Before the pandemic took hold, the Goodtime Hotel was but a twinkle in the eyes of its creators, multi-hyphenate Pharrell Williams and Miami-based impresario David Grutman. But its manifestation—a 266-room, city-block-long boutique hotel that officially swings its doors open in South Beach on April 8—is an expression of divine timing. “It’s such a funny thing,” says designer Ken Fulk, speaking by phone through multiple masks, fresh off a plane to Mexico for a recent work trip. “Because it was always rooted in a place of optimism. Now, it just feels like it’s finally coming to fruition at the perfect moment.”
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