New Wyndham Hotel Opens in Heart of Miami's South Beach
May 13, 2010 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN), today announced its continued expansion in Florida with the opening of the 133-room-and-suite Wyndham Garden® Hotel Miami South Beach.
The newly-renovated Wyndham Garden Hotel Miami South Beach, located in South Beach's entertainment district at 1050 Washington Avenue, is just a short drive from Miami International Airport and the Port of Miami and walking distance to the Miami Beach Convention Center. For beach-goers, the hotel sits only two blocks from Miami's white sand beaches.
The historic hotel, preserved by the Miami Beach Historic Preservation Board, underwent a $5.5 million renovation before joining the Wyndham family; the renovation maintained the hotel's original Art Deco design and architecture.
The Wyndham Garden Hotel Miami South beach joins the 405-room Wyndham Miami Airport Hotel & Executive Meeting Center, located on the banks of the Miami River, less than one-quarter mile from Miami International Airport.
"Miami is an exciting, dynamic city and vibrant hub for business and leisure travelers around the world," said Jeff Wagoner, president of Wyndham Hotels and Resorts. "With its embodiment of Miami culture, great location, personalized service and unique style, the Wyndham Garden Miami South Beach will be an outstanding addition to the growing Wyndham family of hotels."
The open, bright and contemporary lobby welcomes guests with vivid contrasting color, indicative of Miami's ambiance. Each of the colorful deluxe guest rooms and suites feature modern amenities like free high-speed wireless Internet access, 32-inch LCD televisions with a stereo system, colorful décor, large work desks and ergonomic chairs, as well as marble countertops, white lacquered vanities with contemporary vessel sinks and spa teak benches in all showers.
The property also features Wyndham's signature BeWell® bedding, room service concierge services, valet parking and unique, lush gardens surrounding the outdoor pool for guests to relax and take in the South Florida sun. Guests also have access to a state-of-the-art 24-hour fitness facility, meeting rooms and a business center with computer kiosks, wireless Internet access and faxing and printing capabilities. Guests staying at Wyndham Garden Miami South Beach have easy access to some of the city's top attractions: the hotel is across the street from the Wolfsonian Museum, a short walk to the Lincoln Road Mall and the Versace Mansion on Ocean Drive.
The historic 1922 Coral House, located on the grounds of Wyndham Garden Miami South Beach, is home to Catch 10 Seafood Bistro, offering seafood fare in an outdoor setting, as well as room service and poolside dining. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is available to guests, as well as Starbucks coffee and the hotel's signature mint lemonade.
All Wyndham Hotels and Resorts guests can take advantage of Wyndham ByRequest®, the brand's guest recognition program, offering complimentary benefits including free high-speed Internet access, choice of welcome snack and beverage, preferred pillow type, express check-in, guaranteed late check-out, local and long-distance calls, best available room upon arrival, photocopies, faxes and online receipts.
Wyndham ByRequest members also earn Wyndham Rewards® points, which can be redeemed for complimentary hotel stays, airline tickets, name-brand merchandise and dining and shopping gift cards, among other options. In lieu of points, members may elect to earn airline or rail miles with a variety of carriers.
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC and its affiliates, subsidiaries of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), offer upscale hotel and resort accommodations throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, China and the Caribbean. All Wyndham hotels are either franchised or managed by the company or managed through a joint-venture partner.