Aloft Atlanta Downtown Opens; Marks Brand’s Entry into Georgia
Thursday April 10th, 2014 - 9:31AM PBG
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STAMFORD, CT—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has opened the Aloft Atlanta Downtown, the first Aloft hotel in the state of Georgia.
Owned by Tampa-based DeBartolo Development, LLC, and managed by Atlanta-based Banyan Investment Group, the 10-story property in downtown Atlanta underwent a multimillion-dollar transformation prior to conversion.
Located adjacent to the Merchandise Mart in Atlanta’s business district, other nearby destinations include the offices of numerous Fortune 500 companies, Georgia State University, Emory University, Georgia Aquarium, the World of Coca Cola, Atlantic Civic Center and Centennial Olympic Park.
The hotel offers 254 guestrooms, the W XYZ bar, a Splash swimming pool in the hotel’s outdoor backyard, a 24-hour fitness center and more than 2,500 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space.
Tags: Aloft • Aloft Atlanta Downtown • Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide • DeBartolo Development • Banyan Investment Group • conversion • Hospitality • Brands • Construction/Renovation • Openings •
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