The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in Southwest Florida completed its latest phase of renovations and enhancements.
This $5-million phase includes the opening of a new Gulf-view ballroom with panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico, Naples’ only beachfront ballroom. This phase also included the renovation of the remaining guestrooms in the resort’s Florida Wing, and the complete renovation of the resort’s Gulf-side meeting rooms and pre-function space. With the completion of these guestrooms, all of the resort’s 317 guestrooms and suites have been renovated and remodeled over the last three years.
The 125-acre resort, which has 34,000 square feet of meeting space plus several outdoor venues, is Southwest Florida’s only resort directly on the beach with an on-site championship golf course, a spa and a tennis center.
The latest phase of improvements follows $40 million spent by the resort over the last five years. That multi-phase project included the renovation and remodeling of the other guest rooms and suites, enhancements to the golf course, the renovation and expansion of The Sunset Beach Bar & Grill and the addition of a beachfront pool complex (with two new pools, two new whirlpools, a new pool bar with food service, new restrooms, new locker facilities, and a new pool shop).
The resort also opened The Everglades Room, a new beachfront ballroom with a wall of windows that has panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico. The 5,000-square-foot ballroom is dedicated for corporate events, banquets, weddings and social events. Located where the resort’s Everglades Dining Room (which served breakfast) was situated, the enhanced Everglades Room has vaulted ceilings covered with draped fabric.
Everglades Dining Room
The resort also debuted two newly renovated Gulf-side meeting rooms. Gulfbreeze North is 1,097 square feet, and Gulfbreeze South is 1,159 square feet. The renovation of the adjacent pre-function space also is now complete.
With the renovation of the guestrooms in the Florida Wing, the resort also now has two new suites, which also can be used as hospitality suites for groups.
The resort offers a variety of venues for meetings and receptions. The resort has 34,000 square feet of meeting space, most with a view overlooking the championship golf course. Venue options include the 6,283-square-foot River of Grass Ballroom, the 2,457-square-foot Mangrove Ballroom and outdoor venues such as the Watkins Lawn and the Ocean Lawn.
The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club was established on the Southwest coast in Naples in 1946. Owned and operated by the Watkins family for three generations, this 317-room resort is home to the city of Naples’ only beachfront restaurant, HB’s on the Gulf. The resort is further complemented by 1,000 feet of white-sand beach, dining options (including The Seminole Store that serves deli sandwiches, ice cream, and wonderful desserts), multiple bars (including the popular Sunset Beach Bar & Grill), retail shops, beach rentals and a kids club.