South Beach is packed with hotels aplenty, but only the top tier establishments can make an evening at the hotel bar feel like a night out. Stop by for cocktails at one of these hotel bars for the best views, most innovative drinks and chicest atmosphere.
1 Lobby bar at Eden Roc Renaissance
Set in the middle of the lobby, the circular bar at the trendy Eden Roc is the place to see and be seen. Sip contemporary cocktails or enjoy lunch or dinner as you people-watch. Saturday nights, a live DJ provides a soundtrack to the cool atmosphere.
4525 Collins Avenue
2 Bleau Bar at Fontainebleau
Bleau Bar, the famed Fontainebleau hotel’s lobby bar, attracts patrons with its swanky ambiance and extensive bar menu. Bartenders serve both classic and innovative cocktails along with a wide variety of wines. With ambient lighting and the eclectic buzz coming from the clubs and restaurants in the hotel, Bleau is a great place to meet people, socialize and enjoy the lively Miami energy.
4441 Collins Avenue
3 Living Room at The W
Living Room at The W is a sophisticated adult playground fueled by the stacked bar and creative mixologists behind it. Let apothéker Elad Zvi and Gabriel Orta spice up your night with their modern original cocktails. Signature libations include the Mango Ginger Mojito, Local Manhattan and Secret Martini.
2201 Collins Avenue
4 M-Bar at Mandarin Oriental
This hotel bar has an unparalleled martini selection; with 250 selections to choose from, M-Bar boasts the largest variety of martinis in Miami. Menu highlights include the decadent Chocolate Raspberry Martini and the sharp Lemontini. Guests are surrounded by a relaxing panoramic view of the hotel’s pool and Biscayne Bay. Complete with the hotel’s signature Asian-chic flair, this bar is sophisticated and glamorous.
500 Brickell Key Drive
5 Aaria at Acqualina Resort & Spa
Aaria at Acqualina boasts a 20-foot bar and serves signature cocktails and bites from the lounge menu. The ocean view from the outdoor veranda make this sophisticated bar the ideal place to enjoy sunset cocktails and conversation.
17875 Collins Avenue