Inside South Beach’s Breakwater Hotel

Earlier this year, Vogue magazine named Miami one of THE places to travel in 2011. And if you're looking for hotels to stay at, we've got plenty. Here's the new Breakwater Hotel on South Beach’s historic Ocean Drive. The upscale oceanfront boutique resort has officially reopened its doors and on the heels of a multi-million-dollar renovation, the property somehow captures old school SoBe with an ultra chic modern twist; all while avoiding the cheesy-tourist like clichés one Miami resident might hate about an Ocean Drive hotel.

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Hotel Breakwater, the upscale oceanfront boutique resort on Miami Beach’s legendary Ocean Drive.
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In spite of a long series of renovations, the hotel’s décor has remained true to the classic Art Deco styling and color palette
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The hotel's rooftop terrace became legendary in the 1980s when it was immortalized in the popular Calvin Klein advertisement for Obsession perfume featuring supermodel Kate Moss and was shot by Bruce Weber.
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An Art Deco property built in 1939 by architect Anton Skislewicz, Hotel Breakwater most recently underwent several years of upgrades under the direction of designer Stephen B. Jacobs
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Regional Hotel Director Axel Gasser says of his accommodations, “We aim to provide our guests with an unfiltered lifestyle experience that goes beyond anything tangible."
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Breakwater's most sought-after rooms, the Edison Penthouse Suite
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Designers Richie Rich and Pachi Lake partied with other Miami noteables on Breakwater's rooftop terrace at photographer Jordan Michael Zuniga's after party for his gallery, Women in Cages
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VIP party hosts Brooke Hogan, Richie Rich bonded at Breakwater
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PR girls Cheryl Hohweiler and Samantha Chiz came out for drinks and dancing
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Even Miami Beach commissioner Michael Gongora took time away from his government post to visit with friend and party host, Brooke Hogan
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