THE MID-ATLANTIC’S NEWEST CONTEMPORARY OCEANSIDE RESORT, THE MARRIOTT VIRGINIA BEACH OCEANFRONT OFFICIALLY OPENS
The New Resort Includes Over 300 Modern Hotel Rooms, Two Chef-Driven Restaurants, Cutting-Edge Meeting Spaces and Sweeping Views Of Virginia’s Coastline
Coastal Virginia gets its newest modern-luxury high-rise hotel with the official launch of Gold Key | PHR’s $125MM oceanfront resort, the Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront. The oceanfront’s new 305-room hotel is the most recent addition to The Cavalier Resort, which includes the Historic Cavalier Hotel and Beach Club, and features two chef-driven signature restaurants, twenty-five thousand square/feet of modern meeting and event space, expansive oceanside outdoor social spaces, and sweeping views of Virginia’s pristine coastline.
While the recently restored Historic Cavalier Hotel blends classic southern charm with rich vibrant colors and elevated services and ammenities, the new Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel exudes a less-formal luxury and contemporary aesthetic inspired buy its prominent beach front location. The modern 24-story glass high-rise utilizes a fresh, natural color palette, with voluminous interior spaces that feature polished concrete, blackened steel, natural rough woods, and greenery throughout softening its modern lines. The design seamlessly blends interior and exterior spaces including the hotel’s main pool with oversized doors that allow the Atlantic ocean breezes to flow throughout the property.
Each of the Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront’s 305 rooms embrace designed elements found in the hotel’s public spaces. Guest rooms blend neutral tones and textures with splashes of color that echo the area’s stunning landscape. Guest rooms feature private balconies connecting guests to the outdoors and provide unrivaled views of the pristine Virginia coastline. Interior design elements include curated custom art, modern furnishings, and greenery throughout.
The hotel boasts two signature chef-driven restaurants and multiple bars. Orion’s Roof, the hotels sophisticated rooftop dining experience, will feature the culinary talent of world-renowned Chef Hisashi Araki. At 24-stories high, Orion’s Roof will provide guests with an unobstructed 180-degree view of the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Inspired by local fish and farmer’s markets, Executive Chef Paul Newman will lead the team at Tulu Seaside Bar & Grill offering locals and hotel guests a taste of seasonal, modern American fare in a relaxed oceanfront environment. Providing scratch cooking with an emphasis on healthy, mindful eating, Tulu’s menu will provide something for every taste and diet, serving everything from breakfast to bar snacks. Tulu can accommodate 140 guests and has handsome patio seating and a bocce lawn for taking in the fantastic water views. Marriott Bonvoy members have access to a 2,400 square foot M Club Lounge, providing ideal spaces to work and relax.
The Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront is the second phase in a three-phase $350MM masterplan, which includes The Historic Cavalier Hotel and Beach Club, The Cavalier Residences, 42 Ocean luxury condominiums, the new Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront, and a phase three which will include an additional hotel. The three phases will create an all-in-one resort experience for locals and visitors, offering a unique collection of unparalleled amenities.
Additional amenities include lush gardens, fitness areas, and adjacent indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Guests are also able to enjoy spacious, landscaped grounds along the oceanfront with bocce ball, fire pits, and terraces.
Standard room rates start at $239/night.
To book a stay or for more details on the Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel go to: www.marriott.com/orfmc The hotel is located at 4201 Atlantic Avenune, Virginia Beach, VA 23451.
ABOUT THE CAVALIER RESORT:
The Cavalier Resort is a collection of historic and modern hotels, a luxury beach club and private residences offering guests the finest accommodations, signature amenities and unparalleled views of Coastal Virginia. The anchor, and first phase of the Cavalier Resort, The Historic Cavalier Hotel & Beach Club, officially re-opened its doors in 2018 after a massive four-year renovation reviving the 1927 landmark at the cost of $85MM. Now a Marriott Autograph Collection, the 85-room four-diamond hotel and Beach Club, include farm-to-fork restaurant and bars, an onsite distillery, a luxury spa, and private residences attracting travelers from around the globe.
Phase two of the three-phase $350MM resort masterplan, include the Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront, a new $125MM hotel and conference center set to open in early 2020. The 305-room hotel will include 25,000 square-feet of function space, signature rooftop restaurants with panoramic views, and multiple bars throughout. Additionally, phase two will incorporate 42 luxury condominiums adding to the collection of private residences. The final phase, still in planning, will include an additional hotel and restaurant that are projected to be finished by 2022. Once completed, the resort’s outdoor social spaces and lush, meticulously manicured gardens, will seamlessly connect the hotels and residences and world-class amenities rivaled only by the finest destinations in the world.
ABOUT GOLD KEY | PHR
Gold Key | PHR was founded in 1986 by current CEO Bruce L. Thompson in Virginia Beach, Virginia as a modest hospitality management company. Today with $500-million in asset value and over $100-million in annual revenue, Gold Key | PHR boasts over 700 keys under the Ramada, Hilton and Marriott flags, multiple award-winning restaurants and is the state’s largest hospitality employer. In addition to its hotel and restaurant offerings, Gold Key | PHR is also active in the development of commercial and luxury residential projects in the mid-Atlantic region and has been integral in philanthropic development in the region through its charity arm, The Virginia Gentlemen Foundation.