Where to Stay During Art Basel

Art Basel in miami


As thousands of visitors descend on Miami to experience some of the best art this world has to offer, accommodations can be sparse. If you’re still looking for a place to stay during the upcoming art festivities, don’t panic. We’re here to help with some great options for where to stay during Art Basel in Miami. Don’t sleep on these prime spots though, as rooms are filling up fast. 

Vagabond Hotel

If you love all things Art Deco then Vagabond is your spot. This centrally located hotel is dripping in vintage and retro appeal making it a work of art all on its on. While you’re here make sure to check out the hotel’s in-house dining options including a chic sushi bar and poolside lounge. Leave your worries behind while sipping their signature Vagabond Collins cocktail. 

7301 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33138


Rent an entire villa for your friends or just a room for yourself using the services of ever popular home-sharing service, Airbnb. There are many great houses and rooms still available and many are more than affordable, leaving you with extra pocket money for that new art piece you’re sure to discover. 

Bikini Hostel

For those who love to meet new people while traveling this quaint South Beach hostel should be at the top of your list. Rated #1 for its friendly atmosphere you are sure to make new friends while hanging out at the on-site beer garden or participating in one of the many organized activities like Trivia or Movie Night. Complimentary breakfast and dinner are served daily, saving you even more money on your Art Basel experience. 

255 West Ave
Miami Beach FL,33139

Mandarin Oriental Miami

Revel in the complete 5-star experience at this luxurious Brickell Key hotel. You’ll be surrounded by the breathtaking waterfront and city landscapes, giving you some of the best views Miami has to offer. Luxury dining options are available on site including the renowned restaurant, La Mar. For an even more indulgent experience, book their special Year of the Earth Dog massage which is 1 hour and 20 minutes of pure bliss designed to re-balance your body’s energy and melt away your stress. 

500 Brickell Key Dr.
Miami, FL, 33131

Hampton Inn & Suites Midtown

Stay near the heart of the art at this chic 4.7/5 star rated hotel option in Midtown, Miami. Enjoy lush bedding, a complimentary breakfast, and luxury outdoor pool access in between art exhibitions. The perfectly central location of this spot puts you just a few miles away from Wynwood, the Design District, Brickell, and Downtown Miami. 

3450 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33137

Even though Art Basel is just days away, there are still a lot of great accommodation options available. You can save your pennies with a shared space or splurge on a 5-star experience. Either way, all of these options will leave you just a short ride away from all of the best Art Basel galleries, exhibitions, and parties. 


Art Basel Miami

Photo courtesy @vagabondhotelmiami

Courtney Val

Courtney Val is a local blogger, Youtuber, and coffee aficionado who loves sharing her South Florida experience with others.

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