Not only is Miami one of Florida’s most coveted destinations, hundreds of celebrities call this exciting city home. Gloria Estefan, Jennifer Lopez, Lenny Kravitz, Madonna, and Matt Damon are among the elite who have helped make south Florida’s iconic vacation spot as equally famous and fabulous as themselves. E! Network filmed “Kourtney & Khloé Take Miami” right next door to the Marriott Stanton South Beach… your number one choice for the most luxurious Miami getaway.

Nestled next to the beautiful Marjory Stoneman Douglas Ocean Beach Park, Miami-based Key International’s 224-room Marriott Stanton invites you to enjoy a stay worthy of the celebrity life—whether for just a romantic weekend escape or an extended spring break retreat.

Key International, owner of the Marriott Stanton South Beach, began a $22-million renovation to create what is now one of the most unforgettable Miami locales of unparalleled luxury. Stanton’s two-phase redesign transformed the boutique-style hotel into a Marriott International Inc. property with resort distinction, for those seeking an incomparable glimpse of South Florida.

Martin Brudnizki Design Studio, the brilliant New York-based architecture and design firm, spearheaded the Marriott Stanton’s renovation and brought the property a relaxing beach club atmosphere with midcentury décor that charmingly represents the Art Deco style of Miami.

Completed in 2013, the first phase of the overhaul included upgrades to the hotel’s lobby, guestrooms and suites, and meeting rooms. The resort’s newly-designed 2,600 square feet of event space, including the oceanfront terrace and the resort’s ballroom, is the perfect picturesque location for weddings, executive meetings, or celebrations. This year, the Marriott Stanton unveiled the completion of the renovation’s second and third phases, which brought improvements to the property’s Starbucks, Azabu, Marriot’s Japanese restaurant, the spa, and the fitness center, even incorporating specialty training such as functional fitness, movement specialists, and yoga classes to the lifestyle center’s programs.

This majestic oasis on Ocean Drive is where chic, South Beach glamour within the heart of stylish Miami meets the splendor of the sea. Classic and modern natural hues and earthy textures fill the atmosphere of the Stanton’s warm lobby with the calming echoes of beachfront living, beckoning you to explore the endless waters just steps outside. The shoreline meets sophistication in the ocean-inspired guestrooms, with spa-like bathrooms, private balconies opening to the ocean or the Miami skyline, and elegant décor that channels the soothing simplicity of the Atlantic in view.

During your stay at one of the few resorts with direct beach access, you can begin your day by taking a walk on breathtaking South Beach and spend a few tranquil hours in a beach cabana.

Bask in the sun at the Marriott’s two outdoor infinity pools, or treat yourself to an invigorating spa treatment, such as a marine algae facial or a hot seashell therapy.  At the Stanton Spa, 1,500 square feet of stress-relieving sanctuary welcome you to a paradise of body treatments curated by Aroma Therapy Associates. Enjoy the ultimate relaxation of the spa’s collection of unique massages, facials, scrubs, and wrap treatments as you unwind your senses.

The resort’s fitness center has everything you need to stay fit and health-focused on your Miami retreat, with a customized approach to guests, offering services designed with you in mind. Personalized one-on-one sessions, programs centering on weight loss, sports conditioning, strength training, and group fitness and yoga classes led by professional instructors will meet all of your fitness needs while on vacation.

While you’re soaking up the sun on the beach, visit Lola’s Surf Cantina, the parkside Mexican Restaurant, for a delicious lunch of authentic dishes created by Chef Richard Ampudia, a Mexico City native known as the “Godfather of Mexican Street Food.”

The Stanton’s Azabu, the Miami Beach location of New York’s famed Azabu sushi restaurant, boasts an innovative Japanese dining experience. Chefs Masatsugu (Masa) Kubo and Kenichi (Ken) Fujimoto combine quality ingredients and eye-catching presentation to fashion unique twists on Japanese classics. The restaurant features various dining concepts, including a full-service dining room and The Den, Azabu’s secluded sushi bar. In the Den, Tokyo-trained chefs serve sushi crafted with local and imported seafood, delivered fresh from Japanese fish markets. At Azabu, guests participate in an Izakaya dining style, ordering a tableful of sharable dishes, such as Robata-grilled Yakitori, Japanese fried rice, Udon, and other traditional Asian eats. For dessert, Azabu’s signature choice is the Japanese Raindrop Cake, a jelly made with Pearl Agar and water, served with kinako dried soy beans and Japanese brown sugar syrup. You can also enjoy a cocktail at Bar Azabu, which offers over 40 imported whiskies and sakes. The subtle, understated décor of natural elements and the quiet ambience of Azabu create the opportune place for a peaceful evening after a long day at the beach.

The Marriott’s exclusive location in SoFi—“South of Fifth”—provides guests with convenient access to the wonders of Miami’s shopping, dining, and nightlife experiences, as well as all the quintessential sights and sounds that make the sensational city the unique haven it has become.

If you’re looking for a true taste of the best bites of Miami outside of the Marriott Stanton, you’ll want to include Miami Culinary Tours in your vacation plans. Discover the most scrumptious, one-of-a-kind, and renowned dishes without the hassle of scrolling through food blogs and website recommendations. Enter a journey through Miami’s culinary landscape, tasting foods from the most established chefs and some of the city’s hidden gems. From beef empanadas and Cubano sandwiches at Cuban cafes like El Pub Restaurant or Old Havana Restaurant to a mojito at Ball and Chain, you are sure to get your fix of Latin flavors. Cool down with a watermelon juice at Los Pinareños Fruteria, or end your adventure with a guava pastelito at Yisell Bakery or an Abuela Maria Ice Cream at Azucar Ice Cream. This culinary tour is the best way to see the city and enjoy every delectable moment along the way!

For an upscale night out, venture to Red the Steakhouse, where the finest wines are paired with signature steaks. With an elegant atmosphere and a fiery menu reflected in the restaurant’s name, Red sets the scene for an exciting evening of fine dining.  Delicious cuts like Filet Mignon and NY Strip are perfectly paired with starters such as Lemon Garlic Shrimp and classic sides, including Four Cheese Macaroni & Cheese.

If you decide to take a nighttime stroll through South of Fifth and are in the mood for a drink, South Pointe Tavern is the place to be. As Miami’s Favorite Local Bar, South Pointe Tavern features the largest variety of spirits in Miami Beach and showcases seasonally curated cocktails like Old Fashioned, Negronis, Whiskey Bucks, and Margaritas. Be sure to try the Monkey Jacket, one of the Tavern’s signature drinks, a cheeky combination of white rum, J. Wray and Nephew Overproof, banana allspice syrup, lime and pineapple juices, and tiki bitters. Stay for a snack and try some of the menu’s artisanal small plates, including ceviche, flatbreads, salads, and sandwiches. This bar is sure to make you feel right at home in Miami with its bistro-style atmosphere and nautical aesthetic.

In the creative and cultural Wynwood District, you’ll find Sette Ostera, meaing “Lucky Tavern” in Italian. Sette Ostera is home to tantalizing, aromatic Italian dishes from a variety of pizzas to pastas made in-house. Eat, drink, and relax with friends and loved ones as you savor the sophistication of Italian culture, or stop by for Sette Ostera’s signature weekend brunch.

Known for Miami’s iconic colorful murals and open-air street-art, Wynwood is one of the trendiest districts in the United States. Take in the vibrant beauty of this creative area of Miami with a Wynwood Buggy Tour, where you can ride around Wynwood and get up close to the wondrous sights of the Art District. Enjoy murals and Florida breezes from the comfort of the Wynwood Tours golf carts, as you sit back and snap pictures of your favorite works of art.

With all of the curious and cultural thrills in the Fifth of South area right nearby the Marriott Stanton, this resort will make your South Beach stay as easy, elegant, and enchanting as you’d expect in the captivating city that is Miami. In the heat of South Florida excitement, Marriot Stanton South Beach will treat you to a life of luxury—even if only for a weekend getaway.

For more information or to book your stay, visit or call
Marriott Stanton South Beach
161 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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