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Top 7 Budget Miami Beach Hotels


Visitors to Miami's South Beach will find no shortage of trendy, fun, comfortable and attractive hotels. Many of them are very expensive, but even if you are on a budget there are some great options for you. We will introduce you to some nice but inexpensive South Beach hotels. These hotels have style, fun activities, modern amenities, and locations near the hottest spots, and you can stay without breaking the bank.

(If you are looking to stay in SoBe for even lower prices, check out our list of Budget Hostels in Miami Beach or Cheap Chain Hotels in Miami Beach).

Hotel Chelsea

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An outstanding choice for jet-setters on a budget, this Art Deco gem has a feng shui feel. Bamboo floors and Japanese-style futon beds make rooms stylish and relaxing. Enjoy the free cocktail hour held for guests every night, accompanied by a DJ spinning heart-pumping music.
  • Address: 944 Washington Ave.
  • Phone: 305-534-4069


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An African jungle safari theme reigns at this renovated Art Deco designer hotel. Extras include a free breakfast, nightly cocktail hour with a DJ spinning hip hop music, and VIP access to several hot nightclubs located nearby.
  • Address: 855 Collins Ave.
  • Phone: 305-531-5831


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One of the few hotels to have perfectly preserved its original Art Deco design, the Century has won awards for this achievement. Sleek design features include hardwood floors, gleaming white bedding and walls, and marble baths. Head downstairs for an excellent Italian meal at the acclaimed Joia Restaurant.
  • Address: 140 Ocean Dr.
  • Phone: 305-674-8855

The Kent

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A funky choice for young travelers, the Kent has playful appeal. Psychedelic colors and geometric shapes define the lobby, while rooms are decked out in lilac and steel. Relax in the private garden or head 1 block to the beach. A complimentary breakfast is included, and paid laundry services are available.
  • Address: 1131 Collins Ave.
  • Phone: 305-604-5068


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Friendly staff and a homey atmosphere make guests at this renovated Art Deco hotel feel welcome. The décor is elegantly simple, with light wood furniture and sisal area rugs. It is located just blocks from Lincoln Road Mall.
  • Address: 1671 Washington Ave.
  • Phone: 305-531-6588

Beachcomber Hotel

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Though rooms are basic and offer few luxuries, this renovated Art Deco classic is sunny and clean, with a friendly staff. After a complimentary breakfast, linger on the inviting porch, or walk 1 block to the beach.
  • Address: 1340 Collins Ave.
  • Phone: 305-531-3755

Whitelaw Hotel

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This hotel goes beyond their promise of clean sheets, hot water, and stiff drinks. Groovy furnishings are set off by pristine white bedding, floors, and curtains. The friendly staff welcomes young partiers and business travelers alike. Substantial extras include complimentary breakfast, free nightly happy hour, Nightclub passes, and free airport shuttle.
  • Address: 808 Collins Ave.
  • Phone: 305-398-7000
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