US: OLS will provide management services to River’s Edge Hotel in Portland, Ore, as well as The Getaway and The Hideaway in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif.
River’s Edge Hotel is OLS’ first property in Oregon, whereas The Hideaway and The Getaway join nine other California hotels in the company’s 30-strong US portfolio.
River’s Edge Hotel
Situated on a bend of the Willamette River, the hotel’s 100 guest rooms, including 18 suites, provide views of surrounding scenery. As a pet-friendly accommodation, River’s Edge offers perks like dog biscuits and beds, complimentary use of house bikes, and a nightly wine reception hour.
It also features Portland’s largest spa at 12,500 square feet with a 4,500-square-foot fitness centre.
The hotel’s restaurant, Rosswood, serves New American cuisine inspired by the Pacific Northwest region with menus rotating seasonally, headed by Executive Chef Cody Lucchesi.
The Getaway Carmel
Located in the heart of downtown Carmel on the corner of Ocean Avenue and Junipero, the boutique property features 34 renovated rooms with a beach-chic design and modern amenities, including fireplaces, down bedding, and luxury bath amenities by Gilchrist & Soames.
The pet-friendly property also provides complimentary bikes, daily breakfast and an evening sparkling wine reception with savoury snacks, where drinks can be enjoyed in the hotel’s courtyard with fire pits.
The Hideaway Carmel
In 2016, The Hideaway Carmel underwent a renovation and now many of its 24 guest rooms feature fireplaces, along with 250-thread count linens, down comforters and pillows, and luxury bathroom amenities by Gilchrist & Soames. All guests receive a complimentary European breakfast and evening wine hour with cheese and antipasti.
Other guest facilities include a wine bar, a courtyard with lounge seating and fire pits, complimentary bikes, and pet-friendly services.
These three new additions strengthen OLS Hotels & Resorts presence in the western US, with a total of 24 properties in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon and Wyoming.
Ben Rafter, chief executive officer at OLS, said: “The western US has been an essential part of OLS’ growth story for the past three decades, and we are proud to continue to create partnerships with unique boutique properties like River’s Edge, The Getaway and The Hideaway.”
OLS Hotels & Resorts is led by Bed Rafter and specialises in using analytics to ensure properties are optimising return on investment. Founded in 1988, the group has 30 boutique and branded properties throughout the US.