The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Ginger Rogers, Judy Garland and Bing Crosby were frequent guests. In fact, everyone who was anyone - from politicians like President Franklin D. Roosevelt to notorious gangsters like Al Capone – stayed at the Biltmore, where they enjoyed fashion
shows, gala balls, aquatic shows in the 23,000 square foot grand pool, elaborate weddings and world-class golf tournaments.
The Biltmore Hotel, a National USA Historic Landmark built in 1926 and situated on 150 tropical acres, is located in Miami/ Coral Gables, Florida. The Biltmore was one of the most fashionable resorts in the entire country in its heyday, hosting royalty of both the European and Hollywood variety.
With the Jazz Age at full cry, the Biltmore’s big bands entertained wealthy, well-traveled visitors to this American Riviera resort (read more under History).
With the onset of World War II, the War Department converted The Biltmore to a huge hospital. The Biltmore remained a Veteran’s Administration hospital until 1968. Finally in 1983, the City, the hotel’s new owner, initiated a full restoration of the Biltmore to its former glory as a grand hotel.
Today the hotel features 275 guest rooms including 130 spacious Mediterranean styled suites and two famed Presidential Suites, a Donald Ross 18 hole golf course, 10 lighted tennis courts, the country’s largest hotel pool and private cabanas, the signature Palme d’Or restaurant, Biltmore Spa, The Culinary Academy, 75,000 square feet of meeting and function space, preferred venue for notable high society events and weddings, member of Leading Hotels of the World and American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts is located 7 miles from Miami International Airport.
As one of Miami’s most diverse dining destinations, The Biltmore Hotel’s culinary portfolio offers four distinctive restaurants, bars and tea lounge. Whether you seek a beautiful venue with waterfront views or an al fresco dining experience, either formal or casual, The Biltmore has a myriad of award-winning options. All feature world class cuisine and service that have created an internationally renowned culinary legacy for this historic hotel.