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Access Hotel & Resorts Appointed to Manage the 402-room
Lodge of Four Seasons in Four Season, Missouri
LAS COLINAS, TEX (August 25, 2010) – Access Hotel & Resorts, an independent global hospitality management company, has been appointed to manage The Lodge of Four Seasons in Four Season, Mo. The 402-room resort, a famed destination located on the Lake of the Ozarks, boasts 54 holes of golf, the award-winning Spa Shiki and five diverse restaurants.
The Lodge of Four Seasons was built in 1964 by Harold Koplar and has been owned by the Brown-Koplar family for the last 45 years. The family has selected Access Hotels & Resorts to handle all resort operations. “The heritage of this property is legendary. With their unique personalized management approach and extensive experience, Access Hotels & Resorts was the perfect partner to help us continue my grandfather’s legacy,” says Lodge President Mark Brown.
Access Hotels & Resorts' Chief Executive Officer and Managing Principal Tom Baker is humbled by the opportunity. “For over 45 years, The Lodge of Four Seasons has been an iconic resort destination for Midwesterners. The Koplar-Brown family has created a truly memorable experience for those who have visited – we are so proud to continue this impressive tradition,” Baker said.
ABOUT THE LODGE OF FOUR SEASONS
From the meticulously designed architecture to the mature, scenic landscaping, The Lodge of Four Seasons has been a classic destination for families and groups to gather. Built in 1964 by Harold Koplar and owned by the Koplar-Brown family, The Lodge has provided generations a timeless backdrop to enjoy the traditional family vacation.
The luxury property features 402 guestrooms and suites within the Main Lodge, Lanai and Seasons Bay buildings, as well as 36 two-bedroom condominiums at the new, distinctive Residences at The Lodge. In addition, the resort presents over 65,000 square-feet of indoor/outdoor meeting space – making it an exceptional locale for group gatherings and weddings.
The culinary arts are an important aspect to the resort experience and impressively displayed at HK’s Steakhouse, Breezes Restaurant, Soleil Café, The Ridge Grill and The Cove Bar & Grill.
The 15,000-square-foot Spa Shiki is one of the largest resort spas in the Midwest. Featuring massages, body treatments, facials, salon treatments, as well as a fitness center, steam, sauna and whirlpool – Spa Shiki customizes a unique experience rendering an enlightened sense of health and well-being that can be incorporated into daily life.
Golf courses designed by Jack Nicklaus, Robert Trent Jones, and Ken Kavanagh only enhance the resort experience. Courses include The Cove, The Ridge and the private Club at Porto Cima.
For more information on The Lodge of Four Seasons, please visit www.4seasonsresort.com.
ABOUT ACCESS HOTELS & RESORTS
Access Hotels & Resorts is a hospitality management company operating independent hotels and resorts with a distinctive entrepreneurial platform. The firm specializes in partnering with property owners to research and develop viable, unique solutions to increase profitability and operational success. Led by an extraordinary team of accomplished hoteliers, Access Hotels & Resorts provides hotel owners, developers and financial investors a trusted partner to evaluate and manage all projects and assets.
Access Hotels & Resorts’ diverse portfolio ranges from independent boutique hotels to large resort properties including The Palace at Playa Grande, Dominican Republic; The Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles, Calif.; Woodcliff Hotel and Spa and the Brookwood Inn, Rochester, N.Y.; and, Allegria Hotel & Spa, New York, N.Y.
For more information about Access Hotels & Resorts, please visit www.accesshospitality.com or call 469-576-1641.
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