Kohler Co. Debuts Stunning Guest Rooms at The Carriage House at The American Club Resort

The last phase of a multi-year renovation is complete with the 55-room annex above Kohler Waters Spa boasting enhanced rooms, striking décor and unique amenities

KOHLER, Wis. – May 2, 2013 – Kohler Co. announced today the completed renovation of The Carriage House at The American Club resort in Kohler, Wisconsin. The 55-room annex boasts a prime location above the Forbes Five-Star Kohler Waters Spa and offers guests the ultimate KOHLER experience, from Five-Star hospitality to top-of-the-line bathing experiences. The Carriage House renovation is part of a multi-year renovation to the guest rooms at The American Club, one of 45 hotels in the world to be honored with the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond designations.

The Carriage House offers a unique guest experience in a variety of ways, most notably with access to the common areas of the Kohler Waters Spa – a tranquil spa known for its innovative hydrotherapy treatments and top-level service. Guests who stay at The Carriage House also enjoy complimentary continental breakfast, afternoon tea and evening cordials, all while never having to leave the comfort of the building. Many guests enjoy the entire facility in their robes, changing only to venture for dinner at one of the 11 restaurants throughout the resort. Each room in The Carriage House also features a KOHLER bathtub for complete relaxation.

The Carriage House has a brand new entrance off Highland Drive, providing guests with a special greeted arrival from the front desk staff. The renovated historic building continues to serve as a brilliant showcase of the company’s plumbing and interiors products and as a resort destination for the discerning traveler who seeks the finest in hotel surroundings, amenities and service.

“The Carriage House offers a truly memorable experience for our guests,” says Christine Loose, Director of Hotels for Kohler Co. “From the new entrance to the renovated rooms, every part of the experience has been enhanced and elevated. Many of our Carriage House guests rarely leave the building and are able to have the ultimate relaxing getaway while enjoying the spa’s relaxation pool, roof-top deck and fireplaces.”

With a nod to the history of the unique building, each room of The Carriage House is named after a famous carriage or carriage manufacturer. The décor is on par with the major renovation at The American Club hotel, incorporating dark wood accents, elegant furnishings and rich colored draperies.

Furthermore, 12 rooms of the rooms include Mark David trunks near the bedside as a nod to the interior of a historic carriage.. The guest room renovation incorporates plumbing, furniture and tile products from Kohler Co.’s diverse product portfolio. The products are incorporated from the following brands: KOHLER, Kallista, Baker, Mark David, McGuire, Ann Sacks and Robern.

Just as in The American Club, The Carriage House rooms include a porcelain Karner Butterfly, made at the Kohler factory across the street. “This butterfly is a unique way for the guest to communicate to the housekeeping staff if they desire fresh linens,” said Loose. “We choose the Karner Blue Butterfly because of its special story in Wisconsin. This particular species was endangered but is now flourishing in the State of Wisconsin. This is our way of helping tell that success story through our conservation efforts.”

The company is continually renovating the hotel and its properties to provide Five-Star amenities and the latest Kohler Co. products. This cycle of hotel renovations began in December 2009 and is complete with The Carriage House reopening this May. This renovation follows the recent on-property enhancements of the Kohler Waters Spa, Cucina Italian Restaurant, Sports Core Health & Racquet Club, Inn on Woodlake and Horse & Plow.

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About Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate Group
The Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate profile includes The American Club, boasting the first and only Forbes Five-Star hotel property in Wisconsin, and world-renowned championship golf courses Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run. Acquired in 2004, its sister property, The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in the birthplace of golf, St Andrews, Scotland, is a AA Five Red Star property and recognized as one of the most luxurious resorts in the world.

About The American Club resort
The American Club resort, a 2012 Forbes Five-Star Recipient and the Midwest’s only AAA Five Diamond resort-hotel was named #3 Golf Resort in North America, by Golf Digest Magazine. The resort is one of only 45 hotels with both the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond distinction. Kohler Waters Spa in Kohler, Wisconsin is the first and only Forbes Five-Star spa in Wisconsin and one of 35 spas worldwide to hold this distinction. The resort features 11 dining establishments from the Forbes Four-Star Immigrant Restaurant to traditional pub fare at Horse & Plow and rustic Italian at Cucina. The resort is located in the Village of Kohler, Wisconsin, one hour north of Milwaukee and two and a half hours north of Chicago.

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