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First Hotel Indigo in Cleveland Opens

Friday July 25th, 2014 - 10:06AM


The lobby of the first Hotel Indigo to open in Cleveland offers interesting design.

CLEVELAND, OH—The first Hotel Indigo in Cleveland has opened in the Beachwood neighborhood.

The Hotel Indigo Cleveland-Beachwood hotel celebrates the Cleveland Metroparks system, a diverse network of green spaces dedicated to conservation, education and recreation and referred to by locals as the “Emerald Necklace.”

“We like to think of this neighborhood’s green spaces as ‘naturally priceless’,” stated Mary Winslow, director, Americas Brand Management, Hotel Indigo. “The extensive collection of parks, trails and waterways beg to be explored and discovered, and we look forward to connecting our guests to this vibrant and unique neighborhood.”

The Beachwood neighborhood story is brought to life within the hotel through murals of the local green spaces that make up the Emerald Necklace and the experiences they offer, including flowing waterfalls, colorful patchwork hot air balloons and polo horses in action. Nature-inspired design accents feature wood, grass and pebbles. Meeting rooms, named the Hunter Room and Jumper Room, and equestrian-inspired staff uniforms are a nod to the Hunter Jumper Classic competition held at the Cleveland Metroparks Polo Field.

Prior to its conversion to the Hotel Indigo brand, the four-story, 100-room hotel underwent an $8-million renovation. During the renovation, an original brick wall was discovered and restored, and now serves as a unique design feature in the lobby.

Guestrooms feature hard-surface flooring with area rugs and spa-inspired bathrooms.

3581 Bar & Bistro offers seasonal and locally sourced food in a stylish environment. Relationships with local vendors like Orlando Baking Co., Indigo Imp Brewery and Rising Star Coffee Roasters bring a taste of the neighborhood into the hotel. 

The hotel’s outdoor courtyard offers soft seating, a community table, fire feature and an interactive chessboard. Guests have access to a 24-hour fitness center and 7,500 sq. ft. of meeting space. The hotel is pet friendly.

The Beachwood hotel will feature the brand’s new Neighborhood Guide, a touchscreen display that connects guests to each other, the local neighborhood and Hotel Indigo locations around the world. Hotel team members, many of whom are locals themselves, share their favorite hidden gems with guests looking to explore and discover the neighborhood.

“We love our neighborhood and look forward to introducing guests to some of our favorite places,” said Cynthia Eckrich, general manager. “Whether it’s taking in a sky-high view from a hot air balloon during The Blossom Time Festival or keeping your feet on the ground on a local nature trail, we can connect our guests to the neighborhood like no one else.”

The hotel is owned by CBHV, LLC, and managed by Atlantic Hospitality.