Florida

Hotels in Florida

Florida is known as the go-to place to vacation, so Florida hotels certainly live up to the standard. Rent a beach condo in the Panhandle, a cottage in the Keys, or go all-out at a luxury high-rise in Miami. For a luxury experience outside of the buzzing city streets, try The Breakers in Palm Beach. The hotel offers high-end amenities, with two 18-hole golf courses, snorkeling right off the beach property, and four pools to cool off in. Their spa is also famous, and the hotel offers childcare and children’s activities as well. Hotels in Florida are known for their great ocean views. Eden Roc Miami Beach is no exception. The resort echoes old 1950’s charm and its updated renovations make it one of the best luxury spots in the area. It sports an infinity-edge pool and oceanfront views in many suites. Cheeca Lodge and Spa has six tennis courts, a huge private beach and its own fishing pier. Its luxury amenities and its own saltwater lagoon for snorkeling make it an ideal place to stay in the Florida Keys. You’ll find just what you need with the variety of hotels in Florida.

Take advantage of the fountain courtyard, cheerful floral rooms, mosaic swimming pool, and on-call masseuse.

Not far from attractions like South Beach and Brickell Key Park, this 22-story business hotel contains 274 guest rooms and 22 suites.

Surrounded by tropical gardens, the Grove Isle Hotel & Spa is located on a 20-acre private island in Biscayne Bay.

This 109-suite hotel at the southern tip of Ocean Drive (the quieter end of South Beach) couldn’t be closer to the ocean. The sumptuous suites, only 10 per floor, come with kitchens or kitchenettes, marble bathrooms, and gilt- and-upholstered headboards.

Located just two blocks from the beach and a five- to ten-minute walk from local clubs and restaurants, the Clinton Hotel has become popular with vacationers in their twenties and thirties.

From your balcony at this African-themed Orlando lodge, you just might spot a giraffe, bongo, or wildebeest roaming the surrounding savannah. Dinner stars Kenyan-coffee-braised short ribs and Swahili shrimp curry. At dusk, don night-vision goggles and tour the grounds by open-air truck.

One of the most photographed Key West homes for its accurately restored Colonial Queen Anne architecture, this Old Town hotel is known for its historic columns and gingerbread elements. This six-room guesthouse has been in operation for more than 30 years and now sports purple shutters and rockin

The quirky property features six airy cottages (and one regular room). Its eccentric owner will loan you books from her personal library for enjoying in the surrounding hammocks.

Rita Hayworth and Gregory Peck are among the stars who once stayed at this revamped 1920 compound, another product of Henry Flagler's bold vision.

This new 250-room hotel, set right on the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal Waterway, may look like an average waterfront resort, but unexpected extras make it a stellar choice on Florida’s western coast, just 25 miles west of downtown Tampa.

This hip beachfront property is a window into 1950s Florida. Expect Midcentury Modern touches such as rounded walls and stylish wood paneling, plus built-in portholes that recall the Fontainebleau.

If only all family-geared Orlando hotels were so fully conceived.