Halcyon, A Hotel In Cherry Creek Appoints Mcclinton Heil As New General Manager Of Hotel Operations

December 27, 2022

HALCYON, a hotel in Cherry Creek, the 154-room boutique hotel with a modern take in Denver’s chicest neighborhood, is proud to announce the appointment of McClinton Heil as general manager of hotel operations. McClinton Heil brings a decade of hospitality experience to his new role where he will take over leadership of this dynamic and high-performing team, reinforcing the brand, maximizing financial performance, guest satisfaction, and team member coaching and development. He will usher in a fresh perspective to the beloved hotel and its experiences, alongside the talented team already in place.

McClinton Heil began his career in Southern California at The Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel before growing to director of room operations as part of the opening team for Newport Beach’s Lido House, an Autograph Collection Hotel. At Lido House, McClinton Heil’s leadership guided the team to excel room revenue up to $4.5 million. He also oversaw a $15 million renovation and managed an award-winning Michael Mina restaurant at The Lodge at Sonoma Resort, another Autograph Collection Hotel. Most recently, McClinton Heil held a general manager role at the 96-room Hotel Emblem, Viceroy in San Francisco. With McClinton Heil as general manager of hotel operations, the hotel achieved and maintained the #3 TripAdvisor rating out of 251 properties in San Francisco. Today, McClinton Heil will lead the HALCYON team with his poised professionalism to exceed goals and guest satisfaction on the daily.

“The dynamic team at HALCYON has done a phenomenal job at creating unforgettable and unique guest experiences,” said McClinton Heil. “I look forward to continuing the legacy that the team has built while looking ahead to the future to ensure we remain our guest’s favorite home away from home for years to come.”

Born and raised in San Clemente, Calif., McClinton Heil earned a degree in business from California State University, San Marcos. He is excited to land in Denver, Colorado with his wife, Brie, daughter, Lennon, and son, Easton. Together, they love to play golf, run, swim, eat delicious food and travel internationally.
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About HALCYON, a hotel in Cherry Creek
HALCYON, a hotel in Cherry Creek, is a take on modern luxury with a twist of staying at your best friend’s welcoming home in Colorado. The 154-room hotel is located in the upscale neighborhood of Cherry Creek North, with some of Denver’s best shopping and dining. Guests can borrow a bike for the day to cruise down the Cherry Creek Bike Path to local breweries, hop on a Vespa to head downtown, ski or snowboard easily with a call to the front desk or test out Halcyon’s own custom-made options. Enjoy a sophisticated-yet-approachable style, Local Jones serves a menu full of locally-sourced staples and an upscale take on classic dishes, or head to the exclusive Denver hotspot B&GC for one-of-a-kind cocktails. Nearby to the high-end Cherry Creek Shopping Center, Denver Country Club, Denver Tech Center and just minutes away from downtown Denver, Halcyon’s location provides easy access for business travelers and outdoor adventurers, even if the two are one in the same. From morning yoga, to big meetings, to happy hour on the roof-top and fine dining in the neighborhood, this hotel feels like home, only better. For more information, please visit

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