by Sarah J.F. Braley | June 12, 2013

Omni Hotels & Resorts has agreed to purchase and operate five resort properties from entities affiliated with KSL Capital Partners LLC. The five properties are the 312-room Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas; the 611-room La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, Calif.; the 444-room Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, Calif.; the 514-room Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C.; and the 483-room Homestead in Hot Springs, Va. The resorts will be reflagged under the Omni brand on July 1, adding a total of 2,362 rooms, 34 dining options, 48 retail locations, 12 golf courses, three water parks, a ski facility, five spas, and 304,000 square feet of meeting and function space to the Omni collection.