Continents Hotels Opens
Dual Brand Resort On
Grand Bahama Island
- Six Continents Hotels announced on June 4 the opening of a unique
dual-branded resort complex in The Bahamas.
The Royal Oasis
Golf Resort & Casino on Grand Bahama Island joins together the
400-room Crowne Plaza hotel and the 565-room Holiday Inn SunSpree
Resort. The property is owned and managed by Driftwood Hospitality
Management, under a license agreement with an affiliate of Six Continents
Hotels, Inc. Grand Bahama Island is the closest international destination
to the U.S., just 68 miles and a short 18-minute flight from South
$42 million renovation, the complex offers upscale resort accommodations
with Crowne Plaza and family-friendly resort lodging with Holiday
Inn SunSpree Resort in order to attract a wider breadth of guests.
The dual branded resort also features shared facilities that include
two 18-hole USGA-rated championship golf courses, a 28,000 square
foot casino, two heated free-form pools with party-sized hot tubs,
nine tennis courts, a fitness center, European-style spa, Fat Katz
Beach Club, children's activity center and the new center piece
of the resort, a one-million gallon beach pool with two exciting
facilities at the resort include a business center, live entertainment,
international shops, hair salon, gift shops, tour desks and more
than 40,000 square feet of meeting space. Dining is a focal point
for guests of the resort with nine restaurants and bars to choose
from: The Palm Grill, an upscale cafe; Paradiso, Restaurante Italiano,
a premier dining experience; Calypso Cafe, a casual buffet restaurant;
The Rib Room, an upscale steak house known for its aged beef, superb
service and poolside view; The John B., Driftwoods and Splash poolside
bar and grills; Odies, the island's first kids-only restaurant;
the Oasis Cafe, the casino's spectacular buffet restaurant; and
the exciting casino nightclub "Tonic."
Grand Bahama offers two Club executive floors with private, keyed
elevator access. Guestrooms feature data ports, voice mail, video
on demand, in-room safes, iron and ironing board, coffee maker,
hair dryer, cable TV and A/C with individually controlled thermostat.
Holiday Inn SunSpree, Grand Bahama guestrooms feature in-room
resort has been Grand Bamana Island's landmark resort with a wide
spectrum of features and facilities that appeal to most travelers.
The resort is returning to it's glory as the playground for the
rich and famous as it was in the early days of travel to the islands.
TV, refrigerator, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, coffee maker
and hair dryer, voice mail and data ports.
include the Dolphin Close Encounter and Swim With The Dolphins programs
at UNEXSO, Parrot Jungles' Garden of the Groves (waterfalls, botanical
gardens and scenic trails), Pinetree Stables, plus the International
Bazaar and Port Lucaya Marketplace (both offering shopping, dining
As part of the
Six Continents Hotels (formerly Bass Hotels & Resorts) global
portfolio, Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts offers upscale accommodations
at a good value, at more than 165 hotels in 40 countries, with over
48,000 guestrooms in major urban centers, gateway cities and resort
destinations worldwide. For reservations at Crowne Plaza hotels,
visit www.crowneplaza.com or call 800-2CROWNE.
SunSpree Resorts can be found in more than 26 locations in the US,
Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico. The Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort
casual, fun atmosphere and modern facilities make it easy for families
to relax and have fun together during their stay. At each resort,
families will find activities coordinators who plan recreational
activities and events for both adults and children.