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Broughton Hotels Chosen to Manage 49-room
Acqua Hotel in Mill Valley, California

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – Broughton Hotels, based in Newport Beach, California, who operates a collection of 13 hip to historic boutique hotels throughout California and the Mid West, with the philosophy that “there is no higher calling than serving others,” has been awarded the management contract for Acqua Hotel in Mill Valley, California on May 16, 2011.  Broughton Hotels will manage and undertake the sales and marketing as part of their contract.

Acqua Hotel, which opened in 1999, is part of Marin Hotels based in Mill Valley, California who also owns and manages Mill Valley Inn in Mill Valley, California and Waters Edge in Tiburon, California.

“With San Francisco Bay Area being one of the best hotel markets in the state, we are really excited to round out our California portfolio with Acqua Hotel,” says Founder & CEO Larry Broughton of Broughton Hotels.  “Because it is both design and service driven, the hotel fits our portfolio perfectly and, we are pleased to be working with owners who share our core values, added Broughton.

Acqua Hotel boasts 49 guestrooms, including 25 Junior Suites featuring large entry parlors, soaking tubs and private balconies which provide expansive views of Mount Tamalpais and Richardson Bay. Fireplaces enhance the third-floor Junior Suites.

Guests of the Acqua Hotel are provided with a range of complimentary services and amenities as part of their stay, including continental buffet breakfast, morning espresso Bar & waffle station, all day tea service with fresh fruit, and evening wine and cheese.

Acqua Hotel also offers 1,600 square feet of meeting and banquet space and is perfectly suited for weddings, meetings and special events. Bright, spacious and airy, the Richardson Room creates an inspiring setting with hardwood floors and plenty of charm.

Inspired by the elements of sky and water, Acqua Hotel offers a serene sophistication highlighted by contemporary boutique hotel style. The hotel location is situated on the edge of Richardson Bay. Rooms are smart and simple, with a Zen-like tranquility, inspiring views.

Located just off Highway 101, Acqua Hotel offers fast and easy access to the Bay area, and the natural splendors and outdoor activities of the surrounding region, including sea kayaking, sailing, hiking, biking, Angel Island, Stinson Beach, Muir Woods National Park, Sausalito with its art galleries, dining and shopping, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, and San Francisco’s wine country, all just a short drive away. Rates are priced from $169 per night, subject to availability.

About Broughton Hotels

Broughton Hotels, a boutique hotel management company, was founded in 2001 by Larry Broughton and has been named among the Top 100 hospitality management companies in the United States. Broughton is a former U.S. Army Green Beret and former VP/Partner Joie de Vive Hotels prior to starting his own firm in 2001.  Since then Broughton has been awarded Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” and named “Vetrepreneur of the Year” by the National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA). Broughton hotels range from hip to historic, and all are endowed with a style reflective of their communities and environment. Each property is an original, a genuine boutique, and within its walls guests find more than a comfortable spot to rest: they discover a true sense of place. Broughton Hotels currently owns and/or operates 12 boutique hotels throughout the country.

Acqua Hotel is located at 555 Redwood Highway in Mill Valley, California  94941.  For reservations and information, please call Acqua Hotel at 888-662-9555, 415 -380-0400, fax 415-380-9696 or visit or

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Also See: Broughton Hospitality Names Jim Sichta as Chief Operating Officer / March 2010

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