Sustainably Sexy Eco-Hotel in Miami

White linen couches atop matching white shag rungs are plentiful in the lobby of 1 Hotel South Beach.

White linen couches atop matching white shag rungs are plentiful in the lobby of 1 Hotel South Beach.

It's no secret that newcomer 1 Hotel South Beach is seriously sexy and glam without any of that obnoxious gaudy taste commonly found at other Miami hotels.  It's clear from its design and style that 1 Hotel South Beach aims to elevate what we think of as a beach resort hotel.  Gone are the days of cheesy seashells as and paintings of conchs above the bed.  This hotel runs in the opposite direction and brings a touch of Nantucket and Hamptons decor to Miami.  If its stunning decor weren't enough, the hotel also earns top marks for being constructed of sustainable materials.  Take a sneak peek at the hotel through the photos below. 

Well decorated bookshelves with built-in lighting shine a spotlight on each item.  I love how all of the items on the bookshelf are of the same color, which helps it to stand out.

Well decorated bookshelves with built-in lighting shine a spotlight on each item.  I love how all of the items on the bookshelf are of the same color, which helps it to stand out.

This eco-hotel's lobby is seriously sexy and constructed with sustainable materials.

This eco-hotel's lobby is seriously sexy and constructed with sustainable materials.

Each room is well appointed with soothing light blue blankets, ivory sheets, and khaki pillows and headboards.  The weathered wood accent wall gives it character and distinction from all other beach resort hotels in the U.S.

Each room is well appointed with soothing light blue blankets, ivory sheets, and khaki pillows and headboards.  The weathered wood accent wall gives it character and distinction from all other beach resort hotels in the U.S.

Clear sconces on each side of the bed create a modern and luxurious atmosphere in the room.

Clear sconces on each side of the bed create a modern and luxurious atmosphere in the room.

The closet organizer at this eco-hotel is to die for!  It's easily something one would find at Restoration Hardware or Pottery Barn.  1 Hotel South Beach really makes every detail count!

The closet organizer at this eco-hotel is to die for!  It's easily something one would find at Restoration Hardware or Pottery Barn.  1 Hotel South Beach really makes every detail count!

Bathrooms are large with concrete dual vanity sinks, marble showers, and vanity lights covered by white washed branches.

Bathrooms are large with concrete dual vanity sinks, marble showers, and vanity lights covered by white washed branches.

If the closeups weren't satisfying enough, it's clear from the panned out view of the room, that this 1 Hotel South Beach's room is not like any other.

If the closeups weren't satisfying enough, it's clear from the panned out view of the room, that this 1 Hotel South Beach's room is not like any other.

When traveling as a family or group, rooms are available with 2 queen beds.  And trust me, it's nice to have such a spacious room come with a sofa, coffee table, desk, and bench to ensure everyone's comfort.  And that beachy pendant sconce is a must for anyone looking to imitate their beach cottage decor!

When traveling as a family or group, rooms are available with 2 queen beds.  And trust me, it's nice to have such a spacious room come with a sofa, coffee table, desk, and bench to ensure everyone's comfort.  And that beachy pendant sconce is a must for anyone looking to imitate their beach cottage decor!

Like any pool scene in Miami, 1 Hotel South Beach's pool is crazy hot, especially with a beachfront ocean view!  The pool deck decor's white linen padded chaise lounges are tres chic!

Like any pool scene in Miami, 1 Hotel South Beach's pool is crazy hot, especially with a beachfront ocean view!  The pool deck decor's white linen padded chaise lounges are tres chic!

For those looking to add a little fun in the sun in Miami, the outdoor billiards table and pool bar at 1 Hotel South Beach will surely please.

For those looking to add a little fun in the sun in Miami, the outdoor billiards table and pool bar at 1 Hotel South Beach will surely please.

There's nothing worse than showing up to the pool and not finding a chaise for you and your partner!  The 1 Hotel South Beach took careful detail to ensure that poolside chaise lounges are readily available so that guests can focus more on relaxing with a beach read and ordering poolside cocktails and lunch.  At the end of the day, their pool layout is a win-win.

There's nothing worse than showing up to the pool and not finding a chaise for you and your partner!  The 1 Hotel South Beach took careful detail to ensure that poolside chaise lounges are readily available so that guests can focus more on relaxing with a beach read and ordering poolside cocktails and lunch.  At the end of the day, their pool layout is a win-win.

The hotel pool at the 1 Hotel South Beach is unbelievably chic.

The hotel pool at the 1 Hotel South Beach is unbelievably chic.

From the moment you step inside, you'll be blown away by the clean lines.  The warm earth tones are juxtaposed perfectly against the crisp white furniture.  The reception and lobby at the 1 Hotel South Beach envelops guests in understate luxury from the start.

From the moment you step inside, you'll be blown away by the clean lines.  The warm earth tones are juxtaposed perfectly against the crisp white furniture.  The reception and lobby at the 1 Hotel South Beach envelops guests in understate luxury from the start.

For guests looking to spend time outside their room and away from the humidity, the waiting area at the 1 Hotel South Beach is perfectly inviting with wood stump tables and lush green ferns.

For guests looking to spend time outside their room and away from the humidity, the waiting area at the 1 Hotel South Beach is perfectly inviting with wood stump tables and lush green ferns.

Padded couch cushions atop a birch foundation and white washed tree stump side tables bring nature indoors at this eco-hotel in Miami.

Padded couch cushions atop a birch foundation and white washed tree stump side tables bring nature indoors at this eco-hotel in Miami.

While eco-hotels built with sustainable resources are a new trend in the U.S., the 1 Hotel South Beach takes the trend a step further by introducing great design and decor that that brings nature inside.

While eco-hotels built with sustainable resources are a new trend in the U.S., the 1 Hotel South Beach takes the trend a step further by introducing great design and decor that that brings nature inside.

1 Hotel South Beach offers a variety of dining options from Tom Colicchio's Beachcraft restaurant to its own hotel bar with beach decor.

1 Hotel South Beach offers a variety of dining options from Tom Colicchio's Beachcraft restaurant to its own hotel bar with beach decor.

The large live edge conference table in an onyx black stain is a remarkable contrast to the clean white linen couch and neutral built-in shelves at the 1 Hotel South Beach.

The large live edge conference table in an onyx black stain is a remarkable contrast to the clean white linen couch and neutral built-in shelves at the 1 Hotel South Beach.

The conference area inside the 1 Hotel South Beach is by far my favorite common area at this eco-resort when it comes to combining clean modern design with beach cottage decor.

The conference area inside the 1 Hotel South Beach is by far my favorite common area at this eco-resort when it comes to combining clean modern design with beach cottage decor.

Desks with table lamps with a marble stand and brass fixtures create a glam effect for this earth-tone desk inside the hotel rooms at the 1 Hotel South Beach.

Desks with table lamps with a marble stand and brass fixtures create a glam effect for this earth-tone desk inside the hotel rooms at the 1 Hotel South Beach.

The waiting area at the 1 Hotel South Beach provides a killer view of the entire common areas, complete with coffee table books, lush green ferns, and white washed wood paneled columns.

The waiting area at the 1 Hotel South Beach provides a killer view of the entire common areas, complete with coffee table books, lush green ferns, and white washed wood paneled columns.

Driftwood coffee table stands provide a perfect base that contrasts against the white shag rug and tufted white benches. 

Driftwood coffee table stands provide a perfect base that contrasts against the white shag rug and tufted white benches. 

The 1 Hotel South Beach's focus on environmentally-friendly design and decor create a holistic approach to hotel interiors.  It's no wonder that it's easily the top U.S. hotel and resort for sustainable development and design.

The 1 Hotel South Beach's focus on environmentally-friendly design and decor create a holistic approach to hotel interiors.  It's no wonder that it's easily the top U.S. hotel and resort for sustainable development and design.

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