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Historic Coconut Grove Hotel Featured in Tour of Ghosts, Pirates, Ancient Graves and More

COCONUT GROVE, FL (June, 2010) – There are ghosts in the Grove. The Original Ghost Tour of Coconut Grove offers nightly walking tours through tropical streets, past ancient hardwood hammocks, and along the beautiful Florida Bay. Starting its winding tale in the Heart of Coconut Grove at The Mutiny Hotel, this family-friendly walking tour attracts believers, skeptics, and non-believes alike; all are welcome to walk The Haunted Grove. These Tours are crafted from history and mystery in an ancient place filled with spirits. Ghosts, graves, native pathways, and a sacred spring are just a few of the documented secrets and authentic histories to discover in this legendary Miami colony.

Cradling the oldest marked grave within the limits of Miami, the pioneer community of Coconut Grove is one of the original colonies on the South Florida mainland. Visitors and locals can walk in the footsteps of indigenous people who used this high ridge for travel and sanctuary. A member of Summit Hotels, The Mutiny Hotel is just one of the intriguing stops along the tour of rum runners, pirates, buccaneers, women who labored in a wilderness to protect loved ones, young U.S. Army and Navy personnel on their way to end all wars, vagabond pilots, and one very determined man.

In 1969, The Mutiny Hotel opened its doors for the first time, epitomizing the party atmosphere prevalent in the Grove in the 1970’s & 1980’s, and was the hotel of choice among the international jet-set, Hollywood celebrities, music industry icons and sport legends.

The Mutiny Hotel’s checkered past provides the Ghost Tour with stirring tales of murder, betrayal and even steadfast true love. In 1985, the Mutiny’s doors closed for the last time - in marking the end of an era until in 1999 when The Mutiny Hotel was reborn as one of the premier Condo-Hotels in South Florida. Long an icon for good times, The Mutiny Hotel celebrates the history and spirit of Coconut Grove as a stop on the Ghost Grove’s Walking Tour. Intimate, thrilling, and fun: you’ll experience the mystery and magic of legends. Walk into the past on exotic, tropical nights to meet Ghosts in the Grove.

A member of Summit Hotels and Resorts, The Mutiny Hotel is a tucked-away treasure in Coconut Grove that offers personalized service with the level of attention required by the discerning traveler. The hotel’s signature restaurant, Atchana’s East/West Kitchen, provides a full service Pan-Asian themed menu serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, showcasing a culinary imagination of inspired Thai favorites and creative Western dishes. The Mutiny Hotel is located at 2951 South Bayshore Drive.

For Reservations and information, please call 305-441-2100 or

Anca Nechita
Sales & Events Coordinator

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