Fodor's Expert Review Circa 39 Hotel

3900 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, Florida, 33140, United States, Miami and Miami Beach, Florida, USA See on Map

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 that include a swimming pool and sundeck complete with cabanas and umbrella-shaded chaises that invite all-day lounging. Beyond the pool is a cute bar with board games and daily happy hour. The hotel also houses Jules Kitchen, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Rooms have wood floors and an eclectic crisp look with white and wood furnishings complemented with orange and aqua pillows.


Each of the hotel's 97 rooms features wood floors and Plantation shutters for warmth. Furnishings are in teak and white, with orange, green, and blue accent colors for a color pop. each room is equipped with flatscreen TV, coffee maker, and large closet.

YOU SHOULD KNOW All rooms are nonsmoking.


Modern bathrooms in citrus hues offer glass showers and a lighted vanity.

YOU SHOULD KNOW Bathrooms have showers only.


Walk through the small, welcoming lobby filled with rattan furniture to stroll out in the Wunder Garden, where you can relax in swing chairs among palm trees and orchids. Have a cocktail and refresh among the greenery.

The WUnder Garden is open daily until 9 p.m. and bar service is available.


A lush pool deck allows you to relax in a lounge. The beach is across the street and chairs are available for guests.




There is a gym on site.


Jules Kitchen is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Start with a breakfast buffet, then return for sandwiches, salads, and pastas for lunch and dinner.


Wunderbar offers craft cocktails and a good selection of local craft beers.

Take advantage of the daily happy hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. where you'll find $5 nibbles, $10 small plates, $5 beers, $7 wines, and $8 features cocktails and mixed drinks.


Getting Around

The city of Miami Beach offers a free trolley seven days a week. Three different routes take passengers around the city. To get to Mainland Miami, most people take Uber or a taxi.


27 Restaurant and Bar (5-minute drive) offers a blend of Israeli, Latin, and American cuisine in a refurbished Miami home. Bird & Bone (5-minute walk) serves Southern comfort food. Try chef Richard Hales' specialty of the house -- Nashville hot chicken.


The Broken Shaker (5-minute drive) has been named one of the world's 50 best bars. Cocktails are made with fresh herbs and citrus grown on premises. Bleau Bar at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel (10-minute walk) is a hotbed of activity. Guests from around the world converge on the lobby bar that features a color changing light show and well made cocktails.


With its citrus colors and art deco feel, the Circa 39 is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy Miami Beach without the hustle and bustle of South Beach.


Near the beach
Casual Chic


Phones: 305-538–4900;877-824–7223

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