7 great hotels with rooftop in Miami

Published: April 28, 2020

Complete guide to help you find the perfect rooftop hotel in Miami

One of the best things about the Miami rooftop hotels is that you often get amazing views over both the ocean and the city skyline. And also, many of them are equipped with fantastic rooftop swimming pools, exclusive to hotel guests.

You can find rooftop hotels from South Beach to the middle of Downtown Miami, and they also come in a wide range. Everything from budget to super luxury.

Enjoy this list of 7 great hotels with rooftops in Miami and South Beach.

1. Kimpton EPIC Hotel

Rooftop hotel Miami, Kimpton EPIC Hotel
Kimpton EPIC Hotel | Photo: www.epichotel.com

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A luxurious hotel located in downtown Miami, the Kimpton is within walking distance of some of the city's greatest attractions, like the Shopping District and the James L. Knight Center.

Amenities include two restaurants, two swimming pools, three lounge bars, and a full-service premium spa, which also offers massages in the comfort of your room.

Each of the hotel’s 411 rooms has premium linens, balconies, free WiFi, large bathtubs, well-stocked mini-fridges, rainfall showerheads, and satellite TV.

Rooftop hotel Miami, Kimpton EPIC Hotel
Kimpton EPIC Hotel | Photo: www.epichotel.com

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Offering jaw-dropping views of downtown Miami and the Miami River, Area 31 is widely considered to be one of the best rooftop restaurants/bars in the city.

Open early in the morning and serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Area 31 specializes in local and sustainable dishes that use local products and flavors to deliver a unique culinary experience.

The bar has a vast menu that offers champagne, premium wines, beers, and cocktails. While Area 31 serves perfectly respectable classic cocktails, it's their original creations that take things to the next level, reflecting the same creativity shown in the food.

This stylish and modern locale has a large outdoor terrace, comfortable lounge sofas, dining tables, and a vibrant yet sophisticated atmosphere that makes it an ideal place for romantic dinners or just a night out with your friends.

Kimpton EPIC Hotel also has a fantastic 16th floor rooftop pool, exclusive to hotel guests to enjoy long hours under the Miami sun.

Adress: 270 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami, FL 33131-2123

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2. 1 Hotel South Beach

Rooftop hotel Miami, 1 Hotel South Beach
1 Hotel South Beach | Photo: www.1hotels.com

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Located within walking distance of the Miami Beach Boardwalks and close to the Collins Avenue Shopping Area, this hotel is ideal for those looking to see and be seen.

This luxurious beachfront hotel has three restaurants, three swimming pools, in-room childcare services, and a beautiful, premium spa.

Each of the hotel's 426 rooms features LCD TVs, free WiFi, tablet computers and MP3 docks, premium linens and down comforters, as well as soaking tubs, espresso makers, and rainfall showerheads.

The spa offers a variety of massages, sauna access, and Ayurvedic treatments.

If your version of relaxation is lounging by a bar, then you've come to the right place. The 1 Hotel has two poolside pars and 6 bar/lounge areas, so there's fun for everyone.

Rooftop hotel Miami, 1 Hotel South Beach
1 Hotel South Beach | Photo: www.1hotels.com

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A luxurious and sophisticated terrace, Watr is one of Miami's most impressive restaurants/bars, as well as one of the most beautiful.

With Polynesian-inspired decor, Peruvian-influenced Japanese food, and stunning views of the ocean, this restaurant is perfect for adventurous souls who can't get enough of everything the sea has to offer.

Seafood, sushi, charred octopus, and more. Everything is made in-season to ensure freshness and pairs great with the drinks offered.

Creative signature cocktails, frozen drinks, artisanal beers, and a small but delicious wine list make every visit to Watr an experience, and the lounge areas, relaxing music, and friendly atmosphere only add to the charm.

Throughout the day and the early afternoon, Watr is a calm lounge and restaurant, perfect for conversations and catching up with friends; Come night, it takes a more vibrant atmosphere, with partygoers kicking off their nights with fresh and delicious cocktails.

Adress: 2341 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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3. Gale South Beach

Rooftop hotel Miami, Gale South Beach
Gale South Beach | Photo: www.galehotel.com

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This beautiful hotel is located a stone's throw away from the Collins Avenue Shopping Area and Washington Avenue.

Some of the amenities offered in this luxurious hotel are a restaurant, a pool, poolside bar, a fitness center, and even a night club.

Each of the hotel's 87 rooms features iPod docks, free WiFi, designer toiletries, premium linens, and round the clock room service.

Rooftop hotel Miami, Gale South Beach
Gale South Beach | Photo: www.galehotel.com

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Located just a block away from the beach, this 5,000 square feet terrace offers impressive panoramic views of South Beach and the ocean.

Featuring a large infinity pool, sun loungers, private cabanas, and a poolside bar, the Gale South Beach rooftop is known for its poolside cocktails and Italian-inspired bar-bites.

Exclusive to guests most of the day, the rooftop sometimes turns into an open-air extension of the fantastic cocktail bar The Regent Cocktail Club, found at the ground floor of the hotel. A vibrant atmosphere, live music, and special drinks transform what's usually an exclusive beach club into one of the best bars in South Beach.

Adress: 1690 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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4. The Mayfair at Coconut Grove

Rooftop hotel Miami, The Mayfair at Coconut Grove
The Mayfair at Coconut Grove | Photo: www.mayfairhotelandspa.com

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Located within driving distance of the Miracle Mile and the Viscaya Museum, this romantic boutique hotel is perfect for those eager to explore the city but also planning to stay in and relax.

Each of the hotel's 179 rooms features free WiFi, fully furnished balconies or patios, coffee makers, flat-screen TVs, bathrobes, slippers, and premium linens.

Amenities include two bars, a restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, an outdoor swimming pool, event facilities, a fitness center, and a spa.

Jurlique Spa offers a series of massages and treatments, including body wraps, aromatherapy, and hot rock massages.

Rooftop hotel Miami, The Mayfair at Coconut Grove
The Mayfair at Coconut Grove | Photo: www.mayfairhotelandspa.com

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The Mayfair's rooftop offers beautiful views of the ocean and the surrounding areas, as well as fantastic rooftop pool, lounge sofas, fire-pits, and comfortable seats, all Gaudí-inspired.

This open-air and spacious bar serves classic and signature cocktails, the latter featuring fruity and fresh flavors typical of the area.

Usually exclusive to guests staying at the hotel, this is a wonderful and relaxing terrace, a bit away from the Miami hustle and bustle.

Adress: Mayfair Hotel & Spa. 3000 Florida Avenue, Coconut Grove, Miami, FL 33133

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5. Clevelander Hotel

Rooftop hotel Miami, Clevelander Hotel
Clevelander Hotel | Photo: www.clevelander.com

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This adults-only hotel is right in the heart of Miami, just a few steps away from Ocean Drive and the Art Deco Welcome Center.

This beautiful beachfront hotel has two bars, a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and a staff eager to make your stay memorable.

The rooms come equipped with Plasma TVs, premium toiletries, down comforters, and more.

WiFi is free in the public areas, and there's a complimentary continental breakfast included in your stay.

Rooftop hotel Miami, Clevelander Hotel
Clevelander Hotel | Photo: www.clevelander.com

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Named C-Level, this rooftop bar offers jaw-dropping views of South Beach and the ocean, alongside a fantastic collection of drinks from around the world.

Open only to hotel guests during the day, this rooftop offers an exclusive and relaxed atmosphere for those looking to soak in the sun while enjoying delicious drinks.

During the weekend nights, the C-Level's atmosphere is kicked up a notch with live DJ music, dancers and partygoers, making this rooftop bar a playground for adults.

Adress: Clevelander Hotel, 1020 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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6. Townhouse Hotel Miami Beach

Rooftop hotel Miami, Townhouse Hotel Miami Beach
Townhouse Hotel Miami Beach | Photo: www.townhousehotel.com

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Located within steps of the Miami Beach Boardwalk, this Art Deco hotel features two restaurants, two bars, and free daily breakfast.

Each of the hotel's 70 rooms includes free WiFi, iPod docks, fully-stocked mini-fridges, premium bedding, and toiletries, as well as hairdryers.

The hotel's restaurant, Ramen Baby Burger, offers Asian-inspired cuisine, though it's only open for dinner.

The Townhouse Hotel also includes 500 square feet of event facilities, as well as a business center and a town car service.

Rooftop hotel Miami, Townhouse Hotel Miami Beach
Townhouse Hotel Miami Beach | Photo: www.townhousehotel.com

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Called TH Rooftop Lounge, this beautiful rooftop bar offers handcrafted cocktails, delicious artisanal beer, and stunning views of the ocean.

With a nautical-inspired look, The Cape pays hommage to the Cape Florida Lighthouse, delivering a unique, low-key atmosphere.

The beach-bungalow inspired decor includes comfortable lounge sofas, hanging lanterns, and a small lighthouse that doubles as the bar.

Experience the bar's signature cocktails while enjoying the comfortable atmosphere and gazing at the sea.

If you get hungry, there's always the possibility to get snacks, delivered from the hotel's restaurant.

While the bar is pretty relaxed, it's sometimes the venue for parties with live music and DJs, which transforms it into a vibrant area for the more mature partygoers.

Adress: 150 20th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA

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7. Boulan South Beach

Rooftop hotel Miami, Boulan South Beach
Boulan South Beach | Photo: www.boulanmiami.com

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This luxurious hotel is located within walking distance of the Bass Museum of Art and the Miami Beach Convention Center, making it an excellent choice for business travelers and tourists alike.

Designed with long-stays in mind, this hotel offers two restaurants, two bars, and a large outdoor swimming pool, as well as a health club and a business center.

The hotel's pool has comfortable pool loungers, a poolside bar, and pool cabanas, exclusive to hotel guests.

The restaurant, Orange Blossom, serves classic American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Each of the hotel's rooms includes minibars, flat screens, a small living room, premium bedding, designer toiletries, and a small dining area.

Rooftop hotel Miami, Boulan South Beach
Boulan South Beach | Photo: www.boulanmiami.com

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Perched on top of the hotel, this beautiful rooftop bar offers gorgeous views of Collins Park and the Miami Beach.

With comfy loungers, private cabanas, a grass-covered sun-deck complete with palm-trees, this rooftop bar is an oasis of sorts in the middle of one of Miami's busiest beaches.

Open to guests only, here you'll be able to enjoy fresh cocktails and premium drinks. While there's no food served, the hotel's restaurant is just one floor below.

Adress: 2000 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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