The Betsy - South Beach Est. 2009

1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL, United States

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$383 avg. room rate
Relaxed and tropical with a hint of vintage glamour, this South Beach stay is truly one-of-a-kind.
Take in the ocean views while enjoying everything this hotel has to offer. Good friends, tasty food, and strong drinks make up the winning combo of this celebrated hotspot.
The Lowdown
Boutique Hotel
Historic Building
Hotel / Resort / Spa
Penthouse / Rooftop
Private Dining / Restaurant
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Family Reunion
Group Getaway
Holiday Party
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

Magical from beginning to end – that’s our promise. At The Betsy, we share your vision for a stylish, sophisticated wedding that’s been designed just for you. Whether you’re planning an intimate ceremony surrounded by your closest friends or a gala celebration weekend with a touch of South Beach glam, at The Betsy every detail will be flawless.

Our refined and luxurious beachside haven pairs unique indoor and outdoor venues with world-class catering by Laurent Tourondel and a dedicated team of Event Specialists who know what it takes to plan an unforgettable wedding with touches of vintage glamour and timeless romance. Stately architecture, including rounded archways and grand pillars, create a stunning setting for lasting romance. From intimate rehearsal dinners in the sultry, subterranean B Bar to sunset ceremonies on the Skyline Deck, The Betsy offers one-of-a-kind settings for your wedding celebrations.

The Betsy – South Beach is Travel and Leisure’s Top Rated Resort Hotel on Miami Beach (2017), the only Forbes Four Star and AAA Four Diamond boutique hotel on Miami and Miami Beach, and one of only three Florida hotels to be awarded the 2017 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List Award.
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?


Estimated Price Per Head

from $34 to $275

Additional Charges

Tax 9%
Service Charge 22%
Fees for Rentals



Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here


Celebrations Hosted Here Since
No Curfew
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Indoors & Outdoors
The Venue is Closed During
Designated Smoking Areas Only
The Betsy’s Ocean Decks are expansive with sweeping views of Miami and the Atlantic, offering a rooftop pool, Wellness Garden with a full range of spa treatments and sunrise yoga. Other amenities include private beach service, a 24-hour fitness center, a Lobby Bar, Library and Conservatory giving guests ample options to lounge and enjoy live jazz music and signature cocktails.

While located in the heart of the Art Deco District on famed Ocean Drive, The Betsy is within walking distance to shopping and nightlife, yet offers a uniquely serene experience in one of the world’s great beach destinations.  
Pet-Friendly Events
Kid Friendly Events
Handicap Accessible
Inside Scoop



  • A/V Equipment
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Street Parking
  • Valet Parking
  • Wifi
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
South Beach social events sparkle against the intimate backdrop of The Betsy. An ideal, beachside hotel for weddings, commitment ceremonies, rehearsal dinners and other social gatherings, our Ocean Drive address treats guests to sweeping Atlantic Ocean views and easy access to the beach. 
From sun-splashed outdoor locations to cozy private dining rooms, to the sultry glamour of a modern-day subterranean speakeasy, for every type of event, there’s a magical, thoroughly memorable venue at The Betsy.
Standout Venue Features:
When you book your wedding at The Betsy, you can expect a highly customized experience from start to finish. Whether you’d like a signature cocktail for the crowd, a raw oyster bar, or a dessert station, we’ll personalize your day down to the last detail.
Extra Perks:
Awards & Notables
  • 2017 Travel + Lesiure Top Rated Resort Hotel
    2017 Condé Nast Traveler - Gold List Award
    2016 Condé Nast Traveler - Reader's Choice Award for Top Hotels in Miami
    2016 Condé Nast Johansens - Best Urban Hotel in Canada, USA, Mexico & The Caribbean
    One of top three Romantic Hotels in America, USA Today
    Brides Magazine names The Betsy among 10 Best Beach Wedding Venues in Miami, July 2015
    Forbes, Four Stars
    AAA, Four Diamonds 

Celebration Locations
Ocean Front Deck:
Our exclusive Ocean Deck is one of the most intimate and unforgettable spots in South Beach. An ideal setting for private events, intimate celebrations, weddings and corporate gatherings, it accommodates up to 200 guests.
- View: Stunning ocean views
- Max Capacity: 200
B Bar:
Designed with a hint of vintage glamour, B Bar offers an exclusive venue catering to those who seek an upscale, discreet setting. B Bar, will accommodate up to 50 people for a sit-down dinner, or up to 90 for standing cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.For meetings, B Bar offers an exclusive venue for up to 60 people, featuring a state of the art sound system, built-in and portable flat screen TV's for versatile screening presentations and customizable light boxes for one-of-a-kind branding.
- Max Capacity: 90
LT Steak & Seafood:
Light and airy, our LT Steak & Seafood pairs its exquisite setting with equally exquisite cuisine. This divisible space accommodates up to 150 guests for reception-style gatherings and 120 for seated dinners. A separate, semi-private dining room just off the restaurant’s main dining room accommodates up to 36 guests for seated events.
- View: Lummus Park
- Max Capacity: 120
The Alley:
The Alley, The Betsy's second major restaurant with cuisine by Laurent Tourondel is an intimate 36-seat restaurant, with an unforgettable gateway featuring the work of twelve poets that shaped Miami’s literary legacy, including Langston Hughes, Campbell McGrath, Richard Blanco, and Mohamed Ali, among others. The space is available for buy-outs.
- Max Capacity: 36
Skyline Deck:
The Betsy’s Ocean View Deck is located on the highest point of the Art Deco Wing, and provides unforgettable 360-degree sunrise and sunset vistas of the Atlantic Ocean and the City of Miami Skyline. As a large flexible catering space, patrons can use existing furniture or completely transform the space with innovative design and rentals.
- View: Ocean and City Views
- Max Capacity: 120
Pool Deck:
The Betsy’s Pool Deck offers beautiful east and west facing views of the Art Deco District and Miami Skyline, positioned beautifully for sunset events where poolside patrons can also enjoy unforgettable moonlit ocean reflections over the Atlantic, that are matched only by The Betsy’s Ocean View Deck.
- View: Ocean and City Views
- Max Capacity: 250
The Betsy’s Atrium offers a flexible stage, surrounded by beautiful balconies more common to European villas than to South Florida hospitality. The Atrium connects seamlessly to the Gallery and Conservatory, connected spaces that are ideal for larger flowing cocktail receptions and formal seated dinners.
- Max Capacity: 300
The Betsy’s Gallery boasts natural light on two sides, high ceilings, beautiful chandeliers, and natural wood finishes. It connects to the Atrium and Conservatory, offering smooth transition from cocktail receptions to sit down dinners, dancing, and more.
- Max Capacity: 150
The Betsy’s Conservatory’s natural light, high ceilings, and comfortable furniture create a living room atmosphere. With a built-in Espresso and wine bar, Work and Board meeting Room, Gallery and Atrium only steps away, and direct Collins Avenue access. Patrons can use existing furniture or completely transform the space with innovative design and rentals – to accommodate wide-ranging events, from receptions to performances, and more.
- Max Capacity: 150
Skyline Penthouse and Terrace:
The Betsy’s Skyline Penthouse is a spacious suite, offering a sense of intimacy and privacy, with an exquisite wrap around Terrace. The combined spaces are ideal for private receptions up to 50, and for discreet VIP retreats.
- View: City Views
- Max Capacity: 50
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
LT Steak & Seafood 
Ocean Front Deck 
Skyline Deck
The Alley
Pool Deck
Bars & Lounges:
Lobby Bar
Ocean Front Deck 
Skyline Deck
Pool Deck

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