Shutters on the Beach and Hotel Casa del Mar join Preferred Hotels & Resorts

US: Preferred Hotels & Resorts have announced that Shutters on the Beach and Hotel Casa del Mar along the United States’ Pacific Coast have joined its Legend Collection.

The addition of these two properties in California enhances the global scope of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Legend Collection.

Lindsey Ueberroth, CEO of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, said: “Destinations in their own right, Shutters on the Beach and Hotel Casa del Mar are ideal partners to welcome at the onset of 2019 as we continue to thoughtfully expand our brand footprint in key destinations where our travellers crave more options for singular luxury experiences that are truly representative of the local surroundings. We are thrilled to welcome these hotels to Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ global family and look forward to a strong partnership fuelled by a collective belief in authentic, independent travel.”

“We are delighted to join Preferred Hotels & Resorts and to align Shutters on the Beach and Hotel Casa del Mar with the brand’s prestigious Legend collection. Through this strategic partnership, our guests and travel partners will benefit from Preferred’s global suite of enhanced offerings including the latest technology and a global network of travel sales experts,” said Klaus Mennekes, vice president and managing director of Edward Thomas Collection, parent company of Shutters on the Beach and Hotel Casa del Mar.

All of the hotel’s 198 guestrooms, including 12 suites, feature outdoor balconies. Dining options include 1 Pico, with California fresh cuisine; The Living Room, that serves light bites; and Coast Beach Café and Bar.

Hotel Casa del Mar is situated on Santa Monica Beach in California, next door to Shutters on the Beach. The hotel features 129 guestrooms, including 16 suites; a private Palm Terrace Pool; a Sea Wellness Spa; and a variety of dining options.

All guests of Shutters on the Beach and Hotel Casa del Mar are now eligible to enrol in I Prefer Hotel Rewards, which extends points redeemable for cash-value Reward Certificates, elite status, and special benefits such as complimentary Internet to members upon every stay at more than 650 participating Preferred Hotels & Resorts locations worldwide. Both hotels are also now bookable via and on Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ “PH” and “PV” GDS chain codes.

In addition to Shutters on the Beach and Hotel Casa del Mar, new hotels and resorts that have joined the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Legend Collection in the past 12 months include Encore Boston Harbor (Massachusetts, USA); The Sanchaya (Indonesia); The Inn at Perry Cabin (Maryland, USA); Grand Velas Riviera Maya (Mexico); JA Manafuru (Maldives); Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit (Mexico); Grand Velas Los Cabos (Mexico); and The Fullerton Hotel Sydney (Australia). Other destinations represented within the collection include notable names such as Montage Los Cabos (Mexico); The Beaumont (London); The Mark (New York); Post Ranch Inn (Big Sur, California); The Leela Palace New Delhi (India); The Upper House (Hong Kong); Grand Hotel Tremezzo (Lake Como, Italy); Finca Cortesin (Malaga, Spain); The K Club (Kildare, Ireland); The Siam (Bangkok, Thailand); Hotel Unique (São Paulo, Brazil); and Palazzo Versace Dubai.

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