The James Royal Palm opened in the South Beach section of Miami in December, the first Florida hotel for The James hospitality brand, which has properties in Chicago and New York City.  The oceanfront hotel offers 179 guest rooms and 211 studios and suites, two swimming pools, a full-service spa, and more than 10,000 square feet of event space. The hotel’s six contemporary meeting rooms and 2,884-square-foot Great Room, all with natural lighting, can host groups of up to 300 people.