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Miami Hotel Mambo: The Regent South Beach is No More

September 17, 2007 at 5:46 PM | by | ()

There are some more changes happening in South Beach as the city gets closer to welcoming guests for the 2007/2008 season.

The South Beach Real Estate Blog is reporting that Regent Hotels has left as the operator of the Regent South Beach Hotel, which only opened eight months ago.

In its place is the Vincci hotel chain which kinda sucks for anyone who bought condo-hotel units there. As blogger Kevin Tomlinson says:

If I were a owner of a unit, I would be pretty annoyed.  That is one of the risks of buying a condo-hotel unit.  It would be like the equivalent of buying a unit at The Ritz Carlton and ending up with a Super 8 operator, or worse yet, a Nicky O!

Indeed, the hotel's website has posted a letter about the change which went into effect Sept. 13th. The Regent will still open their Bal Harbour location in late December/early January. We just hope Vincci will continue the hotel's luxury car-sitting services.

Meanwhile, the blog also reports that Hilton Hotels will take over the Bentley Hotel and that the Gansevoort Hotel-Paradiso Miami will open in November which would be cool but we think its more like January/February 2008.

Related Stories:
· Regentís Out, Hiltonís In, and Whatís Up with The Gansevoort? [SouthBeachRealEstateBlog]

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