Photos Courtesy of The Biltmore Hotel
Located in the heart of Coral Gables and less than 15 minutes from Miami lies a luxurious historic hideaway that offers guests an array of exceptional services making each visit a memorable occasion. Since its opening in 1926, this National Historic Landmark has become an iconic destination for every kind of traveler and provides visitors with stylish surprises around every corner.
Immediately upon arrival, you will notice the grandeur of the building and its stunning colors that match the Floridian sunshine. The tower was inspired by the Giralda, a medieval tower of the cathedral of Sevilla. Walkthrough the magnificent lobby complete with towering pillars and the marble flooring where luxurious décor surrounds you, and a winding staircase awaits your footsteps. Adjacent to the front desk a seating area is situated by the elevators. A plush space to relax as you check-in and begin your stay. If the beautiful interior isn’t what you are admiring first, a sight of the hotel rooms will surely grab your attention.
The hotel’s rooms and suites were designed with every high-end amenity you could want. With a selection of breathtaking views of the pool, golf, or tree-lined street of Coral Gables, the suites feature a spacious tastefully decorated separated living room. Utilizing a variety of textures and materials throughout the hotel to create a sense of tranquility, there is a sense of calm from the moment you enter your room to the time you leave.
Upgrade to a Junior Suite designed for guests seeking additional space and extra comfort. This suite features a spacious living room, with a sofa and armchair plus a large wardrobe. From gemstone chandeliers that hang over the beds to classic moldings, couture fabrics, embroidered damask, framed art created from original architectural blueprints, with Jerusalem stone-tiled floors, every small detail has been thoughtfully placed. The spacious shower and deep soaking tub, fresh flowers and elegant furnishings provided in your room make an overnight stay just that much sweeter.
Whether you are looking to sunbathe at the pool deck or get active at the 10,000 square foot state-of-the-art fitness facilities, the resort offers plenty of amazing features to ensure a pleasurable stay. Concierge hosts can provide guests with luxury car rental services and airport transfers, while guest service staff tend to your every need. If you are looking to try something unique, opt for one of the properties afternoon tea which is a great way to experience some old-school glitz and glamour.
Your stay at The Biltmore would not be complete without experiencing world-class dining at the hotel restaurant Fontana. Grab a meal at the Italian-inspired establishment offering handcrafted cocktails, an extensive wine list and a posh atmosphere. Soak up South Florida’s sunshine surrounded by a stylish setting at the world-famous pool. One of the largest hotel swimming pools in the Continental U.S. The Biltmore’s pool measures approximately 23,000 square feet and holds 600,000 gallons of water. Enhancing the pool experience are nine private cabanas hidden away amidst palms, hibiscus, and bougainvillea. Each is elegantly furnished with teakwood chaises and loveseats, banana leaf ceiling fans, lounge chairs for sunbathing, and outdoor rain showers, along with a host of amenities.
The Biltmore is the epitome of classic luxury and its past visitors have included infamous guests from Judy Garland to Al Capone. From its upscale hospitality to being equipped with the latest technology, a stay at this breathtaking hotel is one you won’t want to end.