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New Meeting & Event Space Opens At Westgate Hotel In San Diego, CA

Designed by Hollander Design Group, the Westgate Hotel's new rooftop deck allows the hotel to accommodate large events for up to 340 guests. Views of the urban skyline are set apart by the rooftop's modern design, highlighted by an expansive landscape wall display created by GreenScaped Buildings. During the day, the space offers cocktail and dining services available by the touch of a poolside phone. Additional features include modern lounge furniture, a Jacuzzi, a Junior Olympic sized lap pool (heated year-round), a 1/10 Olympic running track and outdoor fitness equipment. This is the first time in 40+ years that hotel visitors are able to experience a luxurious Westgate Hotel event in a poolside setting (prior to this construction, the hotel did not offer a pool). Since 1970, the hotel's original rooftop has been the site of thousands of memorable events and has been visited by a roster of recognized guests from President Gerald Ford to actress Kate Hudson.

"By day, guests can enjoy San Diego's sunshine and use the space for fitness, business or leisure," said Richard Cox, general manager at The Westgate Hotel. "By night, the skyline creates an exceptional backdrop for private parties with service and style that evokes the European spirit we are known for."

In total, the Westgate Hotel offers 20,000 sq. ft. of event and meeting space, including 11 banquet rooms. Just three minutes from the San Diego Convention Center, the Westgate Hotel can accommodate events ranging from a board meeting for 10 to a reception of 400 people. Additional amenities available to travelers include award-winning dining options, high speed Internet, an executive business lounge, multi-lingual staff and concierge and much more.

About The Westgate Hotel: The Westgate Hotel is an iconic property in the heart of downtown San Diego designed to rival the mythical palaces of Europe. From 223 elegantly appointed guest rooms to the contemporary cuisine of the award-winning Westgate Room, guests experience a memorable difference while enjoying European d├ęcor, attentive service, exquisite cuisine and artistic cocktails. The Westgate Hotel is part of the Grand America Hotels & Resorts collection. In addition to the AAA Four Diamond-rated Westgate Hotel, the collection features Sun Valley Resort in Sun Valley, Idaho (twice selected by readers of SKI magazine as the nation's top ski facility), Snowbasin Ski Resort near Salt Lake City (site of the 2002 Olympic Downhill and Super G Races), The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City (a AAA Five Diamond rated hotel) and Little America Hotel properties in Arizona and Wyoming. The Westgate Hotel is located at 1055 Second Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101. Visit the Westgate Hotel online at , call (61