Hilton Worldwide, the parent company of Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, has announced the Naples Grande Beach Resort, a Waldorf Astoria Resort is trading in its name for the more distinguished designation of Waldorf Astoria Naples. The change officially went into effect January 1, 2012, with property enhancements reflecting the latest Waldorf Astoria brand standards to be rolled out throughout 2012.
Although the property has operated as a Waldorf Astoria Resort for some time, the new name represents a meaningful step in the property’s evolution to becoming as singular and timeless as the Waldorf Astoria brand itself.
“The Waldorf Astoria name is synonymous around the world with the very best in luxury and hospitality so it is natural to associate it with our Naples resort which is an iconic landmark that represents the pinnacle of luxury and hospitality in Southwest Florida,” said John T.A. Vanderslice, Global Head of Luxury and Lifestyle Brands for Hilton Worldwide. “With Waldorf Astoria prominently in its name, guests of Waldorf Astoria Naples resort will know they can expect nothing short of the unparalleled service and quality found at all of our Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts around the world.”
Waldorf Astoria Naples, is known as Southwest Florida’s premiere destination for couples, families and business groups looking for an eco-smart beach retreat with panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico. Just 27 miles from Southwest Florida International Airport in Ft. Myers (RSW), the resort sits on 23 waterfront acres complete with three miles of sugar sand beach amidst 200 acres of a nature preserve and mangrove estuary that recalls Old World Florida. Signature resort features include 474 spacious guestrooms, bungalows and suites; three pools; inventive restaurants and lounges; championship golf and tennis and the first Golden Door Spa® on the East Coast. A bike ride or a comfortable stroll away, guests can enjoy unique shops, restaurants, galleries and the celebrated Naples Philharmonic and Art Museum. Naples Grande also offers the unparalleled benefits of the Hilton HHonors® Program and reciprocal privileges at its all-suite beachfront sister hotel in Naples, Edgewater Beach Hotel.