HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.

Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa completed an expansive renovation, including the resort's 517 guest rooms, the addition of two distinctive new room categories, a revamped poolside experience and new activities and amenities.

"The heart of our vision for the refreshed Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa experience was the desire to evolve with the needs of today's travelers and elevate the guest experience, while maintaining the distinctive character and spirit of this special seaside community," said Peter Rice, general manager of the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa. "A welcoming and relaxed sense of sophistication is a hallmark of the Southern California coastal lifestyle, and it was important to us to weave that common thread throughout each of our newly enhanced settings and offer our guests the quintessential Huntington Beach experience."

The guest rooms and suites have been redesigned with a residential Mediterranean feel. There are modern conveniences with an illuminated bathroom mirror featuring integral clock, a mounted flat screen television and ample outlet connectivity throughout the room.

There are two new guest room categories. Six new firepit guest rooms each have landscaped outdoor areas with private fire pit. There are nineteen new family guest rooms are a combination of both a king and a queen bed.

The resort's revamped main pool, Mankota's, has been transformed with expanded seating, tropical landscaping and comfortable gathering areas. A new elevated nautilus deck and six spacious new cabanas, appointed with flat-screen televisions and personal refrigerators that can be stocked. This area can also be a picture-perfect space for special events.

The resort boasts 110,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space, including a 20,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom and two smaller ballrooms overlooking the Pacific.