The Betsy - South Beach Est. 2009

1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL, United States

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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
Type
Boutique Hotel
Historic Building
Hotel / Resort / Spa
Penthouse / Rooftop
Private Dining / Restaurant
Views
Cityscape
Ocean
Style
Classic
Colonial
Elegant
Sophisticated
Vintage
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
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

The Betsy – South Beach is an elegant beach-side haven where weddings and commitment ceremonies unfold with effortless ease. Unique venues, stunning views, world-class catering by LT Steak & Seafood, a dedicated team and an atmosphere of vintage glamour, make The Betsy the perfect place for your special day.

The Betsy's relaxed tropical interiors create an aura that is passionately low-key, cocooning its guests in timeless luxury and service, while offering exquisite amenities, world-class cuisine by celebrated Chef Laurent Tourondel, and a unique presence for art and culture that invites travelers to relax, refresh and renew. 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.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Estimated Price Per Head

from $34 to $275

Additional Charges

Tax 9%
Service Charge 22%
Fees for Rentals

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here

Capacity

Seated
120
Buffet
120
Standing
200
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2009
Curfew
No Curfew
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
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.  
 
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Amenities
  • 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. 
Design:
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.
Awards & Notables
  • 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 

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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
Poeti:
Poeti, The Betsy's second major restaurant with cuisine by Laurent Tourondel is an intimate 55-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: 55
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: 246
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: 180
Atrium:
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: 422
Gallery:
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: 268
Conservatory:
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: 280
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: 303
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
LT Steak & Seafood 
Ocean Front Deck 
Skyline Deck
Poeti
Conservatory
Pool Deck
Bars & Lounges:
Lobby Bar
Ocean Front Deck 
Skyline Deck
Conservatory
Pool Deck
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