Viceroy Hotels & Resorts and Pebblebrook Hotel Trust are pleased to announce the appointment of Sietse Nabben as area general manager of Viceroy Santa Monica and Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica. Nabben brings almost 25 years of global hotel management experience to his new role, with a deep background in food and beverage operations.
The role is his second with Viceroy Hotels & Resorts, as he previously served as general manager for the brand’s San Francisco property, Hotel Zelos and its Dirty Habit restaurant, from 2015 to 2018. At Hotel Zelos, he was responsible for a multi-million-dollar operating budget and successfully transitioned the hotel through two management contract changes. He was awarded the Pebby Award for “Best Directing” by Pebblebrook Hotel Trust in 2017 for his efforts. Prior to his return to Viceroy Hotels & Resorts, Nabben spent 5 years in the New York City market. Most recently as the opening general manager for Canopy by Hilton, Jersey City, for four years, in addition to opening Hotel Hendricks in New York City and working as managing director for Royalton Park Avenue (formerly Gansevoort).
He comes to Viceroy Santa Monica fresh off the hotel’s $21 million renovation, complete with all-new guestrooms and suites, newly designed common areas, an expansive outdoor space, and a signature restaurant and bar, Sugar Palm. The enhancement also added a new art collection including commissioned works and interactive augmented reality pieces from various local artists.