Full-Conversion to be Completed in June, Giving Rise to an Unrivaled Key West Experience
KEY WEST, Fla. (March 3, 2020) – DiamondRock Hospitality Company (the “Company”) (NYSE: DRH) has announced an anticipated June opening of the Barbary Beach House Key West (2001 South Roosevelt Boulevard), a 184-room oceanfront hotel inspired by the island’s natural landscape and legendary maritime history. Following an extensive, top-to-bottom conversion, the Barbary Beach House Key West has been transformed into a lush, tropical haven where free-spirited adventurers can discover an unrivaled Key West experience along the famed southernmost shores of the United States.
“Without a doubt, Barbary Beach House Key West will be a prized addition to our growing portfolio of experiential hotels and resorts,” said Tom Healy, Chief Operating Officer DiamondRock Hospitality. “Key West is one of the most desirable resort destinations in the U.S., and the guest amenities and design elements of our newest hotel really capture the island’s seafaring swagger, inviting guests to ‘drift wrecklessly’ in the Florida Keys.”
The hotel is located just a few steps from Smathers Beach, giving guests full and easy access to a gorgeous stretch of sand, turquoise waters and a wide array of beach play options. Complimentary shuttle service will provide easy access to famous Duval Street and the historic Downtown Seaport Harbor. Spacious guestrooms and suites will be dressed in rustic reclaimed wood, whitewashed accents, a warm marine color palette and contemporary amenities. Dining options will include full-service restaurants serving authentic coastal flavors and local seafood in casual indoor and outdoor settings.
Additional amenities will include a 24-hour fitness center, an on-site provision shop, poolside entertainment and daily refreshments, kids’ activities, lawn games and lounging hammocks dotted throughout the grounds, as well as Barbary Beach Club with Hobie Cats, paddleboards and kayaks. For weddings, meetings and events, attendees will be able to flow from indoor banquet space to outdoor gardens and courtyards, complete with a 1,500-square-foot event Palapa. As an added feature, the property coordinates beachfront weddings for guests looking to confirm or renew their vows with the Atlantic Ocean as an unforgettable backdrop. The pet-friendly hotel is just over one mile from the Key West International Airport.
For more information, visit BarbaryBeachHouseKeyWest.com. For reservations, call toll-free 855-335-1072.
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About DiamondRock Hospitality
DiamondRock Hospitality Company is a self-advised real estate investment trust (REIT) that is an owner of a leading portfolio of geographically diversified hotels concentrated in top gateway markets and destination resort locations. The Company owns 31 premium quality hotels with over 10,000 rooms. The Company has strategically positioned its hotels to be operated both under leading global brand families as well as unique boutique hotels in the lifestyle segment. For further information on the Company and its portfolio, please visit DiamondRock Hospitality Company’s website at www.drhc.com.