Curator Hotel & Resort Collection welcomes eight new hotels from Davidson Hospitality Group


New member hotels and resorts located in top leisure destinations including Charleston, Mackinac Island, Newport RI and Islamorada FL

BETHESDA, Maryland, November 23, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Curator Hotel & Resort Collection (“Curator”) announced the addition of eight Davidson Hospitality Group (“Davidson”) hotels and lifestyle resorts to its rapidly growing portfolio. These hotels will have access to Curator’s best-in-class operating agreements, services and technologies to improve operating performance while benefiting from enhanced relationships with other Curator member hotels and resorts.

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“We are delighted to add these unique hotels and resorts to Curator’s growing portfolio,” said John Belden, President and CEO of Davidson Hospitality Group. “Curator’s owner-centric offerings combined with Davidson’s best-in-class management will improve the profitability and performance of these properties while also enabling new product, service and technology offerings from the Curator platform. . “

Davidson Hospitality Group’s mission to provide sincere hospitality, greater value to its owners, and unparalleled service to guests, while managing a select group of bold and innovative hotel brands, aligns directly with the Curator’s values. Davidson-managed hotels will have the opportunity to leverage the support and resources offered by the Curator while remaining true to the operator’s people-focused mission.

“Davidson is one of the premier management companies in the hospitality industry, so we are delighted that she has chosen to partner with Curator,” said Jennifer Barnwell, President of Curator. “These eight unique hotels and resorts incorporate a local flair while delivering the lifestyle experiences that guests are looking for. Curator’s wide range of services and partnerships will support and enhance Davidson’s creative and detailed direction for which they are known in the hospitality industry.

The latest member properties of Curator Hotel & Resort Collection include:

  1. Amara Cay Resort (Islamorada, FL): Amara Cay Resort is steeped in the laid-back style and carefree atmosphere that makes Islamorada the sport fishing capital of the world. Reflecting the easy tranquility of the Upper Keys, Amara Cay Resort is a harmonious blend of leisure and relaxation. Hammocks dot the sandy shore, palm trees sway in the breeze, and a sparkling seaside pool invites early risers.

  2. Grand Hotel (Mackinac Island, Michigan): Located on Mackinac Island in northern Michigan, the iconic Grand Hotel invites guests to a bygone era of old-world hospitality and charm. This historic hotel has welcomed guests since 1887 and continues to embrace its rich history with inspired improvements and cherished traditions.

  3. Hotel Viking (Newport, Rhode Island): Situated at the top of the Historic Hill district of downtown Newport, the Viking Hotel opened its doors to an amazed public nearly a century ago. From the original key boxes behind the front desk to the 1926 brass letterbox in the lobby, the iconic Newport hotel offers a wonderful combination of style, comfort and modern amenities.

  4. La Siesta Resort & Marina (Islamorada, FL): Located along the historic Overseas Highway, La Siesta Resort embraces the natural beauty of Florida and is considered one of the top vacation spots in the Florida Keys.

  5. Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort (Hollywood, FL): Inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of singer, songwriter and songwriter Jimmy Buffett, the Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort is a destination and entertainment complex on the legendary Hollywood Beach Broadwalk. With a vast array of amenities and high levels of hospitality, service and attention to detail, the renowned destination resort is the perfect setting for guests to enjoy the unique pleasure and island escape that Margaritaville has to offer. is famous for offering.

  6. Pelican Cove Resort & Marina (Islamorada, FL): The Pelican Cove Resort transports guests to a tropical paradise from the moment they arrive with 63 rooms and suites over the water, as well as an outdoor pool, saltwater lagoon, a bar-hut and cafe, marina, water sports and fishing charters.

  7. Postcard Inn Beach Resort & Marina (Islamorada, FL): Located on a private beach, the iconic Postcard Inn Beach Resort and Marina in Holiday Isle (aka PCI for short) has 151 guest rooms and suites, most of which are equipped with mini – refrigerators and microwaves. The newly renovated Postcard Inn combines the retro feel of a nostalgic US beach vacation with modern amenities, designer furnishings, and a touch of whimsy.

  8. The Ryder (Charleston, SC): Charleston’s newest boutique hotel, The Ryder, celebrates the destination’s rich history while ushering in a new era with its modern aesthetic, elevated guestrooms, sleek lobby and spacious spaces public. True to traditional southern hospitality, friendly and attentive service offers a sense of home in a welcoming and lively setting.

For a full list of Curator hotels, visit

About Curator Hotel & Resort Collection
Curator Hotel & Resort Collection is a distinct collection of small, carefully selected brands and independent lifestyle hotels and resorts around the world, founded by Pebblebrook Hotel Trust and a group of leading hotel operators. Curator gives lifestyle hotels the power to compete together while giving members the freedom to retain what makes their hotels unique. It offers independent lifestyle hotels the benefits of partnering with other unique lifestyle hotels and brands while participating in the best operating agreements, services and technologies. In addition to Pebblebrook, founding members of Curator include Davidson Hospitality Group, Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Provenance, Sage Hospitality Group, Springboard Hospitality, and Viceroy Hotels & Resorts. For more information, visit and follow us on @CuratorHotelCollection.

About Davidson Hospitality Group
Davidson Hospitality Group is an award-winning, full-service hotel management company comprised of 66 existing hotels and resorts; over 165 restaurants, bars and lounges; and nearly 1.5 million square feet of meeting space across the United States. A trusted partner and preferred operator for Hilton, Hyatt, Kimpton, Marriott and Margaritaville, Davidson offers a unique entrepreneurial management style and owner mentality that provides the individualized personalized service of a small business, enhanced by breadth and depth. skills and experience. a larger operating platform. True to the company’s heritage of value creation, Davidson is made up of four highly specialized lines of business: Davidson Hotels, Pivot, Davidson Resorts and Davidson Restaurant Group. For more information, visit Follow us on Instagram: @davidsonhospitality and Twitter: @DavidsonHospGrp. Like us on Facebook: @DavidsonHospitalityGroup. Connect with us on LinkedIn: @DavidsonHospitalityGroup.

About Pebblebrook Hotel Trust
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: PEB) is a publicly traded real estate investment trust (“REIT”) and the largest owner of urban lifestyle and resort hotels in the United States. The Company owns 52 hotels, totaling approximately 13,000 rooms in 15 urban and resort markets. For more information, visit and follow us on @PebblebrookPEB.

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Media inquiries:
Mélanie Neff 305-677-3904 ext 23 ([email protected])

For independent owners and operators wishing to join Curator:
Jennifer Barnwell 240-507-1338 ([email protected])
Jenn Parks 240-660-9483 ([email protected])

For companies and service providers interested in partnering with Curator:
Austin Segal 240-660-9428 ([email protected])


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