First Look At Newly Completed Car-Free 31-Story Yotelpad In Downtown Miami

Downtown Miami’s Yotel hotel is opening to guests tomorrow (June 1) for the first time.

The hotel is part of the Yotelpad Miami tower, which notably sold all residential units quickly, despite being built without any parking garage. A Metromover station is across the street.

Yotelpad Miami includes 231 residential units, along with 222 hotel rooms.

Closings are already underway for the residential units at Yotelpad.

 

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Jeff Stryker
6 months ago

The street level presence is depressing.

Go Marlins
6 months ago

for a building with no parking base they sure did a hell of a great job at creating a fucking parking base.

Go Marlins
6 months ago

Podium*

Anonymous
6 months ago

Too bad, because the rendering made it appear it was a brick veneer or something. Still, it’s better than the previous rendering of the base, and when it comes to disappointments without parking, you still can’t beat Centro as an eyesore top to bottom.

Anonymous
6 months ago

Can’t forget My Brickell too.

Anonymous
6 months ago

Even for an infill project this is horrendous

Melo is sigma and chad
6 months ago

looks better than half of the buildings in hong kong, Rio or NYC.

Anonymous
6 months ago

Of course cities have shitty buildings but this is not what you except in the prime areas

anonymous
6 months ago

Shame they still ad to make a hideous base!

Robin Stan
6 months ago

It might not be the prettiest building; but Miami needs more of these parking-less developments that turn previously undevelopable lots into much needed housing, and clearly the market agrees. Sadly the city commission is unable to grasp this simple concept.

Sad face
6 months ago

What I don’t get is if it’s parking-less why make it look like it’s on a cheap podium 😔

Anonymous
6 months ago

only took them 4 years lol

Joel
6 months ago

I think there may have been extenuating circumstances, but not for those living under a rock for the past few years.

Urban design minimums
6 months ago

The 0’ setback that doesn’t align to the neighboring Vizcayne building, and no roll down gate over the loading dock, exposing all the back of house piping is atrocious. The city should require at a minimum, that the loading area is cleaned up.

Anonymous
6 months ago

The city shouldn’t allow waiver after waiver to deviate from Miami21, resulting in worse buildings compared to previous code.

Anonymous
6 months ago

very modest building but it will bring hundreds of new residents to Downtown miami, it will be good for local business and the development of downtown miami

Tony
6 months ago

Dorm rooms

Anonymous
6 months ago

just like the renderings lol

Melo is sigma and chad
6 months ago

Awesome infill, now MDC needs to sell their surface lot for Loft III could be built

chongalicious
6 months ago

somebody is scared of comments………

Anonymous
6 months ago

It will be great for tower residents and hotel guests. This tower is a typical example that not everyone needs a car, being next to the Metromover station and inserted in the Miami World Center complex, where many activities can be reached on foot.

Alpina
6 months ago

So, no parking but it still has that ugly podium…?

Melo’s pájaro nalgon
6 months ago

Can we all agree that the metro mover makes any street look like ass? There’s a reason why underneath bridges are the worst place in any city.

Anonymous
6 months ago

The Metromover makes Miami look like a sophisticated city and not some place like Mayberry RFD.

Anonymous
6 months ago

Disagree. I think the mover makes the streets look cool and more urban. Reminds me I’m living in an important city.

J.M.
6 months ago

If “meh” were a building…

Se me paro'
6 months ago

As hideous as the base is, it’s good for the area and for Miami to have something built without parking.
We certainly need more of this. I myself prefer this poor design than a chain linked fence lot

They call me...
6 months ago

It is essentially a hotel building.
The euphoria about a hotel without parking is misspent energy.

It would be nice to see apartment buildings w/o parking.

anonymous
6 months ago

No-parking space buildings require a decent public transit network, which Miami has refused to build (despite residents approving a tax hike for it) or simply gotten wrong. If your world is Brickell and downtown, fine. But that’s a very small world indeed. Fixed rail public transit to Wynwood, Miami Beach, Upper East Side is still years away, if it ever happens, which is crazy. Existing Metro service has low ridership because it was poorly conceived from the beginning. If you build a Coconut Grove metro station a mile from Coconut Grove, of course no one will use it. Until you have true walkability and world class public transit, parking in Miami will be a necessity, not a luxury

They call me...
6 months ago

“No-parking space buildings require a decent public transit network, which Miami has refused to build (despite residents approving a tax hike for it) or simply gotten wrong. If your world is Brickell and downtown, fine.”

So I’m going interpret your sentence and follow to a conclusion…

IF it’s true that No-parking space buildings REQUIRE a decent public transit network…

THEN,
1. This article on TNM is a lie, my eyes deceive me, and this building does not exist.
Or
2. No-parking space buildings DO NOT require a decent public transit network…and you are completely and totally wrong.
Or
3. Miami has a decent public transit network, and there really is a No-parking building as reported above.

More than one thing can be true at the same time.

Archiami
6 months ago

If you live in Miami, there needs to be a balance, not all parking, but a balance. Case on point, Miami Beach, an area that provides a multitude of options for public transportation, microtransportation, and parking ammenities for locals and visitors. A vital component of downtown success and revitalization is to find a balance between pedestrians, commerce, housing, car use, cultural and entertainment. People and families will not live or come to downtown in metro or metro mover only from outside areas, and will be discouraged to visit if they cannot accommodate. Downtown is a very small area of greater Miami, and people without the possibility of having a car will be confined if there is not a deep analysis of parking necessities (maybe 0.5 parking per unit? Paying prime price for a parking spot?). The elderly and families live in the area too. Miami is not Manhattan and its dynamics are not parallel.

to many trolls here
6 months ago

no garage, but a parking podium anyway cuz, hey, it’s miami!

Anonymous
6 months ago

Is there anything good within short walking distance? A Traders Joe, restaurants, etc.

Anonymous
6 months ago

There are a TON of good places within walking distance. Have you visited Brickell before?

Mom
6 months ago

Brickell caters to the worse of Miami. Home to aholes and dbags

Anonymous
6 months ago

In my experience, the worst of Miami is Hialeah/Doral area. Full of low-class, Trümp lovers.

Uterus buster
6 months ago

Agree. Brickell is great. Too bad most can’t afford it.

Anonymous
6 months ago

^
I’m not gonna lie, I would live there if I could afford too,

Hussie
6 months ago

Pal, stay in Vermont

GoHome
6 months ago

This is Miami not NY. Need parking.

Anonymous
6 months ago

Get off your ass and learn to use your legs. The decent parts of Miami are walkable now.

Anonymous
6 months ago

“The decent parts of Miami are walkable now”

You just made his case for why parking is needed.

Anonymous
6 months ago

How?

Anonymous
6 months ago

^
How?

“The decent parts of Miami are walkable now.” So what about people who live in what he/she consider are not “decent parts of Miami?” Should their area not have available parking?

Anonymous
6 months ago

Is YotelPad in that non-walkable area or is it in Downtown?

Anonymous
6 months ago

Why do people that live in Pinecrest need parking in DOWNTOWN?

Yotelpad
6 months ago

Thank you all for your feedback. We are confident you are all leaders in architecture and design and will be tearing down this building and rebuilding with your expert knowledge.

Anonymous
6 months ago

lol…

Anonymoooooo
6 months ago

A parking garage would have looked better than that “podium”. Gross

Melo’s pájaro nalgon
6 months ago

This building is brand new, yet it looks like it was built in 2003

John
6 months ago

This is horrendous box