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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

31 to 60 days prior to arrival 25% penalty charge
0 to 30 days prior to arrival 100% penalty charge

Additional Terms and Conditions

Deposit: 25% deposit required upon confirmation.
Rooming list due 15 days prior to arrival.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Freehand Miami

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Property Description

Freehand Miami is the hotel for today’s traveler — combining convenience (a 5-minute walk from Miami Beach, and less than 1 mile from the nightlife of South Beach) with modern comforts, like an outdoor terrace with a pool, two craft cocktail bars, a seasonal restaurant, and breakfast served daily. It’s both an escape from the bustle of the strip and an ideal access point to the best of the city.

Choose from either community-style or standard guest rooms, all of which include a private bathroom, lockers, and a desk (plus cable TV in standard rooms).

The property is close to many excellent Miami bars and clubs, and our tour desk will happily curate restaurant, bar, beach, and sightseeing recommendations for you. But there are also plenty of ways of enjoy yourself at the hotel itself — from the Broken Shaker, an award-winning specialty cocktail bar with an eclectic menu that utilizes spices and fresh-pressed produce, to 27, a market-driven, globally inspired restaurant serving shrimp dumplings with chile oil, and lamb ribs slicked with tangy pomegranate molasses. Programmed events are also offered in our tropical backyard terrace. Free WiFi is available property wide.

The property is 3 minutes’ drive from the Miami Beach Convention Center and 5 minutes’ drive from Miami Beach Botanical Garden. Lincoln Road Mall is 2 miles away.

This hotel is also rated as the best value in Miami Beach — it’s a budget-conscious option that doesn’t require sacrificing on comfort.

Property Features:
24-Hour Front Desk & Security
Broken Shaker-award-winning cocktail bar
Multilingual Staff

Hostel Breakfast
Pool Access
Towels, Linens and Blankets
Security Lockers
City Maps
Weekly Shuttle to Ball & Chain in Little Havana
Sunrise Yoga Class
Phone in Lobby for Local Calls

Directions from Airport:
30 minute ride on bus #150 to the Freehand Miami from Miami International Airport.

Offering Tours To:
Key West
Miami Tours-bus/boat
Sawgrass Mall

Freehand Miami’s Policies & Conditions:

Check In: 3.00 pm
Check Out: 11:00 am
Method of Payment upon the arrival: Cash, Credit Cards, Debit Cards
Breakfast is included. It is served from 8am to 10am
Taxes are not included. (14%)
$25 nightly resort fee to private rooms.
$6 nightly resort fee to shared beds.
Guests under the age of 18 can only check-in with a parent or official guardian.
Guests under the age of 18 cannot check in to any shared dormitories.
Guests must be 18 years of age or older to check-in to all accommodations.
Limited parking available

1. General Cancellation Policy: If cancelled or modified up to 3 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged. If cancelled or modified later or in case of no-show, 100 percent of the first night will be charged. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 8.8

  • Location 8.7

  • Staff 8.3

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 8.1

  • Facilities 8.4

Latest Reviews

  • 9.4


    24 Sep 2019
    One of the best hostels I‘ve ever stayed in. The rooms and beds were huge and very nice. The pool and outside area was amazing. My only remark is the breakfast, it’s really less and the website should make it clearer that there will be different taxes added on the price.
    Germany, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 9.4


    20 Sep 2019
    Brilliant hostel! Clean and tidy dorm. Excellent facilities and brilliant atmosphere. Pool, bar and activities great! Only downside is location - a little far from the main areas but an easy 30min walk vs 10min bus!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9


    01 Oct 2019
    The cleanliness and comfort this hostel was impeccable. Although lobby extremely dark and not very welcoming. We felt more attention was spent attracting external guests than making backpackers feel welcome and creating scenarios in which they can socialise to make friends.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.6


    25 Oct 2019
    Freehand is a great hostel with a bar and restaurant attached. The hostel is located at about 28th St so a little further from the night life but still convenient. The staff was incredible, welcoming, and gave great recommendations. Bed and bathroom were comfortable and met expectations.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    18 Oct 2019
    Fantastic spot, the pool and surroundings are awesome, great to chill by, meet new people or just to relax and read. The indoor area is sweet, the darkness comments below are silly, it’s lovely & cool with coffee & hot/cold water on tap for free which was great. The bar & on-site restaurant are very good but be aware they can be expensive ($22 for a rum & coke once) but the surrounding area is generally expensive. Still spent plenty of time & cash there. I’d definitely go back 👌🏼😎🌞
    Ireland, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6


    02 Oct 2019
    The best things about this hostel were its location, its outdoor facilities, and the beds. The hostel is a short walk from the beach, it's near bus stops, and parking is around the corner. I stayed in an 8-bed women's dorm and was pleasantly surprised by the comfortable mattress! The pool and outdoor seating areas are as beautiful as pictured. The building, rooms & furniture are all older and less well lit than pictured. The drinks from the Broken Shaker and the free cold brew were good.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 6.3


    02 Nov 2019
    The rooms were really dirty. They would not clean the sink, the toilet and the floor everyday. I had to ask at the reception a couple of times to send someone to clean it. At the end I cleans it by myself. Also around the pool it wasn’t really clean. The staff was really friendly and helpful. Although there were people around that were not checked in and they were using the kitchen and the place in general and then they would sleep on the beach. I did not feel too safe.
    Italy, Female, 18-24
  • 6.3


    29 Oct 2019
    Pros: kitchen, pool, nice beach close by. Decent beds. (I would stay again) Cons: cleaning came in wayyy to early making alottt of noise. $50 deposit and added taxes. Parking is expensive $$$, DO NOT talk to security 2 of them are bipolar... (new security guy seems great tho). Over all I would still recommend this hostel.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 2.0


    24 Oct 2019
    One of the worst hostels I've ever stayed in. In 15 years of traveling. I have never experienced such prison rules. I was kicked out by security for another hostel guest coming into my room to collect shower gel. After disputing police were called and I was almost arrested for trespassing. No money was returned absolute theives I recommend staying elsewhere unless you want to be living in a dark dingy prison with rules that do not match the paperwork that you sign. Also a ridiculous 50$ deposit.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 2.0


    08 Sep 2019
    They do not accept State of Florida residents, i had to cancel.
    USA, Female, 41+
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi