A polished, white, automated piano maintains an up-tempo beat in the expansive atrium lobby, which has a discreet seating areas with leather sofas and chairs and abundant artwork.
This is a modern, high-rise hotel, built in 1982 and renovated in 1995.
All 612 guestrooms have contemporary South Beach-inspired decor, with light wood furniture, oval mirrors, streamlined lamps, and tones of beige, gold, and blue. All rooms have a view of either the city or the bay and most rooms have a balcony with small table and two chairs. Amenities include dial-up and wireless Internet access (fee applies), cable TV with premium channels and pay movies, coffeemakers, designer toiletries, desks with lamps, and in-room safes.
The upscale Pacific Rim restaurant and sushi bar, located in the hotel lobby, offers a wide variety of dishes from Japan, Thailand, China, Hawaii, and South America. Open for lunch and dinner.