BURBANK, CA (April 27, 2021) – Hotel Amarano, the only Four Diamond luxury boutique hotel in Burbank, managed by StepStone Hospitality, proudly announces the appointment of Peter Kolla as General Manager. Kolla brings a strong leadership foundation with over twenty years in the hospitality industry. Kolla will oversee the property’s 132 guest rooms including 31 suites, three meeting and event spaces, and the hotel’s destination restaurant FYC Bar + Kitchen.
“As we begin to see the resurgence of travel in Los Angeles, I am delighted to join the talented team at Hotel Amarano and build upon the signature service for which the hotel is known,” said Peter Kolla, General Manager of Hotel Amarano. “The hotel’s location, steps from the heart of the entertainment industry and a stone’s throw from Tinseltown, provides special opportunity to serve new and returning leisure and business travelers. I am thrilled to share all that Hotel Amarano has to offer this spring and beyond.”
Kolla joins Hotel Amarano most recently from The Mayfair Hotel in Los Angeles where he was the General Manager. For nearly two decades, he served in multiple leadership positions across the country, including the Director of Operations at Four Points LAX and Associate Director of Hospitality at University of Southern California, and General Manager at Tower Bar at The Sunset Tower Hotel.
With a passion for community, he previously served as an Executive Board Member with the Central City Association of Los Angeles. Kolla received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California Santa Barbara.
ABOUT HOTEL AMARANO BURBANK-HOLLYWOOD
Hotel Amarano Burbank-Hollywood—the only Four Diamond luxury boutique hotel in Burbank, California—enters its second act as a modern sanctuary evocative of Old Hollywood history and modern-day glamour. In Summer 2020, the 132-room hotel debuted a revived brand identity and property-wide refresh overseen by hospitality interior design firm Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA). A tranquil hideaway where it’s easy to relax, play, dine, and meet in the Greater Los Angeles Area, Hotel Amarano offers convenient access to Hollywood Burbank Airport and is around the corner from Warner Bros. Studios Tour, one mile from Universal Studios Hollywood, and minutes from NBC Television Studios, The Ellen Show, and Disney Animation Studios.
ABOUT STEPSTONE HOSPITALITY
Rhode Island-based StepStone Hospitality specializes in management of boutique, full, and select-service hotels and restaurants, to maximize value to StepStone clients. The company provides a unique combination of strong, hands-on operations, strategic management, and food and beverage expertise, while maintaining a balanced focus between revenue enhancement, margin expansion, and guest satisfaction.
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