FAQs: South Florida hotels
When is the best time to visit South Florida?
While South Florida enjoys sunshine most of the year, the best time to visit is from February through May. During these months, temperatures are cooler and crowds tend to decrease, although there is a peak in visitors during spring break.
During the summer months, the temperature and humidity soar, and daily afternoon thunderstorms are common. The hurricane season in Florida begins on June 1 and lasts until the end of November, with August and September being the most active months.
From a weather point of view, November to January is also a good time to visit. Temperatures hover around 75 degrees, although it is not uncommon to experience a few days below 50 degrees when a cold front passes. But keep in mind that hotel prices tend to peak during the holiday months of November through January.
Do I have to book a room to visit the roof of a hotel?
Many of the hotels included in this list have rooftop bars and restaurants open to the public that don’t require an overnight hotel reservation, but most rooftop pools are for hotel guests only. Some hotels offer daily cabin rentals or a day pass through Resort Pass that includes access to the pool, spa, or other hotel amenities. Availability changes often, so always call ahead and ask.
How to get around South Florida
South Florida is a large area that encompasses three counties: Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe, although most locals consider towns in southern Palm Beach County like West Palm Beach to be part of South Florida. .
Visiting South Florida requires a car and some planning as traffic can be congested, especially during the morning and evening rush hours. While the public transportation system is mostly reliable in downtown areas, renting a car is the best way to explore all of South Florida. If you’re flying into Miami, Fort Lauderdale, or West Palm Beach and staying close to your hotel, you can use taxis or rideshare apps to get around.
How to find a hotel with a rooftop?
Most hotels with a roof will list it on their hotel website, and third-party booking sites such as Booking.com and Hotels.com will usually include a roof in the hotel description or on the listing. hotel facilities. Additionally, the third-party booking site Kayak has a search filter to only search for properties with roofs.
Do hotel guests have priority on the rooftops?
It depends on the property. Most hotels limit pool areas to hotel guests or guests with day passes. Rooftops with a combined pool and restaurant accept exterior reservations, so restaurant reservations are advised upon check-in.