Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa Officially Opens

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    Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa, representing the most significant new resort construction to open in California this year, celebrated its ribbon-cutting and the arrival of first guests on the 21st June.Offering a premier coastal location directly across from Ponto Beach in north San Diego County, Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa was designed to offer spectacular views of the Pacific, not only from many of its 215 guest rooms but also from its 25,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and wedding space. The resort’s stylish Chandler’s Restaurant & Lounge presents the coastal regional cuisine of acclaimed international chef Pascal Vignau, while the 5,600 square-foot Ocean Crest Spa offers an environmentally-mindful spa experience inspired by the healing powers of the sea.

    Owned by Wave Crest Oceanfront LLC and operated by Wave Crest Hotels and Resorts, Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa has a team of 200 employees in place, while more than 300 individuals were hired earlier as part of the resort’s 18-month construction effort.

    Highlights Of Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa

    Rooms and Suites: Modelling the California Craftsman style, Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa features 215 guest rooms including eight suites, many offering panoramic ocean views and all providing travel conveniences including in-room mini-refrigerators, 42-inch flat-panel televisions, complimentary WiFi and complimentary printing. Guest rooms average 415 square-feet in size, with many connecting rooms available.

    Chandler’s Restaurant & Lounge: Chandler’s brings innovation and style to the local restaurant scene, featuring coastal regional menus inspired by locally- grown fresh products and highlighted by the cuisine of famed chef Pascal Vignau. The heart of the restaurant is a spectacular bar serving signature cocktails, while a private wine room further complements the spacious ocean-view setting. Multiple terraces and an outdoor fire-pit take advantage of California’s year-round outside dining weather.

    Ocean Crest Spa: The 5,600 square-foot Ocean Crest Spa is inspired by the Pacific Ocean and offers seven treatment rooms, a couple’s room with tub and private outdoor relaxation area, and men’s and women’s relaxation and locker rooms. A full menu of treatments features the usage of pure and organic products, with a focus on those derived largely from coastal California plants and growers.

    Ocean-View Swimming Pool: The resort’s large saline-treated pool is surrounded by a vibrant coastal desert garden of palms, succulents and grasses enhanced by a children’s splash pool, outdoor fire pits and expansive ocean views.

    Hilton Fitness: A spacious aerobic area, free weights and state-of-the-art cardio equipment with televisions highlight this large and modern fitness-facility-with-a-view. Meeting and Wedding Space: 25,000 square-feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space is available for meetings, weddings and events, with many venues offering beautiful ocean panoramas.

    Daniel Fountain / 28.06.2012

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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