Upcoming B Resort, Located In The Walt Disney World® Resort Brings The
Lifestyle Experience To The Downtown Disney® Area
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Sept. 18, 2013
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- B Hotels & Resorts® ^
introduces the first B Resort and lifestyle hotel to the Lake Buena Vista
area, with a transformation of the former Royal Plaza hotel. A joint venture
between InSite Group and Cube Capital, the B Resort, located in the Walt
Disney World® Resort will open early 2014 and showcase 394 completely
redesigned guestrooms and public areas that feature elegant yet playful decor,
alluding to the surrounding destination and its imagination-inspiring
attractions. Renovations are taking place throughout the property including
the 25,000 square feet of function space, common areas, pool and outdoor
terrace, and will introduce an innovative culinary concept and full service
spa to the Downtown Disney® resort area. A complete transformation resulting
in a new destination resort, the B will be a welcomed addition to the area for
seasoned travelers, families and discerning adults looking for refined yet
approachable lifestyle accommodations.
The vision for B Resort's cutting-edge design and future programs calls for
visitors to feel open to express how they aspire to be during their visit to
the Orlando area. A balance between casual sophistication, lifestyle elements
and innovative offerings has been struck through the artfully employed design
details provided by a collaboration of VOA Associates Incorporated and
InSite's in-house design team.
Entering the newly redesigned resort, guests' senses are immediately activated
with a specially developed scent of white tea and thyme. A cascading waterfall
takes center stage in the majestic lobby, creating a relaxing environment.
Spacious public areas are conducive to business and socialization with
soothing and sleek interior decor, intimate and flexible seating arrangements,
FreeB Wi-Fi (complimentary high-speed internet access), courtesy guest iPads
and other available entertainment options.
B Rested in Style
With its debut, the B Resort will unveil 394 completely renovated guestrooms
within the 17-story tower and connecting Lanai building. There will be two
Master Poolside Suites, five Master Suites, 17 one-Bedroom Suites, and 20
family-friendly rooms with bunk beds. Master Suites were designed with
business executives and extended stay guests in mind and contain an expansive
living and entertaining area with kitchenette or wet bar and formal dining
space with seating for up to eight.
All guestroom interiors fuse stylish and timeless designs and include a mini
fridge, in-room safe, B Treated snack box, the latest high-tech offerings such
as FreeB Wi-Fi, HD LED interactive flat-screen TVs, and electrical power hubs
with USB, HDMI and international outlet plug ins. As part of B Hotels &
Resorts'® B Humane program, all guestrooms come furnished with a plush green
frog, that represents the native Florida Gopher Frog, a protected species.
The frogs are available for "adoption" to take home at check out, with a
portion of the sale's proceeds donated to a Florida environmental foundation.
In an evolving relationship with Jeffrey Chodorow of China Grill Management, B
Resort's farmhouse chic signature restaurant offers an innovative culinary
experience that redefines classic American barbeque. A cross-country selection
of BBQ favorites, smoked meats, fish and poultry will be offered both from an
a-la-carte menu and an original buffet presentation. Through a large window in
the restaurant, diners can peek in on the action and watch as the culinary
team smokes mouthwatering meats and rotisserie chicken.
Other food and beverage outlets at the resort include a poolside bar and grill
and a grab 'n go cafe with an ice cream parlor.
B Indulged®, B Active® or Just B...
The first full-service B Indulged® spa will make its debut at the B Resort in
Lake Buena Vista and add to the overall resort-style environment. A perfect
respite after fun-filled days at the parks or rigorous meetings, the spa
includes four treatment rooms, including one for couple therapies. The serene
design palette features upholstery and accent pieces shimmering with an
opalescent patina, while a separate hair salon, nail boutique, relaxation
lounge, men's and women's locker rooms, and B Active® Fitness Center complete
Other amenities at the resort include four tennis courts, a zero-entry,
mineral-water pool with multiple interactive water elements, private cabanas,
outdoor fire pits for s'mores and more, kids programs, an interactive area in
the lobby with games and Monscierge® screens ^ (the interactive
resort/destination guide providing guests with touch screen technology and
access to maps, photos, restaurant menus and more), FreeBWi-Fi throughout the
property, valet and self-parking on site and complimentary shuttles to the
Walt Disney World® Resort theme parks.
Meetings and Social Events
Over 25,000 square feet of flexible function space, including two ballrooms,
divisible into nine breakout rooms, and a poolside terrace and courtyard, make
the B Resort an ideal venue for meetings, events and weddings when it opens in
2014. Catering menus will be designed by China Grill Management, and a
separate banquet kitchen allows for the hosting of kosher and other culturally
authentic functions. The Grand Ballroom accommodates up to 1,000 guests in
theatre style and up to 750 for banquets. Dark espresso wood finishes and
textured wall coverings are offset with sparkling crystal drop chandeliers,
and provide an overall neutral backdrop to complement any specially designed
B Resort, managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, is scheduled to make its debut
in early 2014. For more information, visit www.bresortlbv.com or contact the
hotel at (407) 828-2828. B Resort, located in the Walt Disney World® Resort,
1905 Hotel Plaza Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Headquartered in South Florida, B Hotels & Resorts® offers two hotel
categories targeting savvy, sophisticated and experience-driven guests.
Full-service B hotels offer a Lifestyle without Attitude™ experience, while b2
hotels combine comfort and style at a value for an experience defined as
Lifestyle within Reach™.
Lorin Konchak, LKonchak@mmgyglobal.com, 407-838-1841
Mary Jane Kolassa, MKolassa@mmgyglobal.com, 407-838-1803
Stephanie Cardelle, B Hotels & Resorts®
SOURCE B Hotels & Resorts
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