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You'll feel it the moment you step across the threshold, a blend of history and contemporary comforts in a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. Perfectly situated on Atlantic Avenue in the heart of Delray's restaurant, boutique, art gallery, festival, cultural and historic centers.

The private oceanfront Colony Cabaña Club is just two miles from the hotel. This unique amenity is your oceanfront retreat included with your room.

The Colony Hotel & Cabaña Club is a Delray Beach historic landmark and a proud member of National Trust for Historic Preservations, Historic Hotels of America.

Family owned and operated since 1935, the Colony's commitment to service isn't just a corporate goal, but a passionate family tradition and sustainable dream.

amenities

•    complimentary breakfast buffet
•    complimentary parking
•    complimentary wifi at hotel & club
•    guest computer in lobby
•    guest laundry
•    fitness room
•    weekend live entertainment
•    beach
•    saltwater pool

70 guest rooms - click here for a list of guest rooms
•    flat panel televisions
•    iPod clock radio
•    complimentary wifi
•    two line speaker phone with voicemail
•    simply dreamy beds
•    hair dryer
•    iron & board
•    spa Therapy bath products
•    in-room safe

Choose from a variety of guest rooms for your stay at The Colony Hotel.

pet friendly

We loves pets!

We know a pet is more than a pet: it's a member of the family- that's why we extend our hospitality to pets too. For comfort during your stay we have pet blankets, dog walking areas with biodegradable bags and water stations. Dogs are also welcomed at the Colony Cabaña Club to enjoy the beach and Atlantic Ocean. There is a nightly pet fee.

The Colony Hotel & Cabaña Club is your pet-friendly hotel in Delray Beach.

history

A hotel rich in history, service and style
It was the height of the roaring twenties when Martin Luther Hampton, an associate of Addison Mizner designed and built the Colony in 1926. From the outside, the twin domes are an example of the romantic Flagler era of Florida Mediterranean architecture. Inside you'll see what decades of family care and dedication can preserve and improve. The interior of the hotel includes the 1926 staff operated elevator and the original telephone switchboard. In the lobby, is the original hand-woven Fixx Reed wicker furniture and is lit by six wood skylights. The lobby terrazzo floor, the porch Cuban tile floor and the red oak floor in the music and former dining rooms and are still shine with love. Every step reveals lovingly cared-for details you'll only discover at the Colony Hotel.

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A historic hotel that's a true family affair
It was in 1935 that newlyweds George and Agnes Boughton bought the property with George's father and renamed it The Colony Hotel. From that day on, the care lavished on both guests and buildings has truly been a family affair. In fact, not a season has gone by that a family member or two couldn't be found working somewhere at the hotel. Generations of family have shared their enthusiasm for hospitality and commitment to guest service.

In 1949, the addition of the oceanfront beach property was added as an amenity. Private cabañas and a heated saltwater pool were built and the Cabaña Club quickly became a highlight of guests stay.

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Today the Colony is one of the most important historic landmarks in Delray Beach. Its location on Atlantic Avenue has allowed the Colony to witness the evolution of this Village by the Sea from its humble beginnings to its present day resort status, two-time All American City and Most Fun Small Town.

green hotel

Caring for guests, the environment and our local community
The act of preserving the past and carefully managing resources has made the staff "think green" long before other hotels. Being environmentally responsible is an essential part of everyday operations. Sustainability driven management considers the environment during all decisions from remodeling construction to office supplies.
As an eco hotel the Colony donates a dollar for each room night sold to a local green organization every year.

Reduction
Recycling programs in guest rooms, public areas and back of the house - shower dispensers for shampoo, conditioner and body wash-buy cleaning products in bulk - encourage email confirmations-recycled paper on all print materials - 2 sided copies

Energy
Use 100% Renewable Energy, purchase Green-e certified clean source energy which add to the power grid from a renewable source  - purchase 100% carbon offset for hotel shuttle and maintenance vehicle - pool heated through geo-thermal - energy Star appliances purchased - water heaters on demand - high efficiency lighting - awnings

Construction
Zero VOC paint - building materials recycled lumber

Water
Low flow shower heads and tap aerators - towel and sheet reuse program – native landscapes require less water.

Download a copy of our Environmental Commitment

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gallery

Click here to view our gallery of photos from the Colony Hotel property.

Press

Trip Advisor 2014 webAtlantic Magazine 2014-1web
Colony Hotel & Cabana Club new pool!



Fido Favorite web Received Fido's Favorite Award for 2013. Perfect 5 bone rating.


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