The Hotel Group Portfolio Completes $22M in Renovations
Tuesday July 30th, 2013 - 3:43PM BGCA
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EDMONDS, WA—The Hotel Group (THG) has completed $22-million worth of renovations to 12 hotels in six states since January 2012.
As the property management company overseeing the renovations, The Hotel Group provides support to hotel owners renovating properties with contemporary enhancements to provide inviting accommodations and updated spaces.
The renovated properties include DoubleTree by Hilton South Bend in South Bend, IN; Holiday Inn Express Anchorage Airport, Fairfield Inn and Suites-Anchorage Midtown and Comfort Inn Ship Creek in Anchorage, Alaska; Holiday Inn Express Lewiston in Lewiston, Idaho; DoubleTree Hotel Cleveland Downtown in Cleveland; Plaza Inn and Suites at Ashland Creek in Ashland, OR; Holiday Inn Express Corvallis and Hilton Garden Inn Corvallis at OSU in Corvallis, OR; Hilton Garden Inn Seattle/Issaquah in Issaquah, WA; Hilton Garden Inn Tri Cities/Kennewick in Kennewick, WA; and Courtyard Richland at Columbia Point in Richland, WA.
THG’s most extensive renovation in South Bend, IN rebranded the property from a 30-year-old Marriott to a brand new DoubleTree by Hilton. The complete renovation encompassed all 291 guestrooms and 15,000 sq. ft. of meeting space as well as corridors, lobby, atrium, mechanical and HVAC updates. The newly-rebranded hotel now has a Starbucks store and vibrant new restaurant concept, Baker’s Bar and Grille, which offers a Studebaker-themed decor.
Renovations at Holiday Inn Express properties focused on public area and guestroom enhancements to align with individual property improvement plans. The refreshed spaces feature contemporary styled furniture and an updated color palette.
Hilton Garden Inn properties received cosmetic upgrades to refresh and modernize the common areas with accent paint, decorative art and signage, as well as new lighting to brighten up and enhance inviting entryways.
Tags: • Hospitality • Amenities • Brands • Architecure & Interiors • Construction/Renovation •
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