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Where to Stay and Eat During Miami’s Festival Season

by Katie Skrzek

Mar 8, 2024

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Destinations / North America

Miami, Florida, will host many popular festivals over the next few months, including Miami Open, Miami Music Week, Formula 1 and Swim Week. If you’re heading to Miami for any or all of these events, consider visiting these hotels and restaurants during your stay.

 

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Esmé Miami Beach Hotel

This new property is housed in eight buildings of a former 1920s artist colony. The boutique, Spanish-inspired hotel offers 145 guestrooms, 13 food and beverage outlets, and a rooftop entertainment area. Be transported to the Mediterranean at The Drexel. The restaurant serves modern dishes using classic techniques.

 

W South Beach

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W South Beach

This luxury property is located steps away from Miami Music Week events. And the hotel hosts the Once Upon A Kitchen event as part of Formula 1. Guests enjoy the largest guestrooms in South Beach, each with its own private balcony. Take advantage of amenities from free kayak use and outdoor movie nights to Away Spa and fitness classes. Located in the lobby, MR CHOW serves Chinese cuisine including its world-famous Beijing Duck.

 

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Bagatelle Miami

Located in The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, the French Mediterranean restaurant recently debuted a new menu from Executive Chef Jimmy de Almeida.

 

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Zuma

This contemporary Japanese izakaya-inspired restaurant is located in Kimpton Epic Hotel Miami. Nestled on the waterfront, the restaurant recently unveiled an updated brunch menu alongside decadent dessert and drink options.

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