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3 New Miami Hotel Restaurants We're Ravenous For

July 29, 2015 at 7:05 PM | by | ()

We're going to miss the words "Miami Hotel Mambo," and we're kinda sad that we won't be reporting on the debut of these new hotel restaurants under that tag.

New hotels and new restaurants are a dime a dozen on Miami Beach but here are three new hotel restaurants on the way that we're legit excited about.

Sunny's at The Hall
We love us a Top Chef, and Spike Mendelsohn may just be one of our favorites. The Hall will bring affordable cool to the heart of South Beach and we have high hopes that Sunny's will do likewise when it comes to food. As an avid surfer, Spike has promised to bring his love for beach towns and beach eats to this new spot. In a world overrun with high-end steakhouses and Italian restaurants, this more casual eatery is just what Miami needs.

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A New SoulCycle To Spin Out of 1 Hotel South Beach

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  Site Where: 2341 Collins Ave [map], Miami Beach, FL, United States, 33139
July 28, 2015 at 2:41 PM | by | ()

Alright then, you've heard the news but don't be too sad. We're still publishing until Friday.

We already knew that 1 Hotels was eco-conscious. Now we know it's body-conscious, too. Or should we say soul-conscious?

Yes, a SoulCycle studio is coming to the 1 Hotel South Beach later this year.

The new outpost will be Miami's second SoulCycle location (the other is in Coral Gables), and the brand's 50th studio nationwide. It's slated to open in December, which is good news for hardcore SoulCycle fans who are planning to attend Art Basel or simply hit up South Beach when it gets cold everywhere else in the country.

SoulCycle South Beach will be a 2,600-square-foot, 54-bike studio and will offer the signature high-energy rides the brand is famous for. If you happen to not be familiar with the SoulCycle workout, know this: riders burn between 500-700 calories in a 45-minute high-intensity cardio blast. Rides also involve upper body toning using hand weights and choreography.

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Kids & Dogs Can Enjoy Miami Spa Month at The Betsy Hotel

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  Site Where: 1440 Ocean Drive [map], Miami Beach, FL, United States, 33139
July 24, 2015 at 11:50 AM | by | ()

It's Miami Spa Month through the end of August (yes, it's technically two months long), which means it's easier to upgrade your Miami hotel stay with a little pampering. Most treatments on the Spa Month menu are $99 (plus tax and gratuity), with some higher-end services at $129.

One South Beach hotel in particular has extended its spa month specials to the entire family, with treatments for kids and even pups available. The Betsy South Beach, the nicest hotel located right on Ocean Drive, welcomes guests with little ones and four-legged friends to its Zen-like Betsy Wellness Garden, Miami’s only open air rooftop spa, to try one of these custom treatments.

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Bushwick By The Beach: Momo Sushi Comes to Miami

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  Site Where: 1100 West Ave [map], Miami Beach, FL, United States, 33139
July 21, 2015 at 12:05 PM | by | ()

This Must Be The Place, says the wall art at Mondrian South Beach. For what? As of this Thursday, the answer is: a pop-up sushi concept from Brooklyn.

The hotel's Sunset Lounge will be the site of their first pop-up dining concept -- Momo Sushi Shack, which opens this Thursday and will be open through October. New Yorkers may know Momo Sushi Shack from its location in cool-kid Bushwick. In addition to sushi, the Japanese restaurant serves a bunch of vegan and vegetarian dishes and, naturally, has a big focus on ingredients from indie and local purveyors.

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The Hall South Beach Now Taking Reservations for October 1

Where: 1500 Collins Avenue [map], Miami Beach, FL, United States, 33139
July 14, 2015 at 4:13 PM | by | ()

Just a few months ago we reported that Joie de Vivre's first East Coast hotel would be opening in Miami and my how time flies--reservations are now open for The Hall South Beach starting on October 1.

Rates begin at $188 a night for a deluxe room with a full bed. If you're planning on visiting Miami with a close friend or lover, you'll want a deluxe room with a queen bed instead. Those rooms are roughly the same size as the full rooms, but with a slightly bigger bed.

Deluxe rooms with king beds start around $200 a night while a room with two queen beds is $220. Rooms with views of the pool are close to $300 a night. (Since the hotel sits on the opposite side of Collins from the beach, there aren't any ocean views.)

There's also a $20 resort fee per night that's added to your rate, along with taxes, making a three-night stay in deluxe queen room around $700 total.

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A Sneak Peek at SLS LUX Brickell, Opening in 2017

July 6, 2015 at 3:36 PM | by | ()

Museum quality art for all to enjoy is part of the SLS LUX experience, like this iconic Fernando Botero bronze sculpture whose new home is now in Miami.

SLS LUX’s mission is to “indulge the senses,” though “sense the indulgence” also comes to mind. Especially in Miami, with all eyes - certainly ours - on the upcoming SLS LUX Brickell Hotel & Residences.

The dynamic duo of sbe and The Related Group, along with partner The Allen Morris Company, can already boast a sellout crowd – as in all 450 condos are gone with the Florida wind. Ah, but the SLS LUX hotel awaits us, rather we wait for it, and a 2017 opening. From the looks of things, we already thinks it’s a keeper.

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The Langford Hotel Will Open in Downtown Miami in September

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  Site Where: 121 SE 1st St [map], Miami, FL, United States, 33131
July 1, 2015 at 4:35 PM | by | ()

Another day, another stamp on the Miami Hotel Mambo dance card. This time, however, the action is taking place off the beach, over in downtown Miami, where The Langford Hotel will open in September.

Like a number of hotels in other cities, this one finds its home in a former bank building, which from the get-go makes this a little different than the proliferation of sleek and modern new builds that have been popping up in South Beach.

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More Miami Hotel News: What is The Plymouth Hotel?

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  Site Where: 2000 Collins Ave [map], Miami Beach, FL, United States, 33139
June 24, 2015 at 3:37 PM | by | ()

It may be the off-season in Miami but that doesn't mean the hotel scene is getting quiet. In fact, many hotels in South Beach use the summer to give themselves a makeover. In other cases, it's prime time for construction on new properties.

Which seems to be the case with this newest hotel-in-the-works, which we discovered while wandering in the residential streets between Collins and Washington Avenues recently -- the area across from Collins Park and the Bass Museum.

Like with all historic buildings on Miami Beach, the original facade remains while the jackhammers go to town on the inside. But what exactly is it?

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Nautilus, a Sixty Hotel in Miami Beach, Will Now Open in October

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  Site Where: 1825 Collins Ave [map], Miami Beach, FL, United States, 33139
June 22, 2015 at 2:40 PM | by | ()

The other week we strolled by another new hotel coming to Miami Beach--Nautilus, a Sixty Hotel at 18th and Collins Ave, which we last heard was opening on July 6. Well, that date's not going to happen anymore as reservations for the hotel are being pushed back to October 1. Bienvenido a Miami!

On that date, rooms are going for $238.67 for a king superior room which includes a king bed, white marble floors, SFERRA linens, REN bath products (an HC fave), Bluetooth docking station, 48-in. flat screen TV and this badass vintage travel chest which doubles as the mini-bar filled with gourmet goodies and even books on how to make a cocktail. Keep reading to have a closer look at it!

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Checking in on The Lennox Hotel Miami

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  Site Where: 1900 Collins Avenue [map], Miami Beach, FL, United States, 33139
June 16, 2015 at 6:57 PM | by | ()

It's been over three years since we first heard about the Lennox Hotel going up in Miami but there isn't much news to report.

We walked by the site of the old Peter Miller Hotel on Collins Avenue across from the luxury spot, The Setai. And work is coming along but it will be a while before this hotel opens its doors, especially since looking down 19th street, you can see all the units that need to be finished. You can head over to Kobi Karp Architects to peep some renderings of what the hotel should look like when it's finished. (That guest room is everything.)

However, we did learn that this hotel will be a part of Lennox Hotels, which has two other properties in South America--one in Ushuaia Patagonia and the other in Buenos Aires. So expect even more South American flair to invade Collins.

[Photos: HotelChatter; Rendering: Kobi Karp]

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Sneak Peek at East Miami, Opening in December

June 15, 2015 at 4:26 PM | by | ()

Feel Totally at East

That was the tagline that greeted guests who arrived at the pre-opening office of East, Miami, the first U.S. outpost of Swire Hotels' East Hotels brand.

This will be the third hotel for the business traveler brand (they bill themselves as a "business hotel with a life") with the other two East Hotels in China--one in Hong Kong and one in Beijing.

Not much has changed plans-wise since we first heard of the directions to, er, for the East. The hotel will still include 255 contemporary rooms, done with the signature orange accents of East, eight suites, and 89 residences, all designed by Miami-based Arquitectonica architects. The building is not quite ready but East helpfully had some model rooms for guests to walk through.

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Why The Trump National Doral in Miami is Not Just for Golfers

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  Site Where: 4400 N. W. 87th Ave. [map], Miami, FL, United States, 33178
June 12, 2015 at 5:16 PM | by | ()

There's more to Miami than people-watching and partying in South Beach.

A world away from the hectic scene of the beach, and just a few minutes from Miami International Airport sits The Trump National Doral Hotel, an oasis for golfing and relaxation. The actual resort has been open for over 60 years, attracting some of the best golfers and spa-goers, but in 2012 Trump purchased the property and brought the entire 800-acre resort firmly into the 21st Century.

Once we pulled into the private drive, we knew we were gearing up for something a lot more extravagant than just being surrounded by four PGA-level golf courses. The drive circled around an impressive fountain and ended at the equally impressive clubhouse for check-in. Once we were handed our key card and given a map to find our way to one of eight villas all named after some pretty renowned golfers; incidentally we were led to the Tiger Woods villa.

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