FAIRFAX, Va.—June 2, 2010—Crestline
Hotels & Resorts Inc. announced it will assume management of the
Hilton Checkers Hotel in Los Angeles. The announcement comes as
Chesapeake Lodging Trust, a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT),
completes its acquisition of the 188-room hotel in the heart of Los
Angeles’ business and financial district.
The AAA Four-Diamond, 15-story hotel recently completed a renovation of
its guestrooms and all public spaces. The hotel contains 3,300 square
feet of meeting and event space. It is walking distance to the Los
Angeles Convention Center and is in close proximity to many leisure
attractions including the L.A. Live Complex, Walt Disney Concert Hall,
and the Museum of Contemporary Art.
“The Hilton Checkers is a landmark hotel in Los Angeles and highly
regarded by the community,” said James Carroll, chief operating officer
of Crestline Hotels & Resorts “Not only is the hotel a favorite for
business and leisure travelers, but because of its historic nature,
famous dining room, and rooftop spa, it attracts a great deal of
business from the local community. We look forward to enhancing, and
improving upon, the hotel’s reputation for gracious service and luxury
accommodations and amenities.”
The Hilton Checkers is a European-style boutique property in the heart
of Los Angeles. The hotel occupies an historical building that dates
back to the 1920s and has been fully restored to its original splendor.
Guestrooms and suites feature contemporary amenities such as 42-inch
flat screen TVs, large marble desks, comfortable leather desk chairs,
and wireless Internet connections. Suites also offer spa-style marble
bathrooms, with plantation shutters, overlooking Los Angeles.
For dining, the hotel features the Checkers Downtown Restaurant rated by Gourmet Magazine and Zagat
as one of the finest dining rooms in Los Angeles. Additional
recreational amenities include an outdoor, rooftop swimming pool, a
fitness center, and a whirlpool.