SAN ANTONIO, TX – October 16 , 2017 – Valencia Group hotels in Texas and California are approaching their fourth year in support of No Shave November. Seven properties, including Hotel Valencia Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX, Lone Star Court in Austin, TX, Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE & Hotel Alessandra in Houston, TX, Cavalry Court & The George in College Station, TX, and Hotel Valencia Santana Row in San Jose, CA will each select managers to throw away their razors for the month in the goal of raising eyes and awareness for cancer prevention.

Throughout November, guests can anticipate a range of pop up activities, and 20% of sales from select food and beverage items will benefit the American Cancer Society. In true Valencia Group style, visitors can expect to see a range of creative and limited availability specialty cocktails such as the Mustache Mule and Manly Margarita adorned with handlebar straws. To join Valencia Group in their efforts to raise money, click here to donate.

Stop into Vbar, Dorrego’s, The Canteen, 1791 Whiskey Bar, Monnalisa, and Water Trough to sample each of the three selections or treat yourself to one at home with the following recipes.

Manly Margarita

  • 5 oz. Bulleit bourbon
  • 5 oz. Cointreau
  • 3 oz. homemade margarita mix

Margarita Mix (one gallon)

  • 2 quarts fresh squeezed lime
  • 1 quart agave nectar
  • 1 quart hot water
  • 1 cup orange juice

Mustache Mule

  • 5 oz Blue Ice Vodka
  • Splash cranberry juice
  • Juice of two lime wedges
  • Fever-Tree ginger beer to fill

Long Island Goa-Tea

  • 75 oz. Seagram’s Vodka
  • 75 oz. Seagram’s Gin
  • 75 oz. Bacardi Rum
  • 75 oz. Dekupyer Triple Sec
  • 25 oz. lemon juice
  • 25 oz. lime juice
  • Coca Cola to fill

EDITOR’S NOTE: high resolution cocktail images located at this link (credit QuyTran 

About Valencia Group

Houston-based Valencia Group is a fully integrated hospitality company that provides management, development, branding and repositioning services for independent, full-service hotels owned by the company, in addition to third parties. Exceptional service, style and location have become brand trademarks. Earning both national and international recognition for their distinctive designs, amenities and settings, Valencia Group properties are destinations and gathering places within their respective communities, some further benefitting from and enriching their space within the cultural heart of a city. The company continues to forge a niche with hotels that anchor and add value to urban, mixed-use environments, which further support or enhance the guest experience with superior residential, restaurant, retail and office components. The Valencia Group portfolio currently includes the Valencia brands: Hotel Valencia Santana Row in San Jose, CA and Hotel Valencia Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. The Sorella brand includes Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE in Houston, TX by developer Midway.   The court concept brands include Lone Star Court in Austin, TX and Midway and Valencia Group’s Cavalry Court in College Station, TX.  Recent openings in 2017 include: Midway and Valencia Group’s The George™ in College Station, TX and Midway’s Hotel Alessandra in Houston, TX.  For more information, please visit

CONTACT:               Amy Trench

Valencia Group