By Jana Schiowitz Posted December 27, 2011, 9:40 AM EST
1. The Lounge at Gotham Steak
In June, the lounge at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach made its debut. The hotel's upstairs dining room at Gotham Steak was converted into a 70-person lounge with a house DJ, soft lighting, and casual furnishings.
The rooftop lounge at Dream South Beach opened in June. The lounge holds 275, is outfitted with an infinity pool, and offers a snack and cocktail menu and seating areas with casual furniture.