StepStone Snags Mgmt. Contract for Boston Indigo
Thursday September 19th, 2013 - 9:29AM EO
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NEWTON, MA—StepStone Hospitality has taken over management of Hotel Indigo Boston-Newton Riverside, making it the eighth hotel to join the StepStone managed portfolio during the past year.
“This hotel is an outstanding addition for us,” stated Thomas Russo, StepStone Hospitality chairman/CEO. “It’s a great fit in our expanding portfolio.”
“This is a truly distinctive property,” added Blair Wills, StepStone Hospitality president/COO, noting the brand’s commitment to environment-friendly operations and amenities.
The 191-room hotel is located near downtown Boston and 12 miles from Logan International Airport.
In-room amenities include 32-inch, flat-screen, high-definition televisions with satellite and in-room movies; complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet; in-room safes; and MP3 docking stations. Guestrooms feature platform beds, hardwood floors and area rugs, desks with ergonomic seating and spa showers.
The hotel offers special-event space for groups from five to 150 persons, fitness center, a seasonal outdoor pool and a business center. Dining options include BOKX 109 American Prime, an American steakhouse.
StepStone Hospitality also added the following hotels to its portfolio during the last year: 74 State Hotel (Albany, NY), New Orleans Marriott Metairie at Lakeway, Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Beach, Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown USC (South Carolina), Ames Boston Hotel and Residence Inn by Marriott Siegen Lane and the Courtyard by Marriott Siegen Lane, both in Baton Rouge, LA.
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