of the Meritage Resort at Napa, Building a Second Similarly
Named Hotel in Healdsburg, California
|(IRVINE, Calif.) - April 26, 2006 - Pacific Hospitality Group,
the development and management company of the soon-to-open Meritage Resort
at Napa, will build a second similarly named hotel in Healdsburg, 60 miles
north in California's Wine Country. Both resorts provide much-needed
meeting space in the increasingly popular travel destinations of the Napa-Sonoma
Rendering: Meritage Resort at Napa
Preliminary plans for the second Meritage hotel in Healdsburg include 156 guestrooms, a fitness center, spa, wine bar, high-profile restaurant and 7,300 square feet of meeting space. Construction will begin next April, with opening scheduled for May 2008. Between both the Napa and Healdsburg resorts, Pacific Hospitality Group will offer over 21,000 square feet of meeting space in California's Wine Country.
The Meritage Resort at Napa, at the base of the valley's landmark Grape Crusher statue, will open in May. The new resort provides the most meeting space in Napa with a promenade pre-function reception area and a well-appointed grand ballroom that may be divided into ten sizeable break-out rooms. The resort will offer 338 Tuscan-inspired guestrooms including timeshare and executive suites, two swimming pools, two fitness centers, a wine bar and a gourmet restaurant featuring a distinctive menu designed by renowned chef Jeff Longnecker.
In September, The Meritage Resort at Napa will open an immense wine cave, built deep within the hillside under the Grape Crusher, which will comfortably accommodate public wine tastings, private events for over 200 people, and an innovative 9,000 square-foot underground spa.
With corporate headquarters in Irvine, California, Pacific Hospitality Group develops and manages an impressive portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts including the Crowne Plaza(R) Anaheim Resort near Disneyland, Doubletree(R) Hotels in Irvine and Santa Ana, and Havasu Inn at Lake Havasu in Arizona.
Pacific Hospitality Group is a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, an exclusive global brand of independently owned luxury hotels and resorts. To qualify as a Preferred hotel or resort, each property must meet an exceptional criteria of hospitality standards.
For information and reservations regarding The Meritage Resort at Napa, call 1.866.370.NAPA (6272) or log on to www.themeritageresort.com.
Vice President Sales and Marketing
Pacific Hospitality Group
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