Hedonism II Undergoes $5M Facelift
Wednesday September 4th, 2013 - 9:22AM GA
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NEGRIL, JAMAICA—Hedonism II, an inhibition-free resort in Negril, Jamaica, has commenced a $5-million refurbishment project. Plans for an upgrade to guestrooms and public facilities have been in the works since the hotel was sold to Marshmallow Limited in February.
Phase one of the two-part project is now underway. By the end of October, 30 Ocean View Au Natural, two Garden View Au Natural and two Ocean View Prude guestrooms will be completely renovated with new furniture, expanded glass-enclosed bathrooms and in-room mood lighting to give the accommodations a tropical feel.
At the same time, the hotel is currently embarking on a large-scale refurbishment project for its 246 guestrooms, replacing soft furnishings, and adding new refrigerators and flat screen TVs. This project is expected to be completed by the end of December.
Phase two plans are set to start in May 2014 when another 100 rooms will be fully renovated, the Hurricanes night club will be revamped, and a new “play room” will be added.
Over the last six months, Hedonism II has been discretely making improvements to its public areas. To date, the resort has updated its dining room, added new chaise lounges and umbrellas to the pool and beach areas, expanded its food and beverage offerings, and added a wine bar where guests can purchase specialty wines.
For more than 30 years, Hedonism II has offered a relaxed, no judgment, no pressure environment. Guests are free to explore alternative lifestyles.
Tags: Hedonism II • Hospitality • Amenities • Construction/Renovation •
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