ORANGE BEACH, AL—Atlanta-based Hotel Equities has opened the Island House Hotel Orange Beach—a DoubleTree by Hilton, following a multimillion-dollar renovation.
Owned by Island House Inc. and managed by Hotel Equities, the hotel is located at 26650 Perdido Beach Blvd. Each of its 161 guestrooms features a private balcony overlooking the Gulf Coast.
The 10-story hotel features coastal decor throughout the lobby, restaurants, bar, meeting space and guestrooms.
Chef Brett Breaux oversees Beachside Bistro & Bar, which specializes in Southern cooking with Cajun and Creole twists. The bar serves regionally inspired drinks, including Island House Beach Ale, a locally brewed craft beer. There’s also Beach-N-Go, a 24-hour shop, a Starbucks and a full breakfast buffet.
Amenities include a heated outdoor pool, beach cabanas and loungers, a 24-hour fitness center and guaranteed tee times at nine of the area’s golf courses. Beach-goers may rent boogie boards, kayaks, surfboards and stand-up paddleboards.
The hotel also offers 6,000 sq. ft. of meeting and banquet facilities, including The Island ballroom, which is detached from the hotel, and features 3,865 sq. ft. of event space.