MIAMI BEACH, FL & MCLEAN, VA – DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton’s 13 market-leading brands, today announces the opening of The Gates Hotel South Beach – a DoubleTree by Hilton. The completely reconstructed property, which is owned by Rockpoint Group and Highgate and managed by Highgate, brings 235 upscale rooms, contemporary style and upscale services to the heart of South Beach.
“Travelers expect glamour and style when visiting South Beach, and The Gates Hotel South Beach – a DoubleTree by Hilton delivers a sophisticated, yet relaxing, experience reflective of its colorful surroundings,” said Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “Beginning with a warm Chocolate Chip Cookie welcome upon arrival, guests will be treated to the world-class service and comforts our brand is known for throughout their stay.”
The new lifestyle boutique hotel offers guests an authentic and unconventional resort-style setting, just across the street from the Atlantic Ocean. Convenient to all that South Beach has to offer, it is walking distance to Ocean Drive, Lincoln Road and the area’s renowned restaurants, nightlife, entertainment and shopping, and just a short drive to all of South Florida’s best attractions.
Built on the foundation of the 1954 Ankara Motel, The Gates Hotel South Beach – a DoubleTree by Hilton maintains the historic, Art Deco-inspired architecture on the exterior, while also breathing new life into a reconstructed interior with contemporary elements. Components of the hotel that have retained their original form include the classic brick walls of the Historic Wing and refurbished Ankara Motel signage.
Inside, modern design takes center stage as a translucent staircase welcomes guests into the thriving two-story atrium with custom leather wrapping and a striking light fixture inspired by drum cymbals. The welcoming, laid-back atmosphere encourages guests to explore their surroundings or simply relax in any one of the hotel’s finely-crafted spaces.
“The opening of this hotel provides guests with the perfect retreat, whether visiting for business or pleasure,” said Beres Wall, general manager, The Gates Hotel South Beach – a DoubleTree by Hilton. “With our upscale amenities, sizable accommodations and close proximity to Ocean Drive, our hotel aims to be the long-term smart choice for travelers.”
The Gates Hotel South Beach – a DoubleTree by Hilton is located at 2360 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida 33139, convenient to Miami International Airport, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and the Port of Miami.