Westin La Paloma in Tucson announced that it is in the middle of a $30 million resort rejuvenation. All public spaces and guest rooms will receive upgrades. Guest room and meeting space work is on schedule for completion by Dec. 31.
The rejuvenation process will enhance the property in phases. Most of the beautification will be in full swing during the slower summer months. All 487 guestrooms will be refreshed with luxurious touches, while meeting spaces will be complemented with refined and updated banquet amenities.
The property’s guestroom features include: spacious 475-square-foot bedrooms with the Westin Heavenly Beds, accent tiled entrance with Acousti-Mat padding; headboard incorporated with LED technology and adjustable reading lights; working desk with power outlets and Internet hard-wired access; accent table that expands to accommodate a laptop or in room dining tray; 42 inch HD-TV; mini-refrigerator; and Radio Frequency ID (RFID) key card lock system.
The bathroom features include: an expanded walk-in shower with Westin Heavenly Rain Forest Showerhead; tailored lighted mirrors; double sink vanity; full length mirror; deep soaking bathtub with tiled surface; lighted makeup mirror; and accent tile with Acousti-Mat padding.
Westin La Paloma's 60,000 square feet of conference space will be rejuvenated this year. Enhancements will include new carpeting in both pre-function and all conference spaces, and installation of ballroom chandeliers, as well as audio/visual equipment.
Also being renovated is the La Paloma Country Club Tennis Courts, with an estimated completion in November. Each of the six La Paloma Country Club hard tennis courts will be resurfaced with the True Bounce Resurfacing System. This process involves layering different consistencies of materials made from recycled tires. Resurfacing will take place in stages – throughout the short duration of the project, at least three hard-surface and all four of our Georgia clay courts will be available for play.
Already, La Paloma Country Club has been remodeled, so that the fitness center offers cardio and strength training equipment, and hosts scheduled classes.
Also already completed is the La Paloma Country Club Golf Course. All 27 holes of the club's Jack Nicklaus Signature design received rejuvenation of bunkers and greens in a $600,000 project that changed the aesthetics of the golf course, creating the look and feel of a new facility, while keeping the traditions of the championship layout. The bunkers on all three of the courses now have white sand imported from San Juan Capistrano, California. The Bermuda grass was sourced from neighboring Casa Grande, Arizona.