Hotels in Florida
Kor Hotels and its design doyenne Kelly Wearstler strike again—this time in downtown Miami. Using her signature spin on Hollywood Regency and chinoiserie, she has transformed what could have been just another drab high-rise into a bold statement.
Set in the heart of tony Sunny Isles on Miami Beach, this contemporary full-service Trump resort is ideal for all types of travelers—from families to those wanting to be within striking distance of the party in South Beach.
The closest to the action of the three on-site Universal hotels, the Spanish Mission–style Hard Rock, managed by Loews, is a 10-minute walk from Universal Studios and from the CityWalk nightlife zone.
1928 golf-and-tennis resort for the preppy set on a 300-acre oceanfront site 20 miles southeast of Jacksonville.
Just off Duval Street, hidden behind palms, the inn feels like a tropical island oasis. Some of the cheery cottages have lounge-worthy verandas.
The 1864 property is still the hotel that time and tourism forgot. It's an Everglades remake of The Shining with hanging alligator skins, stuffed bobcats, and narcoleptic front desk clerks.
Massive columns and soaring ceilings in the entrance hall mark the entrance to the Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove. Each of the 115 guest rooms and suites is adorned with a private balcony and oversized windows for the best views of the city and Biscayne Bay.
This all-suite, 24 room property has three quaint "houses" with one- and two-bedroom suites, each with a porch or balcony where rocking chairs or hammocks can be found.
True to its surfer-cool, 1950’s-motel roots, The new Postcard Inn, in St. Pete Beach, Florida, is hip, affordable, and resolutely casual.
Situated on 1,500 acres of palm trees, flowers, and golf courses are the Villas of Grand Cypress on North Jacaranda, just down the road from Walt Disney World.
A tasty little 30-room property that bills itself as South Beach’s first female-friendly hotel, offering a year-round 25-percent discount for women traveling alone as well as more creative services such as cabana boys at the rooftop pool (specialty: suntan lotion application), and jogging and yog