Ashford Prime Completes Acquisition of Hotel Yountville

DALLAS—Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc. has completed the acquisition of the 80-room Hotel Yountville in Yountville, CA for $96.5 million ($1,200,000 per key), previously announced on March 1. Concurrent with the completion of the acquisition, the company has financed the hotel with a $51.0 million non-recourse mortgage loan. This loan is interest only and provides for a floating interest rate of LIBOR + 2.55% with a five-year term. The property will be managed by Remington Lodging.

The purchase price for the Hotel Yountville represents, as of December 31, a trailing 12-month capitalization rate of 6.2% on hotel net operating income of $6.0 million and a trailing 12-month 14.5x hotel EBITDA multiple, according to Ashford Prime’s preliminary estimates based on unaudited operating financial data provided by the sellers. On a forward 12-month basis, the purchase price represents an estimated capitalization rate of 6.8% on estimated hotel net operating income of $6.5 million and an estimated 13.4x hotel EBITDA multiple, according to the REIT’s preliminary estimates based on unaudited operating financial data provided by the sellers.