With its striking architecture, dynamic design and superb luxury services, the EPIC has excited a buzz. A sophisticated urban resort that has redefined the Miami skyline, our hotel, a Kimpton Hotel, is
quickly garnering critical acclaim. Learn more about what people are saying about our Miami luxury hotel.
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Kimpton Hotels recently received the highest ranking in customer satisfaction by the in-depth Market Metrix Hospitality Index survey.
2012 Certificate of Excellence, awarded by TripAdvisor
Miami New Times: Best Spa in Miami 2012
Exhale is universally praised for its incredible yoga instructors, who offer group and private sessions that leave devoted students blissed out and begging for more. Especially popular are the Core Fusion and Exhale Slow Flow classes, led by Jodi Carey, a former Broadway dancer who's been teaching yoga for more than a decade. Then suck some Zen right through your pores with a Cool Beam facial, which uses antibacterial light to spark a collagen growth spurt. What truly makes this full-service spa exceptional is its professional and friendly staff members, who keep customers coming back whether they're full-time residents or twice-yearly passers-through. Learn More »
2012 Conde Nast Gold List Reader's Choice Award: Best Hotels in the World
"You'll find this hotel, in an elliptical 52-story mixed-use building of curved glass, "just the right distance from the craziness"-it sits where the Miami River meets Biscayne Bay. Designed by Cheryl Rowley, "spacious rooms are real beauties" in neutral beiges and whites, and are highlighted by floor-to-ceiling glass doors leading to private balconies. Area 31, on the sixteenth floor, serves Mediterranean-inspired seafood, and the "sommelier is exceptional." London-based Zuma brings its Japanese cuisine to a space on the first floor. Exhale Spa looks out over the city and has a treatment menu with massages, core conditioning, acupuncture, and yoga. "The rooftop bar is spectacular." Learn More »
NYC Resident Magazine: Heat Wave - (March 2011)
"As New Yorkers, it's easy to understand the appeal of a room with a view. That's why the EPIC Hotel in downtown Miami immediately stands out from the rest... the EPIC provides simultaneous views of the city skyline and the water, a luxury for a New Yorker eager to indulge in both. The EPIC only opened last year, but its top-notch service and sleek, modern design immediately make it one of the best."
Elite Traveler: Top Suites of Miami - (Winter 2010/2011)
"This opulent Presidential Suite, located on a key-access-only level, boasts a dining area with seating for six and wraparound balconies that showcase gorgeous city and water views."
Yachts International: Make it Miami - (February 2011)
"This suitably "green" urban-chic property is one of several new additions to downtown Miami that have contributed to its transition from slightly seedy to super chic...If you like modern architecture and the city beat, this is the place for you."
Porthole Magazine: 2011 Editor-in-Chief Awards - (February 2011)
"Best Miami Pre- and Post-Cruise Hotel: Epic Hotel" (Sorry, no online clip available.)
Huffington Post: The World's Eight Smartest Hotels - (January 10, 2011)
"With their virtual nightstand, the Epic Hotel in Miami offers a creative mix of digital and traditional media. In addition to one complimentary book left in their room, guests are presented with excerpts of several new releases from Crown Books."
Lodging Magazine: 'Pop'ular and Influential (May 2010)
"A good example of a hotel's design inspiring popular culture is EPIC, a Kimpton Hotel, in downtown Miami… Rowley says the combination of having an international clientele, along with the property's downtown setting, which is surrounded by water, provided the influences for the direction and theme for EPIC."
HauteLiving.com: Kimpton's Epic Hotel to Star In "Burn Notice" (March 4, 2010)
"Epic's contemporary chic design has made it a popular location for film and production… This boutique hotel has the amenities of a resort, and the class of king. This posh spot is just minutes away from the best beaches, restaurants, shops, and theatres that Miami has to offer."
Nexos Magazine: Nuestros Favoritos (February/March 2010)
"Hotel súper moderno, minimalista, con amplios espacios, ideal para la gente de negocios y para eventos de compañías, especialmente por su ubicación."
UPSCALE Magazine: City Lights (February 2010)
"Bonus: the artfully stylish five-star hotel is the only one in the area with a marina. So, before breakfast, try some scuba diving."
USAToday.com Hotel Check-In: HGTV series to feature Miami's Epic Hotel as design inspiration; which hotel inspires you? (February 8, 2010)
"The film crew for HGTV's series, Color Splash just descended on Kimpton's Epic Hotel in downtown Miami for an episode to air this summer because a young Miami couple who redesigned their South Beach home in one episode used Epic as their design inspiration."
South Florida Sun Sentinel: Checking In: Epic hotel in downtown Miami offers quite a view (January 26, 2010 )
"Epic offers sweeping views of not only Biscayne Bay, but also urban vistas that showcase Miami's dramatic growth during the past decade. The view south down Brickell Avenue is incredible."