The Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa celebrated its grand reopening following an extensive $150 million renovation and expansion that began in November 2017. The ceremonial ribbon cutting ceremony was attended by Texas Governor Greg Abbott.
Renovations include a new lobby and arrival area, 493 freshly-designed guestrooms and suites, an all-new conference center with a 14,500-square-foot Brazos Ballroom and a redesigned 8,200-square-foot Darrell K Royal Ballroom, and a new 5,500-square-foot outdoor event pavilion. The tennis complex was redesigned and will feature 10 courts with LED lighting for evening play, and the resort’s four championship golf courses also were renovated.
The new Mokara Spa will offer a private adults-only rooftop pool, as well as light cuisine from the Spa Creek Café. Also part of the renovations was an “expansive, multi-tiered poolscape with an infinity edge pool featuring sweeping Texas Hill Country views,” according to a release.
Seven new dining outlets with a variety of cuisines were part of the renovations. Bob’s Steak & Chop House, Jim Bob’s Lobby Lounge, Nopales, and Crenshaw’s Bar & Eatery were featured as part of the grand reopening celebration.
“With championship golf, premier spa amenities, elevated cuisine and superb meeting spaces, we are poised to offer our guests experiences that match the beauty of the Texas Hill Country,” said Omni Hotels & Resorts President Peter Strebel.
Performing at the grand reopening were Austin-based musicians James Parker, Rodney Overturff, and The Zach Carney Duo.
The Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa opened 30 years ago and has become a premier Texas Hill Country destination, known as a “refined, but relaxed retreat.”
Photo courtesy Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa