1 Hotel South Beach
Not only one of the newest hotels in Miami but also one of the best. 1 Hotel South Beach is divine and a must-visit on your next trip.
The second I walked through the doors at 1 Hotel South Beach I was in love. You know those hotels that you wish you could just move into? Yep, I wanted to check in to 1 Hotel and never check out.
Sitting right on Miami Beach, the luxurious 426-room hotel opened in March 2015 and is eco-conscious with eco-friendly features such as salvaged wood furniture, cardboard coat hangers and the replacing of paper brochures with a 1 Hotels Field Guide app (you’re given a device upon check in).
The hotel has a full-service spa, a spacious fitness centre, a Soul Cycle, meeting spaces, business centre and a lobby farm stand with fresh vegetables and fruit for sale.
We checked into an Ocean View King with Balcony, which came with a king-sized bed, a balcony overlooking the beach, an incredible bathroom (with rain shower) and the comfiest sofa. Each room has a Nespresso coffee machine, yoga mat and cotton robes. This is one of the best hotel rooms I’ve ever stayed in and I cannot wait to go back.
The hotel has four outdoor pools including one on the roof, as well as a large whirlpool. All four pools are located near bars, so a Pina Colada while sunning is a must! Note though, after 6pm the rooftop bar is accessible by the general public and not just guests, so it can get a little crowded. I suggest going up earlier and nabbing one of the cabanas over looking South Beach, it’s simply breathtaking. Oh, and don’t forget that Pina Colada!
Attached to the hotel is the Beachcraft Restaurant, owned and run by renowned chef Tom Colicchio. But more on Beachcraft later…
2341 Collins Ave