Crescent to manage the Horseshoe Bay Resort

Fairfax, Va.-based Crescent Hotels & Resorts has been chosen to manage Horseshoe Bay Resort near Austin, Texas. Following the management contract, the golf resort will continue to be branded as an independent property.

“We welcome Crescent and the high performance standards reflected in their success as one of the country’s elite and accomplished operators of hotels and resorts. Horseshoe Bay Resort shall showcase Crescent’s management expertise around the vision of ownership, and the heritage of its founders,” Ron Mitchell, vice chairman of the resort, said in a prepared statement.

Located on the shore of Lake Lyndon B. Johnson, Horseshoe Bay Resort is situated within a one-hour drive from Austin Airport and about 90 minutes from the San Antonio Airport. The resort is less than two hours away from more than 30 wineries.

The 385-key property has three golf courses, a full-service spa and marina, a private executive airport, 27,500 square feet of indoor meeting space, a 25,000-square-foot lawn for outdoor events, four dining locations, four swimming pools, a full-service spa, two fitness centers and 16 tennis courts.

The resort is set to undergo multi-million dollar renovations that will create new amenities and upgrade existing ones. The project is slated to kick off this fall.

Management company Crescent Hotels & Resorts maintains a portfolio of hotel properties in Canada and the U.S. The portfolio includes several independent assets, as well as hotels and resorts under flags such as Marriott, Hilton, Starwood, Hyatt and InterContinental.