Kimpton EPIC Hotel

270 Biscayne Blvd Way | Miami, FL 33131-2123  [SEE MAP]Miami, FL  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Guests can enjoy two rooftop pools here
This hotel charges a $29 daily amenity fee

With a name like EPIC, this hotel has a lot to live up to. So what's the final verdict on this property? By all visitor accounts, it's very good. Guests love the hotel's trendy, fun atmosphere and give two thumbs way up for customer service. Accommodations here are not as funky as those found in other hotels that are part of the Kimpton brand, and that's because the decor is simply the hotel's surroundings; massive floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies offer fantastic views of Biscayne Bay, the Atlantic Ocean and the Miami skyline. Guest rooms also feature honor bars stocked with treats and drinks, plus 55-inch Samsung smart TVs that can be controlled with your iPhone. Though you may be tempted to spend all your time in your room, recent travelers highly recommend visiting the two pools on the 16th floor pool terrace and the in-house Area 31 restaurant. However, some caution that the $29 daily amenity fee feels a bit pricey. If you're an IHG Rewards Club member, you'll have access to additional benefits like complimentary Wi-Fi access.

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Location
Miami, FL
Hotel Class
5.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 411 rooms
Primary View
City center, Bay, River
Style
Traditional, Modern
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Groups, Families

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Scorecard
  • 5.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Lonely Planet

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This massive Kimpton hotel is one of the more attractive options downtown and it possesses a coolness cred that could match any spot on Miami Beach.

Travel + Leisure

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Inside the self-proclaimed 'cosmopolitan boutique resort,' vaulted ceilings and glass walls create an open feel, and each of the 411 rooms and suites offers sweeping views of either the city or the bay.

Oyster.com

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Opened in 2009 by the Kimpton hotel group, EPIC is a luxurious Downtown hotel that attracts business professionals and leisure travelers who want to be removed from the South Beach scene.

Other Awards

  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 3724 have reviewed the Kimpton EPIC Hotel, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 3724 reviews 4.5 (based on 3724 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Standard rooms at the Kimpton EPIC Hotel are fairly spacious, starting at 475 square feet. With balconies as part of all rooms, EPIC showcases its views of Miami and the bay. Accommodations include yoga mats, beds dressed in Italian linens, 55-inch Samsung Smart TVs and marble bathrooms with rainfall showerheads and separate soaking tubs. Meanwhile, suites have separate sitting rooms.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access for IHG Rewards Club members; $12.99 per 24 hours for non-members
  • Tall beds with extra long beds available

Standard room size475 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Set in a 30-story building with curved glass, the Kimpton EPIC Hotel is located in downtown Miami close to shops and restaurants. Featuring water and city views, this Kimpton property is 8 miles southeast of Miami International Airport, less than a mile south of AmericanAirlines Arena and across the street from the James L. Knight Center.
  • Bayside Marketplace and The Shops at Mary Brickell Village, each of which has several eateries and boutiques, are less than a mile away
  • Hotel has a marina for guests who wish to arrive by boat
  • 24-hour valet parking ($44)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping

Dining

Area 31, with Mediterranean-influenced seafood, is located on the 16th floor overlooking the pool terrace. The restaurant serves everything from crudo dishes to small plates to full entrees using locally sourced ingredients, and its name references Fishing Area 31, marine waters that the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization focuses on for sustainable development. Ground-level Zuma serves contemporary Japanese cuisine.
  • Indoor and outdoor dining available at both venues
  • Complimentary wine hour is available daily for hotel guests
  • Room service offered 24 hours a day

Number of restaurants2

Cuisine TypesBuffet, Asian, American

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast

Kids

To make sure the kids are safe, in-room child safety kits (with outlet covers, toilet latches and nightlights) are available. At check-in, children receive a welcome gift.
  • Babysitting services can be arranged for a fee
  • Kids menus available
  • Kids Club
  • Free Kids Club
  • Fee for Kids Club
  • Cribs
  • High Chairs

Fitness

With views of EPIC's pool terrace, the fitness center is open 24 hours a day. The gym features weight-training equipment and cardio machines like treadmills and ellipticals. There are also fitness classes available at Exhale Spa, and guests receive one complimentary class per day upon payment of the $29 daily amenity fee.
  • Free PUBLIC Bikes provided on-site
  • All rooms have yoga mats
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)

Business

The Kimpton EPIC Hotel contains 31,000 square feet of meeting space. Along with 12 meeting rooms and two ballrooms, EPIC features a pool deck that can be utilized for business events with up to 520 attendees. The hotel's private marina gives guests access to charter departures directly from the hotel for yacht events.
  • The 14th-floor business center is open 24 hours
  • Catering available from Area 31
  • Largest indoor venue can accommodate up to 400 guests for receptions

Number of meeting rooms14

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

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