The Tides South Beach

1220 Ocean Dr | Miami Beach, FL 33139-4610  [SEE MAP]Miami Beach, FL  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Standard room amenities include Nespresso coffee machines and flat-screen TVs with DVD players
Property's proximity to area nightlife venues can cause guest rooms to be noisy at night
Finding a place to unwind in frenetic Miami Beach is key for many vacationers, which is why so many travelers praise The Tides South Beach, located on Ocean Drive by South Beach. This property has a spa-like ambiance that makes it easy for its guests to relax in luxury. Decorated in a neutral color palette and outfitted with modern decor, The Tides South Beach also provides an iPod docking station, a flat-screen TV with a DVD player, a walk-in closet and a Nespresso coffee machine in every room. Extra touches like free beach setup and Wi-Fi access are covered by the property's daily resort fee. What's more, the friendly, accommodating staff receive frequent praise from travelers. However, some visitors warn that – even though the hotel itself doesn't partake in the area's rowdiness – noise from the street and nearby nightlife venues can often disturb a sound sleep. If you need to catch up on some R&R, spend your afternoon lounging by the pool, where attendants will serve you drinks and ensure your comfort. And at the end of the day, grab a bite to eat at The Tides Restaurant and Terrace.
Miami Beach, FL
Hotel Class
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 45 rooms
Primary View
Traditional, Modern, Historic
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Critic Reviews


A beautifully designed hotel with pomp-free service at all levels -- from housekeeping to porters to private designated assistants – The Tides brings rarely seen substance to the price tag. Though the hotel lacks direct beach access and the small pool is less than breathtaking, the huge, immaculate rooms more than compensate.



The Tides South Beach is an exclusive Ocean Drive art deco hotel of just 45 ocean-facing suites adorned with soft pinks and corals, gilded accents, and marine-inspired decor. The exceptionally tactful personalized service makes every guest feel like a celebrity, and the hotel looks like no other in the city.

Condé Nast Traveler


This Kelly Wearstler–designed 'chic icon' of Art Deco architecture on Ocean Drive, formerly called King & Grove, is 'first-class all the way.' Each of the 'modern and beautiful rooms' has a panoramic view of South Beach – some via private balconies – headboards and sofas in a mix of pastels, light-shaded woods, marble bathroom countertops, and finished-driftwood tables.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 1208 have reviewed the The Tides South Beach, 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 1208 reviews 4.5 (based on 1208 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Standard rooms at The Tides South Beach are spacious and modern, boasting oceanfront views. Rooms are designed in bright whites and brown tones and come with amenities like walk-in closets, 42-inch flat-screen TVs with DVD players, Nespresso coffee machines, iPod docking stations and minifridges. Standard rooms are located on the lower floors, and some suites on higher floors feature terraces.
  • Tides Suite has a fully equipped kitchen, a dining room and two bedrooms
  • Daily resort fee of $15 includes in-room Wi-Fi access

Standard room size550 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

Originally built in 1936, The Tides South Beach is located in Miami Beach and is about 6 miles east of downtown Miami. The hotel sits across the street from the beach and by Ocean Drive's shops and restaurants. Although not situated in the wildest section of South Beach, the hotel's location is considerably more metropolitan and party-oriented than some of the properties in northern Miami Beach.
  • Lummus Park sits across the street
  • About 12 miles east of Miami International Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking ($35)
  • 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


The Tides Restaurant and Terrace serves international and American dishes that highlight the region's seafood and fresh produce. The restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.
  • Room service available 24 hours a day

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesAmerican

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


The hotel has an outdoor pool that is heated. It is surrounded by lounge chairs and umbrellas, and poolside service is available from the on-site restaurant. The beach is also within a short walk of the hotel, and all guests receive complimentary beach setup of two beach chairs and an umbrella as part of their daily resort fee.
    • Lap pool
    • Wading pool
    • Lazy river
    • Family pool
    • Infinity pool
    • Whirlpool/hot tub
    • Adults-only pool
    • Lifeguard on duty
    • Poolside service
    • Waterslide
    • Deck chairs or cabanas
    • Pool bar


    Children 17 and younger stay for free at the hotel when sharing accommodations with a parent. An outdoor pool, a DVD lending library and the property's close proximity to the beach will likely appeal to families, despite the hotel's lack of a kids club.
      • Kids Club
      • Free Kids Club
      • Fee for Kids Club
      • Cribs
      • High Chairs


      The Tides South Beach has a small 24-hour fitness center that offers cardio and weight-training machines. Access to the fitness center is covered by the property's daily resort fee.
        • Weight equipment
        • Cardio equipment
        • Yoga mats
        • Free fitness classes
        • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


        Pets are welcome to stay at The Tides South Beach for a one-time fee of $150. No breed or quantity restrictions apply, but all pets must weigh no more than 35 pounds.
          • Pets allowed (with fee)
          • Dog walking
          • Pet-sitting

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