First time to Freehand Miami? Check out the answers to our most frequently asked questions below and if you’ve got any more, tweet at @freehandmiami and we’ll be happy to help you out!
Q: When can I check-in?
A: You can check-in from 3pm EST. Our front desk is staffed 24 hours a day to accommodate late arrivals. No need to rush!
Q: When do I need to check-out?
A: Check out is at 11am EST.
Q: How old must I be to reserve a room at Freehand Miami?
A: Guests must be at least 18 years of age to book a room. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and booked in a private room.
Q: Where is Freehand Miami located?
A: We’re located on the corner of 28th Street and Indian Creek Drive (parallel to Collins Ave) at 2727 Indian Creek Drive in Miami Beach, FL., 33140.
Q: How close is Freehand Miami to the beach?
A: Two (short) blocks! Beach towels are available at the front desk. A small deposit is required.
Q: How do I get to Freehand Miami from the airport?
A: Public Transit ($): If you’re flying into MIA, take the 150 Airport Flyer directly to Freehand Miami. They leave every 30 minutes, 7 days a week from 6am-11pm and will drop you off just half a block away on 28th and Indian Creek Drive. The fare is $2.35 and exact change is required.
If you’re flying into Fort Lauderdale (FLL), catch the Tri Rail to MIA (about 30 minutes) and then follow the directions above. Trains leave at least once per hour, seven days a week.
*For more info on public transit to South Beach/Ocean Drive, Wynwood, The Design District and Downtown, click here.
SuperShuttle (MIA)/Go Airport Shuttle (FLL) ($$): SuperShuttle to/from MIA typically costs about $20 each way, and may make a few stops to drop others off. Go Airport Shuttle to/from FLL usually costs between $20 and $25 each way.
Taxi ($$$): Expect to pay approximately $35 from MIA, and upwards of $75 from FLL.
Q: Does Freehand Miami provide parking?
A: There’s no private parking onsite, but we do offer discounted parking passes for $10.70/day. The pass gives access to numerous street parking spots/parking lots throughout Miami Beach. Also, street parking is free from 6:00pm – 8:00am.
Q: Does Freehand Miami serve breakfast?
A: We offer a daily, complimentary breakfast from 8-10am. We are currently serving assorted fruits, authentic Cuban pastries, fresh juice and locally roasted Panther Coffee.
Q: Does Freehand Miami provide lockers?
A: Lockers are provided. Padlocks can be purchased at the front desk for $5. Locker dimensions: 12” X 18” X 34”
Q: When does the pool open/close?
A: The pool at Freehand Miami is open from sunrise until sundown all year round. Pool towels are available at the front desk. A small deposit is required.
Q: Does Freehand Miami have WiFi?
A: Yes, and it’s always free. No password is needed, just log in with your name and email address.
Q: What kind of activities/events are available at Freehand Miami?
A: For info on the latest hostel happenings check our activities calendar in the lobby, visit our website or check us out on Facebook. Also, feel free to stop by the front desk to learn more about what’s going on at Freehand Miami.
Q: Is there a guest kitchen? Am I able to bring groceries?
A: Yes and yes! The guest kitchen is open from 7am-10pm.