Aloft Miami Airport opens for business

Marriott International opened an Aloft hotel at Miami International Airport. The brand’s fourth hotel in greater Miami, Aloft Miami Airport is an adaptive reuse project that has transformed the Pan American Bank Building into a new hotel catering to today’s hyper-connected global traveler. Developed by Grass River Property and managed by HEI Hotels and Resorts, the hotel has 125 loft-like rooms and an active social scene.

“We are excited to open this adaptive reuse Aloft hotel right next to Miami International Airport as we continue to grow the brand’s portfolio in this dynamic market,” Toni Stoeckl, VP of Aloft Hotels, said in a statement. “Boasting a portfolio of more than 100 hotels worldwide, Aloft continues to resonate with travelers with its tech-forward atmosphere, leading-edge design and live music at the buzzing W XYZ bar.”

Located minutes from the airport and shopping destinations such as Port of Miami, Miami Free Trade Zone and Dolphin Mall, Aloft Miami Airport hotel is also convenient to numerous corporations, Coconut Grove, the University of Miami and downtown Miami’s clubs and restaurants. It is one of several adaptive re-use projects for the Aloft brand in cities across North America including Aloft Orlando Downtown, Aloft Tulsa, Aloft Dallas Downtown, Aloft Detroit at the David Whitney and Aloft Tampa Downtown.

“Aloft is winning over travelers with its emphasis on design and tech-forward amenities, and we’re proud to bring the brand to the airport market,” Peter LaPointe, principal, Grass River Property, said in a statement. “The new Aloft will infuse a unique energy into the area and we expect it will soon become a leading choice with travelers to the city.”

Aloft Miami Airport offers guests access to SPG Keyless—the Company’s industry-first keyless entry system that enables guests to use their smartphone or Apple watch as a room key—and fast and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Additional amenities include 500 square feet of flexible meeting space, an outdoor Splash pool, a Re:charge fitness center; Re:fuel by Aloft – a one-stop gourmet grab & go food and beverage area; and live, local music at the brand’s signature W XYZ bar as part of the signature Live At Aloft Hotels music series. The property also includes three third party dining options including a coffee shop and two restaurants.