Hotel Effie joins Marriott’s Autograph Collection

Hotel Effie, the 250-room boutique hotel located within the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Miramar Beach, FL, has become a part of Marriott Bonvoy’s Autograph Collection.

“We are thrilled to be a part of Marriott Bonvoy’s distinguished Autograph Collection,” said Sara Becnel, president, Sandestin Investments LLC. “By tapping into the millions of Marriott Bonvoy loyalty members, while allowing Hotel Effie to continue to immerse travelers in its unique brand story, we believe that the Autograph Collection affiliation will position the hotel perfectly for future success.”

The hotel was named after owner Tom Becnel’s grandmother and serves her homemade chocolate cookies, iced tea and signature biscuits within the hotel’s food and beverage outlets.

The 250 guestrooms feature a coastal color palette and multiple vanities with natural light and electric mirrors, as well as water carafes in every room (to be filled at hydration stations located on each floor) and bulk amenities by LATHER. Some rooms and suites offer balconies and views of the Choctawhatchee Bay.

Hotel amenities include signature restaurant Ovide, Ara Rooftop Pool & Lounge and Spa Lilliana. Hotel Effie guests also have access to the full complement of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort amenities including more than seven miles of beaches and bayfront, four championship golf courses, 12 HydroGrid clay and three hard tennis courts, six pickleball courts, a 226-slip marina and an additional 65,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.