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The Beacon, Miami Beach 
$$$$

720 Ocean Drive
South Beach
Miami Beach , Florida
33139
Tel: 877 674 8200 (toll-free)
Tel: 305 674 8200
Fax: 305 674 8976
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This authentic Art Deco hotel is proof positive that peaceful, affordable lodging actually exists along the raucous party stretch that is lower Ocean Drive. You can get a room at the Beacon for under $200, almost unheard of at Miami oceanfront hotels (weekend prices do skyrocket—to $379 and up—in the high-season months of December through March). And you get more than what you pay for. Built in 1937 and renovated in 2006, the 75 rooms are spacious and classic, with white beds, simple Deco artwork, and flat-screen TVs. Cool marble floors and neatly tiled (if small) bathrooms with rain showers make for a refreshing escape from the sticky beach scene. The best views come from the oceanfront rooms on the fifth floor. Interior rooms are about $50 cheaper than oceanfront rooms (and significantly quieter). For such a cheap hotel, it's amazing that there's a small gym and a business center on-site (though unfortunately no pool). And the Beacon has the requisite hang-out terrace and restaurant fronting Ocean Drive, plus a tiny indoor bar for superstrong mojitos. And while it's a nice perk that a basic breakfast is included in room rates, it's a pity that it has to be taken next door in the chain surroundings of Johnny Rocket's instead of on the hotel's infinitely more appealing terrace.

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