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Oceans Resorts Acquires Daytona Beach's
Best Western Mayan Inn


Oceans Resorts now available on

Daytona Beach, Fla. – (April 4, 2005) – Oceans Resorts, Daytona Beach’s leading hotel company, has purchased the 114-room Best Western Mayan Inn, boosting its portfolio of hotels just in time for the strong summer season. 

The acquisition of the newly renovated Best Western Mayan Inn, 103 S. Ocean Avenue, increases the total room count under the management of Oceans Resorts to more than 1,750 rooms.  Oceans Resorts, a Bray & Gillespie company, made the purchase to serve growing customer demand in Daytona.  The resort is now accepting reservations on for rates starting at $89 a night.

Doug Kosarek, vice president of Oceans Resorts, said the acquisition continues the company’s commitment to secure a variety of oceanfront properties to best serve its consumers.  “Daytona is a hot destination, especially with the summer travel season right around the corner.  Our portfolio of beachfront resorts is showing strong bookings throughout the summer.  With its full renovation, the Best Western Mayan Inn is an exceptional addition.” 

Oceans Resorts named Shawn Lenkiewicz the Mayan Inn’s n new General Manager. Lenkiewicz, one of Oceans’ top managers was formerly the operation manager at Oceans Resorts’ Best Western LaPlaya Inn.  He has also previously served as a general manager of the Beachcomer and Acapulco Resort. 

“We are thrilled that Shawn is heading the resort.  He has an intimate knowledge of our systems and is going to do a great job delivering quality service levels,” Kosarek added.

Best Western Mayan Inn can now be booked on with spring rates starting at $89 for April 17 – June 8.  Rates for Memorial Day start at $149.  For further information, see or call 1-800-874-7420. 

All of the Mayan Inn rooms are oceanfront or ocean view.  Travelers have several room types to choose from including oceanfront suites with full kitchens.  Every room has been renovated with new furniture and carpet, data ports, 25-inch TV, in-room coffee maker, and in-room ironing boards.  Free continental breakfast is served daily.

About Oceans Resorts

Oceans Resorts, a Bray & Gillespie Company, is a privately held Daytona Beach hospitality ownership and management company.  They currently operate a portfolio of properties directly on the 23 miles of continuous shoreline that make up “The World’s Most Famous Beach” in Ormond Beach, Daytona Beach Shores and Daytona Beach, Florida. Properties include the elegantly renovated and historic Plaza Resort & Spa, the Acapulco Resort, Beachcomer, Plaza Ocean Club, Best Western LaPlaya Resort, Best Western Mayan Inn, Bermuda House, Sea Side Inn and the Treasure Island Resort.  For more information: or 1-800-874-7420.


Doug Kosarek
Ocean Waters Development
(386) 295-5969

Also See: Oceans Resorts Names Steve Dorcy Vice President and General Manager of the Plaza Complex / February 2005
Bray & Gillespie Creates Ocean Waters Development; Company Will Help Revitalize Daytona Beach Oceanfront / February 2005
Daytona Beach's Plaza Resort & Spa to Become Luxury Condo Hotel / February 2005

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