The Raleigh was built and designed in 1940 by the famed architect Laurence Murray Dixon, one of the most prolific and acclaimed architects of South Beachs historic Art Deco District. Dixon applied an understated elegance with Art Deco grandeur to the property, which represented an architectural significance during the formative years of Miami Beach. The Raleighs impressive interiors, landscaped lagoon pool-heralded as a jewel of modernist design-and commanding faade, bestowed the hotel a strong oceanfront identity. Guest rooms are adorned with the fabrics and style of the 1940s period, featuring period furnishings, terrazzo floors and cedar wood closets.
The Raleigh is located in the heart of South Miami Beach, on 18th Street and Collins Avenue, 20 minutes from Miami International Airport. Situated on a corner, the property has frontage both on Collins and the ocean, providing guests exceptional access to the beach and affording two thirds of guest rooms ocean views.
The Raleigh Includes 104 ocean and garden view guest rooms and suites, a 6,000 S.F. luxury duplex penthouse with 3 bedrooms, terraces, and an outdoor shower, Award-winning beautifully designed Esther Williams pool, with cascading waterfall, scented towels, and pool side bar, The Oasis - a 20,000 S.F. sanctuary of private cabanas located from the pool to the beach, 3,000 S.F. of flexible meeting space to accommodate private events and meetings along with some of the most versatile outdoor space in the market, all located along popular Collins Avenue in Miamis famous South Beach.