92%
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4.5
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What We Love

  • The hotel’s many activities, from cooking lessons and tennis workshops to spa treatments and aerobics classes
  • The hotel’s iconic status — it’s a certified National Historic Landmark — and country club feel
  • Families will especially love the hotel, as many of the activities are geared toward the younger set
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What To Know

  • A $20 resort fee (including gratuities, WiFi and valet parking) per night will be collected at the Jetsetter checkout
  • Pool is weather-permitting and is closed during winter; property is not on the beach
  • The vibe can be overly formal, and be sure to pack a jacket if you want to dine in the property’s signature restaurant

Amenities

  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Golf
  •  Golf Course
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Kids Club
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Overview

Miami grande dame with legendary champagne high tea, cooking school, spa, golf course and tennis program

The Look

Coral Gables’s iconic Biltmore Hotel is a historic, family-friendly alternative to the strip of party-loving properties over on South Beach. The Spanish-style hotel — built in 1926 and modeled on Seville’s Giralda bell tower — holds a place on the list of National Historic Landmarks, and it drips with old-school glamour thanks to vaulted ceilings, ornately carved pillars, crystal chandeliers and a grand piano.

Bed and Bath

After the grand show downstairs, the 273 guestrooms are a bit underwhelming. The hotel calls them Moorish in style, but they fall more toward the neutral end of the spectrum, with pale color palettes and chintz flourishes (arched headboards with hand-painted floral decorations). But all rooms are supremely comfortable, with feather mattresses and 340-thread-count sheets, Frette robes and bamboo towels.

Beyond

Guests here are kept busy by the on-site tennis program, the top-notch spa and the culinary academy — and the lobby bar, which serves the best English afternoon tea in town. The golf course, designed by Donald Ross in 1925, is a duffer’s dream. Dining options include the very formal Palme d’Or (jacket required), where award-winning chef Philippe Ruiz serves highbrow French-inflected cuisine, such as braised sole with carrot and cumin beurre blanc. And then there’s the pool, which, with its grand styling, private cabanas and alfresco bar, provides a pretty spectacular setting in which to see and be seen. This is still Miami — what would you expect?

How to Get There

Biltmore Hotel – Miami – Coral Gables
1200 Anastasia Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

Reviews

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M D

5 Stars Service starts with the valet Parking.

Interior Resemble An European Chateau and opulence from yesteryears with an old world ambiance.

Ideal venue for weddings, debutant ball, when money is not an object.

Great restaurants and all their facilities.

Grand hotel
184caryl

This a beautiful grand hotel. We went to a wedding there and stayed for three nights. The guest services were excellent. The pool is enormous rivaling the largest in Las Vegas. We would definitely stay there again for the proximity to coral gables and little Havana

Family visit
deborahmA3281XT

The property is beautiful with stunning lobby and grounds. The pool area is very large, but lacking the same high end feel like you may expect for this hotel. Staff friendly but not over the top. Prices reasonable