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May 8, 2014

Pre-Planning for Memorial Day

You've already decided that Memorial Day will be spent in Miami or Vegas.  The only think left is to decide on lodging.  We have you covered:

Metropolitan by COMO
It’s not surprising the Singapore-based COMO Hotels and Resorts, known for its hip Metropolitan in London and Bangkok, chose Miami Beach for its U.S. debut. Occupying a 1930s-era building in the heart of the city’s Art Deco district, the Metropolitan is a true boutique hotel with 74 rooms. Italian designer Paola Navone’s light and airy interiors strike a harmonizing balance between nostalgic and modern chic. Direct beach access, along with a cabana-ed private pool, on-site spa COMO Shambala Urban Escape, not to mention a juice bar and winning Floridian seafood dishes, gives this new kid on the block a powerful punch.
2445 Collins Ave. 305.695.3600. 

The Cromwell
Inspired by the Costes Hotel in Paris, with a $185 million transformation by Caesars Entertainment, the former Barbary Coast has Vegas humming. At only 188 rooms, it is the Strip’s rare boutique hotel but still has Vegas cache with ample casino space, celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis’ first restaurant, Giada, and day party/nightlife revelry at Drai’s Beach Club • Nightclub atop the hotel from legendary party guru Victor Drai. 3595 Las Vegas Blvd S.


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