California Dreamin’: Four Hotels Open Their Doors

NATIONAL REPORT—Brands are expanding and setting roots in California. Here’s a look at some recent openings in cities and beach towns across the Golden State:

AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay Opens
R.D. Olson Construction has completed the AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay, a 98,728-sq.-ft., six-story hotel in El Segundo’s business district. The hotel has four tech-enabled meeting spaces and El Segundo’s first rooftop bar. The hotel has 106 king and 74 double queen room options, a first-floor bar and terrace, a 24-hour fitness room and AC Kitchen. The hotel is close to Los Angeles International Airport, the Los Angeles Lakers training facility and the new Los Angeles Stadium and Entertainment District. R.D. Olson Construction worked alongside Welcome Group Inc., AXIS/GFA Architecture + Design, Design Force Corporation and Robison Engineering Inc on the project.

TownePlace Suites Opens Near San Diego Airport
Marriott International’s TownePlace Suites by Marriott San Diego Airport Liberty Station is set to open on Aug. 29. The hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by InterMountain Management LLC of Monroe, LA. The property is close to San Diego International Airport and Liberty Station—a new mixed-use community. The hotel also has an outdoor pool, food and beverage options, a fitness center and business services.

Hyatt Place Debuts in Vacaville, CA
Hyatt Place Vacaville, the first Hyatt Place hotel in the city of Vacaville, CA and in Solano County, is now open. The hotel has a fitness center and 24- hour food offerings. Locally owned by the Gill & Sidhu family, the new hotel is operated under Sunrise Palace Inc., and managed by Southern California based Evolution Hospitality. Hyatt Place Vacaville has 136 guestrooms, more than 525 sq. ft. of meeting and function space and more than 30,000 sq. ft. of meeting room space is available adjacent to the hotel at the Sunrise Event & Banquet Center. The property is part of the San Francisco Bay Area but also considered to be part of the Sacramento Valley.

Beach Hotel Reopens Following Renovation
The Catalina Island Company has reopened the historic Hotel Atwater following a total transformation, bringing a new guest experience to the seaside town of Avalon, just off the Southern California coast on Catalina Island. On the cusp of its 100th anniversary, which originally opened in 1920, has modern amenities and a revamped design while preserving its roots. The hotel has 95 guestrooms and meeting and event space. The property is also proximate to the beach.