The Penguin Hotel

The Penguin Hotel


1418 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL, United States

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About The Penguin Hotel

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of The Penguin Hotel, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on October 2, 2023.
Established in 1948, Penguin Hotel is located in South Beach. Guests can also enjoy free internet throughout the property and an entry to the rooftop pool in its sister hotel.

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To Downtown1.9 mi
Nearest airportMiami
Distance to airport9.8 mi


Check-in time3:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
PolicyPets not allowed
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+1 305 534 9334

Amenities at The Penguin Hotel

Top features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Beachfront
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Beach towels
  • Family rooms
  • Rooftop pool
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Elevator
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Shower
  • Breakfast included
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Outdoor pool
  • Alarm clock
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • No smoking
  • Balcony
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Laptop safe
  • Body soap
  • Ice maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Bottle of water
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Safe
  • City view
  • Trash cans
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Desk
  • Pool with a view
  • Coffee shop
  • Dining area
  • Garden
  • Private bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available


  • Bicycle rental


  • Ticket service
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Multi-lingual staff

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Reviews for The Penguin Hotel

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at The Penguin Hotel, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 1,236 reviews of The Penguin Hotel to date. Review data was last updated on October 2, 2023.
GoodBased on 1,236 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Great location and friendly staff (in 185 reviews)
  • Staff was super helpful (in 151 reviews)
  • Nice and very Friendly staff. (in 132 reviews)
Cons -
  • Rooms are very small (in 95 reviews)
  • The Shared Pool at the sister hotel Was ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING. (in 27 reviews)
  • The parking was a nightmare. (in 26 reviews)

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Photos of The Penguin Hotel

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Where is The Penguin Hotel?

Find the exact location and address of The Penguin Hotel in Miami Beach, making it easy to plan your travel logistics. Landmark and ‘Getting Around’ data was last updated on October 2, 2023.

Most Popular Landmarks

Miami Beach Architectural District0.3 mi
Lummus Park0.3 mi
Art Deco Museum0.4 mi
Peter Lik Miami0.5 mi
Lincoln Road0.5 mi
Ocean Drive0.6 mi

Getting Around

Miami Beach The President's Hotel0.0 mi
Miami Beach South Beach Plaza & Hotels0.1 mi
Miami Beach Collins Ave0.2 mi
Miami Beach Soundscape Park0.4 mi
Miami Beach Marseilles - 1741 Collins Ave0.5 mi
Miami Beach Walgreens0.8 mi

FAQs when booking at The Penguin Hotel

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at The Penguin Hotel. FAQs were last updated on October 2, 2023.

Is pricing at The Penguin Hotel comparable to 3 star hotels in Miami Beach?

In Miami Beach, the average nightly rate for 3 stars hotels is $174. The expected nightly rate for The Penguin Hotel is around $167; a price that is 5% cheaper than the city average. HotelsCombined considers The Penguin Hotel to be a good deal if you’re looking to stay at a 3 stars hotel in Miami Beach.

How close is The Penguin Hotel to the nearest airport, Miami Airport?

With a distance of 9.8 mi between The Penguin Hotel and the nearest airport, Miami Airport, the drive typically takes about 0h 19m depending on traffic. Be sure to check traffic trends near the hotel and airport as some areas experience higher traffic than others and can increase your expected travel time.

What is the best way for guests to get from Miami Airport to The Penguin Hotel?

One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Miami Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

Is there a pool at The Penguin Hotel?

Yes. Many people visiting Miami Beach look for a hotel with a pool. The Penguin Hotel has a pool on site that hotel guests may use, but be advised that hotels typically have rules in regards to pool usage.

How close is The Penguin Hotel from the Miami Beach city center?

The Penguin Hotel is 0.5 mi away from the center of Flamingo/Lummus, Miami Beach. Consider visiting Lincoln Road, a popular landmark that can be accessed from The Penguin Hotel by various forms of transportation.

What is the The Penguin Hotel phone number?

For assistance regarding your reservation at The Penguin Hotel please call +1 305 534 9334.

Does The Penguin Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, The Penguin Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at The Penguin Hotel?

The Penguin Hotel check-out time is 11:00 AM, though late check-out may be accommodated if agreed in advance with the hotel reception.

How much does it cost to stay at The Penguin Hotel, Miami Beach?

$21 per night is the best price found recently for a room at The Penguin Hotel, with average deals around $167 per night. Enter your dates in the form above to see current prices.

Is there a restaurant at The Penguin Hotel?

Yes, food can be ordered from the The Penguin Hotel restaurant. Opening times may vary. There is also a bar and lounge area in the hotel.

How far is The Penguin Hotel from Flamingo Park?

Flamingo Park in Miami Beach is 0.5 mi away from The Penguin Hotel.

Is The Penguin Hotel close to Lummus Park?

If you want to see Lummus Park while visiting Miami Beach, The Penguin Hotel is just 0.3 mi away.

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