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Raton is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida incorporated in May 1925.
In terms of both population and land area, Boca Raton is the largest city
between West Palm Beach and Pompano Beach, Broward County.
The literal translation of
"Boca Raton" is "Mouse Mouth" ("mouse" in Spanish is "ratón").
One explanation for the origin is the Spanish word boca (or mouth) was
(and still is) used to describe an inlet and ratón (literally "mouse")
was used by Spanish sailors to describe rocks that gnawed at a ship's cable.
Another explanation is that it refers metaphorically to the sense of pirate's
cove. The name Boca Ratones originally appeared on eighteenth century
maps associated with an inlet in the Biscayne Bay area of Miami. By the
beginning of the nineteenth century, the term was mistakenly moved north
to its current location on most maps and applied to the inland waterway
from the closed inlet north for 8.5 miles (13.7 km), which was called the
"Boca Ratones Lagoon".
Boca Raton is known for its
affluent social community and high income demographic. Boca Raton has a
large Jewish and South American population. Boca Raton's South American
population includes a large demographic from Brazil, Colombia and
Raton was the site of two now vanished amusement parks, Africa U.S.A. (1953-1961)
and Ancient America (1953-1959). Africa U.S.A. was a wild animal park in
which the tourists rode a "Jeep Safari Train" through the park. There were
no fences separating the animals from the tourists on the "Jeep Safari
Train". It is now the Camino Gardens subdivision one mile (1.6 km) west
of the Boca Raton Hotel. Ancient America was built surrounding a real Indian
burial mound. Today, the mound is still visible within the Boca Marina
& Yacht Club neighborhood on U.S. 1 near Yamato Road.
Boca Raton is home to the
Caldwell Theatre Company, the longest-running professional theater in South
Florida, celebrating its 34th season in the recently inaugurated Count
de Hoernle Theatre on South Federal Highway.
Boca Raton is blessed with
nice beaches along its eastern shore, notably Red Reef Park, where snorkeling
from the shore can bring a visitor to a living reef without the expense
of renting a boat. Also located at the 20 acre park is Gumbo Limbo, an
Environmental Education Center. A small fee is required to enter the park.
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Raton Plaza Hotel & Suites
Located in Boca Raton, this
boutique hotel is within a half-mile of the beaches at Spanish River Park.
Mizner Park, offering shopping, dining, an amphitheater, and cultural attractions,
is 1.5 miles away. Boca Raton Plaza Hotel & Suites features an outdoor
pool with a spa tub and poolside tiki bar. The hotelís smoke-free restaurant
serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and cocktails. Room service is available.
Guestrooms feature MP3 docking stations, complimentary wireless Internet
access, compact refrigerators, and microwave ovens. TVs come with premium
cable channels. Marble bathrooms have shower/tub combinations.
Raton Resort -The Waldorf Astoria Collection
Set amid verdant gated grounds,
Boca Raton Resort featuring old-world charm and an array of amenities.
The resort is adjacent to a stretch of private beach and is located one
mile from Mizner Park. The resort is 10 miles from Butterfly World and
25 miles from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The pink,
palatial Boca Raton Resort - The Waldorf Astoria features elaborately carved
ceilings, formal courtyards, fountains and arcades. Visitors can play a
round of golf at the resort or at the adjacent Boca Country Club. Guests
can sunbathe and swim at the outdoor pool or beach, play tennis on one
of 30 available courts, try a yoga class at the fitness center, and relax
with an indulgent thermal hydro-bath or Swedish massage at Spa Palazzo.
The resort features 19 dining venues.
By Marriott Boca Raton
The Boca Raton Courtyard
is Boca's premier hotel location for business and pleasure. The Boca Raton
Courtyard is in the heart of Boca Raton, just off Interstate 95 and Glades
Road. Surrounded by plenty of diverse restaurants, unique shopping, minutes
to golf and the beaches, this location is the place to be. Nearby attractions
include, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Mizner Park, and the International Museum
of Cartoon Art. The Boca Raton Courtyard provides a small limited- service
convenience store, which carries snacks and drinks.
Inn And Suites By Marriott Boca Raton
The Fairfield Inn and Suites
is located 25 miles from Fort Lauderdale International Airport. Guests
will appreciate all that this wonderful hotel has to offer, from the moment
they check in until the moment they leave. A good location, nice amenities
and service that is unparalleled makes this property the ideal choice for
both business and leisure travelers. Adding to the comfort and convenience
is the fact that the hotel provides easy access to surrounding venues and
sights all guests will want to explore. The service the hotel's attentive
staff provides is comforting and inviting, creating an overall welcoming
atmosphere to the hotel.
Suites of Boca Raton
Situated in sunny south
Florida, the Guest Suites of Boca Raton is adjacent to the Arvida Corporate
Park and within walking distance of the Boca Tri-Rail station. The hotel
is positioned within five miles of sandy beaches and sophisticated downtown
attractions. Both Fort Lauderdale Airport and Palm Beach International
Airport are a 25-minute drive from the property. Designed for efficient,
comfortable travel, the Guest Suites of Boca Raton offers amenities desirable
to business and leisure travelers. Visitors can spend time lounging in
the hotel public areas, where leather club chairs present ideal areas for
social recreation. The outdoor pool is surrounded by multiple chaise lounges
inviting guests to swim and sunbathe.
Garden Inn Boca Raton
Easily accessible off Interstate
95, the Hilton Garden Inn is situated between West Palm Beach and Fort
Lauderdale. The Great American Grill serves breakfast, lunch and dinner
with limited evening room service. The hotel also features an heated pool
and fitness center. Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout
the hotel. The property features 149 guestrooms, each equipped with a work
desk, two phones with speakerphone and voicemail. A hospitality center
in each room includes a microwave oven, refrigerator and coffeemaker.
Suites Boca Raton
The Hilton Suites Boca Raton
is located on a beautiful 6-acre lakeside complex, 7 miles from downtown
Boca Raton, Fla. The hotel is within 5 miles of Mizner Trail Golf Course,
6 miles from the International Museum of Cartoon Art and 9 miles from Deerfield
Beach. Palm Beach International Airport is 23 miles from the property.
The 7-story Hilton Suites Boca Raton features a lobby with contemporary
furnishings in shades of cream, olive and sienna. The adjacent wall showcases
etched glass, which complements the sophisticated décor. The hotel
offers a heated pool, spa tub and fitness center. Soleil, the on-site restaurant,
serves complimentary cooked-to-order breakfasts. The City Fish Market features
a lunch and dinner menu.
Thirty boutique shops and
seven diverse restaurants envelop the Marriott Boca Raton at Boca Center,
a perfect getaway for romantic couples, families and other leisure travelers.
Standing in the heart of Boca Raton just off Interstate 95, this Marriott
is only five miles from beaches and museums, and major corporate offices,
which also makes a perfect stop for business travelers. Between sightseeing,
shopping, beach and business junkets, guests can relax in the hotel's tropical
garden, where they'll find an outdoor pool and bar with live entertainment.
The Marriott also features a whirlpool and fitness center. The hotel's
ABSINTHE, serving steaks, seafood and other American and continental dishes,
plus a lounge for cocktails and lighter food.
Raton Bridge Hotel
Overlooking the Boca Raton
Inlet in southern Fla., the pet-friendly Boca Raton Bridge Hotel offers
resort-style accommodations one block from the beach. Guests are within
walking distance of South Inlet Park and two miles from various museums
and an outdoor shopping mall. The property is 21 miles from Ft. Lauderdale
and 28 miles from Palm Beach International Airport. Reminiscent of a formal
living room, the reception area at Boca Raton Bridge Hotel is filled with
contrasting woods, verdant floral arrangements and social sitting areas.
Recreational opportunities include taking a dip in the heated outdoor pool,
parasailing and waterskiing, or rental of personal watercraft.
Boca Raton Hotel
The Renaissance Boca Raton
is a beautiful property strategically located just 20 minutes south of
the Palm Beach International Airport and 20 minutes north of the Fort Lauderdale
- Hollywood International Airport. Area attractions that are within close
proximity of this hotel include the International Museum of Cartoon Art,
Morikami Museum and Japanese Garden's and the Little Palm Family Theater.
Guestrooms include cable television and wireless Internet access for a
Inn By Marriott Boca Raton
Residence Inn, they have perfected the extended stay experience by combining
all the comforts of home with our passion for making every guest feel welcome.
The 120 spacious suites offer separate living and sleeping areas, plenty
of space for relaxing, entertaining, or meeting with colleagues, and a
fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. Start
your day with complimentary hot breakfast buffet in the Gatehouse, and
join the other guests at the weekly BBQ - a Residence Inn tradition.
Suites By Marriott Boca Raton
TownePlace Suites is Marriott's
newest, all-suite, extended-stay hotel in Boca Raton. The tropical landscaping
and residential feel provide the perfect setting to come home to after
a day of business or pleasure. This facility features 91 efficiency suites,
each with a fully equipped kitchen. TownePlace Suites is centrally located
between the Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale airports. On-site amenities
include a heated outdoor swimming pool, exercise room, complimentary lobby
coffee, guest laundry facilities and laundry valet services, safe deposit
boxes and business services. Dinner delivery is available from a variety
of restaurants in the area.
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