WESTON, Fla.—South Florida-based B Hotels & Resorts is toasting celebrating its second year and its expanding portfolio. Within the first two years of launching B Hotels & Resorts, the lifestyle hospitality company opened its flagship property, B Ocean Fort Lauderdale and announced three new properties, slated to open during 2013. The company also recently introduced b2 hotels, a new sister brand to its already established B brand.
In tandem with its second birthday, B Hotels & Resorts revealed a sneak peek of what can be expected from the following upcoming projects in the pipeline:
b2 miami downtown (Opening Early 2013)
The first of the new b2 brand, b2 miami downtown, will introduce 243 rooms to the downtown Miami market. b2 miami downtown will lend itself to small meetings, pre/post cruisers, and business and leisure guests with its central location, technology amenities, and additional offerings.
“In just two short years since launching B Hotels & Resorts, we’ve experienced remarkable growth and have continued expanding our base of enthusiastic brand loyalists,” said CEO and President Ayelet Weinstein, in an announcement. “As we grow our footprint in 2013 and beyond, we continue focusing on approachability, tailoring our inviting brand concepts, amenities and programs to the specific needs of travelers, and how they desire their experience to be, when visiting top markets.”
B South Beach (Opening Q1 2013)
A complete transformation will revitalize the oceanfront Continental South Beach, originally the Morris Lapidus-designed Nautilus hotel, while maintaining an imprint of classic Miami Beach. B South Beach guestrooms will feature dark wood furnishings accented by silver tones and ambient lighting. Vintage black-and-white photographs reminiscent of 1950s Miami Beach will adorn each guestroom. Rooms will be equipped with technology offerings, including fully-interactive LED Smart TVs allowing guests instant access to social media, video, and music streaming at their convenience.
B in the Walt Disney World Resort (Opening Fall 2013)
Ideally situated within walking distance to Downtown Disney, with easy access to all Walt Disney World and Orlando theme parks, B in the Walt Disney World Resort will feature more than 20,000 square feet of function space, in addition to a grand outdoor lawn.
The hotel will showcase a creative culinary concept in addition to a café-style dining option and a resort-style pool. Select child-friendly guestrooms will feature bunk beds and gaming consoles.