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Following a $1 billion renovation and expansion, hotel offers 22 oceanfront acres of a spectacular blend of Miami's golden era and stylish modern luxury. There is a sophisticated poolscape with water features including the secluded Oasis Pool and an interactive waterscape play area that will be a hit with the kids. The hotel also has a 40,000 square foot, state-of-the-art health spa and a range of 11 restaurants and nightclubs.


Where is it?

On 22 beachfront acres in the heart of mid Miami Beach. Transfer time from Miami airport: 25 min.

Getting around

Valet Parking $35 per day (excluding tax, payable locally, subject to change)

Eats and drinks

11 restaurants and lounges including gourmet Italian, Chinese and a Steakhouse, as well as casual international and French Mediterranean cuisine. Most restaurants feature indoor and outdoor seating areas. Sushi bar, lobby bar and Miami’s hottest new night club LIV. Kids 10 years and under eat FREE from the kids menu with each paying adult and kids between 11-15 years eat half price with each paying adult in Vida and La Cote restaurants for stays completed between 27/03/10–11/04/10 and 25/05/10–31/10/10.

Fun and games

Poolscape featuring a total of 6 pools, dotted by private cabanas. Lapis Spa offering numerous treatments* and hair and nail salon, boutique, fitness centre and relaxation areas. Water sports from the beach including jet skiing, windsurfing and much more. Marina provides deep sea fishing boat charters. The resort’s youngest guests can enjoy an interactive play area with a beach-style entry, waterslide, spray canopy, water canons and 18-inch deep wading pool. Kids programme* (4-12yrs). Golf, tennis, diving available nearby.

Handy stuff

Variety of shops, to include 3 upscale clothing boutiques. Internet access. Laundry services.

  • Denotes local charge


Room info

1,500 rooms and suites, on up to 37 floors in 2 buildings of the original design, Chateau & Versailles and 2 modern state of the art towers with suites, all 4 buildings have lifts. All have air-conditioning, plasma TV with pay films and games, CD/DVD, iMac computers with iPod stations, WIFI, marble bathroom, safe, iron and board, and hairdryer. Rooms have 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds sleeping up to 4.

Room Upgrade

Trésor Junior Suites sleep 4 with a sleeper sofa and offers kitchenette with mini-fridge and microwave. Trésor One Bedroom Suites sleep 5 with a sleeper sofa and offers a separate master bedroom and sitting area; balconies with impressive views of the Atlantic Ocean or downtown Miami. A fully equipped kitchen with fridge, oven and microwave. Sorrento Junior Suite sleeps 4 with a sleeper sofa and offers a kitchenette with mini-fridge and microwave.

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