Nip and Tuck: Stays to Soak in Sunshine and Soda Pop

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Bottleworks Hotel, Indianapolis, Indiana

This Art Deco hotel housed the world’s largest Coca-Cola bottling plant—and its redone spaces pay homage to that famously fizzy history. For outdoor events, the Gallery Courtyard offers 9,700 sq. ft. of wiggle room. Eight other truly unique spaces are at your service, such as The Lab (where cola recipes were tested), intimately encompassed with floor-to-ceiling green glass tile.

Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, Arizona

The renovated downtown property stars a 19,000-square-foot lobby, featuring a cafe, bar and restaurant where guest can work solo or sip with friends. The lobby also has soundproof booths for calls and six glass-enclosed meeting spaces. Renovation included redo of 1,004 guest rooms—enough to house attendees even if you take up all 110,000 sq. ft. of the hotel’s event space.

Caribe Royale Orlando, Florida

Located minutes from Disneyworld Resort, this property recently renovated its 1,215 one-bedroom suites and added a brand-new, 50,000-square-foot ballroom bedecked in bright, modern colors and native Floridian coquina stone. By year’s end two more guest room towers and the grand lobby will also see dramatic renovations. Event space now totals 220,000 sq. ft., including 54 breakout rooms.

JW Marriot Monterrey Valle, San Pedro Garzo Garcia, Mexico

The new luxury Marriott property boasts 10,000 sq. ft. of event space with 250 guest rooms and suites in sumptuous textures and soft color palettes. Restaurants range from exquisite French cuisine to fresh, local Mexican flavors. Nearby, guests can enjoy popular shopping centers, such as Santa Lucia Riverwalk, as well as proximity to natural wonders at Parque Fundidora.

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