The Surf Club Four Seasons Hotel features 3 swimming pools
Miami’s newest hotels from the city to the beach.
Miami has a wealth of great hotel options. From intimate boutique hotels to luxurious resorts on the beach—there is truly something for everyone. And if you’d like to stay at one of the hottest new hotels, take a closer look at this list of great new properties.
Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club
Escape to the sandy shoreline in Miami's trendy Surfside neighborhood and you’ll find the Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club. The 1930s-era architecture exudes a dramatic sense of historic glamour that has attracted the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Frank Sinatra and Tennessee Williams. "The Surf Club's success has always been determined by quality, passion and relaxed precision and that remains our priority today; being intuitive, exceeding our guests’ every expectation and creating memories that will last a lifetime,” says Reed Kandalaft, general manager of the hotel. The new and improved property has been reimagined by Pritzker-Prize winning architect Richard Meier and features include three swimming pools, a spa, beach cabanas and luxury restaurants like Le Sirenuse Miami and the Champagne Bar. It's safe to say that new traditions have begun at the iconic Surf Club.
Located in the heart of Miami's urban Brickell neighborhood, SLS Brickell is part of sbe’s luxury hotel portfolio. Phillippe Starck designed the lavish 124 rooms. Partake in the culinary expertise of James Beard Award-winning Chef José Andrés and Chef Michael Schwartz. Chef José Andrés’s Bazaar Mar is a luxury 140-seat seafood restaurant featuring cuisine from Miami and the Caribbean. Fi’lia features artisan Italian cuisine including wood oven fired pizza and pasta. “SLS has created a new paradigm in the luxury hotel experience that resonates with a global audience. We already offer the ultimate South Beach experience with SLS South Beach and are now bringing our unique brand downtown,” says sbe Founder and CEO, Sam Nazarian. “SLS Brickell epitomizes what we stand for; an uncompromising, yet modern approach to luxury, infused with playfulness, spirit, creativity and world-class cuisine and design." Cruise around in the BMW house car, catch some rays at the Altitude pool deck with expansive views of the city, or relax at Ciel Spa.
The Plymouth Miami Beach
Listed in the portfolio of Think Hospitality Group and part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, The Plymouth Miami Beach has been reimagined by designer Fernando Santangelo, the mastermind behind, The Raleigh Hotel. The restored, four-story Art Deco gem features 110 bedrooms and suites with Restoration Hardware furnishings. Offering a hidden, boutique experience in one of Miami’s most desired locations, dine at Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill or take a dip in the Art Deco pool. Two short blocks away is the 21st Street beach where you’ll find Plymouth’s exclusive beach area with umbrellas and chairs. “Miami Beach is ready for a new generation of hospitality,” says Hunter Gellin, president of Think Hotel Group. “Travelers who’ve been around the world want a quieter, subtler, more confident kind of luxury, and they don’t need a hotel to shout. The Plymouth is whispering to them.”
The Julia Hotel
Named after Julia Tuttle, the “Mother of Miami,” The Julia Hotel is located in Miami Beach’s famed South of Fifth neighborhood. "The SoFi neighborhood is an ideal area for The Julia, as it offers the best of South Beach with a neighborhood vibe," says Gustaf Arnoldsson, CFO of SMS Lodging and co-owner with his brother Jesper Arnoldsson. "We are confident that the hotel's prime location just steps from the beach and within walking distance to great shopping, nightlife, and cuisine will be a significant draw for travelers." This 29-room, adults-only boutique hotel features interiors designed by Stephen Busto including neutral tones with a pop of pink. In the rooms, as well as in the community spaces, you’ll find original artwork from local and international artists. There’s a paint-dipped Tuttle family portrait gallery in the lobby that is sure to catch your eye.
Hyatt Centric Brickell Miami
Located in the heart of Miami’s thriving Brickell financial district, Hyatt Centric Brickell Miami is a lifestyle hotel and part of the new 83-story Panorama Tower, Florida’s tallest building. “Miami’s Brickell neighborhood has always been an important financial and business center but is evolving into the type of 24/7 urban destination that is at the heart of our Hyatt Centric brand,” says David Tarr, Hyatt’s Senior Vice President of Real Estate and Development for the Americas. “Joined by Hyatt Centric South Beach Miami, the new Brickell hotel will provide our guests with another great location from which to explore everything that Miami and Miami Beach have to offer.” Designed for modern explorers seeking authentic local experiences, the 208-room hotel puts guests in the center of the action and local experts are available to help travelers discover hidden gems and lesser-known adventures.
Chilean hotel chain, Atton, has brought its brand to Miami's Brickell neighborhood. The 12-story, 275-room hotel is located near Simpson Park. It features state-of-the-art amenities including pet-friendly rooms, a fitness center, and rooftop infinity edge pool with exquisite views of the city and Biscayne Bay. Enjoy the taste of fine Latin American cuisine at Lima, featuring an array of Peruvian inspired dishes, including signature favorites, Ceviche and Lomo Saltado. Or enjoy a lighter, tapas-style fare, in the UVA Lobby Bar, offering an extensive selection of Chilean and Argentinian wines, as well as Latin American spirits. "Miami is known around the world as the capital of Latin America [sic], and continues to be a top destination for both domestic and international travelers," says Francisco Levine, CEO of Atton Hotels. "Opening a flagship hotel in Miami is a natural move for our brand and we expect Atton Brickell Hotel to attract business travelers who seek a well-priced, full-service experience with Latin American flavor."
Developed by Swire Hotels and designed by Arquitectonica, EAST, Miami offers 352 luxury guest rooms. The hotel is located in the heart of the Brickell City Centre and is surrounded by a plethora of high-end retail shops, a movie theater, restaurants and bars, spas and more. The property includes Sugar, a popular rooftop bar, and Quinto La Huella, a Uruguayan parrilla restaurant. Building upon their passion for destination dining establishments at properties in China and now in the United States, Brian Williams, Managing Director of Swire Hotels, and his executive team did extensive research into finding the perfect concept for the new hotel in the heart of Miami with Quinto La Huella. “For me, it was the continued recommendations from influential food writers in the culinary world and our anticipated customer mix that led me to Uruguay,” says Williams. Other amenities include ample meeting space, a state-of-the-art fitness center called BEAST (Body by EAST) and a 20,000-square-foot outdoor pool deck.
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