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Get an overview of this hotelArt Deco South Beach hotel 2 blocks from the ocean
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South Beach nightlife
South Beach nightclubs and restaurants are within a half-mile of this 1938 landmark, centrally located in the Art Deco Historic District and just a 2-block stroll from the Atlantic Ocean.
The Essex House Hotel offers an outdoor pool at the center of a tropical courtyard. Guests can relax on the veranda or in the lobby lounge. Guests over 21 can enjoy the amenities at the Clevelander Hotel, 2 blocks away.
Art Deco-style guestrooms face the tropical courtyard or the street. All Essex rooms include complimentary high-speed Internet access. Marble baths include pedestal sinks and British Gilchrist & Soames toiletries.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
This renovated (2008) Art Deco hotel is a retreat for guests aged 21 and older. The beach is a short two blocks away, and this hotel offers beach towels. Many of South Beach's hottest restaurants and nightclubs are within a half-mile. Based on availability, the front desk can occasionally arrange VIP access to popular nightclubs such as Prive and Pearl (surcharges).
In addition to beach activities, guests can relax and refresh in the lushly landscaped courtyard pool. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.
- 24-hour front desk
- Beach towels
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Free reception
- Computer station
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free breakfast
- Free WiFi
- Meeting rooms
- Multilingual staff
- Number of floors - 4
- Outdoor pool
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Smoke-free property
- Television in lobby
- Total number of rooms - 68
- Year Built 1938
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Daily housekeeping
- Designer toiletries
- Free WiFi
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- Shower/tub combination
Where to Eat
Zen Sai - Zen Sai serves Asian-fusion cuisine, with an indoor lounge and outdoor dining veranda for Al Fresco dining. There is also a craft cocktail lounge serving wine, beer, and cocktails. Open from late afternoon until late evening.
Nearby Things to Do
An outdoor pool is in a courtyard surrounded by lush foliage. Use of beach and pool towels is complimentary.
The white-sand beaches of the Atlantic Ocean are a short two-block stroll. Shops along the beach can outfit beach-goers with personal watercraft, volleyballs, snorkeling gear, and other water-sports equipment. Flamingo Park, five blocks away on the beach, has tennis and basketball courts. The Miami Beach Golf Club is two miles away.
The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Snorkeling nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Windsurfing nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Parasailing nearby
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children under 16 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
- Cribs (infant beds) are available.
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- No onsite parking is available.
- Valet parking fee: USD 34.00 per night (in/out privileges)
- Deposit: USD 100 per night
We should mention
Children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.