Baptist Health South Florida

Hilton Miami Dadeland Reaches Construction Milestone with Topping Off Ceremony

February 20, 2018

Miami, FL – February 20, 2018 – Hilton Miami Dadeland development project celebrated its topping off construction milestone. The seven-story development by Baptist Health South Florida just reached full height and is on track for a late fall 2018 opening.

The 150,000-square-foot hotel will be located at 9100 N. Kendall Drive, on the campus of Baptist Hospital and Miami Cancer Institute and in close proximity to many shops and dining as well as Dadeland Mall, historic Coral Gables, Key Biscayne and Coconut Grove. Nearby transportation hubs include Miami International Airport, Miami MetroRail, and Tamiami Executive Airport.

Hotel amenities will be suited for business and leisure travel as well as patients and their families and will include 184-guest rooms, 34 tailored to extended stays, a 6,250 square-foot ballroom with additional meeting space options, health and wellness center with a fitness room, a heated outdoor pool, a farm-to-table restaurant, Starbucks, room service, and a 24-hour business center.

“We are excited to see the construction progress for the Hilton Miami Dadeland,” said Ana Lopez-Blazquez, chief executive officer, Baptist Health Enterprises. “The property will offer signature elements of Hilton Hotels & Resorts, unparalleled amenities and beautifully designed rooms – a nice compliment to the warmth and hospitality Baptist Health is known for.”

The building is being designed by local Coral Gables Architect, CallisonRTKL, infusing best practices from healthcare and hospitality design bringing a welcoming, compassionate and uplifting environment for hotel guests.

The property will be managed by Interstate Hotels & Resorts, which will soon welcome a General Manager and Director of Sales & Marketing to the pre-opening sales office that will open in the next few weeks.

About Baptist Health South Florida
Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 10 hospitals (Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Bethesda Hospital East, Bethesda Hospital West, Doctors Hospital, Fishermen’s Community Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital), more than 40 physician practices, 50 outpatient and urgent care facilities, Baptist Health Medical Group, Baptist Health Quality Network and internationally renowned centers of excellence spanning across Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to our faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has more than 19,500 employees and more than 3,000 affiliated physicians. Baptist Health South Florida has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit and connect with us on Facebook at and on Twitter and Instagram @BaptistHealthSF.

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,200 properties with more than 856,000 rooms in 105 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company’s portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.

About Interstate Hotels & Resorts
Interstate Hotels & Resorts is the leading U.S based global hotel management company, operating branded full and select-service hotels, resorts, convention centers, and independent hotels. Currently, Interstate’s global portfolio represents 540 properties in 12 countries inclusive of committed pipeline of signed hotels under construction or development around the world. The Company’s experienced operators, industry leading platforms, and extensive management capabilities produce exceptional guest experiences and optimal returns for hotel owners and investors. For more information, please visit, or follow Interstate on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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