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Richmond Hotel, South Beach
1757 Collins Avenue, Directly on the Ocean, MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, USA
1.305.538.2331 1.855.MBRESORT (1.855.627.3767)
The Richmond is located in the heart of Miami Beach's historic Art Deco district and within easy walking distance of all of the excitement and glamour of South Beach. Perfectly situated for peace and relaxation, the Richmond is close enough for every convenience. Just 2 short blocks from the Miami Beach Convention Center and the Theater of the Performing Arts, the Richmond is located directly on the beach and Atlantic Ocean, and is only a five minute walk to Lincoln Road and a 10 minutes walk to Ocean Drive restaurants and clubs. Taxis are a 20 minute $32.00 ride from MIA to The Richmond. If you prefer to drive, take Expressway 112 east to Miami Beach ($1.25 toll). Exit at Interstate195.Follow direction Miami Beach to Alton Road. Go south on Alton Road to 17th St. Go east on 17th St. to Collins Ave. (A1A). Turn left and go1 block north to The Richmond on the right (ocean) side.
The Miami Beach Convention Center is just 2 short blocks from The Richmond. It is the home of the Miami area's largest meetings. Why stay at a hotel that is miles away when you can stay at The Richmond and avoid long bus trips and waits.
The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater
1700 Washington Avenue
The story of The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater began in 1950, when Golden Era Legends graced the stage of The Miami Beach Municipal Auditorium. In 1964, the city of Miami Beach offered Jackie Gleason the opportunity to film his show here and the theater was renamed in his honor. The theater became a great theatrical and performance center as well as concert hall. In 2007, the theater was again reborn, undergoing a multi-million dollar transformation. Operated by Live Nation, the future of the music business, The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater showcases the biggest names in live entertainment. Steeped in rock 'n' roll history while maintaining cultural relevance, our theater passionately combines the rich tradition of the Fillmore Experience with the energy of Miami Beach.
Ancient Spanish Monastery
16711 W. Dixie Hwy, North Miami Beach, FL 33160
Amazing Miami Attractions -- Built in Segovia, Spain in 1141, the Monastery Cloister is the oldest building in the Western Hemisphere. Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst brought the pieces to America, and in 1952 Miami developers reassembled the monastery on its current site. Open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 1:30-5 p.m. Adults $5, children (under 12) $2, seniors (55 and older) $2.50, students with valid I.D. $2.50.
Crandon Park / Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation
6747 Crandon Boulevard
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156
Behind the seemingly natural beauty of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden lies a carefully orchestrated blend of art and science. Documented botanical specimens provide valuable resources in science and education, while horticultural displays and the classic landscape design by William Lyman Phillips offer visitors an unforgettable aesthetic experience. Since 1938 Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden has assembled an outstanding collection of taxonomically arranged and well-documented tropical plants, emphasizing palms, cycads, flowering trees and shrubs, vines and fruit trees. Except for certain cultivated plants and critically endangered species, many of these plants are collected from the wild. These collections are now a resource of world significance. They also are an important local resource, providing the beauty which makes Fairchild a major cultural and visitor attraction, as well as offering a basis for education, research and conservation.
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail
Jungle Island (formerly Parrot Jungle) is an interactive zoological park in Watson Island, Miami, Florida, United States. It was originally Parrot Jungle and moved from its original suburban Pinecrest to its present location just east of Downtown Miami renamed as Parrot Jungle Island. In 2007, the park was again renamed to Jungle Island. The theme park's landmark are its sails covering the Jungle Theater, an arena where visitors encounter wildlife from all over the world. On the other side of the theater lives Hercules, the 900-pound liger, a cross between a lion and a tiger. The park is also home to a trained bird show at the Parrot Bowl, and an exhibition of reptiles, penguins, flamingos and other animals at the Serpentarium. Free transportation to the attraction from Miami Beach hotels is provided.
The Miami Seaquarium is a 38-acre (15 ha) oceanarium located on the island of Virginia Key in Biscayne Bay, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States and is located near downtown Miami. It is the longest operating oceanarium in the United States. In addition to the marine mammals, the Miami Seaquarium also houses various fish, sharks, sea turtles, birds, reptiles and manatees. The park offers eight different marine animal shows and presentations daily and attracts over 600,000 visitors per year. The park employs over 225 full and part-time employees. It is the third largest contributor to Miami-Dade County’s revenue through land lease payments and taxes. From 1963 through 1967, 88 television episodes and two movies starring Flipper were filmed at Miami Seaquarium. One of the Park's attractions is Lolita, one of the world's oldest captive orcas. She is currently the park's only orca. Lolita arrived at the Miami Seaquarium in 1970, where she joined the park's first orca, Hugo.
Matheson Hammock Park
9610 Old Cutler Road
Matheson Hammock Park is a lovely scenic park with an unusual feature--a man-made atoll pool, which is flushed naturally with the tidal action of nearby Biscayne Bay. Its tranquil breeze-swept beach is a haven for families who enjoy its warm, safe waters and beautiful waterside views. Matheson is also a prime spot for Kite-Boarding. Its active breezes and calm shallow waters make launching easy. The park also has a full-service marina, snack bar and restaurant built into an historic coral rock building, picnic pavilions and nature trails. Matheson also contains a sailing and power boat school.
The Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is a stunning piece of Miami history. Lauded as a National Historic Landmark, the museum is a beautiful combination of man-made and natural resources Vizcaya was built in 1916 by James Deering, founder of International Harvester. Vizcaya hosts an impressive collection of art and artifacts, furniture and more, spanning approximately 2,000 years. Pieces come not only from throughout North America but also from Europe and Asia. Especially noteworthy are the home's original furnishings. Guided tours of the interior of the mansion are available daily. The tour includes all 34 furnished rooms on the first floor and takes about 45 minutes to complete. Outside the museum, the gardens are lush and present myriad photo-taking opportunities. The gardens are linked together in a series of "rooms'' and include not only plantings but also sculpture and a number of other accent items.
Bass Museum of Art
2100 Collins Avenue
Miami Children's Museum
980 Macarthur Cswy
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
3251 South Miami Avenue
101 West Flagler Street
Miami Museum of Science Summer Camp
3280 South Miami Avenue
Jewish Museum of Florida
301 Washington Avenue
Miami Art Museum
101 W Flagler St
1001 Washington Avenue
World Erotic Art Museum
1205 Washington Avenue
Joe and Emily Lowe Art Museum
1301 Stanford Drive
Bal Harbour Shops
9700 Collins Avenue
Shuttles, taxis and rental cars are available from all airports. We are happy to assist with arrangements for private sedan service, airport shuttle, taxi, group vans and limousines for all occasions. Transportation via Bus, Shared Ride, or Taxi is available directly from MIA to The Richmond. We are just a short 30-minute drive from Miami International Airport. Express Bus Service is available every half hour from the Airport via the “Airport Flyer” to our hotel at a cost of $2.35. Shared rides via Super Shuttle are available at $19.00 per person. Taxi service is also available at a flat rate of $32.00
Fort Lauderdale International Airport
100 Aviation Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale International Airport is 29 miles, 40 minutes by car. VIA Shared Ride or Taxi Fort Lauderdale International Airport is 29 miles or about 40 minutes from The Richmond. Shared rides by GO shuttle are available directly to The Richmond at a cost of $21.00 per person. Taxis are $72.00
Miami Dade-County Seaport
1015 N America Way # 210
The Richmond is the perfect spot for an overnight or longer stay when using one of our world famous cruise ships. Taxi service to the Port from MIA via taxi is a flat $24.00. The ride to the Port from the Richmond via taxi is metered and would run about $24.00 The Richmond is a short 6.5 mile, 15 mile ride from the Port.
740 Alton Road
Central Cab is Miami Beach's own taxi company. All cans are radio dispatched and can be reached by phone at 305-532-5555. We will be happy to call a cab for you or hail one of the many that pass by our hotel.
South Beach Local Bus
701 NW 1st Ct # 1700
Experience the best of South Beach with the South Beach Local. Ride for only 25¢ per trip. Buses run every 12 to 20 minutes daily, stopping at popular destinations throughout SoBe. All our air-conditioned minibuses are bike- and wheelchair accessible for your convenience. So climb aboard and leave the walking for a leisurely stroll down Lincoln Road or Española Way. Or take the South Beach Local down to South Pointe Park for a view of Fisher Island and cruise ships sailing out of the Port of Miami. Hop on again and ride in comfort to any of your favorite places on Washington Avenue. The South Beach Local makes getting around SoBe a breeze.