Miami LGBT+: 8 hotels to enjoy the beach and nightlife

Miami’s LGBT+ community is one of the most vibrant in the United States. (Axel BeachMiami)

Miami and its beaches are one of the most inclusive spaces in the world, where the LGBT+ tourism you can enjoy and relax freely and safely. The beaches are extraordinary and the atmosphere gay-friendly of the area is perceived as a generalized attitude. But in the counties of Miami-Dade and Broward They also have a long history of LGBT+ owned shops, bars and restaurants, offering unbeatable services in a very special area.

In the field of Hotelsalong the blue ocean, from South Beach to Fort Lauderdale, there are several that have been dedicated to the community for more than three decades. Some guides highlight them as spaces where you can even do without apps to meet people.

There are resorts for funin which it is necessary to be over 18 years old to be able to stay, others in which the queer families are welcome and others to professionals who travel for work and want to take advantage of the sun or the night of the Magic City. This small list can serve as a guide.

1) Gaythering

Hotel Gaythering, in South Beach, Miami Beach, an LGBT+ friendly accommodation
Gaythering is possibly the most famous gay hotel in South Beach.

Only for men over 18, with sauna and bar. Known as “the gayest hotel in Miami Beach”, it is in the heart of South Beach, where you can walk from the beach to the bars, restaurants and shops.

The rooms range from Petite King to Fun King Room and offer, in addition to the basics —air conditioning, internet, breakfast, cable satellite TV, minibar, coffee maker and safe—, white noise devices to be able to rest even if the party is still out. .

The bar has -in addition to a wide variety of cocktails- a weekly schedule which includes karaoke Monday, bingo Thursday and Saturdays with the DJ Hotpants. Many other shows and events, such as drag shows, have made Gaythering one of the most famous places in South Florida.

Where? 1409 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, +1 786-284-1176

2) Axel Beach Miami

Axel Beach Miami in South Beach, Miami Beach, an LGBT+ friendly accommodation
Axel Beach Miami was the first hotel in the American continent of the famous European gay-friendly chain.

The European chain -has hotels in Ibiza, Barcelona, ​​Madrid and Berlin, among other cities—crossed the Atlantic in 2020 and became one of the most prominent experiences of the LGBT+ scene in Miami Beach. An Art Deco building of 160 rooms – of which 29 face the garden and 11 the pool, but all offer memorable urban views – offers own beach with sun loungers and towel serviceas well as a spa, gym and a Casanova Welcome Kit.

The rooms range from the Axel Single to the Axel Premium Superior or the Axel Suite. In addition to Wi-Fi, coffee maker, safe and television, they include room service. The sea and the hottest of South Beach nightlife are just steps away.

Where? 1500 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, +1 (786) 628 6362

3) Cheston House

Cheston House Hotel, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, an LGBT+ friendly accommodation
Cheston House is a renowned resort in the LGBT+ hub of Fort Lauderdale.

Clothing is optional at Cheston House, the Fort Lauderdale’s most famous resortanother city with a strong and thriving LGBT+ community from South Florida. More like a friend’s house than a hotel, with a very relaxed atmosphere and incredibly attentive staff, the building offers everything from spacious rooms to one-bedroom apartments with kitchen and dining room, and even the option of annexing the deluxe room. adjoining for a two bedroom apartment.

The private pool and the little extras make the stay more enjoyable. Near the sea and the most important bars and LGBT+ clubs in the county of BrowardCheston House offers —in addition to an immaculate space— air conditioning, television, Wi-Fi, coffee maker and minibar.

Where? 520 N Birch Rd, Fort Lauderdale, +1 (954) 566-7950

4) Blanc Kara

Hotel Blanc Kara, in South Beach, Miami Beach, an LGBT+ friendly accommodation
Blanc Kara, a favorite boutique hotel for couples because it is in the epicenter of nightlife while offering space for intimacy.

Steps away from the noise ocean drive but in the quieter area south of Calle 5, this boutique hotel for adults it’s a favorite of LGBT+ couples because it offers both a setting for intimacy and a gateway to South Beach’s most exciting bars and restaurants.

In a neighborhood full of art deco architectureoffers rooms type study (with kitchen and dining room) in which there is no lack of Nespresso machine or dishwasher. A well-stocked minibar and high-quality linens add comfort to the space. The terrace studios are ideal for taking a nap outdoors or enjoying a sundowner before heading out to explore the nightlife.

Where? 205 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, +1 (786) 216-7205

5) Bresaro Suites at the Mantell

Hotel Bresaro, in South Beach, Miami Beach, an LGBT+ friendly accommodation
The Bresaro name combines the surnames of the hotel’s owners, the couple Ray Breslin and Patrick Pecoraro.

the couple of Ray Breslin and Patrick Pecoraro she owns this place—the name merges their last names—and they both go above and beyond to give guests a memorable experience. In an iconic building in the Art Deco neighborhood of Miami Beach, built in 1942 and renovated in the 1990s, it offers a cozy atmosphere where you can rest from the brightness of the night. The facilities have a swimming pool, a gym, a reserved patio and a lounge for events up to 50 people.

The five suites have a full kitchen (full-size refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster, microwave and stove, with all the necessary utensils and dishes) and bathroom, as well as a dining area.

Where? 255 W. 24th St., Miami Beach, +1 (305) 772-5665

6) Crescent Resorts South Beach – to go with the family

Hotel Crescent in South Beach, Miami Beach, an LGBT+ friendly accommodation
Crescent, in the heart of South Beach, is a kid-friendly space for couples.

One of the less pretentious resorts on Ocean Drive, this establishment offers suites kid-friendly. It does not have some details or activities that are found in exclusive hotels for people over 18 years of age, but provides everything a queer family needs to spend a vacation on the beach.

Rooms are spacious, and many include a full or kitchenette-style kitchen and dining space; also a living room, where there are sofas that become beds, separated from the main bedroom. The hotel has a roof top with view of the beach and Ocean Drivein addition to a fitness center, a solarium and easy access to the ocean.

Where? 1420 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, +1 (305) 531-5197

7) Inn on the Drive – to go with the family

Inn on the Drive in Winton Manors, Broward, an LGBT+ friendly accommodation
Inn on the Drive, another resort for the queer family, with two saltwater pools.

Other site kid-friendlythis in the county of Broward, near the beaches and nightlife of Fort Lauderdale. It is an affordable space that encourages the inclusion of queer families. Steps from Wilton Drive, in the heart of a historic neighborhood for the gay community, it offers a guest-centric experience.

Full of charm, but at the same time with a “like home” vibe, this hotel offers superior details of attention in each of the rooms and suites that will make your stay more enriching. Two saltwater pools, which also warms up in the winter months and cools down in the summer months, is the view from many of the rooms. Some of the suites have a terrace and offer air conditioning, Wi-Fi and cable TV.

Where? 2405 NE 7th Ave, Wilton Manors, +1 (954) 990-4895

8) SLS Brickell Hotel – for professionals traveling for work

SLS Brickell Hotel, in Miami, Florida, an LGBT+ friendly accommodation
SLS Brickell

This luxury hotel is perfect for those who travel to Miami for work and want to take advantage of all their free time to enjoy its famous nightlife. Located in the financial district of the city, the establishment offers magnificent urban views from the balconies of each of its suites.

Some of the most popular gay bars are just a short walk away, and South Beach is less than a half-hour drive away. room servicespa, jacuzzi, sauna and swimming pool are some of the amenities of the facilities, in addition to air conditioning, Wi-Fi, gym, concierge, valet parking and breakfast.

Where? 1300 S Miami Ave, Miami, +1 (305) 239-1300


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