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MISSION To deliver a world-class hospitality experience, driven by superior strategic marketing, proven leadership and extraordinary guest service ultimately providing the maximum financial return to owners and investors.


Noble House Hotels & Resorts is unwavering in its dedication to creating and managing unique, quality properties that both reflect and make a profound contribution to their communities by staying true to the local history, culture and environment. Each is chosen as much for its feel as for its financial potential. And, although each resort’s physical aspects are captivating, the full experience would not be complete without passionate front-line personnel, who are guided and inspired by the talent and expertise of the Noble House corporate team. This collective knowledge, which covers everything from food and beverage to revenue management, and renovation to meeting services, leads to optimization of every section of the property. And it’s evaluated along the way by the intangible, yet universally understood Noble House cultural benchmark. As a result of this meticulous objective and subjective attention to detail, each property meets the consistent, high standards of the Noble House legacy. And in turn, this unique collection continues to successfully penetrate the most challenging markets, and increase in value, both in the eyes of the consumer and in the hospitality and real estate sectors.


HISTORY Westgroup Partners, formerly the Pacific Seaboard Group, was founded in September 1979 by Pat Colee to develop and manage commercial properties, specifically undervalued real estate. In 1981, the company entered the hotel business when it purchased an office block in Dallas that included the historic Hotel Adolphus. Unable to find new management for the hotel and eager to create a different approach to the hotel industry, Westgroup made its first step to assuming a management and operational role in the hospitality sector. The transition became official and complete in September 1994, when Westgroup Partners changed its name to Noble House Hotels & Resorts to focus exclusively on hotel and resort management and ownership. Today, the Noble House hospitality portfolio encompasses 17 independent properties across the United States, covering each of the corners of the Country, and occupying some of the most coveted real estate in the Nation. Each property is in harmony with the local culture and environment, and many of the acquisitions undergo limited to extensive renovations to enhance and restore differentiating qualities. Corporate offices are in Kirkland, Washington. Nearly every aspect of the management process is overseen in-house, by an executive and implementation team that is intimately familiar with the individual (spa, restaurant, guest services, etc.) sections of operations, as well as the overall Noble House brand. This hands-on approach ensures accountability and leads to a rare and thorough understanding of each property. Noble House continually strives to create and manage quality projects with proven business methods, strategic insight and innovation, and without extravagance. The company is committed to a philosophy of controlled growth, acquiring three to five properties per year.


board of directors

Patrick R. Colee (Chairman) & Diane Colee Over the course of more than 30 years and after holding executive positions with three major real estate firms, Mr. Colee has acquired expertise developing and operating properties. In 1976, he cofounded Pacific Seaboard Group in Seattle where he developed 1,000,000 square feet of office and hotel space. Moving to Los Angeles in 1979, he founded Westgroup Partner. Before establishing Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Mr. Colee was responsible for leasing, development and management of properties for CJ. Segerstrom and Sons; Partner and President of Maguire Thomas Partners; and General Manager, West Coast Division, of Gerald Hines Interests. As Chairman of the Board of Noble House, Mr. Colee is responsible for the direction and philosophy of the company and is personally involved in developing the design and direction of each hotel. Mr. Colee holds an MBA from the University of Southern California.

John M. Donoghue

Michael Benecke

Now the chief executive officer of Noble House,

Michael Benecke has been with Noble House

he joined the company’s Commercial Division

a member of the Board of Directors for the

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Donoghue has steadily climbed the ranks since in 1981 to coordinate all property management,

marketing and construction, including supervision of

over 2.5 million square feet of office buildings, hotels and facilities. In his current position, Mr. Donoghue

is responsible for the overall executive management of Noble House, and construction for Noble House’s Commercial Division, including supervision of over 2,500,000 square feet of office buildings, hotels

and parking facilities throughout California, Seattle,

Austin, Dallas, and Florida. He holds a Bachelor of


for the past twenty-three years, and has been past decade. Previously Noble House’s Chief

Financial Officer, Mr. Benecke is now charged with overseeing the direct management of all hotel operations, including marketing, sales,

revenue management, food and beverage, human resources, retail and spa services. Prior to joining Noble House, he worked for Sheraton Corp. as

an accountant. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University.

Arts from the University of Washington.

James P. Colee President Of Development

James Colee began his career at Noble House Hotels & Resorts as an intern in 1993. Since

then, James has worked his way through various

development related positions over the years. In his

current position, he is responsible for formulating and regulating all of the company’s capital spending in

addition to the oversight of all construction; from initial due diligence to design coordination and permitting

through construction to final occupancy and turnover to the hotel operations team. Furthermore, he

oversees the purchasing and design operations

for Noble House Purchasing. He holds a Bachelor of Science in economics from the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Scott Colee Chief Creative Director

As Creative Director of Noble House, Scott leads the overall concepts and positioning for the

hotels, including architectural and interior design,

communication design, and interactive design that

directly deliver business results. As such, Scott works with business leaders across several departments. As part of the Development team, Scott manages

the core programming philosophies, which include layout and design. As part of the Marketing team,

Scott co-founded and leads the company’s internal

ad agency and oversees The Retail Department. Mr.

Colee earned a Bachelor of Science in business from Skidmore College in New York.

At Noble House Hotels & Resorts, our Board of Directors is more than just a collection of talented business executives. Each board member takes great pride in his role in the company and is a hands-on, visionary industry professional dedicated to the highest standards of customer service and excellence. Each one understands that satisfying guests and employees - is the most important measure of any hotel’s worth.

services Hotel + Resort Management We offer complete management services for private and institutional investors. Noble House Hotels & Resorts excels at every aspect of hotel/resort management, including, luxury spa, signature golf club membership, and marina operations.

Restoration + Development We oversee the renovation and development of our properties. Our team of industry experts evaluate the upgrades in facilities and services that a hotel needs to satisfy its customers. Our comprehensive redevelopment plans are designed to enhance guest comfort and loyalty.

Portfolio Search + Negotiation Noble House Hotels & Resorts identifies opportunities for owners and investors looking to expand their portfolio. We examine the market possibilities, and evaluate the potential for success. We support and help guide the buyers throughout the due diligence process.

Integrated Marketing Noble House Hotels & Resorts assist properties by developing resources and tools for the sales and marketing divisions. Resource development includes, direct sales, guest history management, direct marketing, electronic marketing, revenue management, creative development & design, advertising, social marketing, corporate marketing programs and guest loyalty initiatives.

THE EDGEWATER Seattle, washington


CAPABILITIES + GOALS The Noble House Hotels & Resorts management team has the experience to ensure the success of every property in our care. Our formula is simple yet unique: emphasize awareness of our resort products to the leisure traveler, develop strong relationships with meeting professionals and never miss an opportunity to enhance the portfolio in up-scale leisure markets. Whether working with a private owner to expand a property portfolio through strategic acquisitions, or with an institutional investor to renovate and manage an under performing resort, Noble House Hotels & Resorts enhances its proven business methods with strategic insight and innovation. Rarely does a hotel management company take a hands-on approach in such diverse areas as property renovations and day-to-day operations decisions. Noble House, however, takes pride in our expertise in these functions as well as a number of others that affect the customer experience. With extensive backgrounds in hospitality marketing and years of direct experience in hotel and resort management, Noble House’s sales, marketing, and operations executives are uniquely qualified to help each hotel and resort gain exposure and achieve the ultimate in guest service and market penetration.



food + beverage

Noble House Hotels & Resorts carries its corporate commitment for distinctive locations, attentive service and the embodiment of local cultural influences into its restaurant operations. At each Noble House restaurant, talented culinary teams derive inspiration from their surroundings and showcase the very best of local and regional flavors. Attention to both indoor and outdoor landscapes creates the ideal settings for each signature restaurant by reflecting each location’s unique history, culture and dÊcor. Al fresco settings include panoramic mountain landscape or soothing water views with seven locations nestled directly on the ocean. Regionally inspired cuisine prepared and served by attentive staff in distinctive, relaxed settings are the hallmark of Noble House Hotels & Resorts fine dining venues.

Dining Destinations 6/7

Seattle, Washington


Blue Mermaid Chowder House & Bar

San Diego, California

San Francisco, California

Baleen Los Angeles


Redondo Beach, California


San Diego, California

San Francisco, California


Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Il Villaggio Osteria Jackson Hole, Wyoming



Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The Dining Room

Gateway, Colorado

Little Torch Key, Florida

Baleen Naples

Hot Tin Roof

Naples, Florida

Key West, Florida

SpaTerre Locations LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort Little Palm Island Resort & Spa Ocean Key Resort & Spa Gateway Canyons Resort Kona Kai Resort & Spa Teton Mountain Lodge

Additional Spas Pure Spa at Pelican Grand Beach Resort The Spa at Gateway Canyons Resort Chill Spa at Hotel Terra Mantra the Art of Spa at Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa


SPATERRE SpaTerre, the signature spa brand of Noble House Hotels & Resorts, is designed to incorporate the style and traditions of East and West cultures while promoting health (body), peace (soul) and relaxation (spirit) through global, cross-cultural spa experiences. Our goal is to allow every guest to be blissfully detached from the everyday world, while remaining keenly sensitized to the spa’s harmonic and holistic surroundings. Private treatment suites feature gentle design elements such as crystal chandeliers, teak furnishings, candles, luxurious fabrics and peaceful music.

Features + Signature Treatments At locations around the country, guests can enjoy couples’ dual massages, wet rooms with Vichy showers, outdoor treatment spaces and traditional Japanese soaking tubs. By incorporating indigenous local rituals, each location offers its own unique treatments such as the Key Lime Margarita Pedicure at Little Palm Island and the Ocean Breeze Massage at Hotel Viking.


The Edgewater Seattle, WA

Teton Mountain Lodge Jackson Hole, WY

Hotel Terra Jackson Hole, WY

Napa Valley Wine Train Napa, CA

The Argonaut San Francisco, CA

River Terrace Inn Napa, CA

The Tuscan San Francisco, CA

The Portofino Hotel &Marina Redondo Beach, CA

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa Kona Kai Resort & Spa San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA

Gateway Canyons Resort Gateway, CO

PROPERTY PORTFOLIO The Edgewater Seattle, WA

River Terrace Inn Napa, CA

Napa Valley Wine Train Napa, CA

The Argonaut San Francisco, CA

The Tuscan

San Francisco, CA

The Portofino Hotel & Marina Redondo Beach,CA

Kona Kai Resort & Spa San Diego, CA

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa San Diego, CA

Teton Mountain Lodge Jackson Hole, WY

Hotel Terra

Jackson Hole, WY

Gateway Canyons Resort Gateway, CO

Little Palm Island Resort & Spa Little Torch Key, FL

Banyan Cay Resort & Golf West Palm Beach, FL

Pelican Grand Beach Resort LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Naples, FL

Ocean Key Resort & Spa Key West, FL

LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort Naples, FL

Pelican Grand Beach Resort Fort Lauderdale, FL

Little Palm Island Ocean Key Resort & Spa Resort & Spa Key West, FL

Little Torch Key, FL

Banyan Cay Resort & Golf West Palm Beach, FL

the edgewater Seattle, Washington

Seattle’s only waterfront hotel, nestled on Pier 67 tops the list when it comes to both service and location. Named one of the world’s best places to stay by Condé Nast Traveler, this ideal luxury hotel is within walking distance from Pike Place Market, the Space Needle and the city’s vibrant shopping, entertainment and cultural attractions. Olympic Mountain views and Elliott Bay’s sparkling waters provide a scenic backdrop whether dining for two at award-winning 67 or attending a successful meeting for two hundred. Guestrooms featuring river-rock fireplaces and luxury bathrooms provide a respite for both business and leisure travelers.

River Terrace Inn Napa, California

Located in the magnificent heart of Napa Valley, overlooking the Napa River in downtown Napa, California, River Terrace Inn is a tranquil retreat nestled along the river trail of the Napa Valley Wine Country. Our elegant Napa boutique hotel is walking distance from downtown Napa’s charming wine-tasting salons, restaurants, art galleries, nightlife, and unique downtown attractions. Enjoy a scenic stroll to the Oxbow Public Market, Napa Valley Opera House, Napa Valley Expo and the worldfamous Napa Valley Wine Train and many of Napa’s tasting rooms and restaurants.

kona kai resort & Spa San Diego, California

Sun, surf and sea create the tropical essence of the Kona Kai Resort. With a rich history steeped in the beat and bravura of Polynesian and Spanish Colonial, Kona Kai is a restyled creation of fresh, fun elegance punctuated by casual luxury. Perfect for an executive meeting or retreat, a surprise getaway or a romantic wedding, Kona Kai offers the ideal space for the right occasion. You’ll find that space amidst quiet, private beaches, lush tropical gardens, and astounding bay and marina views along San Diego’s most magnificent stretch of waterfront. Located at the tip of Shelter Island, Kona Kai has the closest marina in San Diego to open ocean.

The Argonaut San Francisco, California

San Francisco’s most stunning views set the backdrop. But that’s only the beginning. The Argonaut becomes a journey the moment you enter its refined, relaxed ambiance inspired by the waterfront’s nautical past. A working astronomer’s clock above the lobby fireplace. The exposed brick walls and rough-hewn wooden plank floors that speak volumes about the history of the century-old Haslett Building. Outside our front door, you’ll discover you’re staying at what many consider San Francisco’s most coveted address -- Fisherman’s Wharf, where the immediate area is filled with endless diversions and attractions. On-site Blue Mermaid restaurant boasts casual, light seafood fare.

The Portofino Hotel & Marina Redondo Beach, California

Los Angeles’ only hotel located directly on the Pacific Ocean and nestled in the quaint town of Redondo Beach offers a coastal retreat for your senses. Spacious guestrooms with private balconies capture the casual elegance of this California locale and the new Baleen entices your palate with seafood-centric cuisine. A multi-million dollar transformation touches every indoor and outdoor space, including its own marina. Nearby diversions include water sports, bicycling, golf, shopping and the excitement of the big city. Whether hosting a grand event for two hundred attendees or a private retreat for just two, the Portofino provides the perfect waterfront location.

HOTEL TERRA Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Located in the heart of Teton Village, central to all of the sights Jackson Hole has to offer, and directly at the base of the majestic Tetons is the luxurious Hotel Terra. Offering ski-in lodging with stylish dĂŠcor, the hotel lies at the base of some of the best skiing and snowboarding in North America. Once inside, luxuriate in the expansive rooftop spa, dine in either of two restaurants offering eclectic fare, sip from an expansive drink selection at the bar, and relax in several stylish lobby lounges. In addition, guests enjoy soaking in the infinity pool and shopping in the retail outlets.

TETON MOUNTAIN LODGE Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Located just one mile from Grand Teton National Park and slope-side to the legendary Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa welcomes guests with classic mountain elegance and laid-back style. Discover four-diamond luxury Jackson Hole lodging – featuring expansive rooms and suites with breathtaking views – and experience why the lodge has been named one of the top hotels in the U.S. Savor modern mountain cuisine and custom-crafted cocktails at Spur Restaurant & Bar, and indulge your senses at Solitude Spa.

Gateway Canyons Gateway, Colorado

Located in a secluded canyon of Western Colorado, Gateway Canyons Resort sits among a stunning landscape of sculptured rock and mountains. Founded by John Hendricks of the Discovery Channel, this award winning destination boasts an endless array of activity, while pampering guests in high end luxury. This full-service resort features exceptional lodging, dining, outfitting, educational programs and the world-class Gateway Colorado Auto Museum. There is no better place in the world to awaken to nature. Named “Best Adventure Resort in Colorado” by “Best Of” TV in 2009, there are few places in the world that can provide you with an experience and location such as this.

Little Palm Island Resort & Spa Little Torch Key, Florida

There are times when only the best will do. With list-topping awards from such luxury travel experts as Condé Nast Traveler, Mobil, Zagat, Andrew Harper and Travel + Leisure — Little Palm Island Resort & Spa is the quintessential island paradise. Whether arrival is by yacht or seaplane, this exclusive resort welcomes you to one of thirty thatched roof oceanfront bungalow suites. Set in the Florida Keys but evoking a South Pacific isle feel, nary a distraction is allowed — no televisions, telephones, nor children. Find every activity that your heart desires from exciting water sports or beach side respites, indulgent dining or spa experiences and relax to your soul’s content.

Pelican Grand Beach Resort Fort Lauderdale, Florida

From the moment you arrive at the Pelican Grand Beach Resort, you will savor the breathtaking views of the sand at your feet being lapped up by the ocean. The hotel takes you back to old Florida grandeur, sitting right on the Atlantic Ocean and featuring a beautiful zero entry pool, Fort Lauderdale’s only Lazy River and private beach. The Pelican Grand’s oceanfront dining, poolside cocktails and modern conveniences ensure a fantastic stay to leisure and business travelers alike. Pelican Grand offers 156 rooms including 106 oceanfront suites with sunrise view balconies. The Pelican Grand also offers generous corporate and association meeting space with professional planning and catering services.

Ocean Key Resort & Spa Key West, Florida

Welcome to life on the edge! Begin your adventure at Zero Duval Street, located at the tip of the Florida Keys and far from conventional life. The ideal blend of luxury and colorful island charm — defined as “barefoot elegance” — is found at this Key West hotel. Begin your vacation with Four-Diamond dining or a spa indulgence, explore the local shops and attractions and return for your front-row seat overlooking the Gulf of Mexico at Sunset Pier’s evening celebration.

LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort Naples, Florida

Naples’ only beach front luxury resort offers a front-row seat to Florida’s panoramic Gulf Coast of sparkling turquoise waters and sugar white beaches. Relaxing days are spent in SpaTerre, dining oceanfront at BALEENnaples, on the championship Robert Cupp Jr golf course, by one of the four pools or in your elegant and comfortable guestroom. Nearby pursuits include world class shopping, galleries, water sports and entertainment. Discover the reasons why LaPlaya captures coveted spots on Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure top resorts.

Napa Valley Wine Train Napa, California

The Napa Valley Wine Train is one of the most distinctive Napa experiences, offering an authentic, memorable journey through the valley. Enjoy multiple-course fine dining, exquisite scenery and ultimate relaxation aboard meticulously maintained vintage railcars. The establishment is housed in a museum quality, antique train that runs on 25-miles of track in the heart of the Napa Valley. The train itself has two engines, three kitchens and a collection of early 20th century Pullman railcars faithfully restored with Honduran mahogany paneling, brass accents, etched glass partitions, and plush armchairs that evoke the spirit of luxury rail travel in the early 1900s.

Noble Partner Hotel

The Tuscan BEST WESTERN PLUS San Francisco, California

The Tuscan is a unique boutique hotel that combines warm European ambiance with exceptional service, conveniently located in San Francisco’s most coveted neighborhood. While evoking the charm of an Italian countryside villa, the hotel is ideally located in the heart of San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Warf, one of the most historically rich and popular attractions on the West Coast. Wander to popular sites like Ghirardelli Square, the Cable Car Turnaround, Chinatown, Fisherman’s Wharf and more. The hotel’s restaurant, Pescatore, offers Italian cuisine inspired by local ingredients, and serves up inventive and classic cocktails in their lounge.

Noble Partner Hotel


Whole new resort, a whole new you. Newly transformed guestrooms for your imagination captures sunshine and sea. Decorated to match the bright and festive hues of this waterfront oasis, each has been decked with luxury bedding and linens, designer furniture inside and out, and an open and airy feel that welcomes the rays and the breezes in. For a true treat, choose an extended patio guestroom, complete with a captivating fire pit. The Hilton San Diego Resort offers impeccably appointed rooms on an 18-acre bayfront park. Enjoy lush gardens, rolling lawns and sandy bayfronts just steps from your door.

AWARDS & ACCOLADES The Noble House Hotels & Resorts management team has the experience to ensure the success of every property in our care. Our formula is simple yet unique: emphasize awareness of our resort products to the leisure traveler, develop strong relationships with meeting professionals and never miss an opportunity to enhance the portfolio in up-scale leisure markets.



#22 Best Resort in Northwest, 2014 / Condé Nast Traveler

Gold List ” The Best Hotels in the World, 2012, 2013, 2014 / Condé Nast Traveler

Diners’ Choice Award / Open Table Certificate of Excellence / TripAdvisor

PORTOFINO HOTEL & MARINA Top 10 Best Waterside Restaurant in LA / Zagat Best Location / JetBlue Getaways

World’s Best Hotels - 2014 / Conde Nast Traveler Top 100: Readers’ Choice Awards / Condé Nast Traveler Top 500 World’s Best Hotels / Travel + Leisure


Best Hotels in Los Angeles / US News

#1 Top 20 Florida Golf Resort / Conde Nast Traveler


#12 Best Resort in the US / Condé Nast Readers’ Choice

#1 Napa Hotel / San Francisco A-List Certificate of Excellence / TripAdvisor

Hotel Terra #7 Best Resort in the US / Travel + Leisure

GATEWAY CANYONS Resort & Spa #1 Best Resort in Colorado, 2014 / Conde Nast Traveler #3 Best Resort in the U.S., 2014 / Conde Nast Traveler #12 Best Resort in the World, 2014 / Conde Nast Traveler Virtuoso Preferred Partner 2013-2014 Best New Hotel / Certificate of Excellence / TripAdvisor

#9 Best Family Beach Hotels, 2015 / Travel + Leisure Condé Nast Traveler Gold List Best of Award of Excellence: BALEENnaples / Wine Spectator

LITTLE PALM Island resort & spa #10 Best Resort in Florida, 2014 / Conde Nast Traveler World’s Best Awards, 2014 / Travel & Leisure Best Hotels Award in U.S., 2014 / US News & World Report Florida’s Sexiest Spas, 2015 / Travel Channel Top 500 World’s Best Hotels / Travel & Leisure The Best Hotels in the World: Platinum Circle / Condé Nast Traveler #1 Resort in Florida, 2009-2013 / Condé Nast Traveler Top 50 in the World: Best Beach Resorts / Travel + Leisure Extraordinary to Perfection: The Dining Room / Zagat


World’s Best Wine Lists 2015

#8 Best Resort in Florida, 2014 / Conde Nast Traveler

Best Hotels / US News

Best Florida Resorts/Atlantic & Keys, 2014 / Conde Nast Traveler #3 Best Hotels in Key West Award, 2015 / US News & World Report Best Florida Destinations for Families / Family Circle Magazine Best Hotels in Florida / US News 36 Hours in Fort Lauderdale: Recommended Hotel and Brunch / New York Times

DiRoNA Award / Acqua Restaurant Award of Excellence: Acqua Restaurant / Wine Spectator


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