What To Do in Brickell

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Miami's Brickell area is known for its vibrant atmosphere, upscale dining, and exciting nightlife. Here are some top things to do in Brickell:


  • Visit Brickell City Centre:
    Brickell City Centre is a massive mixed-use development that combines shopping, dining, entertainment, and more. Explore high-end boutiques, enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants, and take in the stunning architecture and green spaces. The mall also hosts events and exhibitions, so check their calendar for any special happenings.

    • Distance: Walking distance from hotel (within 1 mile)
    • How to get there: Novotel Miami Brickell is conveniently located in the heart of Brickell, so you can easily walk to Brickell City Centre. It's just a short stroll from the hotel.

  • Relax at Brickell Key Park:
    Escape the urban hustle and bustle by taking a stroll or having a picnic at Brickell Key Park. This tranquil oasis offers beautiful views of Biscayne Bay, walking paths, and lush greenery, making it a great place to unwind and enjoy nature in the heart of the city.

    • Distance: Approximately 1.2 miles (about a 25-minute walk)
    • Directions: Head southeast on SW 1st Ave, cross the Brickell Avenue Bridge, and you'll arrive at Brickell Key Park on Brickell Key.

  • Explore Mary Brickell Village:
    This lively outdoor shopping and dining complex in Brickell offers a variety of restaurants, bars, and shops. It's a popular spot for brunch, happy hours, and people-watching. You can also find events and live music in the evenings.

    • Distance: Approximately 0.3 miles (about a 7-minute walk)
    • Directions: Head east on SW 1st Ave, turn left onto S Miami Ave, and you'll find Mary Brickell Village on your left.

  • Indulge in Dining and Cocktails:
    Brickell boasts a diverse culinary scene, from high-end steakhouses to international cuisine. Enjoy a gourmet meal at one of the upscale restaurants like Komodo, Zuma or Edge Steak and Bar. Additionally, Brickell is known for its rooftop bars and craft cocktail lounges, making it a great place to unwind with a drink and take in panoramic views of the city.

     - Edge Steak & Bar

    • Price Range: Moderately Expensive
    • Cuisine: American Steakhouse
    • Address: 1435 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131
    • How to Get There: Edge Steak & Bar is approximately 0.6 miles from Novotel. It's a relatively short walk of about 10 minutes north on SW 1st Ave and then east on Brickell Ave.

     - Zuma

    • Price Range: Expensive
    • Cuisine: Contemporary Japanese
    • Address: 270 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL 33131
    • How to Get There: Zuma is about 1.5 miles from Novotel. You can take a taxi or rideshare service, which should take around 10-15 minutes, heading east on SW 1st Ave and then north on Biscayne Blvd Way.

      - Komodo

      • Price Range: Expensive
      • Cuisine: Asian Fusion
      • Address: 801 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131
      • How to Get There: From Novotel at 1500 SW 1st Ave, Komodo is approximately 1 mile away. You can either take a taxi or rideshare service, or it's a roughly 20-minute walk northeast on SW 1st Ave and then east on Brickell Ave.

    Please keep in mind that prices at upscale restaurants like Komodo and Zuma can vary widely depending on your menu choices, with some options being more expensive than others. It's always a good idea to check the restaurant's website or menu for specific pricing details and make reservations if needed, especially for popular dining spots.

  • Experience the Nightlife:
    Miami is famous for its nightlife, and Brickell is no exception. You can dance the night away at popular clubs like LIV at the Fontainebleau or E11EVEN Miami. For a more relaxed evening, enjoy a cocktail at one of the many rooftop bars or lounge-style clubs in the area.

    • Nightlife venues like LIV at the Fontainebleau and E11EVEN Miami may require a short taxi or rideshare ride, as they are located a bit farther from the Novotel. You can easily book a ride using a mobile app like Uber or Lyft.

Remember that Miami's Brickell area is dynamic, with new establishments and events constantly emerging, so be sure to check local listings and ask for recommendations to discover the latest and greatest things to do during your visit.

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