Published on : Monday, February 20, 2017
The Duke Hotel Newport Beach has joined the Newport Beach market as an upscale, lifestyle hotel. Formerly the Fairmont Newport Beach, the property will undergo a multi-million-dollar renovation and convert to the Renaissance Newport Beach in early 2018. The Duke Hotel Newport Beach will begin accepting reservations as a Marriott affiliated “White Label” hotel effective March 2017.
Crescent Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized and award winning Marriott operator of hotels, resorts & conference centers throughout the United States and Canada, has been selected as the manager. The Duke and the upcoming Renaissance Newport Beach will be positioned and operated under Crescent’s Lifestyle division, “Latitudes, Lifestyles by Crescent.”
The Duke Hotel Newport Beach aligns well with Crescent due to their extensive experience in repositioning unique and complex lifestyle hotels, said Michael George, Chief Executive Office of Crescent Hotels & Resorts. Their unique approach as an elite Marriott International hotel manager, combined with their experience operating in southern California, will maximize the potential of the great hotel.
Adjacent to the John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA), The Duke Hotel Newport Beach is an upscale property with an unparalleled location that is convenient for business travel and leisure getaways. The hotel features 444 luxury guest rooms including 54 suites, rooftop pool with cabanas, an 8,000-square-foot spa, bocce court, tennis/sport courts, wedding gazebo, fitness center, restaurant, full bar, and 42,000 square feet of meeting space including 27,000 square feet of outdoor function space.