Luxury Hotel Being Brought to Huntington Beach


From Wi-Fi by the pool to wetsuits in the rooms, a new luxury hotel being built in Huntington Beachis expected to add a splash of style to this laid-back coastal destination.R.D. Olson DevelopmentandPacific Hospitality Groupwill break ground today on the eight-story, 250-roomPasea Hotel & Spa, situated across from the famous Huntington Beach Pier, a mainstay in the iconic Southern California surf culture.

The groundbreaking ceremony includes executives from R.D. Olson Development and Pacific Hospitality Group, special guests close to the project, as well as Huntington Beach Mayor Matthew Harper. The hotel- a combination of beach-chic and elegance – will be integrated with the 191,000-square-footPacific City retail and entertainment center, also under development.

R.D. Olson Construction is general contractor for the project, which is scheduled for completion in early 2016. Pacific Hospitality Group (PHG) will manage the property as a part of its growing Meritage Collection, whichincludes independent hotels, resorts, wineries, and golf courses in California’s most desirable travel destinations,including Napa Valley, Newport Beach, Santa Barbara, and La Jolla.

In Spanish,paseameans to take a stroll, and combines the words “Pacific” and “sea,” evoking a slow and steady pace. The new hotel will be a modern oasis with an unrivaled sense of clean coastal style, while making guests feel comfortable with sand between their toes.

The new Pasea Hotel & Spa will be a short walk from the Huntington Beach Pier, which draws an estimated 16.3 million visitors annually. The property will be designed by renowned international hotel architectWATG,with the guest rooms designed by Monogram by Callison, interior public spaces byKay Lang + Associates, and the restaurant and bar by Costa Mesa-basedHatch DesignGroup.

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