Hotel Review: The Hall South Beach, Miami Beach, Florida @TheHallsobe
We have stayed in a number of luxurious resorts and spas in Miami and these hotels have always exceeded our expectations. So when it was time to check out other places to stay, we have already elevated our standards. Question now is, did The Hall made it to one of our favorites?
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The Hall is a boutique hotel in South Beach Miami or SoBe, which is a 1940’s Art Deco transformed into this beautiful bohemian – inspired property perfect for artsy tourists, like us! It is strategically located just one block from the ocean, few steps away from the famous shopping/ dining district, Lincoln Road and, the Ocean Drive. If you want accessibility, then this could the perfect choice. Almost everything is minutes away.
We all know Miami can get pretty hot! And that sometimes erases the smile from our faces. However, the people from The Hall seems not to feel the heat of the sun as they always greet you with the largest smiles on their faces. Indeed, it brightened up our stay. Their kindness is pretty much consistent from the day they gave us our welcome cocktails, to the day we checked out. I really commend the services the staff has given us. Thumbs up!
All rooms will remind you of the Caribbean given the colors of the walls. And of course, the beach – inspired art pieces inside the rooms will constantly remind you to hit the beach instantly. But what I really like is their hardwood floors which reminds us of the old and simple architecture back then. It’s a mixture of classic and contemporary design. I would like to think it matches our personality, don’t you think? You can choose from the Deluxe King, Premier Queen, Pool View King, Deluxe Queen and Pool View Suite. Here’s what to expect from each room.
- Deluxe King – 300 – 475 square feet with one King bed
- Deluxe Queen – 300 – 475 square feet with two Queen beds
- Premier Queen/Queen – 450 – 515 square feet with two Queen beds
- Pool View Suite – 515 square feet with one King bed and living area, private balcony with pool view (in higher floors)
- Pool View King – 350 square feet with one King bed, private balcony with pool view (in higher floors)
Regardless of which type you choose, you’d get the following: Luxe linens, 42 – inch HD TV, Luxurious toiletries, Beach bag, Soundfreaq Bluetooth speaker, Safe and WiFi. You can find more information about the property on their official website.
Ah, my favorite part.
If you want an exquisite beach – inspired food, then Sunny’s will fulfill that craving of yours. Spike Mendelsohn, the restaurant’s chef, does not make his creations by the book, but he was able to create impeccable dishes from his actual travel experiences. Trust us, his food will take you to different continents. It is absolutely good in so many levels.
- They have breakfast, brunch, dessert, juices and of course, an all-day menu depending on your taste palate. You can even ask them to deliver your food in your room.
Catch the breakfast at 7AM – 12PM, Mondays to Fridays and 7AM – 1PM on Weekends
- The All Day Menu starts at 12PM – 11PM, Mondays to Fridays and 1PM – 11PM on Weekends
Other Amenities/ Monthly Events
The location of the hotel is already something they could brag about. But it doesn’t stop there. There are more amenities for the whole family to enjoy.
Exclusive section on Miami Beach
A block away and you can have access on The Hall’s exclusive section in the beach where you can relax and enjoy the view.
If you think the beach is too much for you, then go dive into the hotel’s huge pool.
Just head to the Campton Yard and sip the famous local brews and cocktails. Make friends with locals and other guests.
A 24 – hour fitness center is also available if you feel that all the swimming and water activities aren’t enough for your muscles.
Get your ride more secured with the hotel’s valet services which is $40 per night.
Are you a partyphile or just hungry for some social activities? We have a list of what you can do here. Choose which ones will tickle your bones to fully maximize your Miami stay, specifically in The Hall.
Beer Pong League
How about joining the classic beer pong league at the Campton Yard? The league will start on June 12 and will go on for 8 weeks until the end of July. Everyone is invited to join whether you are a local or a tourist.
If you want to master the art of Typography, then visit the Study Hall and unleash your artsy side. It would be nice to send postcards to your friends with intricate typography, right?
Get to know other creative folks from the LGBTQ community and share your wonderful ideas during the monthly pool side soiree.
Mingle with the beautiful girls around Miami on this monthly event. Add more friends to your growing list over cocktails and fun beats.
Get a room with a pool view so you can enjoy further your morning newspaper or hot beverage. It is always peaceful to see calm waters before you. Just because you can’t have a full view of the beach, doesn’t mean you can’t get that same feeling of tranquility.
And if you want to take a walk and do more things, then here is a quick list to follow.
Do you want to have some casual dining and shopping? Then go to Lincoln Road and make sure you pack light because you might end up bringing home tons of stuff from shopping. Of course, don’t forget to have your souvenirs.
Art Deco Historic District
Walk and see the amazing old – school architectures that will take you back in time.
South Beach Segway Rental
You can stroll around the South Beach using Segway and take your time marveling the amazing coast of Miami. This is perfect if you want to save energy from too much walking. At least you can use that spare energy for some night parties.
And speaking of parties, you just go to Collins Avenue. It can be pretty noisy and busy, but this is where the fun happens.
Note: This hotel review was made possible in partnership with The Halls Miami. The property provided us with a 2 – night complimentary stay but all views and opinions are my own
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