RAR Hospitality acquires two hotel management contracts in Needles, Calif.

Best Western Colorado River Inn. Photo credit: RAR Hospitality

RAR Hospitality acquired the hotel management contracts for Rio Del Sol Inn Needles and the Best Western Colorado River Inn, both in Needles, Calif. These management contracts are the first hotels in San Bernardino County for the hotel management and consulting firm, which is headquartered in San Diego.

The recent acquisition of these properties brings RAR Hospitality’s portfolio to 18 hotels serving Southern California, Arizona and Colorado. 

“Rio Del Sol Inn Needles and Best Western Colorado River Inn are a milestone for our company’s strategic growth in Southern California,” Vikram Sood, SVP of operations of RAR Hospitality, said in a statement. “RAR is a hotel management group with over 25 years of experience in successfully operating branded and independent hotels, optimizing occupancy and maximizing guest loyalty.”


Like this story? Subscribe to Operations & Technology!

Hospitality professionals turn to Operations & Technology as their go-to source for breaking news on guestrooms, food & beverage, hospitality and technology trends, management and more. Sign up today to get news and updates delivered to your inbox daily and read on the go.

The 60-room Rio Del Sol Inn Needles is positioned for travelers visiting the Mojave Valley. The hotel is centrally located on historic Route 66 and within a short radius from entertainment and attractions including the Colorado River, Lake Havasu, Rivers Edge Golf Course, Oatman Ghost Town and the nearby Laughlin casinos, offering endless experiences from a day on the water to a night on the town. Rio Del Sol Inn provides guests access to a range of comfortable amenities such as a 24-hour front desk, free parking, high-speed internet, an outdoor pool, a whirlpool spa and a sauna. 

Best Western Colorado River Inn is situated off of California's historic Route 66 in the Mojave Valley. This hotel offers 63 well-appointed guestrooms, eight executive rooms and one suite. Guests can begin the morning with a complimentary full breakfast at adjacent restaurant Giggling Cactus and enjoy the hotel's other amenities, including a newly remodeled outdoor swimming pool, a whirlpool hot tub, a sauna and a 24-hour front desk. The Colorado River provides a great day of boating, fishing and other water activities for leisure travelers and a round of golf at Rivers Edge Golf Resort is just one mile from the hotel. Hotel guests will also enjoy short day trips to nearby Oatman, Park Moabi, Topock, Lake Havasu and the Laughlin casinos.

Suggested Articles

IHG CEO Keith Barr discusses the group's strategy for 2020

It can be such a dilemma, can’t it, working out what to do with the sacks of cash one has piling up in the bank, or in the vault.

The survey polls interior designers, architects, landscape, lighting and other designers about a variety of hotel design topics.