Laine Doss

Laine Doss

Traveler, Adventurer, Runner, Writer, Actor, Cocktailer, Democrat, Dogmom, Liberal. I don't like buzzwords. Fix me a good drink and I'll tell you a story.

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The 10 Best South Beach Hotels in Miami

The 10 Best South Beach Hotels in Miami

South Beach is famous for its Art Deco hotels, festooned in ice cream pastels that face the beach. Yet, the city is much more than Ocean Drive.
The Best Luxury Hotels in Miami

The Best Luxury Hotels in Miami

Miami has grown from a seaside resort town into a major destination for people who like the finer things in life. Glamorous celebrities can be seen getting out of limousines or dining at chic restaurants any day of the year.
The Best Hotels in Brickell Miami

The Best Hotels in Brickell Miami

Brickell has long been the hub of international business for Miami. Its towering buildings house multiple financial institutions, including many in South and Central America. The area is also known for its robust dining and shopping scene.
The Best Oceanfront Hotels in Miami Beach

The Best Oceanfront Hotels in Miami Beach

Miami Beach is one of the hottest beach resorts in the world, with millions of visitors each year flying in for endless sunny days and balmy nights touched by ocean breezes
The Best Hotels for Nightlife in Miami

The Best Hotels for Nightlife in Miami

With its balmy breezes and constant warm temperatures, Miami has transformed into one of the hottest destinations in the U.S. People from the world over come to play in the sand, but when the sun goes down, the city truly shines.
The Best Hotels in Downtown Miami

The Best Hotels in Downtown Miami

Miami is known for its beautiful weather and cosmopolitan scene. While most vacationers stay on Miami Beach, much can be said about a vacation in Downtown Miami.
The 10 Best Cheap Hotels in Miami

The 10 Best Cheap Hotels in Miami

Miami has long been called the American Riviera. Television shows and movies have long portrayed the Magic City as one of affluence with exotic cars and celebrities playing under the sun.
The Best Hotel Restaurants in Miami

The Best Hotel Restaurants in Miami

Miami's hotels are highlighted by its restaurant scene. No longer a place where weary travelers fortify themselves with basic sustenance, hotel restaurants in Miami and Miami Beach are run by some of the biggest names in the culinary world.
W Miami

W Miami

$$$$ | Florida | Miami
Formerly the Viceroy, this hotel cultivates a brash, supersophisticated Miami attitude, likely stemming from its guest rooms decked out with
The Confidante

The Confidante

$$$ | Florida | Miami
Hyatt's the Confidante resort world has made a big splash in Miami's burgeoning Mid-Beach district
W Miami

W Miami

$$$$ | Florida | Miami
Formerly the Viceroy, this hotel cultivates a brash, supersophisticated Miami attitude, likely stemming from its guest rooms decked out with
The Confidante

The Confidante

$$$ | Florida | Miami
Hyatt's the Confidante resort world has made a big splash in Miami's burgeoning Mid-Beach district
The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami

The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami

$$$$ | Florida | Miami
In this ultra-laid-back setting, it's natural to appreciate the Ritz brand of pampering with luxurious rooms, attentive service, five on-property
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables

$$$ | Florida | Miami
Within walking distance to the shops and businesses of Miami’s most prestigious suburb and just 4 miles from Miami International Airport, the
The Standard Spa Miami Beach

The Standard Spa Miami Beach

$$ | Florida | Miami
An extension of André Balazs's trendy and hip—yet budget-conscious—brand, this shabby-chic boutique spa hotel is a mile from South Beach on
Biltmore Hotel

Biltmore Hotel

$$$ | Florida | Miami
Built in 1926, this landmark hotel has had several incarnations over the years—including a stint as a hospital during World War II—but through
Hotel St. Michel

Hotel St. Michel

$$ | Florida | Miami
This quiet and charming European bed-and-breakfast–inspired hotel dates to 1926—original elevator and all—and is right off Miracle Mile
Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach

Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach

$$$$ | Florida | Miami
On the heels of a complete room redesign in late 2014, Acqualina continues to raise the bar for Miami beachfront luxury, delivering a fantasy
Circa 39 Hotel

Circa 39 Hotel

$ | Florida | Miami
Located in the heart of Mid-Beach, this stylish yet affordable boutique hotel pays attention to every detail and gets them all right, with amenities
Delano Hotel

Delano Hotel

$$$$ | Florida | Miami
The hotel that single-handedly made South Beach cool again in the 1990s is still making major waves across the beach
The 10 Best South Beach Hotels in Miami

The 10 Best South Beach Hotels in Miami

South Beach is famous for its Art Deco hotels, festooned in ice cream pastels that face the beach. Yet, the city is much more than Ocean Drive.
The Best Luxury Hotels in Miami

The Best Luxury Hotels in Miami

Miami has grown from a seaside resort town into a major destination for people who like the finer things in life. Glamorous celebrities can be seen getting out of limousines or dining at chic restaurants any day of the year.
The Best Hotels in Brickell Miami

The Best Hotels in Brickell Miami

Brickell has long been the hub of international business for Miami. Its towering buildings house multiple financial institutions, including many in South and Central America. The area is also known for its robust dining and shopping scene.
The Best Oceanfront Hotels in Miami Beach

The Best Oceanfront Hotels in Miami Beach

Miami Beach is one of the hottest beach resorts in the world, with millions of visitors each year flying in for endless sunny days and balmy nights touched by ocean breezes
The Best Hotels for Nightlife in Miami

The Best Hotels for Nightlife in Miami

With its balmy breezes and constant warm temperatures, Miami has transformed into one of the hottest destinations in the U.S. People from the world over come to play in the sand, but when the sun goes down, the city truly shines.
The Best Hotels in Downtown Miami

The Best Hotels in Downtown Miami

Miami is known for its beautiful weather and cosmopolitan scene. While most vacationers stay on Miami Beach, much can be said about a vacation in Downtown Miami.
The 10 Best Cheap Hotels in Miami

The 10 Best Cheap Hotels in Miami

Miami has long been called the American Riviera. Television shows and movies have long portrayed the Magic City as one of affluence with exotic cars and celebrities playing under the sun.
The Best Hotel Restaurants in Miami

The Best Hotel Restaurants in Miami

Miami's hotels are highlighted by its restaurant scene. No longer a place where weary travelers fortify themselves with basic sustenance, hotel restaurants in Miami and Miami Beach are run by some of the biggest names in the culinary world.