News for the Hospitality Executive
HILTON HEAD, South Carolina (March 8, 2013) – Nestled along South Carolina’s scenic coastline and in one of the country’s most iconic beach destinations, the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort opens a new chapter in its famed heritage with a $17 million rejuvenation. Breaking ground in November 2012, the first phase of the renovation is scheduled to be complete April 2013, welcoming guests to a totally transformed vacation experience just in time for spring break and summer.
The full-scale renovation, which includes a second phase set to begin in late 2013, features an entirely new arrival experience, with lush landscaping and enhancements to the porte-cochere, cedar shake and wood accents, pendant lanterns and new lighting sconces. The new lobby space boasts lounge-style concierge areas and vibrant-colored walls juxtaposed against the white-on-white ceiling. The opening of the entire space creates a comfortable gathering place for guests upon arrival and throughout their stay.
The outdoor experience, complete with sweeping views of the Atlantic coastline, includes a renovation of the existing family and adult pools, the addition of a kid-friendly “Splash Pad” and zero-entry pool with ledge seating edging the dune line. The revamped and ever-popular Buoy Bar continues to serve tropical cocktails, sandwiches, salads and light fare to both beach and pool-goers. From the pool area to the Upper Courtyard, new pavers and landscaping lead guests to the extended dining deck at one of Hilton Head’s most renowned restaurants, hh Prime. The new deck features a large fire pit, inviting guests to gather for pre- or post-dinner libations.
Continuing the evolution of the resort’s outdoor public spaces, Palmetto Market’s outside deck has been extended to accommodate busy days at the Market, while the Palmetto Courtyard has been re-imagined and re-landscaped to provide additional space for outdoor functions, such as weddings or meeting break outs.
The more than 15,000 square feet of current meeting space features “Carolina” porches, allowing the balmy breeze to welcome guests to the revamped and redecorated meeting rooms. New wall coverings, lighting, art work and flooring enhance the interior spaces while special seating and new flooring outside will finish the decks overlooking the Palmetto Courtyard.
For ultimate relaxation, vacationers and meeting attendees alike take sanctuary in Ocean Tides Spa, which now features a full service salon with manicure, pedicure and hair stations for weddings, groups or single guests, as well as three new treatment rooms, changing rooms and a soothing relaxation area.
The beachfront resort showcases beautiful views from its 323 studio suites -- the largest resort accommodations on the island -- as well as one- and two-bedroom luxury suites. As part of the prestigious Palmetto Dunes community, the Omni Hilton Head offers an 11-mile lagoon system for kayaking or canoeing, bike trails, 25 tennis courts and 54 holes of championship golf.
About Omni Hotels & Resorts
Hotels & Resorts to Reflag 295-room Oceanfront Resort on Hilton
Head Island in South Carolina; Will Become Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront
Resort in February 2012 and Launch Extensive Renovations as Part of
Transition / December 2011
Robert Ash Named as Executive Chef for the 720-room Omni Orlando Resort
at ChampionsGate in Orlando, Florida / December 2011
Dallas Convention Center Hotel Owned by the City of Dallas, the
1,001-room Omni Dallas Hotel, Opens in Texas / November 2011
Jason Weaver Named as the Executive Chef for the Omni Dallas Hotel in
Texas / September 2011
Clarke Named Director of Food & Beverage for The Omni Mount
Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire / August 2011
Belknap Named Resort Manager of The Omni Mount Washington Resort in
Bretton Woods, New Hampshire / April 2011
Unveiled for 800-room Omni Nashville Hotel to be Integrated with the
Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum to Create Music City Center,
Nashville, Tennessee's New Convention Center / March 2011
Hotels & Resorts Appoints Nils Stolzlechner as General Manager of
the 1000-room Omni Dallas Hotel and Completes Management Team with 4
Other Leadership Appointments / March 2011
Hotels & Resorts Unveils Newly Renovated 453-room Omni Los Angeles
Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles, California / March 2011
Omni Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire Completes
$60 million Expansion and Renovation / October 2010
City of Nashville and Omni Hotels Sign Pre-development Agreement to
Build an 800-room Hotel in Downtown Nashville / August 2010
Aldrich Named Director of Sales at The Omni Mount Washington Resort in
Bretton Woods, New Hampshire / May 2010
of Dallas Breaks Ground on the Omni Dallas Convention Center Hotel;
Will Connect 1,000 rooms via Skybridge to the Dallas Convention Center
/ September 2009
|CNL Lifestyle Properties Appoints Omni Hotels to Manage the Mount Washington Resort located in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire / August 2009|