Main Photo: The new Rosewood Guanahani St Barth Hotel Resort
Date: June 2020
Location: St. Barthelemy (St Barts), (French) Caribbean
Name: Rosewood Le Guanahani St. Barth – to reopen Spring 2021
No. of Keys: 66 Rooms, Suites and Villas
Management: After a major restoration, the Guanahani St. Barth, which was scheduled to reopen in the spring of 2021, will now be managed by Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. The hotel, which has been closed since 2017 due to natural disasters such as Hurricanes Irma and Maria, will reopen as Rosewood Le Guanahani St. Barth. The brand already has three hotels in the area, one located in the Caribbean and the other in the French West Indies, and is in full expansion.
In 1986, Le Guanahani opened its doors. David M. Schawrz, architect, created the interior design of Luis Pons Design Lab, an authentic heritage of the French Caribbean whose characteristics are the turquoise hues inspired by Caribbean water, yellow reflecting the tropical sun and lavender as a nod to the south of France.
Upon opening, the property will offer a seaside restaurant concept, a new private swimming pool, a children’s club, a fitness centre, a tennis court, a spa and event spaces. Located on eighteen lush and secluded acres on a private peninsula overlooking two beaches.
Martin Van Wagenberg will continue as General Manager of Rosewood Le Guanahani St. Barth. This is a return to his roots as the General Manager has held positions within Rosewood Resort.
Rosewood’s portfolio today includes Rosewood Baha Mar in the Bahamas, Rosewood Bermuda and Rosewood Little Dix Bay in Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands. Rosewood Half Moon Bay in Antigua will join the portfolio in 2023.
THPT Comment: Great to see this luxury hotel re-open after the natural trials and tribulations of weather….then came along the pandemic!
First Seen: Hospitality-on
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