Mike Robinson, a native of Washington, D.C. has been appointed General Manager of the first Kimpton property in Spain. Mike will oversee the opening of the 156-room hotel, including three restaurants and bar outlets.
Robinson has over 15 years of experience in the luxury boutique hospitality industry, and 13 years of experience with Kimpton Hotels, at eight properties across two different continents and three countries.
In the U.S., he ran the flagship 335-room Kimpton Palomar in Washington D.C. and has been instrumental in the openings of several Kimpton hotels in the Americas. Most recently, Mike was the General Manager for Kimpton's milestone first opening in Europe, Kimpton De Witt in Amsterdam.
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Prior to that, he took on the role of opening general manager at the Principal Charlotte Square following the completion of a £25 million refurbishment.
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