Hotels in Ft. Lauderdale
The newly completed, 25-story Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, offers a spirit of elegance that is personalized for each guest, and features 373-well appointed studios and suites, 25,000-sq.-ft. Sunrise Terrace with a zero-entry pool and cabanas, beach concierge, European Spa, children's programs, three dining options; golf at Parkland Golf & Country Club; and 10,000 square feet of meeting space. For resort information call (954) 760-7177 or visit www.fortlauderdalebeachresort.hilton.com.
The new St. Regis Resort, Fort Lauderdale, Florida's first, is located on Fort Lauderdale beach and scheduled to open, May 2007. The new $240 million landmark luxury resort will feature 166 elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites with ocean and inland waterway views, a much-anticipated 120-seat ocean-view renowned gourmet restaurant and European style Butler Service. The resort includes a convenient walkway, which comfortably guides guests to Fort Lauderdale's golden beaches, as well as a 24,000-square-foot elegant meeting space and boasts a 29,000 square-foot tropical pool deck. The St. Regis Spa will offer massage therapy, aromatherapy and facial & body treatments, all available in 10 spacious and relaxing treatment rooms, as well as a modern fitness center, equipped with saunas, whirlpools, steam rooms and a full-service salon. For more information call (954) 465-2300 or visit www.stregis.com/fortlauderdale.
The Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach SIAN Resort, opening spring 2007, is a luxury condo hotel boasting 311 well-appointed guestrooms overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway. Highlights include large walk-out balconies in all guestrooms, Crowne Plaza's "Sleep Advantage" program with seven sleep amenities for a better nights rest, 140-seat Elements Bistro featuring a contemporary feel with indoor and outdoor seating and gourmet cuisine overlooking a lushly landscaped infinity pool, marina, flat screen TVs, a fully equipped fitness center and business center and 10,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space, as well as an exclusive meeting experience for meeting planners. For more information call 1-800-227-6963 or visit www.crowneplaza.com/hollywoodbeach.
Il Lugano at the Village at the Intracoastal in Fort Lauderdale, an $80 million project which is part of the Homewood Suites collection. The 14-story building, located just north of Oakland Park and named after a luxurious lake resort area on the border of Switzerland and Italy, is designed as a combined extended-stay hotel with 105 residential hotel suites and 23 private residences. Slated to welcome guests, June 2007. For more information call, (954) 567-4484 or visit www.illugano.com.
A new 71-room Candlewood Suites, Fort Lauderdale's first, is slated to open in spring 2007 near the air and cruise port terminals. The new hotel by Luckey Management will be operated under a license agreement with InterContinental Hotels Group. Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy the hotel's just-like-home complimentary amenities, including high-speed internet access, free local phone calls, free on-site guest laundry and a 24-hour fitness center. Unique to Candlewood Suites, guests can also enjoy the convenience of the Candlewood Cupboard®, where a variety of beverages, breakfast items, snacks, frozen entrees and sundries can be purchased on the honor system at any time. For information call (954) 316-1150.
Greater Fort Lauderdale will lay claim to another luxurious first: its first W Hotel. The $205 million W Fort Lauderdale Hotel and Residences - a member of Starwood Hotels & Resorts' prestigious Luxury Collection -- is scheduled to open in early 2008. The 346-room hotel and its 171 luxury residences will be located on a 4 1/2-acre site offering dramatic views of both the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway. Amenities at the 23-story, dual-tower property will include a signature Stephen Starr restaurant, an inviting Living Room lobby, a state-of-the-art SWEAT® fitness center, the renowned Bliss® Spa and a one-of-a-kind oceanfront infinity-edge pool. In addition, the W Fort Lauderdale Hotel and Residences will boast more than 15,000 square feet of meeting space. Call (954) 462-1633 or explore www.wfortlauderdaleresidences.com for more information.
Donald J. Trump has two new five-star condo hotel developments planned on Fort Lauderdale Beach. Construction has begun on the Trump International Hotel &Tower Fort Lauderdale, a 24-story building designed by world-renowned Michael Graves & Associates. The property will be comprised of residences as well as hotel rooms, and its location will afford views of both the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. From the exterior, the property's curvilinear lines and art-deco accents will recall a circa 1925 luxury cruise liner. Inside, the property's 298 one and two-bedroom suites will be decorated with fine furniture and contain luxurious touches like Italian-marble flooring. Other Trump-worthy amenities will include a spa, pool, and a fine dining establishment. Completion is scheduled for 2008. For more information visit www.TrumpFortLauderdale.com or call 866-TRUMP-01 (866-878-6701). Also planned is Trump Las Olas Beach Resort, a 95-unit resort on Fort Lauderdale beach also schedule to be completed in 2008. For more information visit www.TrumpLasOlas.com or call (954) 760-4242.
Scheduled for completion by the end of 2008 the Hollywood Grande Condominium Hotel & Resort, a five-story property situated just steps from Hollywood Beach. The hotel will feature 225 luxuriously appointed guestrooms and suites. Other highlights of the Hollywood Grande will include a rooftop pool, a spa and fitness center, enclosed courtyards, two trendy bars and retail space. Call (954) 922-4498 or visit www.hollywoodgrande.com for more information.
Ocean Properties, Ltd. is planning to build the Marriott Ocean Village and Resort, a conference, retail and hotel complex on six acres of Hollywood Beach oceanfront and Intracoastal Waterway, at Johnson St. Construction is scheduled to begin spring 2007. For information call (561) 279-9900.
WCI Communities has introduced the Plaza at OceanSide Pompano Beach, a new waterfront development. Set on eight acres of prime oceanfront property in Pompano Beach, the project's 304-suite condominium hotel with 77 luxury residences incorporates a distinctive curved architecture designed to capture both the sunrise and sunset of the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal. The public plaza will include restaurants, chic boutiques, walking plazas, fountains and outdoor cafés. For information call (800)-924-4005 or visit http://www.wcicommunities.com.
Starwood Capital Group, led by Barry Sternlicht, has plans to build a "1" Hotel and Residences in Fort Lauderdale, the first luxury, eco-friendly global hotel brand. The concept will combine the best of environmentally sustainable architecture and interior design with an emphasis on service. "1" will adhere to green construction and operating principles and commit to environmentally sensitive consumption of natural resources. "1" will be fresh, invigorating and an alternative way of traveling and living. Fort Lauderdale's "1" Hotel and Residences is among the first five of its kind and will be new construction including a spa, dining concept, fitness center and other luxury amenities.