The Betsy South Beach
Magical from beginning to end – that’s our promise. At The Betsy, we share your vision for a stylish, sophisticated wedding that’s been designed just for you. Whether you’re planning an intimate ceremony surrounded by your closest friends or a gala celebration weekend with a touch of South Beach glam, or a dream destination wedding in Miami, at The Betsy every detail will be flawless.
Our refined and luxurious beachside haven pairs unique indoor and outdoor venues with world-class catering by Laurent Tourondel and a dedicated team of Event Specialists who know what it takes to plan an unforgettable wedding with touches of vintage glamour and timeless romance. We’re committed to creating a celebration that is welcoming and inclusive, warmly embracing and inspiring all couples with our unique backdrops, including rounded archways, grand pillars, and romantic skyline views.
THE BETSY HOTEL SOUTH BEACH
1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Toll–Free (844) 862-3157
Stunning Settings For Celebration
OCEAN FRONT DECK
Quite simply, our Ocean Front Deck stands out among South Florida’s most sought-after wedding venues. Intimate and unforgettable, it pairs breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean with a refined and romantic atmosphere. Perfect for an oceanfront wedding ceremony, bridal luncheon, or rehearsal dinner under the stars.
Stylish and sophisticated, B Bar is a sultry, subterranean showplace with an unmistakable touch of vintage Miami glamour. Perfect for a rehearsal dinner for 50 or a cocktail reception for up to 90 guestss.
LT STEAK & SEAFOOD
A light, airy and exquisite space for entertaining, LT Steak & Seafood is flawless and flexible. Used in its entirety, this striking space can accommodate up to 120 seated guests for lunch, brunch or dinner. The main dining room and semi-private dining room accommodate 84 and 36, respectively, for dining.
South Florida style meets a touch of European elegance in the Atrium, a beautiful and flexible setting for a bridal luncheon, formal rehearsal dinner, or large cocktail reception. This space connects seamlessly to the Gallery and Conservatory.
Offering seamless access to the Atrium and Conservatory, the light-filled Gallery is a blank slate for your imagination. High ceilings, natural wood finishes and original works of art set the stage for a small, informal reception or elegant seated lunch or dinner.
The highest point of our Art Deco Wing, our Skyline Deck is an exquisite outdoor backdrop for your wedding ceremony. Featuring 360-degree views of the Miami skyline and Atlantic Ocean, this setting sparkles from sunrise to sunset . Use the deck’s existing furnishings or create your own wedding day oasis.
A shimmering setting overlooking the Art Deco District, the Pool Deck is a serene retreat with east and west facing views of the city skyline. Ideal for daytime functions or sunset get-togethers around the beautifully lit pool.
SKYLINE PENTHOUSE & TERRACE
An intimate and romantic retreat, the Skyline Penthouse & Terrace is a one-of-a-kind space complete with a lushly landscaped wrap-around wood terrace, stylishly furnished living areas indoors and out, and sparkling chandeliers.
A beautiful space with lots of natural light and direct Collins Avenue access, the Conservatory exudes the cozy comfort of a sophisticated Miami living room. A built-in espresso and wine bar make it an ideal spot for informal gatherings. This space can be used in conjunction with the Gallery and Atrium.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can we have our ceremony on property or on the beach?
Yes! There is a fee of $1500 plus 7% tax and 23% service charge for ceremonies on property. This includes set up, your choice of ceremony chairs, a table for the officiant, microphone, speaker and audio visual technician. The beach is public property and a proper permit must be secured through the City of Miami Beach. Your Event Specialist can assist with the rental of white folding chairs on the beach for your ceremony and a small round table for your officiant. You are responsible for any additional decor. No electrical equipment is allowed per the City of Miami Beach.
Do you include any decor?
We can assist in arranging décor at an additional cost or your Event Specialist can provide a list of preferred vendors. Should you choose to make these arrangements yourself, kindly supply us with a list of your vendors so that we may assist them in servicing your needs. All vendors must provide a Certificate of Liability Insurance listing The Betsy as additionally insured
Are there any venue fees?
Our wedding packages include all venue fees. If we are customizing a proposal for you, a venue fee will apply.
What happens in case of rain?
In case of inclement weather, an indoor option is discussed in advance or tenting can be coordinated through the Catering Department. For tenting, a 50% nonrefundable deposit is required. The final weather call must be made 4 hours before the event start time, depending on the extent of setup needed.
Do we need a wedding planner?
Yes, a wedding planner/coordinator is required to handle all weddings booked at The Betsy-South Beach. This person will serve as the on-site contact and personal liaison between you, all vendors, and the hotel staff. The catering department has a list of preferred planners or you may choose your own. Planners must provide a Certificate of Liability.
Can we bring in our own music?
Full surround sound is available in all venues should you wish to plug in your own playlist. The device with your playlist must be provided. The Betsy-South Beach has an extensive list of Musicians and DJs that can be arranged by the Catering Department. All vendors must provide a Certificate of Liability Insurance listing The Betsy as additionally insured. *All music is subject to the Noise Ordinances of The City of Miami Beach
Can we bring in our own food or alcohol?
LT Steak & Seafood caters all events at The Betsy-South Beach. We do not allow outside food and beverage to be served. Menus can be customized as requested and special dietary needs such as allergies, vegan, gluten-free, and kosher is handled through the Catering Department. All beverages must be purchased through the Hotel unless a corkage charge has been pre-arranged through the Catering Department. All Federal, State and Local Laws with regard to food & beverage purchases and consumption are strictly adhered to and enforced.
What is the charge for children?
Meals for children under 12 years of age are available at 50% the menu price. We can also arrange for a special children’s menu.
When is the deposit and final payment due?
The first deposit of 25% is due upon signing. The remaining balance is due one week prior to the event date along with the final guest count. A payment schedule can be created with your Events Specialist should you want to make payments on a monthly basis.
What are the noise restrictions?
All outdoor events with music must end by 11pm to comply with the City of Miami Beach Noise Ordinance. Events can move indoors to continue the festivities as the noise and volume are confined.
How much is parking?
Valet parking is available at a rate of $20 per car during the day and $43 per car for overnight. The charges may be applied to your master account or your guests may be responsible for their own parking charges. If you wish to cover valet parking for vendors, advance notice must be provided to the Catering department. The Betsy-South Beach is not responsible for vendor parking.
When can we schedule the rehearsal?
The hotel will confirm the date and time for the rehearsal one (1) week prior to the wedding. Requests for a specific date and time can be made but the hotel reserves the right to book the space for another event.
Do you offer special rates for guests that want to stay at the hotel?
Yes, we’d be honored to host a block of rooms for your guests! Our Group Sales Manager can connect with you to establish a discounted group rate valid up to 60 days prior to arrival. Any rooms requested thereafter will be taken based on availability. Guests will be able to call the hotel directly and reference the wedding name to reserve and guarantee their rooms.
Does the couple get a guestroom?
A complimentary suite upgrade is provided to the couple for the duration of their stay when booking a Classic King Room. Events with 50 guests or more receive a complimentary suite for the evening of the event.