El Dorado Resort to Expand by 30%
Thursday April 11th, 2013 - 9:50AM HG
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RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO—El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels and Azul Hotels by Karisma is adding a new premium section here at El Dorado Seaside Suites by Karisma slated to debut on May 1.
The renovation will introduce 96 luxury suites and expand the 378-room resort’s total accommodations by more than 30%. The addition is the first in a phased project which includes a new lobby and restaurant to be unveiled this summer.
The new section will introduce three room categories to the property with 80 Premium Jacuzzi Junior Suites, 16 Premium Swim-Up Jacuzzi Junior Suites and two Presidential Studios.
Featuring pool and garden views, the Premium Suites are designed with a chic, contemporary Caribbean style, with natural tropical accents such as dark wood elements, Mexican tiled floors and ceiling fans. Each Premium Suite is appointed with a terrace, air conditioning, 32-inch, LCD television, DVD players, iPod docking stations and sound systems, and in-suite Jacuzzis.
In addition, the new room categories offer the following distinct features: Premium Jacuzzi Junior Suites—These suites are 485 sq. ft. with a king-size bed or two double beds and views of the pool and garden. The marble bathroom features a double-sink vanity;
Premium Swim-Up Jacuzzi Junior Suites—A generous 485-sq.-ft. suite with king-size bed and swim-up access to the resort’s lazy river. The suite includes a premium pillow menu, complimentary DVD’s, a private concierge, aromatherapy and an exclusive reserved area by the pool with butler service.
The Premium Section also will include two 1,030-sq.-ft. Presidential Studios featuring a living room with entertainment center, dining area to accommodate up to six people and marble kitchenette with Lavazza coffeemaker and bar stocked with premium liquors. A terrace will offer a double bed for lounging, pool chairs and a private swimming pool. A large bedroom offers a king-size bed and a marble bathroom with Jacuzzi. Additional amenities and services include complimentary Wi-Fi, iPod docking station and aromatherapy, pillow and bath aroma menus. Presidential Studio guests also will have personal butler service.
Tags: • Hospitality • Construction/Renovation • Ownership •
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