201502041100PR_NEWS_USPR_____NY23774 20150204T110000-0500 prnewswire.com 20150204 NY23774 1 urn:newsml:prnewswire.com:20150204:NY23774:1 20150204T110000-0500 20150204T110000-0500 MimeType/@FormalName Solage Hotels & Resorts Names Marcus Mueller As General Manager At Award-Winning Flagship Property, Solage Calistoga Mueller Brings More Than Two Decades of Experience in the Luxury Hospitality Industry; Announcement Follows Recent Key Leadership Appointments for Solage Hotels & Resorts CALISTOGA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2015 CA-SOLAGE-HOTELS 201502041100PR_NEWS_USPR_____NY23774.xml Solage Hotels & Resorts Names Marcus Mueller As General Manager At Award-Winning Flagship Property, Solage Calistoga

Solage Hotels & Resorts Names Marcus Mueller As General Manager At Award-Winning Flagship Property, Solage Calistoga

Mueller Brings More Than Two Decades of Experience in the Luxury Hospitality Industry; Announcement Follows Recent Key Leadership Appointments for Solage Hotels & Resorts

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CALISTOGA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Solage Hotels & Resorts, a California-based hotel and resort management company, today announced the appointment of Marcus Mueller as general manager to the brand's award-winning flagship property, Solage Calistoga. Mueller, who brings more than two decades of experience in the luxury hospitality industry, working in domestic and international markets, joins the company's executive leadership team.

In his new role, Mueller will oversee all aspects of the property and lead business operations for continued growth in 2015 and beyond. Solage Calistoga, located in the heart of Napa Valley, features 89 contemporary guest studios; the 20,000 square foot, award-winning Spa Solage (currently undergoing a $1.2 million renovation); and the recently remodeled, six-time Michelin Star-rated Solbar restaurant, which reopened in January following a $1.1 million renovation.

"This is an exciting year for Solage Calistoga, with the addition of our sixth Michelin star, a significant refresh to our restaurant and an expansion to Spa Solage," said Richard Hill, president of Solage Hotels & Resorts. "Now, with the appointment of Marcus, we have added the ideal General Manager to our leadership team. He will be instrumental in guiding our associates and operations to enhance guest and member experiences with elevated services and offerings."

Prior to joining Solage Calistoga, Mueller served as General Manager for three years at the Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Under his leadership, he received the Beverly Hills Golden Palm Award for Best Business and the 2014 AAA Four-Diamond Award. Previously, he served as Director of Rooms at Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles and held key management positions at Coworth Park (United Kingdom), the Connaught Hotel (United Kingdom) and other well-respected luxury hotels in Germany including the Kempinski Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten in Munich.

This announcement follows Solage Hotels & Resorts' recent appointments of six executives to key leadership roles including Jonathan Rosenbaum, chief executive officer; Richard Hill, president; Executive Chef Brandon Sharp, vice president of culinary operations; Renee Risch, vice president of sales and marketing; Nicole Winslow, vice president of human resources; and Vito Serrano, vice president of facilities.

Solage Hotels & Resorts delivers a fresh take on luxury that is approachable, engaging and fun, with each property designed to embrace social activities, celebration and relaxation. The brand expects to make development announcements regarding the company's expansion to new destinations in the near future.

About Solage Calistoga
Situated on 22-acres and surrounded by panoramic mountains and picturesque vineyards in the heart of California wine country, Solage Calistoga is the brand's flagship resort, which features 89 contemporary guest studios with complimentary cruiser bicycles and a 130-foot landmark swimming pool. A local favorite and destination for epicureans, the resort is home to Solbar, a six-time Michelin Star-rated restaurant led by the brand's vice president of Culinary, Executive Chef Brandon Sharp, which features healthful and indulgent fare from its seasonal, ingredient-driven menus. The award-winning Spa Solage offers 20,000 square feet of health and wellness with 14 treatment rooms, a bathhouse with geo-thermal soaking pools, state-of-the-art gym and a Yoga & Movement Studio with complimentary daily fitness classes. Since its opening, Solage Calistoga has garnered numerous industry awards, including recent appearances on the Conde Nast Traveler 2014 Gold List and Travel + Leisure's 2014 World's Best Awards. For more information and reservations, please contact Solage Calistoga at (707) 226-0806 or visit www.solagecalistoga.com. Follow Solage Calistoga on Facebook and on Twitter @SolageCalistoga.

About Solage Hotels & Resorts
Solage Hotels & Resorts is a California-based hotel and resort management company that delivers a fresh take on luxury that is approachable, relaxed and engaging. Thoughtfully selected properties foster an authentic sense of place within a sophisticated setting that is welcoming, social, fun and memorable. Designed to serve the active lifestyle and dynamic traveler, the Solage experience features best-in-class culinary and spa offerings. Solage Calistoga, the company's flagship property in the heart of California wine country, has earned numerous industry awards including Conde Nast Traveler 2014 Gold List, Travel + Leisure's 2014 World's Best Awards and consecutive AAA Four-Diamond Awards. For more information about Solage Hotels & Resorts, please visit www.solagehotels.com.

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