by Loren G. Edelstein | April 01, 2012

Recent years have seen an influx of upscale hotels along Fort Lauderdale's beachfront, with 14 properties now marketed as the Lauderdale Luxe Collection.

Among attractive options for groups is the W Fort Lauderdale, with 430 guest rooms and more than 20,000 square feet of indoor meeting space, most with ocean views. Guests can expect W's "whatever, whenever" service promise: Staff will provide whatever you want, whenever you want it -- as long as it's legal. (Learn more from group sales manager Steven Hoodack via video at