Thompson Hotels Expands to Miami With Thompson Ocean Drive

Luxury Hotel Group Rebrands Iconic South Beach Hotel

Sep 21, 2011, 14:33 ET from Thompson Hotels

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thompson Hotels, an international collection of luxury hotels in major urban centers, proudly announces the addition of Hotel Victor in Miami Beach to its elite portfolio.  Located in Miami's South Beach, Thompson Hotels will rebrand the historic hotel as the Thompson Ocean Drive through a multi-million dollar renovation to both guest rooms and public spaces, to be completed in early 2012. Thompson Hotels management is effective immediately, introducing the group's renowned sophistication and service while maintaining the landmark's legacy as the most desirable hotel in South Beach.

"We are elated to bring Thompson Hotels to Miami, and look forward to introducing the Thompson nuances of style and service to the market," said Stephen Brandman, co-owner of Thompson Hotels.  "Whether staying at 60 Thompson in NYC, Thompson Beverly Hills in LA or Thompson Ocean Drive, guests will rest assured that they will receive the same outstanding level of service that defines the Thompson brand."

Hotel Victor was originally opened in 1936, and underwent a major restoration by acclaimed designer, Jacques Garcia in 2004.  The celebrated hotel located in the heart of Miami Beach's famed Art Deco District features: 90 stylish guestrooms, most with ocean views; a stunning infinity pool; a 6,000 square foot Spa V; the fine Northern Italian BICE Ristorante and BICE Cafe; three lounges and bars; as well as 6,000 square feet of unique indoor and outdoor meeting and event spaces.  

"We at Thompson are particularly inspired by the opportunity to reinvent such a historically significant hotel," says Jason Pomeranc, co-owner Thompson Hotels. "We believe that the Thompson Ocean Drive will reflect the spirit of fashion, entertainment, and design that has made South Beach such a unique destination."

Hotel Victor is located at 1144 Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, FL. For more information, please visit www.thompsonhotels.com.

About Thompson Hotel Group:

Thompson Hotels is a hospitality company with a portfolio of small, elite hotels including 60 Thompson in New York City, Sax Chicago and Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles. The company has expanded extensively through the more recent openings in New York City including Gild Hall in the Financial District, Six Columbus in Midtown Manhattan, Thompson LES on the Lower East Side, Smyth in Tribeca, as well as Thompson Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, Donovan House in Washington, D.C., and Thompson Toronto.  Developments will continue internationally with the opening of Belgraves in London in 2011. Thompson Hotels is a partnership among Larry, Michael and Jason Pomeranc and Stephen Brandman.

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