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  • HOTEL OVERVIEW

    In the heart of South Beach right on the oceanfront you will find The Setai. This intimate hotel emanates the Art Deco movement and Asian influences in its architecture and design. White sand beaches, pleasure-seeking activities, cafes, night clubs and shopping await you as you step out of the hotel. The Setai is an intimate, serene oceanfront resort in the heart of South Beach. Its design vision artfully combines the rich architectural history of the neighborhood and its cultural diversity with the International Art Deco movement, particularly its influence in Asia.

    The Art Deco landmark building was originally built between 1936 and 1938 as the famed Dempsey Vanderbilt Hotel. Next to it is their 40-story glass tower that surpasses all around it in elevation, views and design. The Setai Miami was voted as the #1 hotel on Miami Beach in 2013 by U.S. World & News Report and the #1 Best Hotel in Miami and Miami Beach, as well as the #2 Best Hotel in Florida by Conde Nast Traveler magazine’s 2013 “Reader’s Choice Awards.”

    The Setai is located on South Beach at the north end of Miami’s historic Art Deco District. Outside their property lies brilliant white sand beaches as well as the best cultural and pleasure-seeking activities. In the immediate area are about 800 preserved period-buildings, offering a view of Miami’s interpretation of the Art Deco period of the 1920’s and 1930’s. Lincoln Road, with its wealth of shops, cafes and restaurants is only a few blocks away. Built in the 1920’s, it became one of the country’s first pedestrian malls in the 1960’s. It has a life and vitality all its own! Within strolling distance is a range of fine restaurants you can visit. The famous South Beach nightlife begins on Lincoln Road and extends as far as the imagination will take you. Their concierge can recommend shopping options as well as restaurants and nightclubs that suit your taste. Besides helping you decide from the hundreds of choices available on South Beach, they can make reservations and arrange transportation for you.

    PHOTO GALLERY
    ROOMS & SUITES

    The Setai is comprised of two buildings, each different yet built on the same foundations of superlative service and exceptional design.

    The impeccable details of each guest room are exemplified by authentic jade pieces that were discovered in the antique markets of China and displayed to perfection on teak walls. Spacious. Stunning. Serene. The Setai awaits…

    The Art Deco Building

    Minimalistic, modern, chic and captivating… The Art Deco Suites blend Asian influences with an air of serenity that pervades every corner of The Setai’s Miami Beach setting. Located in the hotel’s landmark Art Deco building, originally erected in the early 1930’s, these suites feature breathtaking original Asian-inspired artwork and authentic artifacts.

    Studio Suites

    The inspired design of their Studio suites allow the space to unfold in a manner so intuitive, so richly welcoming that it’s difficult to imagine that these suites weren’t always here. The Asian-style décor and inventive use of space creates a harmony of place and purpose that defines The Setai. Their Studio Suites range in size from 582 to 610 square feet (54 – 57 square metres).

    Studio Suite, City View overlooks Collins Avenue and the preserved and celebrated Art Deco buildings of the neighborhood. Studio Suite, Courtyard View offers the vista of The Setai’s stunning central courtyard and its inviting serenity pond.

    Junior Suites

    Unwind in profound comfort and savor an innate serenity of spirit. The tranquil Asian mood of the City and Courtyard view – the Junior Suites reflects commitment to the celebration of well-designed space that extends beyond the generously appointed suites to that which allows guests room for themselves in their day.

    One Bedroom Suite

    The One Bedroom Suite in The Setai’s historical Art Deco landmark building blends in total harmony with its surroundings yet boasts a uniquely Asian touch. Light floods in from grand windows, while walls are crafted from fine teakwood while striking decorative touches include black granite floors and deep soak bathtubs. Their One Bedroom Suite spans 786 square feet, featuring separate bed and living rooms. For those who prefer their entertainment live need only to stroll out onto the balcony area for a bird’s eye view of South Beach.

    Bi-level Suites

    Bi-Level Suites in The Setai Art Deco building offers nearly 1,200 square feet of space within a two-story luxuriously appointed guest suite. A wooden staircase separates the downstairs living and dining room areas from the upstairs master bedroom and adjoining bathroom. Teak hardwood and authentic artifacts fill the space while plush daybeds offer extra sleeping space, if desired.

    The Ocean Suites

    One Bedroom Suite

    Contemporary comfort meets exquisite design in spacious Ocean and City View One-Bedroom Suites. Enjoy mesmerizing and dramatic ocean views of the South Beach waterfront from the comfort of your private balcony. (47 to 900 square feet or 79 to 84 square metres).

    Two – Bedroom Suites

     

    Two-Bedroom Ocean and City View and Ocean Front Suites invoke luxury and relaxation in every detail. Infused with the calming touch of ocean views that stretch to the horizon, these spacious suites provide a tranquil place to becalm the mind. (1325 to 1407 square feet or 123 to 131 square metres).

    Entertainment Suites

    Entertain and unwind in one of two Entertainment Suites, complete with a full kitchen with island, living room overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, complete with a dining table, mini-bar and wine cooler and two to three master bathrooms. (1746 square feet or 162 square metres).

    The Grande Suite

    Enjoy the tranquility of a spa treatment, cedar sauna and a dedicated media room all in complete privacy. This suite includes a full walk-through kitchen, dining room that seats eight, a living room with two living rooms, a suite in which to enjoy spa treatments and an entertainment room with a 52-inch plasma screen TV and queen-size bed. Bask in the sparkling sun overlooking the Atlantic Ocean during the day and at night, gaze at the glittering lights of downtown Miami. (3552 square feet or 330 square metres).

    The Penthouse

    Available exclusively upon request, The Penthouse situated beautifully atop The Setai’s soaring Ocean Suites, embodying the pinnacle of luxury and excellence and spanning the entire 40th floor. This illustrious four bedroom 10,000 sq ft sanctuary boasts a private roof-top pool with panoramic city and beach vistas, a gourmet kitchen, dining room for 10 guests. With ever-enchanting views and a dedicated Ocean Suites arrival staff, concierge and valet team ready to serve you, the penthouse defines global excellence. 10,000 sq ft (930 square metres), with wrap-around views.

    DINING & COCKTAILS

    Whether you’re starting your day off with a robust breakfast at The Restaurant, enjoying exclusive premium cuts of steak at the new Setai Grill steakhouse or savoring casual Mediterranean fare beachside, The Setai dining experiences are innovative, exceptional and unsurpassed.

    The Restaurant

    The Restaurant at The Setai invites you to experience a menu, created from a vision of Executive Chef Mathias Gervais. The Restaurant features various cuisines and traditional flavors of Europe’s “Sun Coast,” inclusive of the Mediterranean regions of Spain, Italy, the South of France and Provence. The Restaurant’s classic Spanish cooking technique of grilling “a la plancha” fortifies and extracts the versatility of flavors and aromas of these regional Mediterranean ingredients.

    Sunday Jazz Brunch at the Setai
    The hottest venue for foodies on Miami Beach each week is the highly lauded Sunday Jazz brunch at The Restaurant at The Setai. From 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. every week, hotel guests, residents, locals and visitors alike will savor brunch favorites, prepared by Executive Chef Mathias Gervais and his talented international culinary team, alongside complimentary Louis Roederer Champagne, Bloody Marys and live jazz music.

    Dress Code:
    Breakfast and Sunday Brunch – Smart Casual. No cut-off shirts are allowed and discreet cover-ups are required over bathing suits.

    The Setai Grill

    The Setai Grill’s team of international culinarians, led by Executive Chef Mathias Gervais present an “East meets West” interpretation of a modern prime steakhouse featuring Asian-inspired specialty dishes. The Setai Grill’s bites, small plates and entrées are inspired by robust Asia-Pacific flavors, along with our own vibrant surroundings of Latin and South America, while using only the freshest and finest seasonal ingredients. Our exclusive cuts of dry-aged beef are sourced from the finest meat purveyor in the country: Pat LaFrieda & Son out of New York City.

    The Bar & Courtyard

    Immerse into the relaxed elegance of The Bar & Courtyard. By night, moods lift and music embraces as sophisticated Asian small plates are paired with global wine, champagne and cognac selections, as well as creative cocktails with an Asian twist. Whether for an aperitif, dining experience al fresco or evening among friends, The Bar & Courtyard presents an elegant backdrop for whatever the day or night may bring. Enjoy our house DJ spinning lounge music every Wednesday through Sunday, 8:00pm to midnight.

    The Bar & Courtyard food menu, featuring small plates from The Setai Grill menu, is available Sunday – Thursday, 12pm – 12am and Friday & Saturday, 12pm – 1am.

    The Pool & Beach Bar

    Embark on a delicious culinary adventure without leaving the water’s edge. Before or after a swim in our newly beautified temperature-controlled pools, The Setai’s hotel guests and residents are invited to savor light cuisine at our Pool & Beach Bar, featuring flavors of the Mediterranean. Signature dishes include Roasted Artichokes, Salad Niçoise, premium Fruit de Mer, Steak Frites and American classics like hamburgers, pizzas and more. Accompanying lunch is a fine selection of premium wines, rosés and Champagne.

    The Sommelier

    Dwayne Savoie – Chef Sommelier

    The lucky sommelier behind a selection of 700 wine varieties, a bottle count of 4,000+, and an inventory amounting to half a million dollars is Dwayne Savoie, Head Sommelier of The Setai, Miami Beach’s exclusive and diverse wine program. As Head Sommelier, Dwayne is responsible for creating innovative seasonal beverage programs that encompass a highly curated list of the finest wines from around the world.

    SERVICES

    The Spa at The Setai by THÉMAÉ.

    The Setai proudly introduces a re-imagined spa experience: The Spa at The Setai by THÉMAÉ. The luxury hotel’s new spa experience offers specially formulated THÉMAÉ treatments and products curated from four types of teas: red (rooibos), white, green and black teas. THÉMAÉ, a Paris-based cosmetics and spa brand, is inspired by the art of tea and named after the Japanese tea preparation ceremony. Its revitalizing spa rituals and exclusive skincare products are created with extracts from four different kinds of teas. The Complexe des 4 Thés® (4 Teas Elixir) blends antioxidant green tea, regenerating white tea, soothing rooibos or “red” tea, and stimulating black tea with pure spring water sourced in France to maintain purity. The Spa features four private spa suites, all with room for up to two guests, ocean and pool views, a private bath and steam room. For an even more private experience, select spa treatments are available to enjoy in the comfort of your guest suite for a nominal fee, upon request.

    Hours of Operation:

    The Spa – Daily, 9am – 9pm
    Fitness Center – Daily, 7am – 9pm

    Spa Services:

    Treatments
    Ayurveda
    Body Treatments
    Facials
    Hydrotherapy
    Massage
    Scrubs and Wraps
    Additional Features:
    Jacuzzi
    Relaxation Lounge
    Roman Bath

    Complimentary Beach Yoga

    Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8:30 am on The Setai Beach.

    Exclusive for Setai guests and residents, The Spa now offers a 60-minute beach-side complimentary yoga session, led by Thai yoga instructor, Pom Cayeiro. Take in the aromatic smell and the melody of waves, seagulls and breeze to enhance your yoga practice.

    The Setai Pampering Ritual

    The pampering ritual begins with an Aromatherapy Foot Polish as a welcome ritual, then transitions into a traditional Balinese-style massage, inclusive of Balinese palming, stretching effleurage and press-point techniques to relieve tension, improve blood flow and calm the mind. The ritual concludes with a facial of choice to promote toning and moisturizing.

        An Aromatherapy Foot Polish
        60-minute Ancient Balinese Massage
        60-minute Facial of Choice
        Preferred valet parking pricing

    The Pools and Beach at Setai

    The Ultimate Pools & Palms Paradise Awaits. In this paradise of pools and palms, the waters at The Setai, Miami Beach inspire repose. They offer three magnificent azure, temperature-controlled pools, and our beachfront property is poised just steps from the white sand and turquoise waters of South Beach. Whether you choose to spend your vacation by one of rheir three pools or at the beach in front of the hotel, their service will elevate your experience. You can also enjoying refreshments in the courtyard, or in the dining pods, accented by serene water pools.

    Discover Your Refuge In The Sand – with its own private expansive beach in a city known for the world’s best spots along the shore, The Setai, Miami Beach is a sanctuary of serenity. Their day-beds allow you to linger by the water in complete comfort. For the adventurous, their beach service also includes a range of jet skis for rent. And if you are craving a bite, The Setai Beach Kitchen, the hotel’s solar-powered culinary station, is just within reach. Here, you can have your every request met while the waves lap at your feet.

    Swim Where The Temperature Is Always Just Right – Their three infinity azure pools at The Setai, Miami Beach are kept at the perfect temperature year-round. From east to west, swim laps in our 75-degree lap pool, lounge poolside by the 85-degree center pool, or take everyone for a dip in our family pool, kept at a warm 95 degrees. Enjoy towel, water and magazine service, or order your favorite drink and a delicious bite from the bar.

    The Surroundings

    Besides its stunning beachside location, Miami offers a wealth of accessible destinations to explore. Coral Gables and Coconut Grove in Greater Miami are rich with historic sites, restaurants and shopping and make an ideal day excursion.

    The world-renowned Everglades, located South-West of Miami is an intriguing eco-system that is host to more than 45 variety of plants that grow nowhere else on Earth. The Everglades are home to over 350 types of birds, 500 types of fish and dozens of reptiles and mammals.

    The Keys are a string of low-lying islands that stretch about 200 miles from the Southern tip of Florida’s mainland. From Key Largo, across the amazing seven-mile bridge to the storied Key West, which was home to Ernest Hemingway, this is a special part of the country that beguiles and delights.

    Concierge

    Their experienced, professional concierge service works with their guests to provide sought-after reservations or create an individualized itinerary.
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