One Fort Lauderdale -- A Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel is
in the final phase of a two-year, multimillion-dollar renovation
aimed at transforming it into an upscale leisure and business
Situated on the
Intracoastal Waterway, the 231-room property has all-suite
accommodations with separate living rooms; kitchens with stainless
steel appliances; dining areas; and 42-inch plasma TVs.
Doubletree's Sweet Dreams beds with down comforters. Bathrooms have
walk-in showers with rainfall showerheads. The property has 8,000
square feet of meeting space.
officials said a new restaurant concept will debut in late summer
with new cocktail lounges and coffee and wine bars.
For more, call
(954) 565-3800 or visit www.galleryone.doubletree.com.
soul in Palm Beach
Chesterfield Hotel in Palm Beach is offering a
one-night Sex, Body and Soul package for couples looking for a
The package is
$445 per couple and is offered through Nov. 15. It includes a
one-night stay in a deluxe king room, breakfast for two, one spa
treatment per person at the Georgette Klinger Spa, a spa gift
certificate and discount and a welcome gift.
boutique Chesterfield Hotel is near the beach and the shopping
district on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach. It is a member of the Red
Carnation Hotels collection and Small Luxury Hotels of the
243-7871 or visit www.chesterfieldpb.com.
to manage Naples resort
Hospitality International was tapped to manage the 193-room
Naples Bay Resort, to open in September
resort will feature an 85-room hotel and 108 resort cottages plus
30 town homes and 65 condominiums.
The property will
have 5,000 square feet of meetings and conference space serviced by
Benchmark's Conference Concierge.
facilities will include a 97-slip marina, fitness center, tennis
center and pool complex with a lazy river pool, lap pool,
children's pool, sundeck and cabanas.
Guests will have
access to private Keewaydin Island. A retail promenade next to the
marina will feature high-end shops, entertainment venues and
Seasons Hotel Miami rolled out technology that allows
guests to place orders for food, beverages and services from the
comfort of their poolside chaise.
Personal Ordering System features a wireless, handheld device with
a touch screen.
request a device when they arrive at the pool or pick a chaise with
one already installed.
transmits orders to the hotel's point-of-sale system, which
delivers a printout of the orders to the kitchen, bar or other
Guests also can
press a button on the unit to request a server.
Four Seasons said
it is evaluating implementing the technology systemwide based on
its success at the Miami property.
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