The Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is expected to reopen
this winter with 290 expansive studio and suite accommodations,
four alfresco dining experiences and a 4,000-square-foot ocean-view
spa and fitness center in addition to 20,000 square feet of flexible
meeting and event space.
The Le Meridien Dania Beach, Fort Lauderdale is undergoing a
$30 million renovation and conversion and will feature 245 contemporary guest rooms, 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and
two redesigned restaurants.
The $23 million Tryp by Wyndham Maritime Hotel, scheduled to
open in March, is an eight-story, 150-room, maritime-theme hotel,
offering a European-style tapas bar and 11 aquariums.
A 23-story Four Seasons will open in 2018 with 150 hotel rooms
and 95 residences, two restaurants, a spa, a fitness center, “Beach
Butlers” and extensive ballroom and meeting facilities.
In downtown Fort Lauderdale, a dual-branded Starwood Hotel
complex, featuring The Dalmar, with 209 rooms, will offer a rooftop
lounge and sky lobby, an infinity pool and 24,000 square feet of
meeting and retail space.
The B Ocean Resort, Fort Lauderdale recently underwent an extensive renovation that included a meeting space, guest rooms and the
famous Wreck Bar. The 650-room Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor
Beach Resort & Spa renovated guest rooms. Meanwhile, the Westin
Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is undergoing a $5.5 million renovation that includes the transformation of the entranceway and lobby,
along with new oceanfront dining.
New additions include the 349-room Margaritaville Hollywood
Beach Resort, which opened in September. Overlooking the Atlantic
Ocean, the hotel has 30,000 square feet of combined indoor and
outdoor event space.
With all the new-builds, renovations and other changes, even Roberts-Tascione seems amazed.
“We’ve only more recently been discovered as a favorable beach and
resort destination due to increased flights and ‘secondary flights’ into
Miami. We even welcomed our first flight from Dubai into Fort Lauderdale in December, which opens up the world to us,” she said.
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