Because the health and welfare of our guests is the number one priority, hotels are currently providing modified breakfast offerings,
such as “grab and go bags” or “individually wrapped” breakfast items. (Offerings may vary by hotel)
Our quiet bay front location on an island between Miami and Miami Beach allows quick access to South Beach, downtown Miami, Miami International Airport and the port of Miami.
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Rest comfortably in our tranquil location on pillow top beds and enjoy flat screen televisions with either a 32-inch or a 42-inch screen. Microwave, refrigerator, and single serve coffee makers are also available in the room. With convenient on-site hotel parking, poolside views overlooking Biscayne Bay and our fitness center make us a perfect location to stay.
Book our balcony rooms for extra space with exquisite bay or city views.
Worried about paying extremely high parking prices near the beach? There is public transportation located directly in front of our hotel that will take you to South Beach at a low and reasonable cost.
Best of all we have no resort fees! Come with your family or friends and enjoy an exciting evening at our Shuckers Bar & Grill Restaurant and make it an enjoyable stay at our Best Western On the Bay & Marina.
We hope to see you soon!
All lodging establishments in Miami-Dade County have been ordered closed for stays or bookings from Monday, March 23 through Wednesday April 22. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
News from the Front Desk
No pets allowed
Hotel location and the surrounding area
I had booked a standard room with sea view. They gave me a nice room on the 3rd floor with a huge balcony and panoramic view of the bay! That view is one of the best memories of my whole life. Pool...
Antwerp, Belgium on 21-Mar-2020
This hotel is awesome!!! You cannot beat the location and the staff is the finest you will find at any hotel in Miami. Krystal and the rest of her staff do a fine job in taking care of their guests...
This is a great little gem in a great location! incredible views, however the rooms need a good deep cleaning and updated to include fixing a lot of items in the rooms.
The staff at the front desk...
By Enzo S
Well I couldn't take her to Paris or New Zealand or NY City so I picked the next Best place for Valentine's Day---the BEST WESTERN on the Bay in Miami Beach. My girlfriend really enjoys coming here...
This BW is an older property but well maintained and managed.An attached restaurant and bar create the atmosphere and the buzz needed for being in Florida. We were taking a cruise the next day so...
Exercise facility, open from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Business Center, please feel free to utilize our business center to browse the Internet, lookup e-mails, even print your boarding pass. For additional services please contact the hotel front desk.
Multilingual staff, English and Spanish
24-hour front desk
Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
Mail services, We accept packages for our guests prior to arrival. The first five are held free of charge, each additional package is a nominal fee of $2.50 due to limited storage space. To assist with delivery be sure packages and reservations share the same name
Please contact the Front Desk for assistance.
Outdoor parking, 10.00 fee per day
Paid parking, nominal fee 10.00 USD, Self Parking $10.00 per day
Complimentary coffee in lobby 24-hours
Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:
Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
Accessible clear floor space
Free local calls under 30 minutes, direct dial phones with dataports, voice mail, and wake up calls
Satellite TV, with HBO®
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk work area
Bath tub/shower combination
Sofa beds, available
Public Space ADA Accessible Features:
Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
An accessible lobby entrance door
Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
Accessible table in eating area
The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
Public restrooms accessible
Guest Room Communication Assist Features:
Visual notification devices for telephones
Telephones have volume control
4 mile(s) from Miami Heart Institute
5 mile(s) from Mount Sinai Hospital
7 mile(s) from Jackson Memorial Hospital
0.5 mile(s) from Ancient Spanish Monastery, built in Segovia, Spain in 1141, the Monastery Cloister is the oldest building in the Western Hemisphere. Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst brought the pieces to America, and in 1952 Miami developers reassembled the monastery on its current site. Open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Adults $8, seniors (62 and older), students with ID and military with ID $4. Please call before visiting to confirm hours of operation and prices.
0.5 mile(s) from Holocaust Memorial Miami beach, this inspiring memorial, designed by Kenneth Treister F.A.I.A., is a tribute to the six million Jewish victims of Nazi terrorism before and during World War II. Around the monument, the walls of a tunnel-like passage chronicle the images of the death camps. It also features a photographic mural and a Memorial Wall with the names of the victims. Guided group tours available and a 22-minute documentary film on the creation of the Holocaust Memorial is available for viewing upon request (film schedule 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.). Admission is free and open to the public seven days a week from 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
1 mile(s) from Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, this National Historic Landmark was built by agricultural industrialist James Deering, who wintered on the property from 1916-1925. Today, the extraordinary European-inspired estate includes a Main House filled with art and furnishings, 10 acres of gardens on Biscayne Bay, a hardwood hammock (native forest), and a historic village. The serene and stunningly beautiful estate was built in the 1910s. During this decade Gilded Age cultural standards were enlivened by the irreverent spirit of the dawning Jazz Age. Audio tours are available for purchase in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Haitian Creole. Enjoy lunch at the Vizcaya Cafe and Shop. Open daily from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., except Tuesdays, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
1.7 mile(s) from Venetian Pool, a venetian-style lagoon carved out of coral rock, this historic landmark and swimming pool features caves, stone bridges and waterfalls. Operates year-round. Call for information on rates and hours of operation. Children must be 38 inches tall or show proof that they are 3 years old. Open 7 days a week from Memorial Day through Labor Day, closed Mondays during the rest of the year.
2 mile(s) from Iccosukee Indian Village, observe Miccosukee Indians as they engage in the art of doll making, beadwork, patchwork and basket weaving. Learn about the culture, lifestyle and history of the Tribe. Be captivated by live alligator demonstrations and explore the Everglades on airboat rides, which stop at an authentic, hammock-style Indian Camp. Visit the Gift Shop and taste local cuisine at the Miccosukee Restaurant. Open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. year-round. Adults $10, Children (5-12) $6, Under Age 5 Free. Airboat Rides $16 per person.
5.7 mile(s) from Coral Castle Museum, top ranked by TripAdvisor, Yelp and a Top 10 Historic Hot Spot in South Florida. Ed Leedskalnin has baffled scientists, engineers, and scholars since 1923. Coral Castle was built by Ed, in secret, at night, in the name of love. He weighed 100 pounds and stood just over 5 feet tall. Some blocks of coral weigh more than the largest blocks from the great pyramids of Egypt. Ed sculpted coral stone into a nine-ton gate, a 28-ton obelisk and a sun dial that show the time and season. Seen on History Channel, Discovery Channel, Univision, Travel Channel, Telemundo, Sabado Gigante's Don Francisco, Good Morning America, In Search Of..., BBC. Billy Idol wrote his hit song, Sweet sixteen for Coral Castle.
12 mile(s) from Gulfstream Park
14 mile(s) from Miami Sequarium
15 mile(s) from Jungle Island
Shuckers Bar & Grill, on premises, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, fantastic food and service!
1.00 mile(s) from Benihana Miami Beach, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner, amazing Asian cuisine! Less than five minutes away.
Across the street from D'Bella Pizza & Pasta, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, giant slices of pizza!
0.20 mile(s) from Oggi Ristorante, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, charming atmosphere and cuisine
0.10 mile(s) from Sabor Latin Restaurant and Cafe, cafe, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, neighborhood Colombian and Mexican food
6 mile(s) from Florida International University
0 mile(s) from Miami Beach
3.5 mile(s) from Surfside
4 mile(s) from Bayshore
7 mile(s) from Downtown Miami center, 1 mile from official city line
10 mile(s) from Aventura
3.5 mile(s) from Bal Harbor Shop
7.6 mile(s) from Ocean Drive Shopping
10.5 mile(s) from Aventura Mall
19 mile(s) from Dolphin Mall
30 mile(s) from Sawgrass Mills
12 mile(s) from Miami International Airport
2.00 mile(s) from Enterprise Car Rental
6.00 mile(s) from Amtrak train station
25 mile(s) from Fort Lauderdale Airport, no shuttle available from Fort Lauderdale Airport.
0.10 mile(s) from 76th street causeway bus station, take L bus to Hialeah station