IRVINE , California — Marina del Rey Hotel, the marina’s very first hotel, has reopened after a $25 million renovation.
The waterfront property, opened in 1964, features 164 updated rooms and suites, a full-service restaurant named Salt, 24-hour room service, concierge assistance, outdoor marina-facing pool and sundeck, waterfront wedding venue, multiple meeting spaces, boat slips and several four-star amenities.
Marina del Rey Hotel’s guest rooms reflect the California character of the property’s surrounding area. With cool colors and maritime touches that blend the interior with the azure marina exterior, guests enjoy a relaxing and retreatlike experience. Rooms are luxuriously furnished and appointed with 55-inch LED high-definition televisions, plush oversized robes, Keurig coffee machines and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Salt, the hotel’s on-the-water, indoor-outdoor restaurant, features seasonal ingredients sourced from local farmers markets to create a quintessential California dining experience. Executive chef Mark Gold serves contemporary favorites with a seasonal twist.
Featuring 9,700 square feet of event space and designed to accommodate up to 350 guests with breathtaking views of the marina and main channel, the hotel is able to host conferences, weddings and other noteworthy occasions. A new waterfront event lawn has been added to the property grounds and offers panoramic views of the marina. At 3,500 square feet, the grass lawn can be used for wedding ceremonies, cocktail receptions and large waterfront gatherings. Inside, parties and groups will find a variety of spaces in the hotel’s meeting rooms. A waterfront private dining room that holds up to 12 people serves as an intimate venue for smaller groups.
Over the past half-century, the Marina del Rey Hotel has served as the central meeting point for local yacht clubs, fashion shows and high-profile Los Angeles functions. Set against a marina backdrop of yachts and aquatic adventurers and conveniently located just a few miles from Las Angeles International airport, the Marina del Rey Hotel is also close to local attractions like Venice Beach, Fisherman’s Village, Ballona Wetlands and the Santa Monica Pier. Water activities include kayaking, paddleboarding, surfing and sailing.