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Nicest, Ultra-Modern Condo; Free Parking; 5 Min to So. Beach

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

This is a one-of-a kind ultra-modern, completely furnished, one bedroom with full length balcony on the 39th floor, looking south towards American Airlines Arena, Bayside and the beautiful downtown Miami skyline. When you step out to the balcony you have panoramic views of the intracoastal waterway and of South Beach.

I purchased the unit pre-construction in 2005 with the sole purpose of creating a beautifully appointed and decorated weekend getaway for my wife and me. I'm a contractor in Naples and when the building was completed in 2008, the fun began. I let my Miami modern creative juices flow: terrazzo floors, floating ceilings with rope lighting, all custom-made doors and frames, wall-mounted furniture, custom cabinetry in closets; you name it, no cost was spared.

Much has happened since then: we've had two kids and our romantic penthouse in the sky is rarely used. We've only let three of our closest friends stay in the unit; it's now time for you, our new friends, to enjoy my handiwork.

World-famous Lincoln Road and South Beach are just five minutes away.

Keywords: highrise, high-rise, view,

More Details

Brian King
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017


Downtown Miami Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Nicest, Ultra-Modern Condo; Free Parking; 5 Min to So. Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 40 reviews
Nottingham, United Kingdom

A perfect home away from home experience - stunning!

  • 5 of 5

Renting with Brian at the Opera Tower was the best decision we could have possibly made for our second week in Miami. While the pictures are great, they don't fully convey how wonderful this apartment is. From the moment you walk in, the sense of quality, comfort and detail is second to none. What hit me the most though was how light everything is - huge windows and balcony doors letting in sun light, giving a lovely sense of well being. The apartment gets the sun all day so while it can be rather hot the balcony is the perfect place to top up the tan or just chill looking out into downtown.

Speaking of which, the balcony is truly stunning! Huge - giving a wonderful 180 degree panorama of Downtown from the bay all to the way to the airport on the far right - in fact if you like plane watching you'll love seeing planes flying there all through the day - including right above the Opera Tower. You can also peak over to the left to see South Beach in the distance.

The balcony has all you could want with two comfy reclining chairs, two standard chairs and a little table - perfect for drinks / snacks or (if you're like me) as a laptop table for those social media / photo updates at the end of a day exploring.

The view can't be overstated - it's majestic. Watching sunset is amazing (with a lovely orange glow over towards the airport) as the lights of the sky scrapers come on.

The apartment itself is stunning. Custom designed by Brian himself it has a really homely feel while being impeccably clean with every amenity you could imagine having in your own home, including super fast reliable WiFi. Kitchen has a huge refrigerator (built in water filter and ice maker), dish washer, oven, microwave, coffee maker, toaster and a brilliant breakfast bar - the perfect laptop home ;)

Brian filled our fridge with bottles of mineral water and other supplies - lovely touch. Speaking of which the apartment comes with lots of extras like that - including fruit and sweets in bowls ;)

The bedroom features a very expensive and super comfy king sized bed along with an awesome electric blackout blind that removes all light. Fun to use :)

High spec TV's - living room has a 5.1 surround sound system if you want to bring any Blu-Ray's or DVD's with you.

Minutes from Metro Mover and Publix supermarket. Friendly local mini-mart seller in building.

It truly was a perfect experience - the balcony moments each night sublime and that feeling of everything being provided, bliss!

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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North Shore of Boston, MA

The Opera Tower with 50+ floors is in an ideal location for visits to downtown Miami, Brickel Key.

  • 5 of 5

Brian King’s Apartment on the 39th floor offers a spectacular view over Miami (very impressive by night). Brian has his Apartment very tastefully furnished and selected top quality, comfortable seating, leather sofa and Kingsize bed. The kitchen is fully equipped and Publix (high end Super Market) is virtually next door. The Opera Tower’s gym and outdoor swimming pool on the 10th floor offers amble opportunity for daily workouts. South Beach is a short distance away and can be reached conveniently via “Venetian Way”. Last but NOT least Brian King is most helpful to make a stay very pleasant and is extremely reliable. The in-house parking spot of the owner is another big plus of this rental opportunity. My wife and I (from Boston, MA) will definitely happily return to this unique Apartment and location. Our only regret, our vacation was limited to 4 weeks for private reasons.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean adequate sheets towels and more, complimentary drinks and lollies.

  • 5 of 5

Amazing view 39th floor apartment with tv in living and bed. Adequate cleaning and other products around. Such an amazing stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about how much my boyfriend and I enjoyed staying here. The balcony view is stunning, the location is perfect with everything being in walking distance or a 3 minute walk to the MetroMover or bus stop which will take you to all of the other parts of the city. This is my second time staying here and Brian always goes above and beyond for his guests, always keeping the unit in beyond pristine condition. You will NOT be disappointed! Thank you, Brian!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Billerica

Wonderful owner and great condo

  • 5 of 5

This condo was just perfect for us. Close to South Beach, Vicaya and other area sites. Brain met us upon arrival, explained how everything worked and had even supplied, milk, eggs, coffee cream and fruit so we were set for breakfast the next morning. He made some recommendations about places to eat at the Grand nearby and everything was as he said. He also explained a few apps for our phone that we found helpful, the trolley and the metro. We hope to return in the future and would not hesitate to rent this. Everything was immaculate. We made use of the hot tub a lot. Having the washer and dryer was helpful. The condo is well stocked with towels, cooking utensils etc. Everything was of high quality including pillows which were down. I am allergic to down so I substituted a beach pillow I had brought with me as I have run into this issue before when renting. So if you have a similar allergy bring a down alternative. The condo was just perfect for the two of us and we would highly recommend this condo for rental. Great if you are going on a cruise for before or after as the cruise docks are nearby. Thank you Brian for a wonderful experience in Florida.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Harrison, Me

Great location for a week in Miami.

  • 5 of 5

Brian had his sparkling clean condo ready with a tour and complete information to make our week a success.

The views were spectacular and the condo comfortable and fully stocked for our stay. The location is very conveniently located for touring and finding restaurants close by. We will look forward to coming back.


  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
America Airlines Arena


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Damage Deposit $500

Cancellation requires a minimum 30 day notice.

Following amenities are free: gym, sauna, pool, parking space, wifi.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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