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First Look Inside The Daytona Hotel’s Upscale Dining Experience

First Look Inside The Daytona Hotel’s Upscale Dining Experience

Speed. That’s what comes to many people’s minds when they think of Daytona, home of the heart racing epic Daytona 500. The newest hotel in Daytona called The Daytona Marriott Autograph Collection, has just opened this year in April, right across the street from Daytona’s International Speedway. 

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The Daytona Hotel did not hold back on the beautiful thought provoking details in their design. From the black metal silverware selected for the restaurants, to the mid century lighting, and the full sized race cars showcased in the main lobby, it’s a hotel that you will never forget, and truly one of a kind. Whether you are visiting Daytona for business, the beaches, or an event, The Daytona Hotel will amplify your traveling experience. They are one of the few full service hotels across the International Speedway, with an incredible full service bar and high- end restaurant. 

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Sir Malcom Restaurant & Blue Flame Bar

We had the honor to be invited to try The Daytona Hotel’s signature menu items from the hotel’s restaurant called Sir Malcom, named after Sir Malcolm Campbell, a British racing motorist famed for setting land speed records in Daytona. We also checked out their sleek and elegant bar called Blue Flame. The restaurant’s menu was designed by Executive Chef Jason Ward , and offer whimsical, unique, and retro themed food that will knock your socks off and take you through a real journey.

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Sir Malcom’s dishes and cocktails pay homage to the energy of the raceway. What’s on the menu? Signature plates like chili shrimp corn dogs with miso mustard, house-made cornbread served with Moonshine butter, anddulce de leche waffles with smoked bourbon ice cream. Yum!

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Staying at The Daytona Hotel

Incredible Location

Located just minutes from the beach and across the street from International speedway, the location could not be more perfect. The hotel overlooks the new One Daytona entertainment and shopping plaza, with dozens of restaurants, bars, retail, and a movie theater.  

The Rooms  

The rooms stay true to the race car retro theme, with marble and wood finishings, a luxurious bathroom with a walk in shower, living room, and incredible bed, you won’t want to leave!

Large King Bedroom  . Picture from Hotels Site

Large King Bedroom  . Picture from Hotels Site

Other awesome amenities in the hotel rooms:

  • iPad in every room for Guest Services

  • 55 Inch flat screen Smart TV's

  • Rooms designed with subtle influences of the history of racing

  • Luxury sofa with leather ottoman

  • Nespresso coffee makers and coffee

  • Upscale Bathroom

Luxury Bathroom . Picture from Hotels Site

Luxury Bathroom . Picture from Hotels Site

Hotel Amenities  

Pool Area . Picture from Hotels Site

Pool Area . Picture from Hotels Site

Sitting Area Outside Pool

Sitting Area Outside Pool

The hotel offers guests a  state of the art fitness center along with a sleek modern pool area and ample seating outside. Got to love the details of this stunning establishment. 

Overall

The customer service exceeded my expectations, and the details, elegance, and decor will absolutely take your breathe away, and give you as a guest an unforgettable experience on your next visit to Daytona.  

 

Exterior  . Picture from Hotels Site

Exterior  . Picture from Hotels Site

Exterior . Picture from Hotels Site

Exterior . Picture from Hotels Site

Disclaimer : Thank you to The Daytona Hotel for the media invite to try the incredible restaurant and stay overnight at your hotel. All opinions are my own and all pictures are copy right The Wandering Maven LLC, unless stated otherwise 

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