The Gabriel South Beach, Curio Collection by Hilton will open in Miami Beach in fall 2021
The property is the sister property of Gabriel Miami, Curio Collection by Hilton located in downtown Miami.
Today, the Gabriel South Beach, Curio Collection by Hilton, a new lifestyle hotel on Ocean Drive, announced its opening in Miami Beach this fall. The property is the sister property of Gabriel Miami, Curio Collection by Hilton located in downtown Miami. Showcasing the largest linear sequences of Miami Beach’s most iconic street, this historic property has 132 rooms and suites and two swimming pools, including a stunning glass-bottom rooftop pool overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The Gabriel South Beach is also home to two destination restaurants, Meet Dalia and Meet Mia, by INK Entertainment, one of North America’s leading lifestyle and entertainment companies.
Located at 640 Ocean Drive, the Gabriel South Beach is made up of four individual buildings, including the historic Park Central Hotel, Heathcote Apartments, and the Imperial Hotel, showcasing travelers the classic Art Deco design and architecture synonymous with Miami Beach.
The highly anticipated opening of The Gabriel South Beach is the pioneer of a resurgence of allure, charisma and exclusivity on Ocean Drive reminiscent of the golden age of 1930s glamor. This new hotel project Upscale lifestyle focused will help anchor one of Miami Beach’s most photographed stretches and contribute to the cultural evolution and sophistication of the destination.
“Following the recent success of the first Gabriel Miami, located in downtown Miami, the Gabriel hotel brand will continue to grow,” said Raoul Thomas, Founder and CEO of CGI Merchant Group (CGI). “Gabriel South Beach’s new presence on Ocean Drive will be part of the revitalization of Miami Beach’s famed cultural paradise, restoring the region’s elegance and luster as South Florida’s Art Deco destination.”
The Gabriel South Beach will be part of Conscious Certified Hotels (CCH), CGI’s unique collection of social purpose hotel properties in North America and the Caribbean. CGI’s new hotel brand was recently showcased at the International Hospitality Investors Forum (IHIF) in Berlin earlier this month.
Designed by the expert team at Navigate Design, the decor incorporates the modern Miami aesthetic with Florida accents. The four-building hotel features a pastel and ice cream color palette featuring hues of pinks, blues, and greens along with vintage wood and original terrazzo floors.
CGI enlisted award-winning designer Adriana Hoyos to add sustainable and environmental elements to Gabriel South Beach. Hoyos and his team plan to showcase a kaleidoscope of global patterns and earthy textures in rich tones with artistic and exotic materials.
The hotel combines Art Deco modernism and tropical allure. A standout feature is the rooftop terrace with a glass-bottom pool that reflects dancing imagery on the interior walls of the atrium. The rooftop swimming pool, located on the hotel’s breathtaking terrace, overlooks the Atlantic coast and will house a satellite bar exclusive to guests staying in the hotel’s 12 suites. The space will also be open for private parties for up to 100 guests. This rooftop will serve as the preferred location for many of the hotel’s exclusive parties and special events for hotel guests and locals alike.
Guests will find a 30-foot-tall mural by Los Angeles-based French street artist Mr. Brainwash, known for his large-scale installations and prints of celebrities like Madonna, Kate Moss and Marilyn Monroe and her practice of subverting cultural iconography similar to Andy Warhol and Banksy. Merging pop art elements, Mr. Brainwash uses a wide color palette – ranging from a bright palette at the top of the mural with vivid blues, pinks, yellows and reds to a darker range of browns, gray and black at the bottom.
As guests enter the lobby, they are greeted by a custom reception desk with a brushed brass metallic finish. The space also includes wooden and velvet lounge chairs with lacquered marble side tables. Spanning two floors, the lobby offers plenty of seating for those who want to relax with a good book, unwind with a cocktail, or work remotely. The space also houses a small conference table for impromptu meetings and illuminated by natural light from the portholes, a design feature characteristic of classic Art Deco architecture. A collection of historic photographs from the 1940s and 1950s, some of which include vintage images of the hotel itself, is on display.
The lobby is home to the hotel’s signature restaurant, Meet Dalia. Run by Charles Kabouth, Danny Soberano and Ricardo Tabet of INK Entertainment, Meet Dalia is an indoor / outdoor Mediterranean restaurant serving an innovative menu from corporate executive chef, Patrick Ochs. The restaurant serves an extensive menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in an open kitchen, immediately immersing guests in all the action. Highlights of the menu include a range of seafood from the raw sea bass, Mediterranean salads, and an endless assortment of meze platters served with wood-fired pita bread. The menu is complemented by a selection of international vintages from the restaurant’s extensive wine list, in addition to a robust menu of specialty libations, served at the Art Deco Bar, the main focal point in the hotel lobby.
Gabriel South Beach will open a second restaurant, Meet Mia, later this year. The restaurant will serve Italian cuisine with a contemporary twist, as well as an extensive wine list and selection of handcrafted cocktails, also led by INK Entertainment’s expert team of culinary professionals.
Offering a variety of room types, the hotel’s collection of rooms and suites all feature mid-century modern accents. With a particular emphasis on coastal minimalism, rooms feature rattan and faded Eric Brand fabric headboards, oak wood and white lacquer cabinets, marble and wood side tables, chairs personalized and vintage floor and wall lamps. All hotel beds include Sferra blankets that add a splash of color to the cream ivory duvets. Each building has its own special touch that pays homage to the history and design of the structure, like a nod to the blue exterior of the Park Central building. The hotel offers a selection of suites with balconies, offering a direct view of Ocean Drive, the Atlantic Ocean.
With a strong emphasis on supporting local businesses, the hotel offers a menu of amenities, in addition to a 7-day programming, where guests can immerse themselves in the Miami experience while staying on the road. property. Notable amenities include Little Havana-based Exquisito chocolates, signature beach cruisers perfect for biking around South Beach, Peloton bikes in the hotel’s fitness center, On the Rocks cocktails in all in-room minibars, and much more.
The Gabriel South Beach is managed by Highgate.
The Gabriel South Beach is now accepting reservations with rates starting at $ 249 per night. Opening specials include the Dine with Dalia package, offering a $ 100 food and beverage credit, a bottle of wine on arrival, and early check-in based on availability
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