine and Spectator magazines. BLT’s new Raw Bar offering an exclusive array of sushi opened in July, 2012.

Restaurant details
Type: 5 Star Steak House
Dress Code: Smart Casual
Opening Hours: Breakfast 8:00-11:30am Lunch:    11:30-6:00pm Dinner:   06:00-10:00pm (11pm fri/sat)   Brunch:  11:00-3:00pm (Saturdays) 11:00-3:00pm (Sundays)
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)
Awards: AAA 4 Diamond

Spa

Located at our rooftop Deck, The Wellness Garden at The Betsy is designed to soothe the senses with Zen-inspired wood, stone, bamboo and natural fibers - all shaded by retractable sails and private cabanas. Unique spa treatments and massage therapies derived from food and plant-based ingredients are offered in The Betsy’s tranquil rooftop oasis or in the privacy of your own guest room. Click here to download our Spa Services Menu. Betsy offers massage therapies and treatments in partnership with Miami City Massage, utilizing luxurious products designed to relieve tension and quench sun-parched skin, while leaving your inner spirit rejuvenated. All Betsy Wellness Garden spa therapies incorporate paraben-free products derived from natural ingredients, including sugar plums, blueberries and mandarins. Creative signature therapies include a Wood Stone Ritual treatment with chilled stones, an indulgent Coconut Hot Towel facial and a host of massages, body treatments, manicures and pedicures suited for both men and women. For assistance in reserving these services, please contact our Concierge.


Wellness Garden and Spa

Spa Treatments
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrub
  • Dead sea therapy
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Duo massage
  • Swedish massage

Leisure

Spa treatments on premise (on request)


Activities

  • Bike Riding - Nearby
  • Golf Driving Range - Nearby
  • Sea Fishing - Nearby
  • Hairdresser - On Request
  • Jogging Track - Nearby
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool - On Site
  • Sailing - Nearby
  • Scuba Diving - Nearby
  • Snorkeling - Nearby
  • Tennis - Nearby
  • Water Skiing - Nearby

Meetings and Business

Copy. Fax. High speed wired & wireless Internet service. Printer. Projector. Speaker phone. Conference room available for a fee.


Business Services

  • Air-conditioning
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Digital Projector
  • Conference telephone
  • DVD
  • Exhibition space
  • Flip charts
  • Internet / E-mail access
  • Microphone
  • Mineral water/Tea/Coffee
  • LCD / Plasma flat screens
  • Podium with microphone
  • Projector
  • Screen
  • Television
  • Video equipment / VCR
  • White board
  • Wireless internet access

Caring Luxury

The Betsy-South Beach is an iconic boutique hotel, a vibrant luxury lifestyle brand that has emerged as an industry leader. Dramatically poised alongside its Art Deco neighbors on Miami Beach’s famed Ocean Drive, The Betsy is a distinguished landmark hotel with 61 rooms and suites. Elegantly designed, Betsy’s beachside havens boast sensory details, imaginative amenities and inspirational design that coalesce to produce an unparalleled experience. BLT-Steak is Betsy’s room service culinary partner. Relaxed tropical interiors, an intimate courtyard pool, and exquisite finishing touches, create an aura that is passionately low-key. The Deck is expansive with sweeping views of the Atlantic that offers a Wellness Garden with a full range of spa treatments, therapies and yoga; specialty cocktails and light fare are offered from dawn to dusk, and beyond. Designed with a hint of vintage glamour, an underground ‘speakeasy’ entertainment space called, B Bar, offers an exclusive and unique venue to host private events, dinners, or receptions. A lobby bar offers live music and signature cocktails. Business travelers to The Betsy will discover WiFi throughout and private meeting rooms. Leisure guests will enjoy a convenient beachfront location, rooftop amenities and comfortably elegant rooms. A highly trained, discreet, and attentive staff stands ready to accommodate global travelers. In addition to offering a luxury hotel experience that surpasses expectations, The Betsy invites visitors to intimately connect with Arts and Culture. Original art adorns walls and stairways, and concerts and poetry readings abound, offering a gentle embrace to world culture. Guest rooms boast individual literature collections and a Writer’s Room hosts visiting artists. The Betsy-South Beach has already partnered with over 200 service organizations since its floor to ceiling restoration in 2009, and has a continuing commitment to making the world a better place.

Getting there

Hotel Address

The Betsy South Beach
1440 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach
Florida 33139. USA Miami Beach33139USA

Transportation

International Airport: Miami International Airport 11.2 miles west . Local Airport: Opa Locka Executive Airport 16.2 miles north-west. Taxi fare - airport: USD 22

Airports

Nearest international airport: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (41 - 50 Km.)
Nearest local airport: Miami International Airport (11 - 20 Km.)

Directions

Take 42 Avenue/Le Jeune Rd south, exit East on 836/Dolphin Expressway, continue east over the MacArthur Causeway/395. Continue east on 5th street. Make a left and head north on Collins, make a right on 15th street and a right on Ocean Drive. The hotel is one block south on 14th on the right.

Near The Betsy South Beach

Golf courses, stunning beaches, fishing, water sports, tennis, Art Deco district, Lincoln Road, Star Island mansions, museums, art galleries, helicopter and sea plane tours.

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