Address : 3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Telephone : (305) 534-8800
Voted Miami’s Number one hotel by Conde Nast Traveler 2 years in a row, Hotel Faena is undeniably making a name for itself among the luxury hospitality scene. Described as one of the most artistic hotels in the world, hotel Faena was designated the winner of the Forbes 5 star luxury resort award and was the only new hotel to receive this honor within the first year of opening. Located in Miami’s Faena district, the stylish hotel was at the core of development for the burgeoning creative district.
Opened in 2016, Faena occupies the site of the infamous Saxony Hotel. A landmark hotel rooted in the rich Art Deco heritage of the city. Known as the “Queen of Collins Avenue”, Saxony hotel came to define the glamour of an era, and was the go to place amongst many of Hollywood’s Royalty. Faena began as a restoration project for the original Saxony hotel. The imaginative spirit of opulence combined with old school Hollywood glamour can be seen in the restored Faena Hotel today. Nevertheless the artistic hotel has come to represent a brand of luxury all of its own. As a favorite among the Art Basel Crowd, Faena is definitely making a name for itself amongst this generation of tastemakers.
Founded by Argentinian hotelier and developer Alan Faena. Hotel Faena was conceptualized with the idea to dream. As a former Fashion designer himself, Alan’s creative background in fashion and textiles can be seen throughout the hotel. Red velvet interiors and striking gold columns characterize the entrance of the Faena. The interiors were created with the help of Award winning costume designers Catherine Martin and visionary movie director Baz Luhrmann, whose background includes film, theatre, opera, television and music, all of which played a part in shaping the amazing experience of the hotel .
The Stunning Luxury hotel includes 169 rooms composed of suites and 13 penthouse residences. In addition to nearby Casa Faena, a restored boutique hotel inspired by Spanish style Mediterranean villas.
When it comes to luxurious living, Faena offers its guests multiple options for suites. The Saxony suite is the Hotels signature suite, equipped with 24-hour butler service and oceanfront views of the Atlantic. The residential-style multi-room suite definitely provides its guests with all of the first-class trappings of a luxury stay. For a taste of South American luxury, guests can book the Premiere Ocean Front Corner Suite. Famous for its panoramic ocean views. The stylishly designed one-bedroom suite features chic bathrooms designed in Carrera Marble. The Premier Ocean Front room offers guests the same level of opulence as the suites in the form of a one-bedroom. The elegantly styled room features Carrera marble bathrooms and Ann Sacks tilework, in addition to oceanfront views.
When it comes to dining, Faena has no shortage of options. The stunning hotel offers its guests a variety of tasty selections, all within exhilarating sensory environments that make for a memorable dining experience. Guests can experience the art of open fire cooking at Los Fuegos. Pao by Paul Qui serves up the latest in innovate Filipino inspired dishes. Guest can dine in style under the sun at Veranda, Faena’s tropical inspired restaurant.
For lively entertainment, look no further than the Living Room, Faena’s theatrically inspired cocktail bar. For live cabaret performances, guests should make their way to Faena Theater, a cocktail bar inspired by Europe’s Grand opera houses and the glittering allure of Old Hollywood. For a speak easy vibe checkout the Saxony bar, a late night lounge where guests can immerse themselves in old Hollywood glamour while enjoying live DJ sets and mixology. At Tree of Life, the cocktails are just as imaginative as the atmosphere. This outdoor bar provides guests with the experience to lounge in style whilst enjoying small plates and cocktails poolside.
In the mood for a retreat like experience, then definitely check out Faena’s in house Spa. Tierra Santa Healing House is located on the 3rd floor of Faena, and is definitely an impressive space. The 22, 000 square ft. spa takes on a holistic approach to treatments, by specializing in shaman based rituals and treatments as well as providing guests with the most advanced in skincare and facial techniques. In fact, Tierra Santa boasts one of the largest hammams on the east coast. In addition to one of a kind homeopathic treatments. Tierra Santa also houses its very own boutique with one of a kind treasures made from local and international Artisan’s. When shopping at Tierra Santa Boutique, one can find anything from South American Inspired hats to one of a kind purses and jewelry.
When it comes to experience Faena gets an A + in my book. From lavish entertainment to enchanting interiors, Faena has it all. What do you think? Will you be booking Faena on your next trip to Miami Beach?