The Luxury An Art Deco icon constructed in 1940, The Raleigh Hotel has been a mainstay of South Beachs glitterati ever since. Today, the hotels 105 rooms and suites come outfitted with Egyptian cotton sheets and Kiehls toiletries, as well as plenty of 21st-century features like DVD players and free Wi-Fi. Its glam guests flock to the poolside bar for tropical cocktails or sample libations indoors at the retro Martini Bar. Guests can step from the hotel right to the white-sand beach, where The Raleigh will provide everything from umbrellas and fluffy towels to food delivered to your beach chair.
The Value In honor of The Raleighs 70th anniversary, the hotel is offering Shermans Travel readers 30 percent off rack rates. Prices start at $209/night (instead of the usual $299/night). Book by July 31 for travel through September 30.
The Catch Certain blackout dates apply: July 8 to 18.
The Details 305-534-6300 (mention code ST70TH); raleighhotel.com
From the Summer 2010 issue of Shermans Travel magazine.