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Featured as one of Conde Nast Traveler UK & US Magazine’s “Hot Hotels of 2013” and AAA Four Diamond rated beachfront retreat, The James Royal Palm is The James brand’s third location and first hotel in Florida. Joining sister properties in Chicago and New York City, the ideally-situated, oceanfront hotel offers a total of 393 guest rooms, including studios and suites, with the majority offering ocean views. A combination of personalized comfort, generous complimentary amenities, residentially styled, artistically inspired details and impeccable service, create an environment ideal for both business and leisure travelers. Just steps away from the beach and world famous Ocean Drive and Collins Avenue, the oceanfront beach retreat is located within the coveted and culturally-rich area of South Beach. The James Royal Palm provides guests with a location immersed in luxury retail, endless entertainment and an unmatched shopping experience.
The James Royal Palm, as reviewed by The New York Times, features "a bevy of amenities" including two swimming pools, a plunge pool, poolside bar, The James Pool and Beach Experience, a lobby lounge, a coffee bar, renew the spa, a full-service spa with salt-infused treatments, lil' james offerings and play space for children, give: the shop, a retail shop offering carefully curated items, gift and sundries, and more than 10,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. Guests can enjoy two dining options including CATCH Miami, a globally-influenced seafood restaurant and dinner destination helmed by Top Chef Winner Hung Huynh, and Florida Cookery, a casual dining experience serving breakfast, lunch and dinner featuring fresh, locally-sourced ingredients.
Designed by Lauren Rottet of Rottet Studio, The James Royal Palm is as a modern tribute to the original Royal Palm Hotel's rich history, keeping intact many signature elements of the original architect's design. The compass rose on the terrazzo lobby floor, original green glass reception desk and porthole windows in the lobby lounge have all been preserved and restored.
A daily $21.00 plus tax beach retreat charge includes: two beach chaise loungers, use of poolside loungers, towel service, a 24/7 gym, 24/7 lil’ james play space access, and local calls. The James offers complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, triple-distilled water refreshed daily and access to complimentary bicycles.