Ocean Properties & Affiliates and Margaritaville Holdings is rebranding the Westin Resort and Marina located at 245 Front Street in Key West, Fla., as the Margaritaville Key West Resort and Marina.
The waterfront resort will begin operating under the Margaritaville flag in late January. The Margaritaville brand-management team will provide support to the existing management team and employees throughout the conversion.
The downtown waterfront resort includes oversized rooms and suites and is located one block from Duval Street and steps from Mallory Square, home to the Key West Sunset Celebration. The resort currently has more than 6,000 square feet of indoor function space and an oceanfront restaurant and bar. Also available to guests is the Spa at Sunset Key.
Inspired by the lifestyle of singer, songwriter and author Jimmy Buffett, Margaritaville opened its first restaurant in 1987 in Key West. Today, Margaritaville is a global lifestyle brand with seven destination resorts/hotels across the Southeast United States and Caribbean and eight additional locations in active development; four gaming locations. The brand also has more than 60 food and beverage locations including signature concepts such as Margaritaville Restaurant, 5 o’Clock Somewhere Bar & Grill and LandShark Bar & Grill, among others.
Ocean Properties Hotels Resorts & Affiliates represents a consortium of companies in North America. With award-winning affiliates of over 100 hotels & resorts and 17,000 guestrooms. The companies operate major brands, as well as independent hotels and resorts.