What inspired Looney & Associates’ redesign of a Sonoma Hyatt Regency

Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country completed its redesign to add 90 guestrooms and overhaul its 40,000 square feet of event spaces, lobby and all other public areas this month. Located in the heart of Sonoma in Downtown Santa Rosa’s Historic Railroad Square, the Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country was recently rebranded from Hyatt's flagship brand. In the later part of October, the hotel will also launch a new Brasserie restaurant.

Looney & Associates handled the redesign, which reportedly pays homage to Sonoma’s lifestyle.

The hotel’s new design uses earthy colors and textures as well as natural accents. The lobby now has handcrafted details, rustic touches and layering of wood tones, brushed metals and woven textures.


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As an extension of the lobby, the function spaces use bronze, iron and seeded glass.

The suites use tones of olive, wheat and linen; while the other guestrooms use gold and cream colors intended to represent the autumn countryside.

For events, the property has 15 indoor meeting rooms totaling 18,000 square feet; and an additional 20,000 square feet of outdoor space accompanied by an 80-foot long water wall ideal for weddings and special events.

For dining, the property has the Lobby Lounge. Slated for late October will be the hotel’s new Brasserie restaurant.

The hotel is located at 170 Railroad Street, Santa Rosa, California.

John McAuliffe is the GM of the property.

Photo credit: Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country

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