If you find yourself in sun-kissed Miami for business rather than pleasure, you may want to base yourself in the Downtown area, near the business centre and financial district of the city. And while you may be there for business, you can’t work all of the time, right?
The bustling epicentre that is Downtown Miami offers business travellers the perfect combination of work and play, and there are lots of hotel options to suit your work requirements and give you the opportunity to relax after a long work day. These are our top picks for you to consider for your next Miami work trip.
1. Kimpton EPIC Miami
The Kimpton EPIC is an excellent choice for business travellers. It is in a prime location, and the rooms all have desktop computers, Wi-Fi, private balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows with breathtaking views. If you need to set up a meeting, the EPIC has both open-air and airconditioned spaces to choose from, and the concierge and front-desk staff can help with all your business needs. After a long day of work, wind down in the fitness centre, do some laps in the pool, get your Zen on at the spa, or relax the day away in the sauna.
2. Four Seasons Miami
This hotel is a premium option for business travellers due to its well-equipped Business Centre. Open 24 hours to attend to the business requirements of its guests, the Business Centre has four work stations with computers, printers, fax machines and a copier.
The hotel also offers Wi-Fi, digital newspapers from around the world, a same-day laundry service, a one-hour pressing service, two telephone lines, an overnight shoeshine service, and a house car service. To unwind after work, have dinner at the award-winning Brickell Restaurant, visit the rooftop pools or hit the city’s top gym for a refreshing workout.
3. Mandarin Oriental Miami
Located on beautiful Brickell Key, this hotel is convenient to Miami’s financial district. The comfortable beds and high-thread-count sheets in all rooms offer business travellers the perfect retreat after a long day, and you can work out all of the stress of the day in the hotel’s spa and fitness centre.
The fully equipped Business Centre is accessible all day, with computer stations, printers, fax machines, scanners and video-conferencing facilities. The hotel also has plenty of meeting rooms, flexible function rooms, a ballroom and a private beach for events – so whatever your meeting or event requirements, the Mandarin Oriental can meet them!
4. Conrad Miami Hotel
This is the perfect hotel for business travellers seeking a sanctuary in the heart of Brickell. Its minimalist design and personalised service creates the ideal atmosphere for business travellers, while each room comes with an espresso machine, ample work space, a pillow menu and Wi-Fi.
Its Business Centre has both Mac and PC workstations, as well as audio and video conferencing capabilities. Located just 13.7 kilometres from Miami’s International Airport, and only eight kilometres from South Beach, the Conrad Hotel is in prime position to suit your business needs, as well as allow for a little play!
5. W Miami
This boutique hotel has redefined the business travel experience, providing a real oasis. All 146 rooms have private balconies with views of the city or the Miami River, and the hotel boasts a 91-metre infinity pool, a 50th floor cocktail lounge, a gym, two parks and a jogging track. It has everything you need to wind down from a busy day of meetings, which can be held onsite in any of the meeting or event spaces that all have cutting-edge technology and teleconferencing facilities.