Miami's hotel landscape is undergoing a sea change—and all for the better. While we've already made our picks for the top 25 that matter most, there are still a few more we just can't wait to open.
1 Hotel & Homes South Beach
The new ecoconscious resort chain from Starwood Capital Group CEO Barry Sternlicht will debut early 2015. At 2377 Collins Ave.; 305-604-1000; 1hotels.com.
Swire Hotels’ Brickell City Centre will open downtown in late 2015 and include the group’s third East hotel (the other locations are in Hong Kong and Beijing). At 788 Brickell Plaza; east-miami.com.
Faena Hotel Miami Beach
Argentinian Alan Faena is the brains behind a massive complex—a hotel, a residential tower, restaurants, an arts center, a park and a marina—opening in stages, starting in 2015. At 3201 Collins Ave.; faena.com.
Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club
In 2016 a new property from architect Richard Meier will join the socialclub site founded in 1930 by Harvey Firestone. At 9011 Collins Ave.; 305-330- 4000; thesurfclub.com.
Miami Beach Edition
Ian Schrager returns to town in November with the opening of his third Edition, following those in London and Istanbul. At 2901 Collins Ave.; edition-hotels.marriott.com.
Thompson Miami Beach
Opening in October, the hotel brand aims to bring 1950s glamour back to the beach. At 4041 Collins Ave.; 305-397- 8309; thompsonhotels.com.