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Hotel Duval, a style icon and the first and only boutique hotel in Tallahassee, is a chic retreat infused with sensual manners and natural elements. Distinctive design, comfortable amenities and approachable luxury, Hotel Duval brings vibrant energy to Florida’s capital. The contemporary getaway is situated in downtown Tallahassee, enticing guests with a panoramic view of the city.


Hotel Duval is a contemporary reminder of Tallahassee’s rich history. Restored in 2009 to its former glory of the original 1951 Duval Hotel, the property was renovated within the footprint of the historic landmark. Coinciding with the original’s structure, Catherine D. Baker of SheltonDean Inc. created an elegant style throughout the property, from the artwork on the walls to the distinctive sculptures within the hotel.


Hotel Duval‘s 117 rooms and suites offer uniquely refreshing experiences that heighten the senses. Hotel Duval is adorned in European boutique décor with an artistic ambience. The hotel is contemporary and comfortable, providing down-to-earth atmosphere within a backdrop of the historic landmark of downtown Tallahassee.

Hotel Duval indulges travelers in the emotional benefits of colors and aromas, enhancing well-being with customized sensory accommodations. Recognizing that balance contributes to a healthy lifestyle, Hotel Duval provides guests the opportunity to select inspirational ambience among rooms and suites that are customized with color and aroma stimulants designed to reflect guests’ moods.

Level 2 – Serene Green with Green Clover & Aloe Scent
Level 3 – Peaceful Neutral with Vanilla Bourbon Scent
Level 4 – Exhilarating Red with Hibiscus Passion Scent
Level 5- Energizing Citrus with Lemon Balm Scent
Level 6- Uplifting Yellow with Nevada Sunset Scent
Level 7- Refreshing Blue with Ocean Scent

Each room features complimentary high-speed wireless as well as work desk with ergonomic chair with plasma televisions, Seattle’s Best one-cup coffee brewer, iPod docking stations, radio, alarm, iron, ironing board and hairdryer. Hotel Duval provides guests all needed amenities.

The spa bathrooms at Hotel Duval provide the ultimate relaxation after a long day. Two rainmaker showerheads create a drenching waterfall. Mirrored walls create an open sense of space, and river rock shower floors bring natural elements to the modern space, with smooth stones that massage aching feet while you shower. Sliding frosted glass doors provide privacy from the bedroom area, and modern lighting and water elements create a soothing sense of relaxation in all guest rooms.


Suites are designed to create a sense of home, as separate living areas create space for relaxation and bedroom areas are separated for privacy. In the Emerald, Sapphire, Crystal and Diamond Suites, guests enjoy Blu-ray players, Wii gaming docks, wine chillers and wet bars.

462 square feet
King bed
42” plasma television
Blu-ray player and Wii consule
Soaking tub
Wine chiller
Wet bar
Studio floor plan
Living area

870 square feet
Two queen beds
Three 37” plasma televisions
Blu-ray player and Wii console
Two full baths
Half bath in parlor
Wine chiller
Wet bar
Parlor living area

870 square feet
King bed
37” and 42” plasma televisions
Blu-ray player and Wii console
Full bath with soaking tub
Additional half bath
Wine chiller
Wet bar
Separated living area


Shula’s 347 Grill greets you with vintage beer bottles draping from a ceiling-mounted sculpture and chic design elements create a sense of modern comfort and approachable luxury. Shula’s 347 proudly offers top-tier wines, original gourmet steak sauces, and an upbeat business-casual environment. Shula’s 347 Grill is the signature restaurant located on Level 1 of Hotel Duval brings the sizzling taste of a traditional steakhouse and exciting fusion dishes bursting with flavor and texture.

The energetic atmosphere at Shula’s 347 Grill showcases a chic wine and martini bar with dark woods and modern lighting elements. Pigskin leather walls, granite tables and dark leather dining booths create intimate spaces perfect for entertaining or dining. Stunning plasma screens create the perfect haven to enjoy a game or the charming company of Shula’s staff. The exciting, relaxing environment creates an urban destination all its own.

The steakhouse presents options of fresh gourmet salads, freshly caught fish and exclusive Premium Black Angus Beef Burgers and SHULA CUT® Steaks, which honors Hall of Fame Coach, Don Shula. Following a long line of successful restaurants founded on the same famous tradition of Shula’s steakhouses, Shula’s 347 Grill in Tallahassee elegantly complements the unique comfort and style of Hotel Duval.

Special to Shula’s Steak Houses, the 24 oz Porterhouse is the menu item of choice for the juicy-steak aficionado. Other popular items on the menu include entrées such as the pecan crusted salmon, pan seared chicken, hearty salads, delectable appetizers, mouth-watering burgers and fresh seafood.

LeRoc Bistro is Hotel Duval’s street-level café, and provides a casual, street-side view of downtown Tallahassee through floor-to-ceiling windows. The bistro features Starbucks® coffee as well as locally grown and sourced food, including breakfast and lunch. In a relaxed setting of flowing water features, rhythmic music and modern seating, guests enjoy fresh homemade pastries, breakfast sandwiches, signature salads, specialty wraps, flatbreads, panini, and pizetta. LeRoc provides a perfect meeting place for casual downtown gatherings.

Level 8’s rooftop lounge features an edgy décor with unique details and a panoramic view of downtown Tallahassee. As the only rooftop bar of its kind from Atlanta to South Beach, Level 8 combines chic and desirable with upscale sophistication, creating a vibrant social scene. While enjoying the delightful refreshments and ambience, guests may enjoy tapas, wine, beer, exotic beverages, and refreshing cocktails, including the Cosmo 8 martini and Tallahassee Lassie cocktail. Level 8’s “see and be seen” environment creates the perfect place in Tallahassee for sunset watching, as the lounge is widely known as the best spot in Tallahassee to view gorgeous and colorful North Florida sunsets from the comfort of the lush, outdoor private seating vignettes.


For privacy, guests are welcomed to enjoy in room dining from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. daily. Breakfast and lunch choices are served from LeRoc Bistro’s menu, while dinner dishes are served from the Shula’s 347 Grill menu.


The state-of-the-art fitness center is free to guests of Hotel Duval. The fitness center features full cardiovascular fitness equipment tucked away in the quiet lower level of the hotel. For guests who prefer to exercise in the great outdoors, Hotel Duval provides information on the plethora of beautiful local hiking and biking trails, including The Florida Trail, Garden of Eden Trail, Munson Hills Trail and Magnolia Hills Trail at Tom Brown Park.


For the business traveler, Hotel Duval offers a business center equipped with cutting-edge technology. The front desk staff is also available to print and fax any materials.


With eight unique business meeting settings, Hotel Duval offers meeting planners a selection of offerings perfect for any function. Intimate gatherings of 10 people enjoy high-end, executive style, while lavish functions of 250 people take pleasure in grand ballrooms. Hotel Duval presents an outstanding service staff and catering choices for all sizes of meetings.

• 500 square feet
• Accommodates 12 to 40 people
• Plated, classroom, theatre, reception or double conference set-up


• 2,700 square feet
• Accommodates up to 150 people seated
• Accommodates up to 250 people in reception style
• Open-air pre-function space • Flexible indoor event space • Plated, classroom, theatre, reception or U-shape set-up

• 1,800 square feet
• Accommodates 30 to 125 people
• Plated, classroom, theatre, reception, U-shape or double conference set-up

• 360 square feet
• Accommodates 12 people
• Conference set-up

• 350 square feet
• Accommodates 18 to 30 people
• Plated, classroom, theatre, reception or double conference set-up

• 385 square feet
• Accommodates 20 to 30 people
• Plated, classroom, theatre, reception or double conference set-up

• 255 square feet
• Accommodates 12 to 20 people
• Plated, classroom, theatre, reception or double conference set-up

• Available after 5:00 p.m.
• Accommodates up to 100 people in reception set-up

• Wireless Internet access in meeting and public spaces
• High-tech audiovisual resources
• Assistance with entertainment, flowers and more
• Business center services


For brides and grooms-to-be, Hotel Duval is a one-stop shop for all wedding planning needs. With 7,500 square feet of space, couples may have a ceremony or and reception overlooking Tallahassee in the Horizon Ballroom. The diverse options of venue space is the perfect host for bridal parties and luncheons.


The Art Cove, located in the lobby, allows guests to routinely experience a new regional artist featured by the LeMoyne Center for Visual Arts. Each featured artist reflects the contemporary setting of Hotel Duval, and is profiled with background information. All artwork is available for purchase.

Tallahassee enjoys all four seasons, and the mild weather is a subtropical haven all year long.
Spring: High of 80, Low of 48
Summer: High of 91, Low of 69
Fall: High of 85, Low of 47
Winter: High of 67, Low of 40

Hotel Duval is a member of The Autograph Collection, Marriott International, Inc.’s portfolio of upper-upscale and luxury independent hotels and resorts, each with distinctive personalities. Hotel Duval is only 20 minutes from Tallahassee Regional Airport and walking distance to the state Capitol building.

415 North Monroe Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32301
(850) 224-6000
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