California's Bluestem Hotel joins Choice's Ascend Collection

The Bluestem Hotel is located in Torrance, Calif. Photo credit: Choice Hotels International

The Bluestem Hotel is the latest property to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International.

The 58-room property is the first boutique hotel to open in Torrance, Calif. The hotel is owned by the Chanani family, who has operated hotels in the area for more than 20 years.

The hotel was designed by Greenwood & Black Interior Architecture Firm, built by Level 3 Construction and is managed by Marquis Hotels Group.

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The property offers amenities such as: 

  • A courtyard fitted with a fountain and multiple fire pits
  • Open-air yoga and meditation classes, and a fitness center
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Beer offerings from local craft breweries
  • Manager's reception with wine and treats
  • Eco-friendly, organic bath amenities
  • Business center and meeting rooms

As a member of the Ascend Hotel Collection, Bluestem Hotel guests can participate in the Choice Privileges loyalty rewards program.