The Betsy Hotel

Dramatically poised alongside its Art Deco neighbors on Miami Beach’s famed Ocean Drive, The Betsy is a distinguished historic landmark hotel. The Betsy’s 61 rooms and suites are private beachside havens with sensory details, imaginative amenities and inspirational design.

Elegant but relaxed tropical interiors and an intimate courtyard pool produce an experience that is timeless, unforgettable, and passionately low-key. The Deck at The Betsy, an expansive rooftop with sweeping views of the Atlantic, offers a Wellness Garden and Spa with a full range of spa treatments.

Specialty cocktails and light fare are offered on The Deck and at the Lobby Bar that adjoins the hotel Salon, where art adorns the walls. Fine dining shines at Laurent Tourondel’s BLT Steak at The Betsy. And, designed with a hint of vintage glamour, the underground hideaway B Bar offers an exclusive and discreet version of Miami nightlife, with a bygone era speakeasy feel in a 21st century package.

Named #1 for Business on TripAdvisor, business travelers to The Betsy will enjoy WiFi throughout the property, with state-of-the-art rooms for dining and business. Leisure guests will enjoy a convenient beachfront location, rooftop amenities and elegant rooms and suites. Every guest is treated to personalized services from a friendly and attentive staff. The Betsy-South Beach is a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel, located beachfront on Ocean Drive, in the heart of the Art Deco District. It is within walking distance to shopping and nightlife, yet offers a uniquely serene experience in one of the world’s great beach destinations.

Since the Grand Opening of The Betsy-South Beach, the hotel and its amenities have been covered by more than 200 global publications.

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Facilities

Wellness Garden & Spa

Located at our rooftop Deck, The Wellness Garden & Spa 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.

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.

Courtyard Pool

Take refuge from the sun and sand at our serene, secluded courtyard. Relaxing lounge chairs provide a perfect place to read a book, enjoy soothing music or snooze in the shelter of our tranquil Courtyard Pool deck.

Our attentive staff provides a variety of services throughout the day. When it’s hot, you may find homemade lemonade or chilled face towels to keep the heat at bay; when evening breezes cool the air, blankets are ready to keep you warm. Seductive lighting sets the mood for a relaxing nightcap, where you can unwind and discuss the highlight’s of BLT Steak’s menu or plan for a late evening out on South Beach.

Beach

The Betsy’s beach experience is what every trip to the shore should be and what only an Ocean Drive beachfront boutique hotel can truly provide: an unforgettable experience, beautiful and serene, yet alive with the sights and sounds of fellow travellers enjoying sun and sand. The Betsy is located beachfront on Ocean Drive at 14th Street and offers beach attendant service to provide chairs and umbrellas.

The Roof Deck

Savor a sunrise at the break of dawn, languish the day away stretched out on a chaise lounge or rest after a busy day by the light of the moon on The Deck. Betsy’s Roof Deck has been described as one of the most intimate and unforgettable spots on Miami Beach.

The Deck at The Betsy treats guests to unobstructed views of the Atlantic in an expansive rooftop locale. During the day, guests can bask in the sun on one of the ocean-facing chaises or find a cool corner retreat in the shade of retractable sails set horizontally in the sky.

The casually refined atmosphere by day transitions at nightfall into a starlit lounge, accented with diffused lighting and soft music. BLT Steak meals can be enjoyed three stories above Ocean Drive, with a full service bar to quench your thirst.

The Deck is also the perfect setting for private events, intimate celebrations, weddings and corporate gatherings.

Meetings and Events

Betsy’s Conference Center offers an executive boardroom and small conference facility to provide the greatest flexibility, along with the latest technology and amenities to promote productivity.

Ocean One and Ocean Two, the Conference Center’s exquisitely sunlit rooms, feature large flatscreen monitors for presentations, connectivity for webinars and more, complimentary wireless internet and speaker phone.

Full service catering is provided by BLT Steak, while our dedicated meetings and events manager will ensure that your events are productive and enjoyable, allowing you to get down to business.

Accommodation

From Classic Rooms to Royal Suites, The Betsy’s guestrooms combine sensory detail and inspiring design to produce an unparalleled, unique South Beach experience.

“The Betsy seems poised to be the most intimate choice of boutique hotels on Ocean Drive.” Financial Times – UK

Tradition and Technology: Each of the Betsy’s 61 rooms and suites are private, beachside havens. Behind white wooden shutters, a colonial design wraps every guest in exquisite detail: unique raffia accents, dark walnut hardwood floors and white lacquered cabinetry lend a distinctive texture and depth to the design. Each room combines the latest technology blended seamlessly with the architecture and grace of yesteryear. The resulting product is a fresh concept in South Beach with elegant, timeless style.

“With 61 rooms, its interior designers have worked on homes for Ralph Lauren and shops for Bulgari.” – Departures

Luxuriously Modern Baths: Made of the finest Thassos marble with spacious walk-in showers, the bathing rooms at The Betsy offer experiences to be savored. The large bathroom mirrors incorporate flat-panel television screens and provide exceptional built-in lighting fixtures. (MALIN+GOETZ) luxury apothecary bathroom amenities have been selected for their modern hydration technologies and natural botanical extracts.

Creative Touches: Thoughtful touches inspire contemplation, including poetic-embossed bookmarks to use in the in-room libraries filled with autographed books by major writers and original artwork showcased throughout the hotel. The guest rooms also come equipped with state-of-the-art electronics including plasma TVs, iPod docking stations and sleep-sound machines.

Standard in-room Amenities
Stately custom-built four post beds
Bespoke cabinetry
Dark black walnut hardwood floors
Fine Frette linens
State of the art audio / video connectivity
High-speed wireless Internet
iHome docking station and radio
Precision lighting controls
(MALIN+GOETZ) luxury apothecary bath amenities
Private bar and Bath bar
In-Room Library with autographed books by major writers
Bath mirrors w/built-in LCD TV and Bose sound
Thassos and Carrera marble bathrooms
Spacious walk-in showers
Kallista de Stile shower wands and rain forest showerheads

Betsy Suites

Suite Amenities
Stately custom-built two post beds
Bespoke cabinetry
Dark black walnut hardwood floors
Fine Frette linens
State of the art audio / video connectivity
High-speed wireless Internet
iHome docking station and radio
In-Room coffee makers with coffee and tea supplied daily
Precision lighting controls
(MALIN+GOETZ) luxury apothecary bath amenities
Private bar and Bath bar
In-Room Library with autographed books by major writers
Bath mirrors w/built-in LCD TV and Bose sound
Thassos and Carrera marble bathrooms
Spacious walk-in showers
Kallista de Stile shower wands and rain forest showerheads

Classic Suite

Light, bright, and undeniably charming, our Classic Suites were designed with elegant entertaining in mind. Contemporary colonial design and 21st century technology are blended seamlessly with architecture, grace and convenience of yesteryear.

The Betsy Classic Suite comes complete with a separate living and entertaining area and offers a more spacious alternative to the intimate Betsy Classic Room. These Suites offer 550 square feet of space with a view of the neighboring Art Deco buildings, a king or two double beds in the Master Bedroom and a sofa bed for additional sleeping accommodation.

Superior Suite

The Betsy Superior Suites offer the finest accommodations for the most cultured guests. Superior Suites offer views of our tranquil courtyard pool from behind tropical colonial plantation-style shutters. Exquisite in its attention to detail, the Superior Suite provides 550 square feet of spacious separate living and entertainment areas with the latest technology.

Designed to accommodate guests for short visits or longer stays, The Betsy Superior Suites offer a king bed in the Master Bedroom and a sofa bed in the living area for additional sleeping accommodation.

Royal Suite

The Betsy Royal Suites offer the finest accommodations for the most discriminating guests. Contemporary colonial design boasts sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean and Lummus Park from spacious separate living and entertainment areas and oversized double-sink bathrooms. Royal Suites afford a luxurious 650 square feet of space, sumptuous king bed in the Master Bedroom and a richly-appointed sofa bed in the living area.

To reserve any of our Rooms or Suites, please call us at 305.531.6100 or email us your request by clicking here. We are happy to discuss how we may personalize your stay at The Betsy.

Betsy Rooms

Standard in-room Amenities
Stately custom-built two post beds
Bespoke cabinetry
Dark black walnut hardwood floors
Fine Frette linens
State of the art audio / video connectivity
High-speed wireless Internet
iHome docking station and radio
Precision lighting controls
(MALIN+GOETZ) luxury apothecary bath amenities
Private bar and Bath bar
In-Room Library with autographed books by major writers
Bath mirrors w/built-in LCD TV and Bose sound
Thassos and Carrera marble bathrooms
Spacious walk-in showers
Kallista de Stile shower wands and rain forest showerheads

Classic Rooms

Classic Rooms feature all of our standard in-room amenities to provide a welcoming, tropical retreat. Light and airy interiors offer 250 square feet of space and give way to a view of neighboring Art Deco buildings, providing the latest technology and a sumptuous choice of king or two double beds, to suit your every need.

Superior Rooms

Behind plantation-style shutters, our Superior Rooms offer 250 square feet of understated elegance and comfort. Ruminate with a view of our tranquil Courtyard Pool or take one of the many books from your in-room library and stretch out on our voluptuous king bed – standard accommodation for this room type.

Deluxe Rooms

Deluxe Rooms are cozy and bright, sunlit rooms overlooking Lummus Park and the Atlantic Ocean. Wrap yourself in our contemporary Colonial design, with 250 square feet of space to enjoy all of our standard in-room amenities, the latest technology and a choice of king or double bed sleeping accommodation.

Gastronomy & Bar

BLT Steak redefines the Modern American steakhouse in a gorgeous location at The Betsy-South Beach. In keeping with its international reputation for excellence, guests at BLT Steak can enjoy sumptuous breakfast, lunch or dinner al fresco on the restaurant’s 80-seat patio, perfectly situated on Ocean Drive. There are 100 seats in the restaurant proper, with 40 set aside for semi-private dining, as well as additional spaces available for private group dining and larger special events. The full menu can also be enjoyed at the Lobby Bar or sample lighter fare on The Deck with picturesque views of the Atlantic Ocean.

According to The Miami Herald, “The elegant new BLT Steak fills a need for superior fare and fine service on Ocean Drive.” BLT Steak presents a world-class dining experience with a South Beach perspective. Diners will find a wide range of unforgettable fish offerings, as well as signature beef dishes.

A variety of USDA Prime, Certified Black Angus and American Wagyu beef are offered, each naturally aged for maximum tenderness and flavor and finished with herb butter in a cast-iron pan; fresh daily-caught fish selections are delicate and perfectly cooked. Tourondel’s French training is apparent in signature dishes like Tuna Tartare with avocado and the legendary Giant Popovers with bubbling Gruyère. For fine dining in an atmosphere that offers all the glamour of South Beach, BLT Steak is without equal.

BLT Steak

BLT Steak brings their interpretation of the Modern American steakhouse to South Beach. Located within the exquisite environs of The Betsy, BLT Steak showcases a variety of beef including USDA Prime, Wagyu and Certified Black Angus. Weekly “Blackboard Specials” highlight seasonal flavors and local ingredients.

DINNER AT BLT STEAK
Indulge in the signature Gruyère Cheese Popovers at the start of every meal. The menu also offers a variety of the highest quality and best cuts of beef and the freshest fish, like the Sautéed Dover Sole with soy caper brown butter, as well as an abundance of Raw Bar and Sushi items. Generous side dishes grace the table in Staub cast iron cocottes, and freshly prepared desserts vary seasonally to provide the perfect finish.
Dinner is Served 6:00pm to 10:00pm, Sunday through Thursday; Friday and Saturday from 6:00pm to 11:00pm.

Raw Bar and Sushi
Laurent Tourondel brings his culinary artistry to yet another level with wide ranging and very unique Raw Bar and Sushi options, to the delight of vegetarians, confirmed fish connoisseurs, and (even) meat eaters. From the classic Tuna Tartare to an innovative Peekytoe Crab with Mango and Key Lime Yuzu. Exciting Crispy Sushi Fish Tacos and even a roll featuring braised short ribs represent BLT’s unique take on sushi at Betsy, with an experience that is brand new (opened June 13, 2012) and unforgettable.
Photo by Brett Hufziger, 2012

DAYTIME DINING AT BLT STEAK
To start any morning off right, BLT Steak at The Betsy boasts an impressive breakfast menu featuring eggs any style, homemade granola, breakfast pastries and Illy coffee. At lunch, a number of substantial salads and creative sandwiches lead the offerings. Highlights, of course, include a Certified Angus Beef burger with hand-cut French fries, while the Lobster Salad “Cobb” Style is a local favorite.
Breakfast is served 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. daily; Lunch is served 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

WEEKEND BRUNCH
Available every Saturday from 11:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Weekend Brunch at The Betsy offers an eclectic menu featuring Tourondel’s version of classic brunch items, as well as signature dishes from BLT Steak’s lunch menu. Definite must-haves include: BLT Popover – a take on the classic Eggs Benedict, served with poached eggs, spinach, ham, bacon, Béchamel and Gruyère cheeses. Almond Brioche French Toast with caramelized bananas and old fashioned Buttermilk Pancakes with blueberries and orange blossom water syrup are two signature dishes not to be missed.
Brunch is offered Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

WINE AND COCKTAILS
BLT Steak’s wine list is designed to complement Tourondel’s stunning steak selections. Categorized by both varietal and region, BLT Steak’s wine list will undoubtedly please even the most wine-savvy connoisseurs. Several varietals receive special attention; Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, Burgundy’s native grapes, are natural pairings with steak. Riesling, Merlot and Cabernet Franc also enjoy designated call-outs. The wine list also categorizes Old and New World selections.

Lobby Bar

The Lobby Bar is a gorgeous space located in the Salon, up the stairs from Betsy’s underground Speakeasy. Managed by culinary partner BLT Steak, the Lobby Bar menu boasts all of the same incredible Food, Wine and Spirits offered in the restaurant.

A fine selection of wines are offered by the bottle or the glass, as well as highly regarded specialty cocktails crafted with fresh local flavors like guava, papaya and cucumber. These creative libations echo Tourondel’s ingredient-driven sensibility in the kitchen.

An elegant Steinway grand piano gleams in a nearby corner; frequented by local and international performers year-round. With an extensive calendar of art and events, you never know who may turn up at our Lobby Bar, tickling the ivories!

Private and Semi-Private Dining

BLT Steak can accommodate groups from 12 to 40 guests in the Semi-Private Dining Room, a cozy area just off the Main Dining Room. Enjoy family-style dining from our prix-fixe Group Dining Menus, designed especially for your event. BLT Steak is also available for a “buy-out” for up to 120 guests, making your intimate BLT Steak dining experience a one-of-a-kind affair that will be remembered and cherished for years.

For a more intimate event, venture underground into B Bar, a gorgeous 21st Century Speakeasy space. B Bar accommodates up to 50 people for a sit-down dinner or up to 100 for standing cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and offers a hint of vintage glamour in an upscale, discreet setting.

Location

The Betsy Hotel

1440 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach , FL 33139,United States

Tel: +1 305 531 6100
Fax: +1-305 531 9009

 

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