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Top Hotels For Business Trips To South Florida

June 6, 2014 9:00 AM

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Despite trips to exotic locations and tip-toeing on the edge of paradise, business travelers rarely get to experience their surroundings. Instead, you are trapped within the four walls of the hotel, only catching a glimpse through a window of the snowy mountains, sandy beaches or shopping meccas of wherever your business takes you. This makes the ambiance of your hotel and its ability to deliver a business-savvy environment a top priority. You have work to do and can’t be distracted by the “noise” of vacationers. These South Florida hotels are sure to meet the needs of any business traveler and make your trip to the southern coastline anything but weary.

The Seagate Hotel & Spa

1000 E. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach, FL 33483
(561) 665-4800
www.theseagatehotel.com

Make business a pleasure at The Seagate Hotel and Spa in Delray Beach, Florida. Located just across A1A from the sandy shores of the Atlantic, The Seagate Hotel is a quaint, but luxurious stay for the business traveler. At The Seagate, you will appreciate the corporate facilities designed for executive, board and client meetings. State-of-the-art audio and visual equipment, on-site catering and exquisite off-site meeting destinations complete the business offerings. The hotel features a private, oceanfront beach club and a new, private golf and country club for swapping business on the green. Additional business amenities include nine meeting rooms, banquets for up to 300 guests, 154 luxuriously appointed rooms, high-speed wireless Internet access, 24-hour business center, six dining venues, an 8,000-square-foot spa and fitness center, an 18-hole championship golf course and eight Har-Tru tennis courts.

The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa

3555 S. Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019
(954) 602-6000
www.diplomatresort.com

The Westin Diplomat is located on the beautiful shoreline of Hollywood, Florida, providing a scenic, yet quiet venue for business while working and relaxing after hours. The hotel boasts 200,000 square feet of flexible function space, including a 50,000-square-foot Great Hall, four ballrooms and 39 breakout meeting rooms. The convention center is recognized as one of the largest in South Florida, accommodating groups as large 8,000 people. Catering service is available for simple office lunches or large, elegant galas, prepared by the hotel’s top executive chefs. The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa was ranked among the top 100 meeting hotels in the U.S. by Cvent and won Corporate & Travel Incentive Magazine’s “2010 Greens of Distinction” award for its business-savvy golf course.

The EPIC Hotel

270 Biscayne Blvd. Way
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 424-5226
www.epichotel.com

Breathtaking views, clean modern lines and elegant ambiance – only the best will do for business travelers at the EPIC Hotel in Miami. EPIC offers 14 event spaces, a variety of private dining venues and, for travelers who can find a little time for play, a 16th-floor waterfront pool terrace set along an expansive EPIC lawn. With more 50,000 square feet of event and meeting space, on-site multimedia resources and event concept development, EPIC offers a distinct combination of business and pleasure. Even if you have to while the day away at work, you can still indulge in spectacular views at the EPIC.

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Loews Miami Beach Hotel

1601 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 604-1601
www.loewshotels.com/Miami-Beach-Hotel

Loews Hotels & Resorts offers meeting space, service and amenities to accommodate the business traveler. Versatile meeting packages are available to suit the needs of groups or individual clients. Unlike many hotel destinations, Loews strives to accommodate the busy business travelers with a specialized business coordinator: Loews Immediate Needs Coordinator (LINC). Each onsite LINC serves as a go-to resource for needs specific to your business event on the property. LINC coordinators can arrange for state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment, catering and even communicate those last-minute changes to appropriate hotel departments. Meeting spaces are armed with a phone line dedicated to your LINC’s line to ensure seamless communication. Loews business and event accommodations also include modern AV technology and support, custom catering menus with food and beverage enhancements and professional meeting planners at every location.

InterContinental Miami

Barry University, Broad Auditorium
100 Chopin Plaza
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 577-1000
www.icmiamihotel.com

The Intercontinental Miami is located in the heart of the city’s business district to accommodate business travelers. The InterContinental Miami was built in 1982 and rises high into the Chopin Plaza skyline on and adjacent to Bayfront Park, just off Biscayne Bay and the Miami River. This hotel offers spacious conference facilities for events and meetings, as well as a concierge service for entertaining clients in Miami during your stay. Some of the highlights for business travelers include event space to accommodate up to 3,000 guests and 35 meeting rooms with varying space, size and style, including rooms for presentations with theatre-style seating. Executive Club InterContinental® floors are available with special features, such as a private lounge, complimentary snacks, drinks and a cocktail hour. The business center is open 24 hours with fax, courier, photocopying and secretarial services.

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Danielle Tworek is a freelance writer whose work can be found on Examiner.com.

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