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Hotel Karlan San Diego Revamps Brand and Design

SAN DIEGO—The Hotel Karlan San Diego, a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, has completed its total rebrand and renovation of the 174-room, resort-style property located in the community of Carmel Highlands here.

“These renovations provide a more pleasurable experience for our guests and restaurant patrons and position Hotel Karlan as a true leader among the resort hotels in the area,” said Ameya Shinde, VP of asset management for Laurus Corporation.

The $12-million renovation includes remodeled guestrooms, a new dining concept and gastropub, completely upgraded spa with fitness center, and an upgraded pool with outdoor cabanas. Among the other amenities is Karlan’s Pups, an extensive pet welcome program with several on-site areas where dogs can play, such as Central Bark, and dog-friendly dining options, including hamburger and salmon plates. Karlan’s Pups has dog treats, a leash and bed available on its “pup room service” menu.

There are six meeting spaces, totaling more than 14,000 sq. ft., as well as pre-function space and an event lawn. Additionally, there is a 4,000 sq.-ft. ballroom with vaulted ceilings and a full-service logistical support team, on-site restaurant/catering and high-speed internet access.