3 West Coast hotel transactions

Oliver Hospitality plans to renovate and rebrand the Best Western Station House Inn. Photo credit: Oliver Hospitality

Three hotels changed hands on the West Coast recently: two Best Westerns and an Autograph Collection hotel. 

Best Western Station House Inn

Oliver Hospitality acquired the Best Western Station House Inn and its Lewmarnel’s Food and Spirits from Williford Family Partnership L.P. for $11.5 million. Oliver Hospitality plans to start renovations on the South Lake Tahoe, Calif., hotel and restaurant in Q4 2019 and rebrand as a vintage motel called Station House Inn. The improvements will touch all guestrooms, the outdoor pool and deck and the restaurant. Oliver Hospitality is a Nashville-based hotel and restaurant company with five lodging properties in its portfolio.

The Citizen Hotel

Cambridge Landmark bought The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection in Sacramento, Calif., from Platinum Equity. The 196-room property features more than 9,000 square feet of meeting and event space, a fitness center and a “farm-to-fork” restaurant. The hotel will keep the Marriott Autograph Collection designation it has held since 2015.

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Best Western Cottage Grove Inn

In Cottage Grove, Ore., JKK Hospitality sold the Best Western Cottage Grove Inn to Snazmart. Crystal Investment Property arranged the sale. The 41-key hotel was updated in 2017 with extensive capital improvements. It features a guest laundry and an indoor pool. It is a roughly 20-minute drive from Eugene, Ore., and the University of Oregon.