Meliá Hotels International today announced that it will open and manage the newly constructed Meliá Costa Hollywood Beach Resort in the Hollywood – Fort Lauderdale area of South Florida in 2015. The new condominium hotel property will be the company’s second property under the Meliá Hotels & Resorts’ brand in the United States, the first being Meliá Orlando Suite Hotel at Celebration, FL.
Home to more than 60 parks, seven golf courses and seven miles of beautiful beaches, as well as the famous 2.5 mile Hollywood Beach Boardwalk along the Atlantic Ocean. Hollywood Beach sits between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, making it easily accessible to travelers from around the world from South Florida’s 2 international airports and 2 seaports. The new Meliá Costa Hollywood will overlook stunning Hollywood Beach with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Intercostal Waterway with its fabulous boating activities. Ideal for visitors seeking a taste of South Florida’s unique culture and entertainment, Meliá Costa Hollywood is just 10 minutes from Aventura Mall and only 5 minutes from Gulfstream Park both of which offer luxury shops, cafés and fine dining.
Developed by Liberty Grande, LLC., the new project will consist of a combination of 304 fully furnished hotel and residential “smart units” ranging from studios to one, two and three bedrooms as part of a new six story Costa Hollywood Beach Resort community. Each room will feature a sleek interior design with natural color palettes, and equipped with the latest in advanced technology including a multilingual electronic concierge, flat screen televisions complete with movies on demand, full kitchens with energy efficient appliances and a “state of the art” automated valet parking system.
“We remain steadfast in our expansion within the United States, starting with the ME Miami in 2015, the first stateside ME by Meliá hotel, followed by the Innside Manhattan in early 2016” stated Gabriel Escarrer, Vice Chairman and CEO of Meliá Hotels International. “The opening of Meliá Costa Hollywood will strengthen our presence in the United States market and attract global travelers.”
Meliá Costa Hollywood will boast an abundance of luxurious amenities including a spa and fitness facility, dazzling rooftop infinity pool and sun deck, 5-fine dining restaurants, and other amenities including in-room dining service, a gourmet coffee shop, rooftop bar and grill, and a business center.
With extensive experience in developing high-end commercial properties across the United States and Canada, Liberty Grande has developed more than 2 million square-feet of property.
“We believe Meliá Hotels & Resorts is the ideal partner for the new Costa Hollywood Beach Resort,” stated Moses Bensusan, Managing Member of Liberty Grande, LLC. “With its unwavering commitment to service and global experience in hotel operation and management, Meliá is no better brand to align ourselves with.”
Meliá Hotels International currently operates 365 hotels throughout 40 countries and 4 continents, 90 of which are part of the Meliá Hotels & Resorts brand. Ranging from business hotels to all-inclusive resorts and with a focus on design and functionality, the Meliá brand features a variety of services including The LEVEL, a VIP experience offered in select hotels that provides the finest personalized service and exclusive rooms and amenities, Romance by Meliá, offering luxurious, personalized packages for weddings and honeymoons, and its signature YHI Spas and Wellness Centers featuring the finest sanctuaries for pampering and relaxation. Meliá Hotels & Resorts continues its path of global expansion with new openings each year including Meliá Jamaica (2016) and the rebranding of Meliá at Baha Mar with an expected completion date in 2015.
About Meliá Hotels & Resorts
Meliá Hotels & Resorts brand is the Group’s city and resort hotels brand that combine a mixture of stunning yet functional facilities within preferred business and leisure destinations, such as Meliá Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, Meliá Jardim Europa – Sao Paolo, Meliá Caribe Tropical – Dominican Republic, Meliá Barcelona – Spain, Melià Vendome – Paris, Melià Whitehouse – London and Meliá Zanzibar – Tanzania. The brand is designed to offer the five senses a fresh and innovative experience through igniting the Spanish tradition of excellence in hospitality. All hotels pay close attention to sensory design coupled with fresh and welcoming decorations, balancing aesthetics and design functionality. Meliá hotels feature a VIP experience called “The Level” that offers a private lounge with open bar, exclusive room accommodations, special in room amenities and the finest service. www.melia-hotels.com
About Meliá Hotels International
Founded in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca (Spain), Meliá Hotels International is one of the largest hotel companies worldwide as well as the absolute leader within the Spanish market. At present, it operates and distributes under the brands: Gran Meliá, Meliá Hotels & Resorts, Paradisus Resorts, ME by Meliá, Innside by Meliá, Tryp by Wyndham and Sol Hotels. The strategic focus on international growth has allowed Meliá Hotels International to be the first Spanish hotel company with presence in key markets such as China, the Arabian Gulf or the US, as well as maintaining its leadership in traditional markets such as Europe, Latin America or the Caribbean. Its high degree of globalization, a diversified business model, the consistent growth plan supported by strategic alliances with major investors and its commitment to responsible tourism are the major strengths of Meliá Hotels International, being the Spanish Hotel leader in Corporate Reputation (Merco 2013).
About Costa Hollywood Condo Resort at Hollywood Beach Village
Located at 777 North Ocean Drive, Hollywood Beach, Florida, Costa Hollywood Condo Resort at Hollywood Beach Village is a luxury resort and high-end retail-shopping district slated to be completed in 2015. The property will feature 304 fully furnished turn-key “smart units,” including studios and one, two, and three bedrooms ranging from 366-square feet to 1,500-square feet with terraces and views of the ocean and intracoastal; a rooftop infinity pool and romantic courtyard; entertainment lounge area and an on-site holistic spa and gym as well as boutiques and restaurants within arm’s reach. For more information please visit www.costahollywood.com