You might be on the clock when visiting the Sunshine State, so you might as well pick a hotel that’s got all the perks an amenities that will ensure a pleasant stay. These hotels have taken care of the little things so that you can get work done, then spend some time enjoying a bit of luxury when you’re offline. Read on to discover the best business hotels in Florida.
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Visit the top floors of the JW Marriott building to reach Hotel Beaux Arts, Autograph Collection in Miami. This business-friendly hotel boasts 44 rooms and features an upscale ambiance in its spacious rooms with flat-screen TVs, iPads with digital concierge services and beautiful marble bathrooms that have TVs in the mirror. There are 15 event rooms to take advantage of, with a theatre that’s appropriate for large sessions and a conference where you can have interactive discussions.
Combine business with relaxation at The Ritz Carlton in Amelia Island, which boasts a wide variety of event spaces for meetings and a ballroom that can fit up to 1,500. You can join paddle boarding and surf excursions, play a round of golf and enjoy fine dining at the on-site restaurant Salt. Soak up ocean views from your private balcony, then lay your head on the 400-thread-count linens and goose-down pillows.
A luxury resort on Palm Beach’ South Ocean Boulevard, the Four Seasons Resort has a 24-hour business center and multilingual concierge services. Enjoy complimentary coffee in the hotel’s Living Room and set up a meeting in the residential-style lounge and patio. After work, relax in the freshwater pool area or your oceanfront room with down bedding and plasma TVs, while the on-site spa ensures you’re fully recharged.
*This property will be closed until October 31, 2018
One of the biggest hotels in Hollywood, The Diplomat Beach Resort boasts 1,000 rooms and a 200,000-square-foot meeting space that can accommodate 8,000 people. There’s a designated wing for the Convention Center, while an outdoor pool with cabanas and beach access offers plenty of leisure time. Pamper yourself in the luxurious spa, rent a jet ski or kayak or enjoy its five on-site restaurants.
Sitting on a beautiful 35-acre property, the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay caters to business travelers with its array of on-site amenities. Get work done in the 19 boardrooms, ballroom and outdoor pavilion, then take a break in the hotel’s two pools with bar service, two tennis courts and three on-site restaurants. If you need to sweat it out head to the fitness center, while its beach and fire pits offer supreme relaxation.
A combination of luxury amenities with an attentive staff makes The Ritz Carlton in Naples a firm favorite. It’s Destinations Services department can organize excursions and events for meetings, while the 42,000 square feet of meeting space includes three ballrooms and a Gulf-front beach house. Unwind from your day with a visit to the massive spa and salon, which has 30 separate treatment rooms, then refuel with fresh Florida ingredients at Gumbo Limbo restaurant.
A popular conference destination, the Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa is a beautiful beachfront hotel with 168 rooms. You’ll be lured in by its outdoor pool with bar service and live music, while a full-service spa pairs well with a long day of work. You’ll have direct access to a private beach and a balcony in your room to admire the views. A fully stocked mini bar, flat-screen TV and Keurig coffee maker in every room ensure you’ll feel right at home.
Stay downtown when in Jacksonville at the Omni Jacksonville Hotel, where you’ll find 354 spacious rooms to pick from that include luxurious bedding, stocked minibars and stunning city views. You’ll find a bistro and bar on-site in addition to 24-hour room service that is perfect when you’re working late. The hotel’s convenient location means you’re close to major attractions and local dining and entertainment hotspots like the Jacksonville Landing.
Located near the Palm Beach Airport, Embassy Suites by Hilton West Palm Beach Central in West Palm Beach offers excellent accommodations for business travelers. It’s also only a 10-minute drive to downtown West Palm Beach and includes an outdoor pool plus tennis courts and open-atrium dining area. There are lots of meeting and convention space, while a free buffet breakfast ensures you start your morning off right.
If you want great food options on your business trip, head to Epicurean Hotel, Autograph Collection in Tampa to enjoy its culinary-themed luxury property. Often hosting conferences, meetings and various events, its also home to multiple fine dining options that include a rooftop bar, patisserie, wine shop and demo kitchen that offers classes and tastings. Relax in stylish rooms that offer wine and gourmet snacks for purchase, then take a dip in the outdoor pool.
The Four Seasons Hotel Orlando has an on-site conference center with plenty of indoor meeting space that includes breakout areas, while two outdoor spaces are perfect for business events. Enjoy its array of leisure facilities that include an 18-hole golf course, 13,000-square-foot spa and rooftop steakhouse. If you want to feel like a kid again, slide down the 242-foot-long water slide or float in the luxurious lazy river.
Compared to the likes of the luxury hotels found in Las Vegas, JW Marriott Marquis Miami is known for its long list of alluring amenities. Step inside to discover bright light fixtures, three on-site restaurants and a fitness center. You can spend your time offline enjoying the hotel’s outdoor pool, basketball court, virtual bowling alley and 3D theater room. Its modern rooms are perfect for business travelers with its desktop computers and flat-screen TVs.