The oceanfront Howard Johnson Plaza Dezerland Beach & Spa stands in north Miami Beach, adjacent to the towns of Surfside and Bal Harbour. Just one mile from the hotel, Bal Harbour Shops showcase Gucci, Prada, Versace and over 100 other designer stores. Aventura Mall, one of the largest shopping malls in America, stands 3 miles from the hotel. What’s more, South Beach’s famous sand, surf and social scene beckons from less than 6 miles away. Howard Johnson Plaza Dezerland Beach & Spa provides convenient shuttle service to these entertainment hotspots.
The hotel’s Nirvana Spa features an extensive menu of relaxing services, including 20 massage varieties, oxygen relaxation, European steam rooms and an ozonated spa. Nirvana Spa also houses a fitness center, illuminated by an elegant chandelier and equipped with weight training and cardio equipment. Additionally, yoga and Pilates classes are conducted in the onsite studio.
Outside, a spa, lounge chairs and greenery surround a geometric pool to create a tropical oasis. A 1950s-themed poolside bar serves cool beverages and menu items from the hotel’s restaurant. A short path leads from the hotel to the white sand beach where jet skis and parasails are offered for rent.
Howard Johnson Plaza Dezerland Beach & Spa’s signature eatery, American Classic Restaurant, revisits the youthful vitality of the 1950s with black and white checked flooring complimented by bright red tables and chairs. Reflecting the restaurant’s playful attitude, the backseats of classic convertibles serve as humorous dining spots. Adjacent to the restaurant, American Classic Bar displays soda fountain-style décor with gleaming chrome barstools, 1950s memorabilia and a pool table.
Howard Johnson Plaza Dezerland Beach & Spa’s 225 guestrooms display tropical bedspreads and cool tile floors. Framed photographs of 1950s celebrities hang above the beds. Guestrooms provide several convenient amenities including cable TV, in-room safes and complimentary wireless Internet. Microwave ovens and refrigerators are provided upon request (surcharge applies). Guestrooms at Howard Johnson Plaza Dezerland Beach & Spa overlook the ocean or bay.