STAMFORD—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has expanded its Aloft brand in California with the opening of Aloft El Segundo – Los Angeles Airport, the brand’s first hotel in Los Angeles County. Owned by Rubicon Companies and managed by Aimbridge Hospitality, the hotel recently completed a $20 million conversion project to reposition it as an Aloft.
Located one mile south of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the property features 246 loft-like guestrooms.
“We’re thrilled to add Aloft El Segundo – Los Angeles Airport to our growing California portfolio,” said Brian McGuinness, SVP of specialty select brands for Starwood. “Designed for today’s hyper-connected global traveler, Aloft has surpassed 100 hotels worldwide, propelled by the success of its innovative programming, tech-forward mindset and lively social scene.”
The hotel is located at the heart of El Segundo’s business district on the Pacific Coast Highway, near the offices of numerous Fortune 500 corporations including Chevron, Raytheon, Boeing and Northrop Grumman. It is also near beaches, Plaza El Segundo, The Point, Manhattan Village and Loyola Marymount University.
“This Aloft hotel is a highly anticipated addition to the Manhattan Beach/South Bay hospitality market, near Los Angeles Airport, and will appeal to business and leisure travelers seeking a stylish, tech-forward experience in a great location,” said Marc Gordon, principal of The Rubicon Companies. “Our beautiful indoor/outdoor W XYZ lobby and bar overlooking the pool provides a spectacular centerpiece for our hotel guests and our local patrons.”