The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel is appointed Akshay Bahl as the property’s new GM.
As GM, Bahl will be responsible for the continued success of the hotel, as well as managing the day-to-day operations of the 300 guestrooms and 63 suites across the property.
Bahl has over 14 years of experience within luxury hotel management wherein he has taken on a number of diverse management roles. For the last four years he has spent working in various positions at Commune Hotels and Resorts, most recently as the GM of openings and transitions for Thompson Playa Del Carmen, Thompson Beach House and Monterey Tides. Before that, Bahl was the resort manager at Thompson Miami Beach, in charge of overseeing operations for a 380-room hotel, and the GM of the Domain Hotel in Silicon Valley.
Prior to his tenure at Commune Hotels and Resorts, Bahl worked at Winegardner and Hammons, Omni Hotels, Loews Hotels and Resorts and Intercontinental Hotels Group. Bahl received his bachelor's degree in hotel management from Florida International University.
The Hollywood Roosevelt has a history dating back to 1927. The property’s selection of guestrooms and suites draw on high deign influences to evoke imagery of Hollywood’s past, and many of the rooms are named after former residents of the hotel, such as Marilyn Monroe. Many rooms offer views of the property’s garden or pool, and other configurations offer private balconies. Amenities at the hotel include a fitness center, an outdoor pool and bar, an executive cocktail lounge, a game parlor with two vintage bowling lanes, a nightclub and a 24-hour restaurant.