Delano South Beach Hotel

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15 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

Nearly hidden behind a tall row of hedges is Delano South Beach, a landmarked hotel built in 1947 and renovated by Ian Schrager and Philippe Starck in 1995. Full review →



The lovechild of Ian Schrager and Phillippe Starck is very pretty, a world of fabulousity onto itself.



Now that it's strictly Schrager-free, the legendarily beautiful but snooty staffers have retained their model-good looks but lost most of the attitude.


DK Eyewitness

At the photogenic wading pool, with priceless views, you may be sitting next to a Hollywood producer, starlet, music mogul, or royalty.



Brush by celebrities and expatriates as you make your way to the vast oceanfront gardens and enormous pool outside, where the rich and famous lounge in white cabanas. Full review →

Make sure to visit their signature restaurants and bars, Bianca, UMI Sushi & Sake Bar, Rose Bar, and überexclusive subterranean lounge, FDR.

Forbes Travel Guide

Throughout the entire hotel, which was designed to feel like a home, you’ll see unique furnishings (milk bottle light fixtures and a wall covered in nightlights) and a playful approach. Full review →


Frommer's 34

Though Beyoncé and Jay-Z may choose the Setai over the Delano these days, it doesn't mean South Beach's original see-and-be-seen hotel is over just yet. Full review →

Though Beyoncé and Jay-Z may choose the Setai over the Delano these days, it doesn't mean South Beach's original see-and-be-seen hotel is over just yet.

Gayot 48

At the forefront of South Beach's Deco hotel revival, the Delano continues to be one of the premier South Beach destinations for celebrities and those who want to mingle with them. Full review →



Philippe Starck stunner mixing Eames, Gaudí and Dalí with pretty people, bottle service and a serious pool party. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Rooms are almost painfully white and bright; all long, smooth lines, reflective surfaces and sexy, modern, luxurious amenities. Full review →


Michelin Guide

South Beach's minimalist trend started with Philippe Starck's redo of New York hotelier lan Schrager's 1947 beachside oasis named for Franklin Delano Roosevelt.


Not For Tourists

Philippe Starck cool on the beach. Swank. Full review →


Oyster 4.0

The Delano's 195 all-white rooms don't come cheap, but you're paying for surreal, Philippe Starck style and all-night parties at the "water salon." Full review →


The Telegraph 9.0

Still a hotspot today. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Today, it's a throwback to a time when a vacation didn't involve self-improvement or saving the planet. Full review →

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Delano South Beach Hotel

4 Star Hotel morganshotelgroup.com

1685 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139

  • Multilingual
  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Spa
  • Conferences
  • Tennis Court
  • Beach
  • Beachfront

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