NATIONAL REPORT—Hotels are debuting in airport locations, tourist city centers and wine country across California. Here’s a look at the recent openings from big brands to boutique properties:
Grand Hyatt at SFO Officially Opens
Hyatt Hotels Corporation and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) have opened the Grand Hyatt at SFO. As the only on-airport hotel at San Francisco International Airport, the $237-million luxury hotel sits on 4.2-acres with 351 rooms including 22 suites, 14,435 sq. ft. of meeting and event space, two culinary concepts and an art collection that was curated exclusively for the hotel by the San Francisco Arts Commission. The hotel is directly connected to all airport terminals with its own dedicated, newly constructed AirTrain station. The debut also marks a key milestone in Hyatt’s West Coast expansion plan to add 40 new hotels in California, Oregon and Washington by the end of 2021.
The Hoxton, Downtown LA Opens in Los Angeles
The Hoxton, Downtown LA is now open, breathing new life into the building formerly known as the Los Angeles Railway Building, a 10-story Beaux Arts structure originally built in 1922. Once headquarters to the L.A. Railway Authority, it also later housed a garment manufacturer, candy shop and more. Now, the building has 174 guestrooms, communal spaces, two drinking and dining destinations in partnership with Sunday Hospitality and a rooftop pool.
Best Western Brings Brand to NOHO
Best Western Hotels & Resorts has opened the new Best Western Premier NOHO Inn. Located in North Hollywood, CA, the Best Western Premier NOHO Inn has an outdoor pool and hot tub, 24-hour fitness center, rooftop deck and on-site food and beverage options. The property has 70 guestrooms. Guests staying at the hotel have access to the Greater Los Angeles area including Universal Studios amusement park, Warner Bros. Studio, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Griffith Observatory, the legendary Hollywood sign and the North Hollywood Arts District.
Hotel Winters Opens in Yolo County, CA
Hotel Winters is now open in Yolo County, CA. The property has 78 rooms and suites and will soon offer three restaurant concepts including a rooftop bar, full-service spa and retail space. The hotel also has 5,000 sq. ft. of event spaces. In downtown Winters, the hotel is near restaurants, wine tasting rooms and shops. It is not far from Napa and Sacramento, CA.
The Piccolo Debuts with Dedication to Wine
Martin Resorts has opened Piccolo—Paso Robles’ hotel. The Piccolo is Martin Resort’s answer to the growing demand for luxury boutique accommodations in the wine country of Paso Robles, CA. Designed by Ten Over Studio, the 17,000-sq.-ft. four-story property has 23 king rooms and a two-room suite. In addition, the property has a wine lounge, a 1,500-sq.- ft rooftop bar, a courtyard, a library and a champagne vending machine.