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Mainsail Suites Hotel & Conference Center Undergoes Renovation

Tuesday February 19th, 2013 - 3:19PM

TAMPA, FL—Originally a 360-room property, the Mainsail Suites Hotel & Conference Center here will undergo a $1.5-million renovation in interior upgrades to guestrooms and the lobby, and transition to have120 one- and two-bedroom suites. The remaining 240 units will be converted to rental residences operating as Mainsail Apartment Homes.

Room renovations will include upgraded flooring throughout living rooms, bedrooms and bathrooms; new sofa sleeper and lounge chair in living rooms; white faux wood blinds throughout; new light fixtures in dining rooms; Simmons Beautyrest Euro Top mattress and box springs; upgraded bedding accessories; flat-screen television in all bedrooms; and new artwork throughout each unit.

Guest bathrooms will receive a complete overhaul, including new accessories in a brushed nickel finish; upgraded vanity marble countertops, lighting and mirrors; and grab bars in all tubs.

The hotel’s lobby area will receive fresh paint throughout and the guest check-in desk will be enhanced to include a stack stone backdrop and more modern signage.

The project is scheduled for completion by August 2013.