Versace Mansion Transformed

Opening this spring is the previous home of famous Italian fashion designer, Gianni Versace. The mansion will now be known as the Villa by Barton G, a 10-suite boutique hotel on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach.

barton_g_versaceThe Villa by Barton G., is named after event planner and restaurateur Barton G. Weiss. The mansion retains many of the furnishings and accessories of Versace with the rooms ranging in size from the Medallion Suite at 434 square feet to the 1,428-square-foot Venus Suite. All suites have private balconies and marble bathrooms.

Being the former mansion of the deceased world renowned Italian designer, it is now wonder th e suites rates range from $795 to $2,200 per night.