The Gates Hotel South Beach – a DoubleTree by Hilton has named Brent McNally as General Manager. In this role, McNally will be responsible for driving overall operations and guest satisfaction of the hotel’s 235-rooms, signature restaurant Agaveros Cantina, and 3,000 square feet of meetings space.
McNally brings more than 12 years of experience in opening and repositioning hotels. Most recently, McNally served as GM for Monterey Tides Hotel. Prior, he held various executive leadership positions including General Manager at Shorebreak Hotel and Assistant General Manager at Cypress Hotel (currently Juniper Hotel). An industry veteran, McNally was formerly on the Board of Directors for Monterey County Hospitality Association and Vice-Chair of Board of Directors for Visit Huntington Beach.
Located on Collins Ave., and built on the foundation of the 1954 Ankara Motel, The Gates maintains the historic, Art Deco-inspired architecture on the exterior, while breathing new life into a reconstructed interior.
The hotel features cabanas overlooking the pool and canal, an expanded pool deck for communal dining, bicycles, and a custom SoBe Tuk-Tuk that transports guests to private beach chairs. Agaveros Cantina pairs Mexican-inspired dishes with more than 100 tequilas and mezcals imported from Mexico.
The Gates South Beach is part of The Gates Gallery of Hotels, a collection of distinct hotels offering all-encompassing getaways for guests that reflect local hospitality in uniquely curated environments with locations in Key West, Barcelona, and coming soon to San Francisco.