Edward Villafane Appointed General Manager at Goodstone Inn & Restaurant
Seasoned Hotelier Joins Luxury Inn in the Heart of Virginia's Wine Country
Goodstone Inn & Restaurant is pleased to announce the appointment of seasoned hospitality executive Edward Villafane as General Manager. With an extensive background within the luxury hotel market, Villafane will be responsible for all property operations, including 18 guestrooms across six guesthouses, meeting & event space, as well as the fine dining restaurant and culinary venues.
A veteran of the luxury hospitality industry, Villafane has more than 30 years of international hotel experience and has played an integral role in the opening of six resorts. He most recently served as the General Manager of The Inn at Windmill Lane, an exclusive boutique hotel in the heart of the Hamptons' tranquil Amagansett. Prior to that, Villafane spent five years as the Resort Manager of Ocean House, an award-winning resort in Watch Hill, R.I. In this role, he led all aspects of hotel operations and was instrumental in implementing policies and procedures that resulted in the hotel's many accolades, including the AAA Five Diamond Award and Forbes 5 Star Award for Hotel, Spa and Restaurant.
Villafane has also been an instrumental member of the Sales and Marketing team at Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, where he was responsible for account management at resorts in Great Exuma, Bahamas, Nevis, West Indies, and Costa Rica. Previously, Villafane held sales positions with Rosewood Hotels & Resorts and at Avalon Hotel & Spa in Portland, Ore. His experience also extends into conference and food & beverage positions at Little Dix Bay in the British Virgin Islands, Martineau Bay Resort in Vieques, Puerto Rico and The Plaza Hotel in New York, N.Y.