MIAMI, FL (March 8, 2010) – Today, Miami’s highly anticipated Hotel
Urbano at Brickell, the city’s newest “Art Hotel”, is pleased to announce
that they have officially opened. This chic 65-room boutique hotel will
provide Miami visitors with an art-inspired destination – while offering
locals a new stylish venue for functions, after work cocktails and tantalizing
cuisine. Located in the eclectic and sophisticated downtown Brickell neighborhood,
Hotel Urbano’s stylish ambiance and personalized amenities combine with
unique services and an art-inspired appeal. The hotel features the following
65 ultra-modern guestrooms have been artfully designed by Marcie DeLaRosa
– one of the country’s top interior designers – and feature king or double
beds, satellite TV with premium channels, spacious walk-in showers and
balconies or walk-out lanais.
Complimentary high-speed internet access is available in all hotel spaces
A tropical, free form swimming pool and waterfall provides a perfect backdrop
to the spacious deck with private cabanas, fire pits and vibrant poolside
lounge featuring alfresco dining.
Modern fitness room with state-of-the-art equipment.
Elegant meeting rooms and a lush poolside veranda to meet an array of business
and social needs.
A restaurant boasting an award-winning Executive Chef, who has created
masterful art-inspired menus, fusing South Florida and Cuban cuisine.
Miami’s very own Art Fusion Galleries will display an array of original
artwork from several new, emerging and well-known artists throughout the
hotel lobby, hallways, rooms and restaurant. All artwork will change seasonally
and will be readily available for guests to purchase.
Winter/Spring rates starting at only $159 per night, include complimentary
Rendering of the exterior - Hotel Urbano
The hotel is owned by the Carlisle Group.
General Manager Donna Candreva
Donna’s career objective was to manage a boutique hotel, and create
an environment that will be the “talk of the town!” She will be soon accomplishing
these objectives and making Hotel Urbano the new trendy hot spot. With
over ten years in the hospitality field, Donna comes to Ocean Properties
from Miami Beach South Beach Courtyard by Marriott where she spent two
years as General Manager. Along with being Front Office Manager at the
Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club, she contributed to the hotel
awarded “2005 Hotel of the Year”. At the Tampa Westshore Marriott,
she achieved 93% the highest AOS score in the hotel’s history, and GSS
Recognition Award 2002.
Additionally, Hotel Urbano at Brickell is proud to be a member of Sterling
Design™ – a new special designation within the established Sterling Hotels™,
a brand of Preferred Hotel Group™, offering guests chic style and sophistication
that’s accessible for any budget. With a tagline of “As Individual as You,”
Sterling Design will boast hotels and resorts from across the globe offering
something for every guest. Characteristics of the new designation
include contemporary architecture, sleek and understated guestrooms featuring
the latest technology, a hip bar, lounge or restaurant, and a high standard
About Hotel Urbano at Brickell
The new Hotel Urbano at Brickell is located at 2500 South Brickell
Avenue (formerly the Brickell Avenue Inn) in downtown Miami, at the intersection
of Brickell and the Rickenbacker Causeway. Centrally located, Hotel
Urbano offers easy access to downtown Miami, Brickell Avenue, the shops
and beaches of Key Biscayne and most of Miami’s major tourist attractions,
including Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami Seaquarium, Jungle Island,
The Museum of Science and Space Planetarium, and more. In addition,
the hotel is ideally located to sample Miami’s art galleries, special events
and sporting options, such as Miami Design District’s Art Walk, Coconut
Grove Arts Festival, Ericsson Tennis Open, The Miami Heat and Florida Panthers
games at American Airlines Arena, and endless rounds of golf at the renowned
Key Biscayne Golf Course. For more information or to make reservations,
call 1-888-657-3448 or visit www.HotelUrbano.com.
About Preferred Hotel Group™
Celebrating 42 years of excellence, Preferred Hotel Group is proud
to be a global leader in the hospitality industry, delivering high-performance
sales, marketing and technology solutions to more than 700 independent
hotels and resorts in over 75 countries. Its family of brands represents
a collection of the finest hotels in the world and include: Preferred Hotels®
& Resorts (www.PreferredHotels.com), Preferred Boutique™ (www.PreferredBoutique.com),
Summit Hotels & Resorts™ (www.SummitHotels.com), Sterling Hotels™ (www.SterlingHotels.com)
and Historic Hotels of America™ (www.HistoricHotels.org). For more information
please visit www.PreferredHotelGroup.com.