Naples Beach Hotel’s days are numbered with demolition to start soon

The Naples Beach Hotel’s days are numbered.

While the landmark hotel’s buildings off Gulf Shore Boulevard will soon come down, some of its elements will live on thanks to the new owners’ charitable donations.

The Athens Group and MSD Partners, who recently purchased the 125-acre hotel property for a multimillion-dollar redevelopment project, known as Naples Beach Club, began the site’s transformation by removing the remaining contents, inside and out.

Valuable contents went to four local charities: Habitat for Humanity, St. Matthew’s House, Greater Naples YMCA, and von Arx Wildlife Hospital.

Donations included everything from indoor and outdoor furnishings and kitchen

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Mandatory hotel quarantine will only begin in 10 days

Matthew Hancock wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera: Matt Hancock will oversee the quarantine policy

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Matt Hancock will oversee the quarantine policy

Mandatory hotel quarantine for UK residents and nationals arriving from countries on the “red list” will come into effect on 15 February – more than two weeks after the move was first announced by the prime minister.

Under the policy, people returning from more than 30 high-risk nations will have to quarantine for 10 days in government-approved accommodation.

Countries on the list include all of South America, southern Africa, Portugal and the United Arab Emirates – countries from where non-residents and nationals are already banned from entering the UK.

The policy

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