A Sustainability Ranking in partnership with niood

You’re planning a trip to Florida and you’re trying to be as ethical and sustainable as possible?
ETIC Hotels lists you the 10 most sustainable hotels in Florida:

1. Plantation Inn & Golf Resort
Crystal River, Florida, USA

From $170 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes Plantation Golf Resort and Spa sustainable?

Waste
  • Recycling bins available to guests and waste is recycled
  • The property makes efforts to reduce their food wastage
Water
  • Option to opt-out of daily room cleaning
  • Option to reuse towels
Destination and community
  • Tours and activities organised by local guides and businesses offered
  • Provides guests with information regarding local ecosystems, heritage and culture, as well as visitor etiquette
Nature
  • Wild (non-domesticated) animals are not displayed/interacted with while captive on the property or harvested, consumed, or sold.
  • Bicycle rental

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2. Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club, Autograph Collection
Miami, Florida, USA

From $300 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club sustainable?

We minimize our environmental footprint by sustainably managing our energy and water use, reducing our waste and carbon emissions and increasing the use of renewable energy. We employ innovative technologies to plan, implement, track and communicate how we operate responsibly to mitigate climate-related risk, benefiting our business and the communities in which we operate.

From design to the guest experience, sustainability is embedded into our business strategy. We collaborate with our associates, hotel owners, franchisees, brands, suppliers, business partners and guests to actively reduce the environmental impact of and risk to our business by constructing and operating sustainable hotels.

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3. The Miami Beach EDITION
Miami, Florida, USA

From $550 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes The Miami Beach EDITION sustainable?

Stay Plastic Free, EDITION Hotels’ worldwide campaign aiming to take single use plastics out of the hospitality industry, was first launched at their beautiful Miami Beach property. Led by Ben Pundole, EDITION’s VP of brand experience and founder of AHotelLife, the initiative not only eliminated straws, bottles, cups, lids and other plastic items from all their locations, but also provides a library of cost effective alternatives to any hotel wanting to take a more conscious approach to their operations.

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4. The Breakers Palm Beach
Palm Beach, Florida, USA

From $900 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes The Breakers Palm Beach sustainable?

Green initiatives

Across our resort grounds, we implement ecologically friendly practices that conserve resources and protect the environment, promising an enhanced quality of life for future generations. Our efforts epitomize The Breakers’ devotion to environmental stewardship while maintaining the distinctive quality and world-class service that guests expect of our resort. These green endeavors include energy efficiency, water conservation and waste reduction.

The Breakers is committed to expanding and enhancing all of our environmental programs to protect and preserve our precious natural resources. We are also honored to be a Green Power partner of the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Social impact

As a modern organization employing more than 1,800 people, our sense of social responsibility extends to our team, our environment and our community. From employee wellness and sustainable practices to community enrichment and powerful partnerships, our commitments not only ensure our enduring success, but also contribute to a sense of greater good.

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5. 1 Hotel South Beach
Miami, Florida, USA

From $600 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes 1 Hotel South Beach sustainable?

Energy binds everything and everyone, but we also need it to keep the lights on. We have implemented a wide range of energy, WATER, and environmental design strategies to keep our footprint small.

We look to spark conversations about the environment and our role in protecting it. We do this through organized volunteer activities and paid volunteer days for our teams, advocacy and educational initiatives like our partnerships with organizations such as the NRDC.

From air and water filtration systems, to biophilic design principles and the use of natural materials throughout our spaces, we place health and wellness at the center of design, construction, facilities and operational decisions.

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6. EAST Miami
Miami, Florida, USA

From $320 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes EAST Miami sustainable?

We want a stay at EAST Miami to be fun, energizing and inspire people to embrace a greener lifestyle. From the sustainable design of our LEED certified hotel to our recycling programs; our eco-friendly choices benefit our guests, team and the environment.

Our team are serving up local sourced dishes, recycling everything from soap to flip-flops, and partnering with local community groups to find more ways reduce, reuse and recycle. And this is only the start! 

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7. Kimpton Vero Beach Hotel & Spa
Vero Beach, Florida, USA

From $450 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes Kimpton Vero Beach Hotel & Spa sustainable?

Waste
  • Single-use plastic straws not used
Destination and community
  • Invests a percentage of revenue back into community projects or sustainability projects
Nature
  • Bicycle rental

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8. Bonaventure Resort & Spa
Fort. Lauderdale, Florida, USA

From $160 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes Bonaventure Resort & Spa sustainable?

In 2014, Hyatt launched its 2020 Vision to tackle the most pressing global environmental issues we can influence. It is based around goals for reducing energy and water consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at our hotels, recycling and waste reduction, supply chain sustainability, and building efficiency – challenges that require collaboration with our industry, other businesses, and thought leaders.

While variability in municipal and commercial infrastructure presents challenges, we strive to reduce waste and increase recycling rates by supporting hotels with guidance and training materials. We also have a range of recycling and waste management strategies we apply, including steps like working with Clean the World to donate gently used soaps and shampoos.

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9. Kimpton EPIC Hotel
Miami, Florida, USA

From $350 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes Kimpton EPIC Hotel sustainable?

Waste
  • Single-use plastic straws not used
Destination and community
  • Invests a percentage of revenue back into community projects or sustainability projects
Nature
  • Bicycle rental

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10. Edgewater Beach Hotel
Naples, Florida, USA

From $600 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes Edgewater Beach Hotel sustainable?

Edgewater is breathtakingly luxurious, with many eco-friendly amenities, practices, and policies. Each day, your suite will be meticulously cleaned using biodegradable products. In order to save water, bed linens are changed every three days. I’ve read enConserving devices saves water and electricity. The hotel uses primarily recycled and compostable paper products. We also been choosing softeners for well water in order to provide the best water quality possible.

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