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ALHI Adds More Sonesta Properties to Portfolio

The relationship between Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) and Sonesta International Hotels Corporation has expanded with the addition of five more of Sonesta’s luxury, meetings-focused hotels to the ALHI portfolio.

The five properties joining Royal Sonesta Harbour Court Baltimore (Baltimore, ML) as members of ALHI are:

  • Royal Sonesta Houston (Houston, TX): A $30 million renovation of the 485-room property was completed in 2014. Features include: 50,000 square feet of functionspace; rooftop swimming pool, state-of-the-art fitness centre, and three dining options including the globally-inspired ARA restaurant.
  • Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach (Fort Lauderdale, FL): Offering views of the Atlantic Ocean and Fort Lauderdale Beach, this property has 240 guestrooms and suites and 8,000 square feet of meeting space with floor-to-ceiling windows. Group options include an oceanfront terrace, a private beach part at the adjacent Bonnet House, and Intracoastal cruises.
  • Royal Sonesta New Orleans (New Orleans, LA): Located in the heart of the historic French Quarter, this hotel has 483 large guestrooms and suites; 20,000 square feet of function space including a 5,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom; an on-site, full-service AV production company; and multiple dining and lounge options.
  • Royal Sonesta Boston (Boston, MA): Situated on the banks of the Charles River, the Royal Sonesta Boston offers views of the city’s skyline and historic Beacon Hill. The 400-room hotel, which completed a $15 million renovation in 2014, has 26,000 square feet of meeting space, that includes covered outdoor entertaining space on the banks of the river.
  • Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island (Hilton Head Island, SC): ALHI’s only member resort on Hilton Head Island, the property underwent a $30 million renovation in 2013. It offers 340 guestrooms and suites as well as 23,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, including the 7,000-square-foot Oceanfront Pavilion overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

“We are very proud to expand our relationship with these fine Sonesta properties,” sais Jim Schultenover, ALHI president. “Each are AAA Four-Diamond quality hotels or resorts, freshly renovated and reimagined, and situated in excellent locations with their destinations, providing great appeal to groups and their planners.”


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