The Diplomat Beach Resort: The Perfect Florida Getaway

The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida is full of details, big and small, that make it the perfect getaway to relax and unwind for a few days. Just 30 minutes from both Ft. Lauderdale and Miami, this oceanfront resort is the perfect destination for a quiet couple’s getaway, a weekend girl’s trip, or even a fun family getaway with the kids. That is because this resort has everything you could want or need to relax and enjoy yourself.

Staying at The Diplomat 

When you walk into the lobby of the Diplomat Beach Resort, you are instantly transported to paradise. By bringing palm trees and cabanas inside, The Diplomat has created comfy, colorful seating areas with couches, foot stools, tables, and seating options galore. Everything calls back to the retro 1950’s beach hotel origins of the resort but with a chic modern update. 

The Diplomat Beach Resort: The Perfect Florida Getaway

Once you have checked in and made your way up to your room, it has the same feeling. Every room is decorated with little touches like pops of color and artwork to create the perfect modern tropical mood. 

With 1,000 guest rooms, there are plenty of amazing options – from affordable to extravagant – to choose from at the Diplomat Beach Resort. The Oceanfront Balcony Corner Suite is the perfect mix of both. From the color palate to the custom furniture, this suite has a spacious living and dining area, separate bedroom, luxurious bathroom, and a corner balcony that offers the most amazing views.

The Diplomat Beach Resort: The Perfect Florida Getaway

The living area features a large sleeper sofa, high top dining table with custom chairs, and floor-to-ceiling panoramic views of the ocean. The sleeper sofa means that this suite can comfortably accommodate four people, so this room is perfect for a romantic couple’s getaway, a girl’s weekend, or a family getaway. Sip your morning cup of coffee or enjoy an espresso that you made yourself in room and enjoy the sunrise over the ocean right from the couch or while enjoying the breeze and the sounds of the ocean on the balcony. 

The Diplomat Beach Resort: The Perfect Florida Getaway

The views don’t stop in the living area. The bedroom with its king-sized bed and retro-inspired art offers more views of the ocean as well as the city, which is absolutely gorgeous at night.  

If you are looking for something a little more modest, try one of the Two Double Bed Oceanfront View or Intracoastal View Balcony rooms. They offer a private balcony, plush bedding, a cute SMEG mini-fridge, and a luxurious bathroom with a soaking tub and separate walk-in shower.

If you want more space or want to bring your whole friend group, consider a Presidental Suite. These luxe 1,500-square-foot suites include a spacious living room, an entertainment wall featuring a 60″ HDTV, a dining table set for six, a separate study, and a king-size bedroom with a secluded outdoor space to bask in the warm Florida sun. Or go all out and consider the 2,500-square-foot Penthouse that offers a balcony with the most amazing views where you can see both Ft. Lauderdale and Miami. 


Incredible Food and Drink Options

The food and drink options at The Diplomat Beach Resort mean you never need to leave the resort unless you absolutely want to explore the Hollywood area or take a trip to nearby Ft. Lauderdale or Miami. The resort offers six options for dining from grab-and-go to poolside dining and sit-down dining. 

Start your day with a coffee and something tasty from the daily selection of house-baked breakfast pastries at Counter Point. They also offer house-made salads and sandwiches, as well as wine, beer, and savory snacks for an on-the-go pick-me-up or quick sit-down meal any time of day. Next door you will find Point Royal, the resort’s sit-down breakfast restaurant that offers a full breakfast menu including eggs and bacon, oatmeal with granola and fruit, country-style waffles, and smoked salmon. Outdoor dining is available year-round on the patio, offering a view of the pool and ocean.

The Diplomat Beach Resort: The Perfect Florida Getaway

Enjoy lunch or dinner poolside at Playa, a beachfront Nuevo Latino bar and restaurant, where you can enjoy a frozen margarita or piña colada alongside tacos on house-made tortillas, an array of fresh salsas and guacamoles, and a whole host of fresh juice-based cocktails. The tropical guacamole is a must. You will not regret it! They also offer poolside service, so you can enjoy a refreshing drink or anything from their menu right from your poolside lounge chair. Now that is a real getaway move. 

For a more upscale dinner, make dinner reservations at Diplomat Prime, the Diplomat Beach Resort’s award-winning boutique steakhouse. This 4-Diamond rated restaurant boasts a menu of prime dry-aged beef and seasonally-driven seafood dishes. They also have an extensive wine list alongside a list of classic cocktails. It is the perfect place to have a fancy dinner with your partner or to get dressed up with your girlfriends and enjoy a cocktail and an amazing meal. The espresso martini is award-winning, so be sure to give it a try.

The Diplomat Beach Resort: The Perfect Florida Getaway

The Hotel Bar is the perfect place to spend some time people-watching either from inside the lobby or outside overlooking the beachfront infinity pool. A modern take on the classic hotel bar, this gorgeous bar offers a menu of cocktails inspired by classics, all prepared with the best ingredients and fresh-squeezed juices. 

The Diplomat Beach Resort: The Perfect Florida Getaway

Finally, The Canteen, located just off the resort lobby, offers convenience food and beverage items from early morning until late at night. It is the perfect place to grab a coffee or juice in the morning, a snack or light bite during the day, or want to enjoy a bottle of wine or your favorite beer or spirit along with the sound of the ocean from your balcony. You truly can spend your entire getaway without leaving the Diplomat Beach Resort!


So Much to Enjoy at The Diplomat Beach Resort

There are so many things you can do while staying at the Diplomat Beach Resort, which is why it makes such a great getaway destination. You can stay busy if you want or spend all of your time relaxing on the beach or by the pools. 

The Diplomat Beach Resort: The Perfect Florida Getaway

Spend the day enjoying panoramic views of the ocean from the infinity pool terrace. The infinity pool features a glass porthole window bottom where you can see the pool below plus two waterfalls that cascade into the lagoon pool below. The lower lagoon pool offers plenty of places to lounge by the pool and soak up the sun surrounded by tropical landscaping and amazing views of the ocean.

The Diplomat Beach Resort: The Perfect Florida Getaway
The Diplomat Beach Resort: The Perfect Florida Getaway

Upgrade your pool experience during your getaway at the Diplomat Beach Resort by renting a private cabana. There are 14 Bungalow Cabanas surrounding the lagoon pool and 11 Terrace Cabanas on the elevated terrace. Poolside Bungalow Cabanas are the epitome of luxury. They feature doors to offer privacy, a flatscreen HDTV, waterproof couch seating, a SMEG mini-fridge, dedicated lounge chairs, a sun umbrella, bottled water, and extra towels. The Terrace Cabanas offer a more secluded experience since they are set away from the pool and include waterproof couch seating and dedicated lounge chairs. 

The Diplomat Beach Resort: The Perfect Florida Getaway

Since the Diplomat Beach Resort is an oceanfront resort, your visit is not complete without some time on the beautiful stretch of beach in front of the resort. Chaise lounge chairs, day beds, and umbrellas are available. If you are feeling more adventurous consider a Banana Boat ride or rent a jet ski and spend some time riding the waves. There are also kayaks and paddleboards available for rent. Resort guests receive an hour of free kayak and paddle boat rental per day of their stay.

If your getaway includes your kids, they will love the resort’s Splash Zone. Situated above the lagoon pool, this supervised kid haven features two water slides surrounded by ground fountains to run and play in. Kids will love getting soaked when the drench bucket tips! 

Even More Amenities Not to Miss

After soaking up some rays and enjoying some time poolside, The Diplomat Spa offers a host of spa and wellness treatments that will help you relax and feel rejuvenated during your perfect getaway. Indulge in a massage, manicure, pedicure, facial, wrap, or scrub before enjoying the spa’s steam room, sauna, or one of the tranquil relaxation areas during your visit.

The Diplomat Beach Resort also boasts a state-of-the-art two-story fitness center. The first floor features a weight room with weight machines and free weights while the second story features a cardio deck with elliptical machines, treadmills, and stationary bikes, all with integrated docking stations. Complimentary water and towels are available for guests using the fitness center. 

If you do want to get out and explore the area, resort guests get a free hour of bike rental a day. Take a ride along the nearby Broadwalk along the beach and take in the beautiful views of the ocean and all the eclectic local shops. All of these varied amenities mean that you can make your getaway at the Diplomat Beach Resort whatever you want it to be.

Frequently Asked Questions about The Diplomat

Is the Diplomat hotel all-inclusive?

No. The Diplomat Beach Resort is not an all-inclusive resort. Food, beverages, and certain activities are paid for separately from your room and resort fees.

Is the Diplomat hotel in Hollywood FL closed?

No! While the Diplomat Beach Resort was closed for nearly 14 months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it is up and running again! There are a few dining options that have yet to reopen, but the resort is in the process of reopening all the amazing amenities they offered pre-pandemic.

Which popular attractions are close to The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood, Curio Collection by Hilton?

There are plenty of things to do near the Diplomat Beach Resort. The Diplomat is located near the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk, ArtsPark at Young Circle, the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, and the Anne Kolb Nature Center, just to name a few.

What are some of the property amenities at The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood, Curio Collection by Hilton?

The amenities at the resort include two pools, jet ski, kayak, paddle board, and bike rentals, a two-story fitness center, spa, multiple restaurants, a boutique, digital key options, and beach access.

Can I park a car at The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood, Curio Collection by Hilton?

Yes. The Diplomat offers both self-parking and valet options in their covered parking deck.

How far is The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood, Curio Collection by Hilton from the center of Hollywood?

The Diplomat Beach Resort is located just minutes from the Broadwalk, a one-of-a-kind oceanfront promenade that stretches two and a half miles along the Atlantic Ocean, and about 10 minutes from the downtown area.

Does Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood, Curio Collection by Hilton have a pool?

The pools at The Diplomat are one of the main attractions of the resort. Both the infinity and lagoon pools are open daily with stunning views of the ocean.

How much does it cost to stay at Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood, Curio Collection by Hilton?

Room rates vary depending on the size and location of the room or suite. For current rates, visit their website.

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Michelle Frick
Michelle Frick
Born in Massachusetts, Michelle currently lives in North Carolina. She has two teenage boys who are growing up way too fast. Besides her love of writing, she enjoys running, practicing yoga, watching hockey, and cheering on the Boston Red Sox.

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