Dorchester Hotel  3 stars

1850 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, United States, 33139  show mapSave
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  • Restaurant was fine for breakfast - Free drinks from 7-8pm - Street parking is limited
  • Across the street from the shore club - Bathroom was newly remodeled - Full kitchens
  • Rooms were clean - Friendly and helpful staff - Internet service was terrible
  • Suites are wonderful - Parking was $18 - Pool was very clean
  • Right near the beach - Room was quite nice - No refrigerator - Breakfast was fine


Dorchester Hotel is situated in the heart of Miami Beach right next to renowned attractions, such as 5th Street Gym, The Wolfsonian - Florida International University and Lummus Park Beach. With accents of art deco architecture, the hotel was built in 1985 and renovated in 2012.

Dorchester Hotel is located blocks from the tropical sandy beach. A 5-minute walk will take you to K17 Beach Club, Bass Museum of Art and Miami City Ballet.

This peaceful hotel boasts close proximity to gardens.

5 minutes by car from Miami airport.


The property comprises of designer Standard Family Double Room, Spacious Double Room and Family One-Bedroom Suite appointed with a patio, air conditioning and a kitchen. They provide bathrooms with complimentary toiletries, a shower.


The beach bar stocks coffee to enjoy in a casual atmosphere.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 


For visitors Dorchester Hotel offers a business center, internet access as well as 24-hour reception, concierge service and tour assistance.


Leisure facilities include a courtyard. The on-site fitness center features a gym, fitness classes.


Wireless internet is available in public areas for additional charge

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 30 per day.

Year renovated   2012.  Number of rooms   96.

City Center Miami Beach - 1700 ft
Airports Miami International Airport (MIA) - 9.8 mi, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International (FLL) - 19.3 mi
Train Stations Miami Airport Station - 8.1 mi, Hialeah Market Station - 8.1 mi
Bus stop - 400 ft
Restaurants Nobu (Cuisine: Pacific Rim) - 200 ft, Vesper American Brasserie (Cuisine: American) - 100 ft
Parks Miami Beach Botanical Garden - 2100 ft
Beaches K17 Beach Club - 600 ft, Bal Harbor Beach - 4800 ft
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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge desk
  • Airport shuttle
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Vending Machines
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
  • Bicycle rentals
Room view
  • City view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Work desk
  • Mini bar
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Living room
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
Kitchen facilities
  • Toaster
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Sofa bed
  • Cable TV
  • LCD TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Direct dial telephone



from  12 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Bed type: Double Or Twin Beds or Double Beds or Double Bed
Size: 230 sq. feet
View: City view
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    Bed type: 1 King or 1 Queen Bed or Queen Size Bed
    Size: 690 sq. feet
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      Bed type: Quad
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      Bed type: Double Bed or One Single Bed

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      Standard Family Room
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      Bed type: Double Bed
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      Bed type: King Size Bed
      Size: 280 sq. feet
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        Dorchester Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions
        Places of interest
        Convention centers
        Shopping areas
        Monuments and Landmarks
        • Collins Avenue
          400 ft
        • Miami Beach Bass Museum
          1000 ft
        • Carel Gallery
          3000 ft
        • South Florida Art Ctr Inc
          3000 ft
        • World Erotic Art Museum (WEAM)
          4000 ft
        • Wolfsonian Museum
          5000 ft
        Universities, Institutes
        • Talmudic University of Florida
          3700 ft
        • Port of Miami
          400 ft

        Local Attractions

        • South Beach
          1.1 mi
          Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
        • The Wolfsonian - Florida International University
          5100 ft
          1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
        • Lummus Park Beach
          1.0 mi
          Ocean Drive, Miami
        • Flamingo Park
          1.0 mi
          999, 11th Street and Michigan Avenue, Miami Beach
        • Miami Beach Boardwalk
          1.3 mi
          Miami Beach, FL

        Near the hotel

        • K17 Beach Club
          600 ft
          1717 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
        • Bass Museum of Art
          1100 ft
          2121 Park Avenue, Miami Beach
        • Miami City Ballet
          1500 ft
          2200 Liberty Avenue, Miami Beach
        • Haulover Inlet
          2000 ft
          Miami Beach, FL
        • Miami Beach Botanical Garden
          2100 ft
          2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach
        • Art Deco Historic District
          3600 ft
          Miami Beach, FL
        • Art Center - Richard Shack Gallery
          3300 ft
          800 Lincoln Road, Miami

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Nobu

          59% likes this, based on 387 reviews
          Cuisine: Pacific Rim
          Price Range: USD 43 - USD 82

          200 ft
          1901 Collins Ave.

          Phone: (305) 695-3232

        • Vesper American Brasserie

          74% likes this, based on 52 reviews
          Cuisine: American
          Price Range: USD 7 - USD 25

          100 ft
          1801 Collins Ave

          Phone: 305-341-1500

        • Baoli Miami

          75% likes this, based on 126 reviews
          Cuisine: French, Mediterranean, Asian fusion
          Price Range: USD 35 - USD 69

          300 ft
          1906 Collins Avenue

          Phone: 305-674-8822

        • Shore Club Hotel

          82% likes this, based on 39 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian

          200 ft
          1901 Collins Ave
        • sky bar

          76% likes this, based on 48 reviews

          200 ft
          1901 collins avenue

        Dorchester Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Dorchester Hotel

        Average guest rating

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        Very good
        Based on 71 reviews

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        • Couple

          The suite we stayed in was very nice and well decorated. Kitchen was well equipped with large refridgerator, microwave, and stove top. It was about 1 block to the beach; 3 blocks to Lincoln Ave; 5 blocks to the start of Ocean Blvd- close proximity! 1 dollar drinks at happy hour each day from 7 to 8 pm

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        • Couple

          Fantastico!!!! The location it's great, just walking distance to wherever u wanna go. The staff very nice and helpful. We got to Miami at 6.00 am and even though we were supposed to check in till later they accomodated us as soon as it was a room avaliable. Overall it was a really good experience to stay there. I totally will choose the Dorchester again.

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        • Group of friends

          We stayed at two different suites. They were very comfortable and clean. (no bed bugs!) The beds were quite comfy. Best was that we had a lot of space! We stayed at the suite with 4 adults and we had plenty of space. the kitchen was also great. it had a large refridgerator. Next time i'm in Miami... i'm staying in a suite again!

          The waiter (William) at the sister hotel Marseille, where we had lunch, was super rude! Rest of the staff were friendly.

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        • Older travelers

          We stayed at the Dorchester hotel .I enjoyed it being so close to the Beach.!but the hotel itself I was disappointed in.I Would not want to stay there again.

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        • Couple

          Location is good, especially if you're up to partying.

          They play loud music right up to 1 or 2 in the morning, and the rooms are not well soundproofed, which means that light sleepers would find it difficult to sleep.

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        • Couple

          Excellent location. Minutes from the beach and Lincoln Road. Helpful that their sister hotel has a pool that gets the sun all day, because the dorchester pool gets the shade all day. Internet speed was good

          The daily parking charge of $25 is expensive, but seeing as there aren't loads of places to leave a car, it's less hassle to park there than spend ages looking elsewhere. We had a few ants in our room through the week, which wasn't a big problem for us as we didn't use the minibar fridge that much. But, if someone was to use it to store food or drinks, the ants could easily get into the fridge. It can also get pretty noisy at night, but again, this wasn't a big problem for us, as this is to be expected for being so close to the bars, pubs and clubs. It was a small price to pay for being so close to the main attractions.

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        • Group of friends

          Good hotel for a short visit to Miami. Rooms have a modern feel to them and are spacecious enough for 2 people. Location is good, 3 minute walk to the beach, 2 minute walk to their sister hotel which has a pool closer to the sea which you can use aswel. Hotel has a pool but nothing special. Towel and beachchair service was a nice feature. In walking distance of Ocean Dr, Lincoln Dr, shops and restaurants. Hotel has a bar which offers ''free drinks'' from 7-8pm. Drinks are not free but one dollar (for servicing and tax). This is the only busy time at the bar. We made good use of it before going out.

          Beds where not very comfy, didn't sleep well on them. In my opinion house cleaning was slacking a bit. Room looks modern but quality is low. TV didn't have clear picture, water in the sink didn't run away smooth and toilet got stuck 2 times. Hotel also has a bar which plays music untill 04.00 in the morning which kept us up our last night, if you have a room at the back of the hotel you wont be bothered by the music. Drinks are super expensive that's why hardly anyone is at the bar except for happy hour. With all that said, I would stay at this hotel again.

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        • Group of friends

          The room ws nice and clean, loved the clean towels everyday and the white sheets! Lobby was nice, good that you can borrow the computer for free :) beach was nice and so was the staff.

          The bathroom was not so nice, you can't use the tub -only for showering. the construction site next door started the crazy noice at 7.30-7.45 every day no eceptions (not even sundays or thanks giving)

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        • Couple

          From the moment we arrived, the hotel had a great vibe. It's very well maintained and very nicely decorated (there was a recent renovation). We reserved a regular room and got upgraded to a suite! The beach is very close and so is Lincoln road mall. Great location. Very clean and modern rooms. The beds are so comfortable! Other than that it was a fantastic stay and a great value! I would definitely stay there again.

          The only thing I have to comment on would be that the walls are a little thin and you can hear people if they are loud in the next room, but even that is not unbearable.

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          Convenient location. Correct service. Fair price-quality relation.

          For two consecutive nights, a group of youngsters was allowed in or around the swimming pool between 2.30 am and 5.30 am. Our room was located next to the pool. When I came down to the reception at 3.30 am the second morning, I was told by the night porteress that the pool was accessible 24/24 and 7/7, although she agreed to take action. Her affirmation was categorically denied by the management the next morning, and the incident did't occur again. When wanting to contact the reception the second night, I discovered that the in-room telephone was not connected.

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        • Group of friends

          We really loved staying at the suites. It is in a wonderful location and the beds are very comfy. Also, the suite is very spatious.

          The swimmingpool wasn't very nice. Lots of musquitos there. Fortunately you can swim in the pool of the sister hotel Marseilles. That pool is much nicer.

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        • Group of friends

          Having to pay for parking in their compound. Having to pay for the use of wifi which does not work all the time.

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