IHG to Open Holiday Inn in Brooklyn
Monday October 21st, 2013 - 10:13AM BGOPH
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BROOKLYN, NY—IHG is developing a hotel in downtown Brooklyn, the Holiday Inn Brooklyn Nevins Station, expected to open in early 2015.
K.K. Mehta, managing partner, 300 Schermerhorn Realty, LLC, and his son, Sanjeev Mehta, own the hotel. It is their second IHG property in the metro New York area. New York Hotel Management LLC will manage the hotel.
Developed in partnership with 300 Schermerhorn Realty LLC, the new-build, $80-million hotel will join the neighborhood at 300 Schermerhorn Street. It will be located nearby to the Barclay’s Center and the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
The 246-room hotel will offer more than 3,000 sq. ft. of meeting space including three meeting rooms and a ballroom. A restaurant, sauna, steam room, indoor pool and a Jacuzzi and will be among the guest amenities.
Guestrooms will include business-focused necessities such as an ergonomic workstation and data ports. The bathrooms will include a multifunctional showerhead, as well as a signature shower curtain with curved rod, and Bath & Body Works amenities. Additionally, each room will have a sitting area with a lounge chair, hairdryer, micro fridge, coffee maker, iron and ironing board.
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