New B Resort To Open in Downtown Disney Area
Tuesday September 24th, 2013 - 9:21AM GP
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL—B Hotels & Resorts introduces the first B Resort and lifestyle hotel to the Lake Buena Vista area, with a transformation of the former Royal Plaza hotel.
A joint venture between InSite Group and Cube Capital, the B Resort, located in the Walt Disney World Resort will open early 2014 and showcase 394 completely redesigned guestrooms and public areas.
Renovations are taking place throughout the property including the 25,000 sq. ft. of function space, common areas, pool and outdoor terrace, and will introduce an innovative culinary concept and full service spa to the Downtown Disney resort area.
Entering the newly redesigned resort, guests will be greeted to a specially developed scent of white tea and thyme and a cascading waterfall in the lobby. Spacious public areas are conducive to business and socialization with flexible seating arrangements, free Wi-Fi, courtesy guest iPads and other available entertainment options.
With its debut, the B Resort will unveil 394 renovated guestrooms within the 17-story tower and connecting Lanai building. There will be two Master Poolside Suites, five Master Suites, 17 one-Bedroom Suites, and 20 family-friendly rooms with bunk beds. Master Suites were designed with business executives and extended stay guests in mind and contain an expansive living and entertaining area with kitchenette or wet bar and formal dining space with seating for up to eight.
All guestroom interiors include a mini fridge, in-room safe, B Treated snack box, the latest high-tech offerings such as HD LED interactive flat-screen TVs and electrical power hubs with USB, HDMI and international outlet plug ins.
Tags: B Hotels & Resorts • Walt Disney World • Hospitality • Construction/Renovation • Openings •
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