by Alyssa Morlacci | April 23, 2021

Get into the Rhythm of Relaxation at Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach

The luxury oceanfront resort infuses music into every facet of its upscale offerings.

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Hard Rock Daytona Beach offers an immersive music and luxury-infused getaway.
Photography by Architectural Photography Inc.

Luxury is synonymous with lavish spa treatments, anticipatory service, high-end dining and elevated accommodations. While Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach offers all of the above, the property goes beyond satisfying the more obvious senses—sight, taste, smell and touch—in order to turn up the volume and create a truly immersive, sound-centric experience.

From afternoons spent by the oceanfront pool, where underwater speakers play the soundtrack for afternoon swims under the sun, to evenings enjoyed on the Wave Terrace while listening to live bands, a stay at Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach soothes the musical soul. 

The property is part of the international Hard Rock portfolio, which pays homage to its rock ‘n’ roll roots by showcasing legendary music icon mementos and memorabilia. Unique amenities at the Daytona Beach resort include a kid’s pool and splash zone in the shape of a guitar as well as Hard Rock’s complimentary Sound of Your Stay program, which allows you to check out a Fender guitar and amp or a Crosley turntable and a curated collection of vinyls to enjoy in your room.

Daily live performances bring a special energy to the oceanfront property. Photography by Architectural Photography Inc.

More than just a music-lover’s utopia, Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach also provides all of the facets of a high-end oceanfront resort. Set along the Atlantic shoreline just a mile away from the Daytona Beach Boardwalk and Pier, and a 15-minute drive from the Daytona International Speedway, the hotel has been recognized by AAA with a coveted Four-Diamond rating. 

The property’s unrivaled waterfront views are mirrored inside the hotel with a coastal-chic design. Taking cues from the seascape, crisp white walls and airy curtains in the lobby are paired with blue-hued decor and neutral, mid-century modern furnishings. The aesthetic carries into the guest rooms, which come equipped with Rock Spa bath products and plush robes with slippers. Whether you choose the Rock Star Suite or an Oceanfront Sun Porch Room, all accommodations include Atlantic-facing balconies or floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the city.

Channel your inner Jimi Hendrix with the complimentary Fender guitar and amp available to guests in their rooms. Photography by Architectural Photography Inc.

At the aptly named Wave Terrace perched on the third floor of the Hard Rock Hotel, guests enjoy craft cocktails and local brews alfresco around fire pits with live music playing on the main stage and waves crashing on the shore below. A more elevated dining experience is offered at the indoor-outdoor restaurant Sessions, which serves land and sea options from steak to lobster tail and a noteworthy brunch, including bottomless mimosas and customizable bloody Mary’s, on the weekends. For a quick pick-me-up, guests can swing by the Constant Grind cafe for a strong shot of espresso or a scoop of gelato—depending on the craving.

Indulgence doesn’t end with dining; at the Rock Spa & Salon, the menu is both renewing and musically inspired. Treatments like the “Heavy Metal Deep Tissue” massage or the “Face the Music” facial are performed using rhythmic vibrations, pressures and patterns, which allow guests to unplug and experience the healing benefits of sound therapy.  

Lose yourself in a Face the Music facial or a Heavy Metal Deep Tissue massage at the spa. Photography by Architectural Photography Inc.

Leisure extends from spa experiences to poolside cabanas and beachside lounging just beyond the hotel doors. While the city of Daytona Beach allows vehicles on the beach, the stretch of sand in front of the Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach is dubbed traffic-free so that guests can kick back and relax without any distractions from revving engines. 

The property prides itself on offering guests peace of mind when staying at the hotel through enhanced cleaning and safety precautions. Noteworthy on-site amenities and experiences include the Body Rock Fitness Center that’s open 24/7, the Rock Shop with branded apparel and nostalgic takeaways, and the Hard Rock Roxity Youth Club with activities for kids to teens. The property has also become a go-to venue for weddings, with seven different settings including the oceanfront Avalon Terrace and The Rock Royalty Courtyard for intimate receptions and ceremonies.  

You don’t, however, need a special occasion to turn up the volume on your weekend plans. With unforgettable cocktails and culinary treats, spa services with a musical twist and guests rooms as show stopping as the nightly sunset performances, Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach promises an escape you’ll want to put on repeat.