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Hotel Vintro South Beach joins Hilton Curio Collection

Hotel Vintro South Beach is the latest member of Hilton’s quasi-independent Curio Collection brand. The 50-room Art Deco hotel will open as Curio Collection in March 2016. TripAdvisor reviews rank Hotel Vintro #13 of 207 Miami Beach Hotels with 4.5/5 circles and a Certificate of Excellence. Interesting comments in TripAdvisor reviews mention exterior and interior…

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Once in a Blue Moon

Boutique hotels comprise much of the art deco district of Miami Beach. Buildings of rich colors and curved shapes line the streets of Collins Avenue and Ocean Drive in restored properties originally built in the 1930s and 40s. As I studied the lines of their faces, I photographed the architecture and realized most of the…

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St. Regis Bal Harbour Hotel

St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort property is a high profile luxury hotel and residences a few miles north of Miami Beach. I visited the hotel last week for a two night stay courtesy of SPG American Express. The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort hosted its grand opening gala in March 2012. This is part two…

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Where and What is Bal Harbour, Florida?

Bal Harbour as a location did not have any real meaning to me prior to visiting the St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort. My 2-night stay at the St. Regis Bal Harbour was sponsored by Starwood Preferred Guest American Express and my room rate and economy class airfare from Monterey to Miami were complimentary. I did…

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