On Sunday June 7, 2015 Marriott International, Inc. officially opened the AC Hotel Miami Beach with an evening co-hosted by fashion photographer and New York Times Best-Selling Author, Nigel Barker, and United Nude co-founder, Rem D. Koolhaas. The opening of AC Hotel Miami Beach furthers the AC brand’s U.S. expansion in the lifestyle space, catering to the creativity and passions of travelers with a millennial mindset.
“Like AC Hotels, our partners deliver affordable, well-designed products with a European cachet that appeals to our guests,” said Toni Stoeckl, VP of Lifestyle Brands, Marriott International. “Each partner has crafted their own sense of style that reflects our shared audience of global travelers and entrepreneurs with busy lifestyles and an inspired mindset.”
AC Hotel Miami Beach is designed for those creative, well-traveled, entrepreneurial spirits who are constantly on the go and who appreciate the oasis of a well-designed hotel that allows them to welcome moments of tranquility, be present and connect with others. Everything at AC Hotels by Marriott is created with intention. It edits away what is unnecessary in order to provide guests with thoughtfully designed moments of elegance that elevate their stay. The brand’s style features clean, simple and crisp lines, marrying sophisticated European style with a distinctly modern feel.
Designed by Miami-based Kobi Karp Architecture, AC Hotel Miami Beach features the brand’s signature open-concept spaces outfitted with modern furnishings and décor, and thoughtfully selected modern artifacts and treasures. The seven-story hotel includes communal spaces that offer state-of-the-art technology and complimentary WIFI for guests and locals to work, connect, explore and socialize.
In the AC Library, hotel guests and locals can enjoy a quiet read. The AC Library features a curated collection of Nigel Barker’s favorite books, including his latest NY Times best selling book, Models Of Influence, available to guests and visitors in a soothing environment.
A destination for hobnobbing, the vibrant rooftop pool with ocean views serves as the focal point of the hotel, inviting guests and locals to unwind and enjoy a cocktail or snack.
The guest roomsare designed to provide an oasis of modern design, with sleek furnishings, open closet system and hardwood floors.
The AC Kitchen is open daily for breakfast, offering sweet and savory tarts, freshly baked croissants and a selection of artisan cured meats and cheeses.
On-site parking, a fitness center and 270 sq. ft. of meeting space round out the hotels offerings.
Located at 2912 Collins Avenue, the 150-room hotel was developed in partnership with Miami’s Robert Finvarb Companies. This is the brand’s flagship property in the U.S. and the first in Florida.