The Clevelander South Beach reopens

Spring 2009 (Miami, FL) – Fresh from a multi-million dollar renovation, The Clevelander – one of South Beach’s most iconic hotels – is once again bringing the party back to the beach.  A one-stop destination experience with a 70-year-old tradition of fun is now made better than ever thanks to The Clevelander’s revamped rooms, nine full service bars, a new accommodations tower and augmented entertainment venues, perfect for revelers old and new.  
Starting with the Rum Runner cocktail guests receive while checking in, The Clevelander stays true to its festive roots while offering upgraded, plush accommodations and amenities for every type of visitor.  The enhanced Clevelander will feature diverse dining and entertainment options, as well as the brand new South Tower, which will include an additional six rooms and five ROCKSTAR Suites, designed to give guests the ultimate South Beach experience.
“The Clevelander is a state of mind – an ageless experience for those looking for a fun and a welcoming stay in South Beach,” says Jonathan Neeley, owner of The Clevelander and president of BIG Destinations/Brio Investment Group.  “Thanks to the newly-upgraded guest accommodations, there are now even more opportunities to create those unforgettable ‘every-cation’ memories that will have The Clevelander fans both old and new coming back over and over again.”
Dining + Nightlife
The Clevelander now offers five different hot spots with diverse ambiances offering distinctive cocktails and food.  The new spaces include the 1020 Music Boxx, the Game On Sports Bar and the outdoor retreats the SPF4 Sun Deck and the C-Level Rooftop Terrace as well as the newly renovated, infamous ground floor Pool + Patio Deck equipped with three full-service bars and the outdoor Clevelander Café with sidewalk and poolside dining.
Pool + Patio Deck and Clevelander Café
Guests can join the non-stop party any time of the day on The Clevelander’s notable ground floor Pool + Patio Deck, featuring three full-service bars including the historic Yogurt Bar, Main Bar and Bush Bar.  The revamped Clevelander Café, featuring a classic American menu by renowned chef Robbin Haas, offers poolside and sidewalk dining amid a casual atmosphere perfect for socializing with friends.  The menu will feature American classics including fresh, handmade brick oven pizzas, tuna or beef sliders and mouthwatering shrimp tacos.  The cocktail list, created by 20-year Clevelander veteran Mick Burke, will boast classic and unique concoctions such as “Mickey’s Rum Runner,” “South Beach Lemonade,” “Miami Vice” and the notorious “120-Ouncer.”  New technology including retractable-cover canopies as well as refrigerated condiment trays and high-tech ice machines, to ensure any party goes on regardless of the day or weather.  
Game On Sports Bar
The Clevelander’s Game On Sports Bar will be the sports fanatic’s ultimate destination.  Featuring every sport under the sun, Game On is conveniently located on the ground floor of the new South Tower with a wide view of the Pool + Patio Deck’s constant action.  Guests can catch all up-to-the-minute games on nine 50” and 42” high-definition flat screen plasma TVs.
1020 Music Boxx
Mixing high energy with an intimate setting, 1020 Music Boxx will be a showcase for the top local and world-renowned DJs. The venue features a state-of-the-art tri-amplified sound system, eco-friendly customized LED lighting system and a 100 square-foot ROCKSTAR DJ Booth along with a full-service bar area and round ottomans in the boldest colors for seating, showcasing a high-energy vibe on an intimate level.
SPF4 Sun Deck
Guests can continue the party from a higher level on The Clevelander’s SPF4 Sun Deck, located on the top floor of the new South Tower.  Accessed only by hotel guests, the SPF4 Sun Deck – an elevated extension of the Pool + Patio Deck – boasts great views of the ocean and the Miami Beach skyline.  Offering its own food and drink service, couches and oversized umbrellas for shade, the SPF4 Sun Deck is the perfect space for people-watching with a cocktail.  
C-Level Rooftop Terrace
The chic C-Level Rooftop Terrace – located on the very top of the historic North Tower – features a breath-taking panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean and all of South Beach with a more private, exclusive ambiance to whisk guests away from the party downstairs.  The relaxing oasis offers full food and beverage service, canopy covered beds, sun chaises and couches to soak up the Miami sun, and oversized umbrellas and palm trees for shade.  The C-Level Rooftop also boasts a waterfall with step-in showers and wave bench for cooling down on a hot day.  
Guest Amenities + Accommodations
Guest Rooms
Offering a plush refuge from the infamous party scene, all guest rooms feature 300-thread count Egyptian Cotton bedding, black-out curtains and noise-reducing wall systems, as well as complimentary Wi Fi service, in-room and late-night dining service, high-definition flat screen plasma TVs and glass-enclosed rainhead showers.  The rooms also feature deep-blue abstract designs and artwork of underwater scenes, as well as full views of the ocean and/or the surrounding South Beach area.
Additional hotel amenities and 24-hour Guest Services include valet service, same-day laundry and dry-cleaning service, on-site gift shop, meeting facilities and exclusive access to the SPF4 Sun Deck and C-Level Rooftop Terrace.
In total, The Clevelander features 55 rooms categorized by Ocean Front, Pool View, Backstage and Classic rooms, 12 of which can be interconnected to form two-three bedroom suites.  Streamline Art Deco design is incorporated throughout the hotel with terrazzo floors and fluted columns as well as the modern curvilinear pool.
With an unforgettable view and unparalleled access to The Clevelander’s entertainment, The Clevelander’s ROCKSTAR Suites are designed to impress every type of traveler with a variety of tastes.  The Suites feature king beds, living room area with additional flat screen plasma TV, ocean-front and pool views and direct elevator/stair access to the 1020 Music Boxx, SPF4 Sun Deck and Game On Sports Bar.
As a complimentary service, guests can embrace a true ROCKSTAR lifestyle with services such as a personal “ROCKSTAR Host,” a personal concierge with the best connections in Miami as well as a ROCKSTAR rider, which gives guests the chance to indulge in some of their guilty pleasures.  Guests of the ROCKSTAR Suites are granted advanced reservations of canopy-covered beds, couches on the C-Level Rooftop Terrace and table service at the 1020 Music Boxx.
Meetings and Special Events
The Clevelander will offer a wide variety of event and meeting spaces for all occasions with exclusive catering options provided by Robbin Haas.  Venue options include The Clevelander’s Pool + Patio Deck, C-Level Rooftop Terrace and 1020 Music Boxx for large events, SPF4 Sun Deck and the Game On Sports Bar for intimate gatherings and The Boardroom for professional meetings.  Including nine full-service bars with a variety of liquor and cocktail options, various group beverage packages and bottle service options as well as customizable event packages with sound, lighting and video systems, various floor plan and stage options, The Clevelander will fulfill every entertainment need. 


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