Hotels in Florida
The three-year-old Miami masterpiece, boasting Yabu Pushelberg-designed interiors, hosts a well-manicured crowd keen on high-end shopping and beachfront yoga and fitness classes from cult trainers Tracie Wright Vlaun and Christopher Vlaun.
A towering lobby filled with totem poles, a replica geyser, and a waterfall-fed rock pool—this Orlando fantasy channels America's national parks to uncanny effect. Take a ride on a pony or in a horse-drawn carriage.
In 1926, Palm Beach society architect Addison Mizner ventured to the frontier swamp of Boca Raton and created his Jazz Age masterpiece, the 100-room Cloister Inn.
Located in North Beach at the heart of Millionaire's Row, the Deauville is one of Miami’s “Grande Dame” hotels, with distinct MiMo (Miami Modern) architecture. The property once hosted Rat Pack members such as Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, as well as Elvis Presley.
Splurge for the night in downtown’s historic district. The wacky but endearing B&B hidden in an 1888 Queen Anne Victorian has 13 antique-filled rooms, five with destination themes, including chinoiserie for China, a bijoux floral Paris apartment, and horse-inspired décor for Argentina.
Painted in soothing corals and blues, the Hammock Beach Resort, on the Atlantic Coast dunes just south of St. Augustine, epitomizes a Florida tropical escape. Most of the 330 rooms have private, ocean-facing balconies perfect for soaking in the sea air or watching the waves.
While most guests book their stay at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek to visit neighboring Disney World, anywhere else, the hotel would be a destination unto itself.
Regent Bal Harbour became One Bal Harbour in 2009.
The ultra-exclusive Casa Tua is a five-suite hotel housed inside a Mediterranean-inspired mansion. Complete with ornate columns, spiral staircases, and manicured grounds, the hotel has the feel of an opulent private estate.
This well-priced B&B located in the appealing suburban hub of Riverside-Avondale has four en suite colonial-style rooms, some with river views. The free afternoon tea is a bonus.
With five championship-caliber golf courses, spa facilities and luxurious amenities, prestigious Doral Golf Resort & Spa gives guests an unforgettable experience.
An old-guard establishment created in the 1880's, which now has 319 beachfront rooms.
1926 hotel, renovated in 2008 to the tune of $45 million, with updated Colonial-style interiors (each room has an ultra-jet bathtub) and a Daniel Boulud restaurant.