Embassy Suites Charlotte Uptown Breaks Ground
Friday June 6th, 2014 - 9:07AM G
| | | | | | | | | | |
These are shortcuts to your favorite social networking and bookmark sites. Add this story to your Facebook page, del.icio.us, DiggIt, and many others!
MCLEAN, VA—Embassy Suites Hotels, based here, and developer BPR Properties, have broken ground on a 250-suite Embassy Suites Charlotte Uptown.
Scheduled to open in June 2016, the property will be the ninth Embassy Suites in the state of North Carolina. The full-service, all-suites hotel will also feature 7,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and an on-site restaurant.
“We are proud of our growing portfolio of Embassy Suites properties around the country and thrilled to partner with BPR Properties to bring another top-notch Embassy Suites lodging option to the Charlotte area,” stated John Rogers, global head, Embassy Suites Hotels. “We look forward to delivering the high level of customer satisfaction our guests have come to expect when they stay at any of our more than 215 properties.”
Other key features include a variety of side-by-side suites, shotgun suites, and one-room suites and two-room suites with a separate living area and private bedroom. Each suite also features two flat-screen high-definition televisions and wet bar fitted with a microwave, mini-fridge and a selection of gourmet coffee and teas from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. A complimentary 24-hour fitness and business centers, along with an indoor pool, are also on site.
The Charlotte Uptown property is the first Embassy Suites Hotel for Palo Alto, CA-based BPR Properties, a long-time Hilton Worldwide franchisee partner. It owns and operates properties in other brands within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio, including two Hampton Inn properties in Asheboro, NC, and Statesboro, GA, as well as one Home2 by Hilton property in Greensboro, NC.
Tags: Embassy Suites Hotels • Embassy Suites Charlotte Uptown • Hospitality • Construction/Renovation •
When you hear all the lodging industry projections for the months and years to come, much of the robust growth is forecast to be the result of the expected influx of travelers from China. In what could only be seen as good news for the industry, that expectation moved a little closer to reality when President Obama signed a visa waiver extension for Chinese travelers earlier this month.