American lifestyle hotel brand, B Hotels & Resorts has announced the re-launch of the all-encompassing renovation of one of South Florida’s most iconic beachside properties, B Ocean Resort in Fort Lauderdale.
Along with a fresh, contemporary design and desirable beachfront location, B Ocean Resort offers a unique experience allowing both travelers and staycationers to fully immerse themselves in the destination from the second they step foot through the door. The resort is conveniently located in the heart of the city, just minutes from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Port Everglades, downtown Las Olas Boulevard and along the famed coastal highway A1A.
Originally built in 1956 as the Yankee Clipper, named after its ship-like structure, the hotel quickly became a popular place to visit for American favorites Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio and Robert De Niro to name a few. As one of the few beachfront hotels in the city along the Atlantic Ocean, B Ocean Resort incorporated historic elements and blended them to create a more modern, sleek, and stylish feel. Impressive attention to detail can be seen in all 484 spacious guest rooms and suites wich range in size.
Impressive attention to detail can be seen in all 484 spacious guest rooms and suites wich range in size from 300 sq. ft. to a lavish 1,700 sq. ft., many of which have a private balcony including an oceanfront presidential suite with picturesque, panoramic views. The design boasts a coastal-chic vibe, inspired by the property’s serene waterside backdrop, with hues of blue and grey, dark woods, and subtle prints reminiscent of the local endangered sea turtle. Along with B Hotels & Resorts signature Blissful Bed, each room has sleep custom furnishings, a 55″ HD LED interactive flat-screen television, reading nook, AVEDA bath amenities, coffee maker, in-room safe and mini fridge. As part o the multi-million dollar refurbishment, the resort has also introduced a two-story penthouse with private elevator, kitchenette, separate sitting area and a sleeping room with king-sized bed, offering guests exquisite views of the ocean and bustling Fort Lauderdale Beach.
Beyond the guest rooms, B Ocean Resort features spacious lobby and meeting space as well as a massive 50-foot skylight, creating that feeling of nostalgia as you step into the hotel. The interior design evokes luxury but in a relaxed and modest ambiance while incorporating natural elements of water and light with marine-themed décor, surrounding an eye-catching glass staircase and water feature.
Guests are treated to two outdoor infinity-edge swimming pools, a 24-hour state-of-the-art B Active® Fitness Center, two B Indulged® Spa Suites and over 14,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor meeting space that has expanded onto the second floor. The second floor Point Room offers floor-to-ceiling windows with an attached spacious outdoor beachfront terrace and equipped with the latest technology, an ideal venue for high-end corporate and social events. B Ocean’s private beach, pool decks and first level ballroom are also perfect options for large group events, meetings or weddings.
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