Vibe: Straight-friendly pool party
district: On Collins Avenue, South Beach, just one block from the beach
The DNA: Barcelona-based, “Straight friendly” Axel Hotels have opened their first US location, AxelBeach Miami. Axel Hotels, which homes in on the LGBTQ community opened their first hotel in Barcelona, 15 years ago. The recently renovated Art Deco property (formerly Haddn Hall) offers a bar, a pool bar with restaurant service, fitness centre and a garden with outdoor pool. Rooms either overlook the city, garden and/or swimming pool.
Suite-Me-Up: The ‘suites’ are in fact the largest rooms, with two queen sized beds (party!) and overlook the gardens.
✅ free Wi-Fi • size matters: 160 rooms & suites (20-47m2) (215-506 sq ft) • hotel opened: 2019 • parking possible at a location nearby (charged) • bathroom amenities: Casanova by Axel • no pets allowed • 24-hour front desk • adult-only • wheelchair accessible