The Goodtime Hotel Officially Opens on South Beach

The Goodtime Hotel – the first collaborative lifestyle hotel brand from David Grutman of Groot Hospitality and Pharrell Williams – has officially opened its doors on Miami Beach‘s Washington Avenue and 6th Street. The 266-room property promises an escapist, “transportive’’ atmosphere through its reimagined Art Deco aesthetic, which unwinds over nearly 100,000 square feet of public space. The Goodtime Hotel opens for […]

Learning through adversity: Loews Miami Beach Hotel Managing Director Mutlu Kucuk sees light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel

Looking back on the past 12 months of the COVID-19 pandemic and all the uncertainty that went along with it, Mutlu Kucuk is succinct in his analysis: “It was a learning experience, obviously. One I wish I didn’t have to learn this way,’’ said Kucuk, managing director of the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, a landmark property […]

A look at some package deals at Miami Beach hotels

  With travel restrictions lifting and COVID-19 vaccines increasing daily, there are plenty of good staycation opportunities and last-minute trips to Miami Beach. Here’s a look at a few: The Betsy Hotel: One of my favorite SoFla luxury boutique hotels, The Betsy, anchors the quiet end of Ocean Drive. Many of its rooms have balconies […]

Marriott, Lightstone open Moxy Miami South Beach

Miami’s Art Deco District has a new resident with the opening of Moxy Miami South Beach. Lightstone, the developers behind three award-winning Moxy hotels in New York City, has created an open-air concept that celebrated Miami’s cosmopolitan culture and outdoor living. With a design that blends the glamour of midcentury Havana, the artistry of contemporary Mexico City, and a tropical vibrancy […]

Big Game Bashes in South Florida

Ready for one more game? Here’s some ideal South Florida places for meals and libations (dine in and take out) on Super Bowl Sunday. 1Rooftop at 1 Hotel South Beach Private rooftop cabanas Details: Guests can watch from a poolside rooftop cabana, 18 stories up while overlooking South Beach’s oceanfront.  With its vast alfresco landscape […]

Love is in the air at Kimpton Angler’s Hotel South Beach

  Kimpton Angler’s Hotel South Beach is helping twosomes celebrate Valentine’s Day with its new ‘Love, Suite Love’ package. Available for booking now through February 28, 2021 for stays during February 2021, Kimpton Angler’s Hotel South Beach’s ‘Love Suite Love’ package includes: Up to 15% savings on its one-, two- and three-story suites, villas, lofts and poolside […]