The Hyatt Vineyard Creek in Santa Rosa, Calif., is now the Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country
, Hyatt Hotels Corp. announced last week. The wine-country resort doesn't just have a new name, however; thanks to a significant expansion and renovation, it also has a new design -- including totally revamped meeting and event spaces.
Set on eight acres in Sonoma County, where it has the vibe of a Tuscan villa, Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country has 253 renovated guest rooms -- 90 of which are brand-new, according to the hotel, which said its new design features "earthy colors and textures and natural accents." The lobby, for example, layers wood tones with brushed metals and woven textures. Guest rooms, meanwhile, feature soft gold and cream colors that evoke the autumn countryside.
For meeting professionals, the highlight of the renovated property is its 40,000 square feet of meeting space, the design of which features bronze, iron and seeded glass. Offerings include 15 indoor meeting rooms totaling 18,000 square feet and an additional 20,000 square feet of outdoor space, including manicured floral gardens, a 10-foot crystal fire pit and an 80-foot-long water wall that makes an ideal backdrop for special events.
Finally, the hotel also is unveiling a new restaurant serving "California rustic" cuisine, called Brasserie. Scheduled to debut later this month, it will be open to everyone for breakfast, happy hour and dinner, and to groups of 10 or more for lunch.
"Paying homage to Sonoma's quintessential lifestyle, Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country's new design reflects our authentic appreciation for the land, rolling hillsides and striking sunsets," said General Manager John McAuliffe. "The hotel offers an oasis for all types of travelers, whether it's a local foodie exploring the Brasserie restaurant, a visitor seeking a relaxed vacation in wine country or a business professional looking for an optimal meeting space in the heart of Santa Rosa."