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The idyllic wine country retreat marks the third Alila hotel in California and the USA.
CHICAGO – (BUSINESS WIRE) –
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced an expansion of the Alila luxury lifestyle brand in the United States to include the Alila Napa Valley in St. Helena, California. Scheduled to add to Hyatt's portfolio on March 1, 2021, the 68-room, adult-only exclusive retreat is expected to resume operations on March 15, 2021, offering personal hospitality that celebrates the authenticity of one of the world's most famous wine regions. Alila Napa Valley will expand Hyatt's growing Alila brand portfolio to complement Ventana Big Sur, an Alila resort, and Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas, which is expected to open in March 2021. With 14 different properties in six countries worldwide, the Alila brand is represented in luxury hotels and resorts in unique locations that are characterized by innovative design, a strong commitment to sustainable tourism and rare and intimate travel experiences.
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Exterior view of the Alila Napa Valley. (Photo: Business Wire)
Surrounded by the pristine vineyards of the Beringer Estate, the Alila Napa Valley offers guests an exclusive, curated, and truly luxurious travel experience in the heart of California's wine country. The hotel features an award-winning design by renowned design team Yabu Pushelberg made from natural materials and a calming neutral color palette that compliments the uninterrupted views of the vineyards and mountains to the west for idyllic sunsets.
The hotel's 68 guest rooms, including seven suites, are equipped with automation controls, marble bathrooms and bespoke furniture. All rooms have oversized balconies or wraparound patios with fireplaces, and some have an outdoor tub. The Alila Napa Valley features a newly renamed Alila Spa and Fitness Center, a dramatic outdoor pool with views of adjacent vineyards and distant mountains, and a seasonal restaurant and bar – the Acacia House, under the direction of Chef Chris Cosentino – with a local, sustainable Menu that reflects the wealth of the Napa Valley. The hotel is within walking distance of the quaint shops and restaurants of downtown St. Helena, and has close access to more than 400 wineries, hot air balloon rides, the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, and a variety of experiences offered by the concierge -Team were put together.
"Developing the Alila brand remains a priority for Hyatt. We are very excited to bring World of Hyatt guests and members new and fascinating experiences in the remarkable beauty of California's extraordinary Napa Valley wine country," said Crystal Vinisse Thomas, global brand from Hyatt leaders, lifestyle and luxury brands. “As the third Alila travel destination in California, Alila Napa Valley offers a personalized approach that discerning guests can use to discover what makes the Napa Valley region so special. As a leader in handcrafted luxury, responsible tourism and transformative experiences, the Alila brand offers a refreshing guest experience all while embodying a brand ethos that feels right at home in California. "
Formerly known as Las Alcobas, a Luxury Collection Hotel in the Napa Valley, the hotel was built around a stately Georgian-style guest house that was originally built in 1907 and now houses the restaurant, bar and seven guest rooms. The inviting dining room offers a semi-horseshoe-shaped bar for sipping and tasting, as well as indoor and outdoor seating on a lovely covered terrace with towering pillars.
The hotel's converted Alila Spa invites you to relax and rejuvenate with transformative and tailored therapies and treatments that reflect the location of the wine country. Guests can enjoy a variety of wellness options such as daily yoga classes, creative fitness programs, free bicycles, and unique local offers such as mindful wine tasting. Spa services are offered in a unique, modern farmhouse, including a lap pool, steam room, couples massage suite, and more. In the meantime, a premium fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment from TRX and Life Fitness as well as a yoga studio are available to guests around the clock.
The Alila Napa Valley is being set up for gatherings with three contemporary-styled event rooms totaling nearly 500 square feet for small meetings and social events of up to 100 guests. A boardroom can accommodate up to 12 guests, and the Acacia Barn has an adjoining kitchen and can seat up to 150 guests. Groups can also get their business done outside with a deck, deck, and 3,000-square-foot lawn, perfect for weddings, gatherings, and other open-air events.
The Alila Napa Valley is easily accessible from various points in Northern California and the Bay Area. It is only 78 miles from the San Francisco International Airport, 64 miles from the Sacramento International Airport and 45 miles from the Sonoma County Airport.
Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas is opening with Alila Napa Valley and Ventana Big Sur, an Alila resort, and is slated to open in March 2021 in Encinitas, California, a typical beach town in the coastal North County of San Diego. Located on the coastal cliffs overlooking the beaches of Grandview and South Ponto, Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas is a luxury oceanfront hotel with 130 rooms including 16 suites. The resort offers an ocean view restaurant, rooftop terrace, pool with pool bar and infinity whirlpool, a luxury Alila spa, and spectacular wedding and event venues with panoramic views of the Pacific and lagoon.
On March 1, 2021, Alila Napa Valley will also participate in the World of Hyatt Loyalty Program, offering members the opportunity to enjoy valuable loyalty perks at qualifying hotel stays, restaurants, meetings, events, and more as part of their unique residency experience. Reservations for the Alila Napa Valley are available starting March 1, 2021 for stays starting March 15, 2021 and beyond.
The Alila Napa Valley is located on 1915 Main Street, St. Helena, California. For more information about the Alila Napa Valley, visit alilanapavalley.com. For more information on the Alila brand, please visit alilahotels.com.
Hyatt's multi-faceted Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment, aligned with its purpose of care, further enhances its operational guidance and resources for the safety and peace of mind of colleagues and guests. For more information on Hyatt's commitment, visit hyatt.com/care-and-cleanliness.
For convenience, the term “Hyatt” is used in this version to refer to Hyatt Hotels Corporation and / or one or more of its subsidiaries.
The hallmark of Alila Hotels is the combination of innovative design and luxury in unique locations, characterized by an unprecedented level of private space, craftsmanship, personal hospitality and bespoke travel. Alila means “surprise” in Sanskrit, which appropriately describes the refreshing character of our properties and the impressions our guests have had during their stay with us. To support sustainable tourism, Alila hotels adopt EarthCheck's operating standards and incorporate the natural, physical and cultural elements of their surroundings. Staying at an Alila Hotel and Resort means experiencing a travel destination – be it to restore the flavors of local cuisine, enhance your well-being through ancient healing arts or the thrill of adventure sports, you will rediscover the luxury of living at Alila. For more information, visit alilahotels.com, follow us on Instagram @AlilaHotels or like us on Facebook.
About the Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hotel company offering 20 leading brands. As of September 30, 2020, the company's portfolio comprised more than 950 hotel, all-inclusive and wellness resort properties in 67 countries on six continents. The company's purpose of taking care of people so they can do their best influences its business decisions and growth strategy, and aims to attract and retain top employees, build relationships with guests, and create value for shareholders. The company's subsidiaries develop, own, lease, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services for hotels, resorts, branded residences and vacation properties, including Park Hyatt®, Miraval®, Grand Hyatt®, Alila®, Andaz®, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt®, Destination®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt®, Hyatt Ziva ™, Hyatt Zilara ™, Thompson Hotels®, Hyatt Centric®, Caption by Hyatt, Joie de Vivre®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Place The Brand Names ®, tommie ™, UrCove and Hyatt Residence Club® operate the World of Hyatt® loyalty program, which offers its valued members special benefits and exclusive experiences. More information is available at www.hyatt.com.
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