The Real Deal Miami

SLS Miami may not be Starwood hotel

October 26, 2010 10:30AM

Sam Nazarian

Sam Nazarian’s SLS at South Beach, which is set to open on Collins
Avenue in 2012, may not be part of Starwood’s Luxury Collection, like
fellow SLS Hotel in Los Angeles, according to sources. It may be an
independent hotel, run by Nazarian’s SBE group, which runs several
restaurants and clubs in Los Angeles. The new hotel is slated to have 10
bungalow suites, a Hyde lounge and a Katsuya restaurant. The hotel is a
renovation
of the old Miami Ritz Plaza hotel
. Philippe Starck is designing the
renovation. [Hotel
Chatter]