Apparently named in honour of the city of the same name in France, which is famous for its palace and its forest, The Fontainebleau Miami Beach is widely acknowledged as being one of the most historically and architecturally significant hotels in the whole of Miami Beach.
Designed by Morris Lapidus the Fontainebleau Hotel originally opened in 1954 and was considered one of Miami Beach's most luxurious hotels back in the day. Having recently completed a two year, $1 billion transformation the property is now a firmly established four star hotel. Nestled on Collins Avenue in the Mid Beach region of Miami Beach it featured a short while ago in the American Institute of Architects Top 100 list of 'America's Favorite Architecture'.
Located in the heart of Millionaire's Row this fabulous Miami Beach Hotel, which is currently owned by Fontainebleau Resorts, offers a total of 1,504 different accommodation choices, of which 846 are located in the two original Fontainebleau buildings and 658 are situated in two new all-suite towers which have recently opened. Ranging from standard guestrooms to three bedroom family suites, luxury penthouses and triple connecting rooms each place provides a comfortable, secure and private space in which to relax and enjoy your stay. The large majority of guests can enjoy scintillating views of the Atlantic Ocean from their balconies whilst inside all their rooms are a range of excellent amenities including air conditioning, a flat screen television with plenty of cable/satellite channels, a 20” iMac® featuring internet access, in-room private bar, an iPod docking station and private bathroom.
Facing the Atlantic Ocean, the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach is not a place in which you will go hungry. Overall there are 12 restaurants and bars, all of which serve everything from delicious Italian, Sushi and Cantonese cuisine to snacks, gelato and patisserie foods. It is however a place where you can immerse yourself in the blissful mineral-rich water therapies of their 40,000-square-foot spa. Other services and facilities include an impressive outdoor heated pool, a fitness centre and beauty salon. In terms of evening entertainment the hotel features the hip, onsite Trend-Setting nightclub whilst The Shops at Fontainebleau, an impressive arrangement of luxury retail boutiques will appeal to those looking for some retail therapy.
Serving as excellent headquarters for exploring the wider area the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel is within easy reach of all the city's main attractiions including South Beach, Lincoln Road, the Miami Botanical Gardens, Lummus Park and the Miami Beach Golf Club. In addition The Everglades, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale are easy to get to as is the Miami international Airport.
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