The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach has re-opened following a US$90 million, multi-year floor-to-ceiling renovation.
Located at the intersection of Collins Avenue and Lincoln Road, the historic hotel showcases a design scheme created by Meg Sharpe, who oversaw the lobby, the Lapidus Bar, restaurant, pool, club and spa, and Cristian Rubio, from renowned design-firm HBA, who was charged with re-imagining the guestrooms and meeting spaces.
Upon entering The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, visitors will discover the a new lobby that is a celebration of the original design, enhanced by elegant touches that transition the property into a modern era. Steps away, the all-new Lapidus Bar is a classic cocktail lounge honouring a bygone era of Miami with live music, vintage cocktails and a design that invites visitors to settle in and absorb their magnificent surroundings.
The vibrant flavours of Latin America take the lead at Fuego y Mar, the hotel’s new restaurant with Executive Chef Anthony LePape at the helm.
For club level guests, the Club Lounge offers a dedicated concierge, bespoke experiences and complimentary culinary delights throughout the day.
Each of the 376 guestrooms and suites reflect Cristian Rubio’s vision, which is the result of his extensive research into Miami and the many facets of the city that make it so special. Meticulously designed furnishings and custom millwork blend together to create a space celebrating the city and its culture. Enhanced soundproofing additionally ensures guests a restful night’s sleep.
The ballroom at the hotel spans over 10,000-square-feet and is supplemented by 11 separate meeting and event spaces.