Aimbridge Hospitality plans to open up and handle two Marriott resorts at Frenchman’s Reef on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, this fall as element of a franchise agreement with Marriott Worldwide brands.
The two houses will be the $350 million Westin Seaside Resort & Spa at Frenchman’s Reef and the Seaborn at Frenchman’s Reef, Autograph Collection.
The Westin will occupy the place of the primary Frenchman’s Reef, prolonged a Marriott signature home on an elevated peninsula on St. Thomas. That property has been shut considering that the devastating hurricanes of 2017 reconstruction of the resort was suspended in March 2020 pursuing the arrival of Covid.
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The Westin Beach front Vacation resort & Spa will present 392 rooms, which include 28
suites six dining establishments and lounges 3 oceanview pools on an
expansive pool deck with a pool bar and cabanas a Heavenly Spa by
Westin a non-public dock and beach front procuring retailers and meetings place.
along a extend of Morningstar Beach front, the Seaborn — formerly Noni Beach front and just before that the Morning Star Marriott Beach front — will comprise 94
rooms 4 open up-air places to eat and lounges an infinity-edge pool and
swim-up bar a well being club and meetings place.
The two resorts
will be linked by Frenchman’s Reef seaside. Guests at equally resorts will
have obtain to all features, which include a private catamaran for snorkel
outings and sunset sails.
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“Frenchman’s Reef has served as a
pivotal trip and celebration placing for several a long time, and we glimpse
forward to reaffirming its status as a luxurious destination with two new
resorts underneath our management,” claimed Rob Smith, govt vice president
of functions at Aimbridge Hospitality.
The two homes are owned by Fortress Investment decision Team, which obtained them from Diamond Rock Hospitality in April 2021 and ongoing the reconstruction that experienced been started by Diamond Rock.