California’s First Moxy Comes to San Diego; More from Marriott…

NATIONAL REPORT—The Golden State is heating up with the Marriott brand expanding. From Moxy planting its first flag in California, to a dual-brand opening, here are the recent Marriott moves:

California Gets its First Moxy

The 126-room experiential Moxy San Diego is now open in downtown San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter, California’s first Moxy hotel.

Developed in partnership with San Diego-based J Street Hospitality and Azul Hospitality Group, the hotel pays homage to the region’s naval past with nautical design elements. The property also has a CrossFit-inspired fitness center, a game room and San Diego Coffee Co. for coffee and cocktails.

In addition to transportation options like the trolley, Moxy San Diego is close to the San Diego International Airport and other attractions including Balboa Park, Seaport Village, Petco Park, Old Town, San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld.

Dual-Brand Opens Near Los Angeles Attractions

Marriott International Inc. has opened a combined 221­-room Courtyard by Marriott hotel and 133-­suite TownePlace Suites by Marriott hotel in Hawthorne, CA. The hotel is owned by Mogul Capital of Midway, UT, and managed by Lodging Dynamics Hospitality of Provo, UT.

The five­-story property will offer these shared amenities: a fitness center, a basketball court, an outdoor swimming pool and a patio with three fire pits and a barbecue area. Each brand will offer an expanded lobby and meeting space, and multiple Tesla charging stations will be provided in the parking lot.

Located close to Los Angeles International Airport and downtown Los Angeles, the hotel offers guests access to El Segundo, Hawthorne Municipal Airport, SpaceX Corporate Headquarters and LA Stadium & Entertainment District at Hollywood Park.

TownePlace Suites Comes to Merced, CA

Marriott International’s TownePlace Suites by Marriott Merced is now open in Merced, CA. The new hotel  will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Shiv Properties LLC and managed by Twenty Four Seven Hotels of Newport Beach, CA. 

The TownePlace Suites Merced is located close to the University of California Merced and California State University Stanislaus. The new property offers studio and one-­bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens, as well as separate living/working and sleeping areas.