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Dive Into Florida’s Premier Beachfront Group Venue

May 25, 2022
Exterior beach view of The Diplomat Resort

Nestled between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Florida is known for its beautiful stretch of beach and boardwalk. The one-of-a-kind Hollywood Beach Boardwalk is a promenade that stretches nearly 2.5 miles along the Atlantic Ocean. Named one of America's Best Beach Boardwalks by Travel + Leisure magazine, this brick-paved thoroughfare hosts millions of visitors every year.  

Intracoastal view of The Diplomat Resort
Intracoastal view of The Diplomat Beach Resort

For visitors who are attending meetings and events, The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood is the largest resort-attached convention center in South Florida and its most iconic property. The hotel boasts 1,000 guest rooms and suites, six unique culinary destinations, two sun-drenched pools, 25 poolside cabanas, an ultramodern spa and fitness center and more 209,000 square feet of meeting and event space, featuring some of the most expansive and high-tech ballroom spaces south of Orlando.  

A CVENT Top 10 U.S. Meeting Hotels award-winner and multi-time “Best of Meetings Today” award-winner, The Diplomat Beach Resort features a cornucopia of flexible function and meeting space. It continues to serve as the premier location for everything from business travel and large-scale conferences, to smaller group outings and incentive trips. With recent upgrades in technology bandwidth and unbeatable ocean views, travelers and locals can expect thoughtfully-designed spaces meant to create memorable events.  

Meeting Space

South Palm Court reception setup
South Palm Court reception setup

Situated on a barrier island and seated directly on Hollywood Beach, the resort is perfect for events and outings ranging from 10-5,000 attendees. The resort features a 50,000-square-foot unobstructed Great Hall able to accommodate up to 5,000 guests; four oceanfront-facing naturally lit ballrooms, including 20,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom overlooking the Atlantic, able to accommodate up to 1,100 guests; 39 breakout rooms, ideal for smaller events; and outdoor special event areas including the pool deck, South Palm Court and Diplomat Landing. An award-winning special events team including multiple Certified Meeting Planners, entirely in-house are ready to assist with your every need. 

Guest Rooms

With more than 1,000 guest rooms–including two Presidential suites, 515 king rooms and 484 double rooms, with 96 being suites–The Diplomat Beach Resort is the largest resort in Broward County. Designed by the world's leading hospitality interior design firm, Hirsch Bedner Associates, stylish and thoughtfully designed rooms offer refreshed spaces, befitting the prime beachfront position.  

All rooms feature unobstructed ocean or Intracoastal vantage points with most suites boasting 180-degree views of the tropical surroundings, including a variety of premier suites and the Diplomat and Presidential suites, each with an individual identity delivering on guests’ needs. Suites feature refreshing ocean tones, creating the perfect backdrop to relax and recharge, complete with hand-tufted rugs, natural wood furnishings and crisp white bedding. 

Food & Beverage

The Diplomat Beach Resort has a myriad of choices for every palate. Counter Point is a spacious urban cafe offering the best coffee, fresh juices, light breakfast and lunch items. Diplomat Prime is a 1950s inspired, sophisticated steakhouse with steaks aged in-house and a chef driven, seasonal menu with an extensive wine list. Point Royal is the Resort’s spacious coastal American breakfast restaurant, offering indoors or al fresco table settings. 

Playa, is a Beachfront Nuevo-Latina restaurant and bar featuring an extensive rum and tequila selection, situated within a stone’s throw from The Hotel Bar, the Resort’s modern take on the classic hotel bar, featuring classic cocktails prepared with ingredients from freshly squeezed juices with extensive bar and lounge seating. 

Location & Offers

Located at 3555 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood, Florida, the resort is spread across the Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean, just steps from North Miami Beach, bordering Fort Lauderdale. The Diplomat is a 10-minute drive from the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, a 20-minute drive from Miami International Airport, and only minutes from popular attractions like Hollywood's historic oceanfront boardwalk and world-class shopping. 

The resort is offering four perfect bonuses for any Summertime event: 

  • Book The Summer Executive Retreat Package and earn exclusive meeting planner perks for programs held from June – September, 2022  / 2023 / 2024.  
  • The Citrus Summer Cool Down Break is valid Mon-Sun on multiple dates starting May 27, 2022- Sept. 15, 2022. Book and actualize by September 30, 2022. 
  • The Diplomat Afternoons Team Building Beach Break is valid Mon-Sun on multiple dates starting May 27, 2022- Sept. 15, 2022. Book and actualize by September 30, 2022. 
  • Set sail from our private marina with a Complimentary Luxury Yacht Reception for a scenic cruise along the Intracoastal Waterway. To receive your reception, book by November 2022 or November 2023, for a program to be held from July - September 2022-2023. 

For more information, email the resort at sales.admins@diplomatresort.com, or call (954) 602-8608. 

*Sponsored by The Diplomat Beach Resort

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