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1300 Ocean Dr

Miami Beach, FL 33139

Main: (786) 577-7600

Toll Free: (833) 831-3200

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THE CARDOZO STORY

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BUILT IN 1939, THE CARDOZO HAS BEEN A FIXTURE ON OCEAN DRIVE EVER SINCE.

In 2019, owners Gloria and Emilio Estefan will reintroduce a refined and contemporary Cardozo, while preserving the hotel's distinct style.

HISTORY & STYLE.
THE CARDOZO STORY...

Built in 1939 , the Cardozo Hotel was named after, Benjamin Cardozo, one of the first Jewish jurors appointed to the US Supreme Court.  Cardozo is part of the Art Deco District, recognized by the National Register of Historic Places.

ARCHITECTURE

Designed by architect, Henry Hohauser, Cardozo showcases traditional art deco style, offering rounded lines, like the fender of a Studebaker.  The hotel features keystone trim, made of dyed porous limestone.  

FEATURE FILMS

Cardozo Hotel has played a prominent role in a variety of feature films including A Hole in the Head (1959), Something About Mary (1998) and Any Given Sunday (1999).

A CHILDHOOD DREAM COMES TRUE

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Mother and daughter holding hands

As a child, Gloria Estefan would visit South Beach with her family.  While sitting on a bench with her Grandfather, young Gloria pointed across the street at the Cardozo Hotel and said, "I am going to buy that hotel one day."

Today, her dream is a reality, as Cardozo is now owned by her and her husband, Emilio.  In 2019, they will unveil Cardozo South Beach as a refined and contemporary luxury boutique hotel, while maintaining the essence of the hotel she fell in love with as a child.  

To help realize their dream, the Estefans have called upon, Benchmark, A Global Hospitality Company, to manage Cardozo as part of their Hotels & Resorts Collection.  

MANAGED BY BENCHMARK, A GLOBAL HOSPITALITY COMPANY

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GEMSTONE COLLECTION
We believe travel is personal; an experience of pure joy and an expression of your truest desires. Guided by an authentic commitment to our values, we represent not only a diverse collection of inspiring properties, but a soulful way of savoring life. 

Across the United States; from woodland wine country of the Pacific Northwest to the sandy shores of Florida. Each of our properties is deeply rooted in the unique culture of its location, expressing an authentic energy you can feel from the moment you arrive.

BENCHMARK, A GLOBAL HOSPITALITY COMPANY
Benchmark is a recognized global leader in the management and marketing of resorts, hotels and conference centers.  The company’s two distinctive portfolios of properties, Benchmark Resorts & Hotels and Gemstone Collection, represent the finest in guest-dedicated hospitality in desirable destinations across the United States, in the Caribbean and Japan.  

LOCATION & DIRECTIONS

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PERFECTLY SITUATED AT OCEAN DRIVE AND 13TH STREET, CARDOZO SOUTH BEACH.

PROVIDES DIRECT BEACH ACCESS AND PUTS ALL OF SOUTH BEACH WITHIN REACH.

THE HEART OF SOUTH BEACH...

CARDOZO SOUTH BEACH
1300 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Phone: 305.535.6500

FROM MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

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START: MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Get on FL-112 E in Hialeah from Miad Cir and Exit 2
7 min (2.6 mi)

Head northwest toward Miad Cir
69 ft

Use the left lane to turn slightly left onto Miad Cir
482 ft

Keep left to stay on Miad Cir
0.7 mi

Continue straight onto NW 21st St
0.3 mi

Keep right to continue toward Exit 3
371 ft

Keep left at the fork to continue on Exit 3, follow signs for FL-953 N/Le Jeune Rd
0.2 mi

Keep left at the fork to continue on Exit 2, follow signs for FL-112 E/I-95/Miami Beach
(Toll road) 1.2 mi

Follow FL-112 E and I-195 E to W 41st St in Miami Beach
9 min (7.8 mi)

Continue onto W 41st St
0.6 mi

Turn right onto Pine Tree Dr
1.0 mi

Turn left onto 23rd St
0.2 mi

Turn right onto Collins Ave
0.9 mi

Turn left onto 14th St
358 ft

Turn right onto Ocean Dr
Destination will be on the right

ARRIVE: CARDOZO SOUTH BEACH

FROM FORT LAUDERDALE-HOLLYWOOD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

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START: FORT LAUDERDALE-HOLLYWOOD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Get on I-95 S in Dania Beach from Terminal Dr, NE 10th St and FL-818 W/Griffin Rd
13 min (4.3 mi)

Merge onto I-95 S
24.3 mi

Use the left 2 lanes to take exit 2D toward I-395 E/Miami Beach
0.9 mi

Merge onto MacArthur Causeway
3.6 mi

Continue onto 5th St
0.5 mi

Turn left onto Collins Ave
0.7 mi

Turn right onto 13th St
348 ft

Turn left onto Ocean Dr
Destination will be on the left

ARRIVE: CARDOZO SOUTH BEACH

PRESS & MEDIA CENTER

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LEARN ABOUT CARDOZO SOUTH BEACH, VIEW PRESS RELEASES AND CONTACT OUR PUBLIC RELATIONS TEAM.

MEDIA CONTACT
JESSICA MILTON
Regional Director of Public Relations
Benchmark, A Global Hospitality Company
Phone: 786-714-6268
Email: jmilton@benchmarkglobal.com

MEDIA PHOTO LIBRARY
Visit the Benchmark Media Center to download high and low-resolution photography of the resort and destination.

INDUSTRY PARTNERS

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INTERACTIVE SITES
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HOSPITALITY MARKETING ASSOCIATES
Hospitality Marketing Associates offer an innovative approach to Customer Relationship Marketing (CRM). HMA provides database resource management and mailhouse consolidation services in form of a customizable framework which incorporates the many technical and marketing support services that help facilitate the implementation and tracking of highly targeted contact programs.

SCREEN PILOT
Builds brands in the digital universe using insight, technology and creativity to form relationships with the digital consumer. Screen Pilot's strategies always start with the end game and work backwards from there, delivering high value on every hotel internet marketing project.