MIAMI , Oct. 17, 2017 — The Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes the iconic Hotel Breakwater South Beach, Casa Victoria Orchid and Hotel Ocean properties in South Beach , FL. Known for inspiring individuality, the Ascend Hotel Collection is the first and largest global soft hotel brand, featuring best in class unique, boutique and historic independent hotels and resorts.
These three boutique hotels offer truly distinctive South Beach experiences for all travelers. Located in Miami's historic Art Deco district, Hotel Breakwater South Beach is an eclectic hotel offering a rotating art program and aquarium-style pool; the Casa Victoria Orchid property is situated on the legendary Española Way and features inspired European charm; the luxurious accommodations and breathtaking ocean views of Hotel Ocean are the perfect setting for a true beach escape.
Unique in their own right, the properties serve an essential role in the history of Miami Beach. The hotels, having roots in the 1930s, are an ideal stay for history seekers and modern travelers alike. The storied facades of Hotel Ocean and Hotel Breakwater South Beach are considered icons on Ocean Drive as they were originated during the colorful Art Deco epoch, affording travelers with a glimpse into the past while still maintaining modern amenities and charm. Tucked away in the stoned pathways of the Historic Española Way, Casa Victoria Orchid beckons its guests to take a journey back in time via its European-inspired stucco building with all the comforts of home.
"We are delighted to welcome these beautiful properties to the Ascend Hotel Collection, all of which embody the local authenticity and sophistication of South Beach. These hotels are a true representation of what the Ascend Hotel Collection is all about," said Janis Cannon, senior vice president of upscale brands for Choice Hotels. "South Beach is a hotspot for travelers seeking an experience that's reflective of the community."
"We're excited to become an Ascend Hotel Collection member," said Reynaldo Ramirez, Director of Sales and Marketing. "Our hotels are each unique in their own way and being a part of the Ascend Hotel Collection allows the hotels to keep their identity, while at the same time, be a part of one of the largest international hotel companies."