Davidson Hotels to operate Carlsbad Hilton

Davidson Hotels & Resorts added the 161-room Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach (Calif.) to its portfolio.

“With Davidson’s unrivaled reputation, we’re excited to be working with the company on a second property in our community, generating best-in-class top-line revenue and bottom-line results,” said Bill Canepa, owner-partner at Davidson Hotels & Resorts.

Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach has nearly 15,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space, the Carlsbad Beach Bistro, views of the Pacific Ocean, an outdoor pool and whirlpool and on-site fitness center

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"With a focus on our continued growth, Davidson is proud to now manage three hotels in San Diego, one of the strongest and most dynamic markets in the country,” said John Belden, president and CEO of Davidson. “The Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach is our second managed property for Bill and his partners and we will continue to aggressively explore ways to optimize cash flow and asset value in both of their great properties.”

The hotel is located near surfing and golfing, as well as local attractions such as the Del Mar Racetrack, LEGOLAND California and the San Diego Zoo. Carlsbad is also home to three lagoons covering more than 1,000 acres.

Davidson, along with its lifestyle and luxury operating division, Pivot Hotels & Resorts, specializes in independent and branded assets in the upper-upscale to near-luxury segments including 43 hotels, nearly 13,000 rooms and 1.4 million square feet of meeting space across the U.S.

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