When Condé Nast Traveller Magazine, which is the ultimate authority in travel and breathtaking locations, declares a hotel the recipient of The 2013 Readers’ Choice Award as the best hotel in Miami and the area, there is no better recommendation than to go and stay at it. We are talking about the spectacular Setai Hotel in Miami Beach which was given an unbelievable score of 93.5 by the magazine’s readers.
The Setai is situated in the very heart of Miami Beach, and is a great example of Miami’s cultural, social and architectural Art Deco heritage. The hotel’s décor is a mixture of the Asian and Far Eastern cultures, a tropical getaway and the sizzling style of South Beach. It has a total of 120 suites, and the staff that leaves no request unfulfilled, which made the hotel very popular with jet-setters and celebrities.
So, why did the readers of Condé Nast Traveller find the Setai so fascinating? The hotel is actually located in two beautiful buildings – The Art Deco Building, which is where studio, junior and one-bedroom suites are, and the Tower, with one / two-bedroom and specialty suites. The latter are truly luxurious ones with names like the Entertainment Suite, and the Grande Suite. In these suites you will find anything that your heart desires – a private roof-top pool, a Steinway piano, 24-hour-butler service, Jacuzzi tubs, and panoramic wrap-around views of the ocean.
Smaller suites are also very cozy and comfortable. You can laze around in a bespoke Duxiana king-size bed and Frette linen, take a relaxing bath in a black granite tub, or enjoy a rainfall shower and the Roja Perfumes bath accessories. The suites also have 32-inch-LED TVs and wireless Internet.
As for dining, you are spoilt for choice there too. The Setai has four restaurants, with Executive Chef Mathias Gervais, who is considered “a prodigy in the world of fine cuisine”, and Chef Sommelier Dwayne Savoie, making sure that you eat the most sumptuous food and drink the most delicious wines found in the Miami area.
Of course, there is a spa to make the whole experience complete and unforgettable. The Setai’s spa is known for its traditional Balinese-style massage, which includes Balinese palming, stretching effleurage and press-point techniques to relieve fatigue and relax the mind. watch video below
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