Renovations are now complete at three
of Luxe Worldwide Hotels independently owned properties in celebrated
resort locales. “Updates continue to keep our member hotels ahead of the
competition,” said Luxe’s President and CEO, Efrem Harkham as he announced
the projects’ finish. In Palm Springs, famed architect Albert Frey designed the 1935 modernist
Movie Colony Hotel. The couples-only, 16-room desert enclave is devoted to
the ultimate in low-key, private relaxation. Rooms have been re-decorated
in a minimalist style, with a nod to the building’s notable architecture.
At the hotel’s nightly happy hour, guests gather round a glass-filled fire
pit. Continental breakfast is included in the room rate. The Movie Colony
Hotel is at 726 N. Indian Canyon Drive, one block east of Palm Springs’
main thoroughfare, Palm Canyon Drive.
On Miami Beach’s renowned Collins Avenue, the 56-suite, Villa Capri
recently completed over $1 million exterior and interior renovation. Each
spacious suite features separate living room and kitchen. The 16 Contessa
suites can accommodate up to four adults. A rooftop solarium, as well as
the pool and sun deck, take advantage of Florida’s year round sunshine.
Casanova, the hotel’s restaurant, serves American and Continental
breakfast. Owned by Victor Azria, the hotel is at 3010 Collins Avenue, one
block from the Atlantic Ocean on the north end of South Beach.
Located on Kinsale’s scenic waterfront, in West Cork, Ireland, the 66-room
Trident Hotel recently completed a 30-room, business friendly executive
wing. Each room has encompassing harbor views, satellite TV and high-speed
Internet access. The renovated conference center can accommodate up to 220
guests. On site are the elegant Savannah Waterfront Restaurant and the
Wharf Tavern, serving updated pub favorites. The hotel is found at World’s