Historic and hip in the heart of South Beach.

Designed by famed Miami Beach architect Henry Hohauser and originally built in 1937 as South Beach emerged as the go-to hot spot in 1930s, guests such as Clark Gable, Carole Lombard and Rita Hayworth made The Park Central their Miami hotel of choice.

Located on palm-lined Ocean Drive, across from the Atlantic Ocean, Lummus Park and the Miami Beach Boardwalk, The Park Central is often referred to as “The Blue Jewel,” a reference to the hue of the hotel’s marquee neon lights.

Step outside the main entry and you’re immediately immersed in the sights, scents and sea breezes that have made South Beach world famous. The Park Central’s prime location assures you’re never far away from the area’s top restaurants, shops and attractions.

Taking a cruise? The Park Central is a popular place to play pre-cruise, post-cruise, or both. Conveniently located less than 10 minutes from the Port of Miami.


The only thing more impressive than our oceanfront accommodations is the rich history that surrounds you at The Park Central.

Designed by Henry Hohauser, one of the foremost architects of the art deco movement, The Park Central Hotel on South Beach is widely regarded as a shining example of his work – a blue jewel in the crown of Miami Beach hotels.

From the iconic 1938 Oldsmobile parked outside on Ocean Drive to the black & white Art Deco photographs by renowned photographer Gleason Romer that adorn the halls, this beachfront boutique hotel offers an authentic ambiance that is perfect for a romantic break for two or a vacation in Florida for the whole family.

The Park Central is at the heart of The Miami Beach Architectural District, better known as the Art Deco District. This historic stretch is home to almost a thousand historic buildings, the largest concentration of 1920s and 1930s resort architecture in the United States.