Colony Hotel, Palm Beach, Florida

Miami, Florida

THE COLONY HOTEL 155 Hammon Avenue Palm Beach 33480 (561) 655-5430 (800) 521-5525 (reservations only) (561) 659-8104 fax E-mail: The Colony Hotel is a British Colonial-designed, five-story building with tropical colors and Queen Anne's Lace. Black marble floors, walls hung with oil paintings, colorful and comfortable seating arrangements and a profusion of plants and flowers enhance the tropical atmosphere of the lobby. Upon arrival, guests are welcomed with complimentary champagne. Guest rooms and suites are spacious and have been recently renovated. British Colonial furnishings grace rooms as well as suites. Guest rooms have two queen-size beds, armoires, a varied color scheme with a tropical flair and custom draperies. The suites have beautiful quilts covering king-size beds. Two oversized walk-in closets contain safes, and there is a sofa in each parlor. Baths are decorated with tropical wall coverings and pedestal sinks with brass faucets. There are extra shelves on the walls, a magnifying mirror and a hair dryer, as well as extra towels. The restaurant, The Colony Dining Room, seats 80. Walls are decorated with oil paintings by such artists as Simbari and Wyeth. Hand-painted base plates and lots of plants and flowers are everywhere. A popular entree is rack of lamb 'a la Colony' for two, and the favorite dessert is Cherries Jubilee. The bar's special house drinks are International Coffees. Dance music is provided by a four-piece dance band. Three conference rooms will accommodate 225 guests. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool and there are walkways and a bicycle path to the beach. Guests are extended privileges to the Binks Forest Golf Club. Other sports such as tennis, riding, and polo can be arranged through the concierge. The hotel is located next to the Worth Avenue shopping district, and is within walking distance of the business area and many fine restaurants. SERVICES & AMENITIES: Valet service, Barber/beauty shop, Valet parking, Car Hire, Laundry, Babysitting service, Kitchens in villas, Complimentary newspaper, Cable TV, Radio, Robes, Complimentary toiletries, Hairdryer, Complimentary check-in champagne, Complimentary continental breakfast, Children under 17 free RESTRICTIONS: No pets, 15 rooms are handicapped equipped RESTAURANT: The Colony Dining Room, 7:00 a.m.-midnight, Dress Code BAR: Polo Lounge, 11:30 a.m.-3:00 a.m. BUSINESS FACILITIES: Message center, Copiers, Teleconferencing, Audio-visual, Translators CONFERENCE ROOMS: New meeting & function Pavilion, capacity up to 450 SPORTS FACILITIES: Outdoor swimming pool, weight training, tennis, 18-hole golf, other sports available through concierge LOCATION: Downtown ATTRACTIONS: Worth Avenue shopping, restaurants, 15 minutes to Auditorium, Jai-Alai, dog track, museums, comedy clubs

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