BETHESDA, Md.—Marriott International has announced it has opened an Aloft hotel at Miami International Airport. The brand’s fourth hotel in greater Miami, Aloft Miami Airport is an adaptive re-use project that has transformed the Pan American Bank Building into a sleek, new hotel, catering to today’s hyper connected global traveler. Developed by Grass River Property and managed by HEI Hotels and Resorts, the hotel features 125 spacious, loft-like rooms, forward-thinking technology and an active social scene.
“We are excited to open this adaptive re-use Aloft hotel right next to Miami International Airport as we continue to grow the brand’s portfolio in this dynamic market,” said Toni Stoeckl, vice president of Aloft Hotels. “Boasting a portfolio of more than 100 hotels worldwide, Aloft continues to resonate with travelers with its tech-forward atmosphere, leading-edge design and live music at the buzzing W XYZ bar.”
Just minutes from the airport and top shopping destinations such as Port of Miami, Miami Free Trade Zone, and Dolphin Mall, Aloft Miami Airport hotel is also convenient to numerous corporations, Coconut Grove, the University of Miami and downtown Miami’s best clubs and restaurants. It is one of several successful adaptive re-use projects for the Aloft brand in cities across North America including Aloft Orlando Downtown, Aloft Tulsa, Aloft Dallas Downtown, Aloft Detroit at the David Whitney and Aloft Tampa Downtown.
“Aloft is winning over travelers with its emphasis on design and tech-forward amenities, and we’re proud to bring the brand to the airport market,” said Peter LaPointe, principal, Grass River Property “The new Aloft will infuse a unique energy into the area and we expect it will soon become a leading choice with travelers to the city.”