The City of Lompoc’s Economic Development Committee recently awarded its Economic Vitality Award, or EVA, to the Lompoc Embassy Suites for completion of their major renovation and remodel.

The investment of upgrading and modernizing the hotel unveils the commitment and dedication Embassy Suites has to Lompoc, which inspired the EDC to applaud the hoteliers on their investment and accomplishment.

The Embassy Suites by Hilton Lompoc Central Coast has been located at 1117 North H St. since 1987. Currently, the hotel features 155 two-room guest suites, all of which were refurbished over the past nine months. The updates include new beds, fixtures and furnishings, lighting, appliances and telephones, as well as updated bathrooms and vanities.

The updates give each room a modern and contemporary feel to make guests feel comfortable and at home. Each suite is equipped with a private king bedroom and a separate living area with a full-size sleeper sofa, table and a desk. There are two 42-inch flat-screen HD TVs, high-speed internet access, alarm clock radio with MP3 connection, an in-room safe, a refrigerator and microwave in each suite.

Owned and managed by Santa Monica-based Windsor Capital Group, Embassy Suites efficiently completed the major nine-month renovation of the its guest suites, meeting rooms, public space, outdoor atrium courtyard and lobby to result in beautiful new aesthetics for this long time Lompoc hotel.

The hotel’s new boardroom can accommodate up to 12 people. The facility offers 1,476 square feet of flexible meeting space where professional event staff can help customize a meeting or event for up to 100 people. It also has a banquet and catering service for indoor and outdoor events. Embassy Suites can accommodate guests for all sorts of venue needs.

Additional hotel amenities include a business computer station, fitness center, BBQ area, outdoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sun deck, laundry/valet service, gift shop and a staffed mini market open 24 hours a day. Also added was an outdoor garden and patio area to serve as a gathering area for guests. Other amenities include a free cooked-to-order breakfast each morning and a nightly complimentary evening reception which features drinks (including alcohol) and light snacks.

Embassy Suites is centrally located in Lompoc, adjacent to shopping, restaurants and entertainment. Near the hotel, a guest can find a movie theater in walking distance and a wide variety of dining options that can suit all kinds of culinary cravings.

Some of the restaurants within walking distance include Floriano’s Mexican Food, Thai Fast Food, Taco Roco, El Toro Bronco, Eddie’s Burger Grill, Mi Amore Pizza and Pasta, Pizza Garden, China King Buffet and more.

Also within walking distance is the Barkin’ Dog Park, where locals can take their pets to play and walk around. The park features a large green open space for folks to enjoy the beautiful Central Coast weather. There are also local shops nearby for those to get out and explore Lompoc during their stay at the new and improved Embassy Suites.

For reservations or more information, visit their website at or call them at 805-735-8311.

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