Pendry Hotels & Resorts Introduces New Modern Members Club The Elwood ClubThe Elwood Club Will Bring a New Club Experience to its First Location in Newport Beach, California
ORANGE COUNTY, CALIF. (April 26, 2023) – Pendry Hotels & Resorts today introduces The Elwood Club, a modern members club built on the traditions of luxury hospitality and born into the lineage of Montage and Pendry Hotels & Resorts. Offering an array of original venues and exceptional experiences in music, art, travel, fashion, food, drink, wellness, and sport, the inaugural and flagship Elwood Club will be located within its own private wing of Pendry Newport Beach and will open late summer 2023. This landmark hospitality asset, located within the heart of Fashion Island, was purchased in February 2022 by an affiliate of Eagle Four Partners, LLC, owners, and operators of a portfolio of private clubs, hotels and resorts in coastal Orange County.
“We created The Elwood Club to further connect with and enhance the lives of our best guests, the locals who give life and energy to our Pendry hotels,” said Michael Fuerstman, co-founder of Pendry Hotels & Resorts. “We want to build a membership and a lifestyle beyond what’s possible at a standard private club, to imagine a world of hospitality and cherished spaces to entertain, unwind, and connect from day to evening, in a way that is deeper and more personal. While The Elwood Club will feature high design spaces and exciting and innovative programming, we are most excited about building community, connecting people, and adding value to our members’ lives.”
The Elwood Club is inspired by craftmanship and heritage, in places and traditions that create memories. The service culture is rooted in classic hospitality, expressed by Pendry with a California sensibility. The Club is a symbol of generational heritage, rich in a tradition of hosting, soon to become the epicenter for members social lives.
The Elwood Club boasts an unrivaled collection of venues for members, including a private restaurant and bar with garden terrace, a glamorous cabaret and bar, a pub with a golf simulator and screening room, a member boardroom, and an impressive gallery of art connecting each space. Additionally, members will have preferred access and will receive discounts to the full suite of amenities and services of Pendry Newport Beach, including the resort’s swimming pool and sun deck, Spa Pendry, fitness center, Pinwheel Kids Club, event lawns and gardens, and restaurants and bars. Dedicated membership benefits will include a robust calendar of weekly, monthly, and quarterly scheduled events, live music, entertainment and regular wellness programming and activities.
For more information about The Elwood Club or to apply for membership, please visit www.elwoodclub.com and follow @elwoodclub. To learn more about Pendry Newport Beach, please visit www.pendry.com/newport-beach or follow @pendryhotels and @pendrynewportbeach.
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About The Elwood Club
The Elwood Club is modern members club built on the traditions of luxury hospitality created by Pendry Hotels & Resorts. The Elwood Club celebrates exceptional experiences in music, art, travel, fashion, food, drink, wellness and sport through bespoke programming and events that spark connections, spur conversation, and create an experience that transcends traditional private members clubs. The Elwood Club offers private, members-only spaces and services, and members also receive access to unparalleled services and amenities available at Pendry Newport Beach. For more information on The Elwood Club, or to explore the benefits of membership, visit www.elwoodclub.com or follow @elwoodclub.
About Pendry Newport Beach
Poised to redefine contemporary luxury in one of Southern California’s most revered beach communities, this stylish and sophisticated urban resort presents a new icon in Newport Beach with 295 guestrooms, including 114 suites, many with ocean, harbor, and bay views. Just steps from Fashion Island, one of Orange County’s premier shopping destinations, the hotel will feature interiors by acclaimed Studio Munge, architecture by WATG and landscape architecture by Burton Studio, a signature dining restaurant, Bar Pendry, a world-class Spa Pendry, Pinwheel Kids Club, Pool Bar & Grill with a pool sundeck, a 24/7 fitness center, and more than 58,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. The property will also be home to private membership club, The Elwood Club. This landmark hospitality asset, located within the heart of Fashion Island, was purchased in February 2022 by an affiliate of Eagle Four Partners, LLC, owners, and operators of a portfolio of private clubs, hotels and resorts in coastal Orange County. For more information, visit www.pendry.com/newport-beach or follow @pendrynewportbeach.
About Pendry Hotels & Resorts
Pendry Hotels & Resorts is a contemporary hospitality brand from Montage International. Pendry combines inspired design with a celebration of culture and authentic service tailored to today’s cultured world traveler. Founders Alan J. Fuerstman and Michael Fuerstman’s well-seasoned experience in the hospitality industry serves as the foundation for the brand, injecting each property with a unique perspective on contemporary style, and an emphasis on the arts and local community in the city it calls home. The portfolio of hotels includes Pendry San Diego, Sagamore Pendry Baltimore, Pendry West Hollywood, Pendry Chicago, Pendry Manhattan West, Pendry Park City and Pendry Washington DC – The Wharf. Opening in 2023 is Pendry Newport Beach. Opening in 2024 is Pendry Natirar. Opening in 2026 is Pendry Tampa and Pendry Barbados. Pendry Hotels & Resorts is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts. For more information on Pendry Hotels & Resorts, follow @pendryhotels or visit www.pendry.com.
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