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Viajero Hostels Opens First-Ever U.S. Property in Miami’s South Beach

VIAJERO HOSTELS – a traveler-focused lifestyle brand with 16 hostels and co-living spaces in Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay and Mexico – will make its US debut in Miami, Florida in late November 2021. The Beach’s iconic Collins Avenue, Viajero Miami, is just steps from the beach, Ocean Drive and many of the area’s popular bars, restaurants, shops and nightclubs.

Founded in 2005 by two young travellers, Fede Lavagna and Lucho González, who first crossed paths at a hostel while backpacking the world, Viajero was created for travelers and remote workers feel welcome and at home, wherever they are. Influenced by the founders’ Colombian and Uruguayan roots, the hotel group offers unique hostels and hotel rooms with a “free-spirited Latin American soul” in the coolest destinations from Mexico to Argentina.

At a time when social media has pushed hotel and hostel owners to have generic designs that will appeal to globalized tastes, Viajero is aiming for a more localized and bold approach to its layout. At each Viajero property, travelers will benefit from a boutique, local experience, led by a fun and empathetic team of hosts, where they can work, relax, meet like-minded people and experience cultural nuances. of their destination. Furnished and well-appointed rooms come in the form of private rooms or shared dormitories. Each booking includes access to a range of bespoke amenities not typically found in traditional hostels, such as swimming pools, salsa lessons, terraces with panoramic city views and, in some locations, even hot tubs.

Excited to bottle that nomadic perspective and bring that feeling to Miami Beach, Viajero Miami will remodel and rebrand The Stiles Hotel to offer stylish, affordable, and diverse lodging options in a historic Art Deco property. Unlike a traditional hostel, which usually only has shared rooms, Viajero Miami will cater to all travelers by also offering private rooms with the modern amenities that come with a standard hotel stay, including en-suite bathrooms, televisions and personal safes. Starting at $30 for shared dorms and $90 for private rooms per night, all rooms can accommodate between two and eight travelers and come with free Wi-Fi, individual lockers, bathrooms private marble floors to ensure minimal sharing and comfortable beds that promise true rest. after a day of adventures in South Florida. Inspired by both its South Florida surroundings and the joy of traveling the world, Viajero’s first Miami property will embody a chic, tropical vibe with bespoke interiors, custom-made wallpapers and furniture. handmade by Colombian artisans.

Viajero Miami’s amenities will not disappoint. Remote workers can log into the “office” from a meeting area that doubles as a coworking space, or they can choose to work from the library near the lobby. Just steps away, Viajero Miami will retain Swizzle Rum Bar & Drinkery, a sophisticated craft cocktail bar and speakeasy that opened with The Stiles Hotel in 2019. With the transition to Viajero Miami comes an exciting addition to the hotel -boutique, Delirio South Beach, a sexy new ’70s-inspired indoor-outdoor bar with decor that reflects the brand’s Colombian roots that includes a retro pool with white string lights, dangling disco balls, plastic pool beds, plush with bright yellow canopies and a bright, quirky pool bottom with colorful geometric shapes. A whimsical color palette and playful design set the scene. Think: yellow fringed umbrellas and pastel, multicolored shade sails offering guests some respite from the sun. The pool and its surrounding bar will create the perfect backdrop for Instagram feeds that are the envy of travelers.

Viajero Miami will be located at 1120 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139.

This renovated and renamed Viajero property will open in winter 2021, with additional properties in other major US cities coming soon. For more information about Viajero or to stay up to date on its US expansion, visit viajerohostels.com/en or follow @viajerohostels on Facebook and Instagram.

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