May 24, 2024


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New hotels opening this fall at Frenchman’s Reef on St. Thomas: Travel Weekly

Aimbridge Hospitality options to open and regulate two Marriott resorts at Frenchman’s Reef on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, this fall as portion of a franchise agreement with Marriott Global brand names.

The two attributes will be the $350 million Westin Beach Vacation resort & Spa at Frenchman’s Reef and the Seaborn at Frenchman’s Reef, Autograph Assortment.

The Westin will occupy the place of the unique Frenchman’s Reef, long a Marriott signature property on an elevated peninsula on St. Thomas. That residence has been closed since the devastating hurricanes of 2017 reconstruction of the vacation resort was suspended in March 2020 following the arrival of Covid.

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The Westin Seashore Resort & Spa will offer you 392 rooms, which includes 28
suites six places to eat and lounges a few oceanview pools on an
expansive pool deck with a pool bar and cabanas a Heavenly Spa by
Westin a personal dock and seaside searching retailers and conferences place.

alongside a extend of Morningstar Beach front, the Seaborn — previously Noni Seashore and right before that the Morning Star Marriott Beach — will comprise 94
rooms four open up-air dining places and lounges an infinity-edge pool and
swim-up bar a overall health club and meetings room.

The two resorts
will be related by Frenchman’s Reef beach. Visitors at both equally resorts will
have obtain to all features, including a personal catamaran for snorkel
outings and sunset sails.

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“Frenchman’s Reef has served as a
pivotal holiday and celebration setting for several decades, and we look
forward to reaffirming its position as a luxurious spot with two new
resorts underneath our administration,” explained Rob Smith, government vice president
of operations at Aimbridge Hospitality.

The two attributes are owned by Fortress Financial investment Team, which acquired them from Diamond Rock Hospitality in April 2021 and ongoing the reconstruction that experienced been begun by Diamond Rock.