Art Basel Miami Beach is Miami’s most highly anticipated annual event and if you plan to attend, it’s never too early to book your accommodations. The ideal hotel will place you in close proximity to all of the fairs and parties that come with Miami Art Week, while also offering stylish accommodations and a buzzy scene. See the best hotels to stay during Art Basel Miami Beach:
The Faena hotel in Miami Beach is located in the Heart of Miami beach with show-stopping works of art by contemporary master Damien Hirst, a cathedral-like entrance hall with murals by Juan Gatti, the hotel is a work of art unto itself. Stop by Faena Forum for performance art, it’s sure to be an exciting destination during Art Basel.
The Miami Beach EDITION
The Miami Beach EDITION has hosted the exclusive W Magazine party, as well as a killer lineup at Basement nightclub. The beautiful lifestyle hotel is the epitome of sophisticated modern luxury with restaurant concepts by Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, a lavish poolscape and a novel approach to nightlife, which includes both an ice skating rink and four-lane bowling alley.
W South Beach
W South Beach boasts the perfect digs for entertaining. Whether it’s a late night DJ set at Wall or an exclusive dinner at The Dutch, the W is sure to be buzzing during Art Basel. The hotel boasts an impressive contemporary art collection with works by Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat and George Condo. All rooms are luxuriously appointed with oceanfront balconies.
Sagamore, known as the Art Hotel, is famous for showcasing its diverse art collection throughout the property. At no time does the spotlight shine brighter than during their Art Basel brunch party, which Martha Stewart has attended in years past.
1 Hotel South Beach
1 Hotel will no doubt have an impressive lineup for Art Basel. The eco-chic resort is a LEED-certified project with a design aesthetic that brings the outside in. That means reclaimed wood, chic organic white linens and accent furniture inspired by the blue shades of the ocean. Hotel guests will enjoy extra large rooms in a palette of white, pale blue, natural wood and soft golden light.
SLS Brickell, developed by Jorge Pérez’s Related Group. Designed by Philippe Starck with restaurants by two James Beard Award-winning chefs, Jose Andres and Michael Schwartz, it makes for a stylish and delicious new hotel in Brickell. It also places you in close proximity to Wynwood and midtown for art fairs and gallery hopping.
Soho Beach House
How do you gain access to one of Miami’s most exclusive members-only clubs? Book a room at their hotel. Soho Beach House is Miami’s outpost of the private club founded in London and caters to those in the entertainment and creative industries (read: celebrities). Expect a slew of hyper-exclusive parties attended by A-listers. If you’re savvy enough to snag a room at this cozy and chic hotel, you might just be savvy enough to get into a party or two.
The Delano is a classic South Beach hotel and it’s no stranger to holding court during Art Basel. From impossible-to-get-into parties, pop-up nightclubs and art installations in the lobby, the Delano fully embraces Miami Art Week. This is the place to stay if you want to be in the center of it all.