NATIONAL REPORT—Hotel Business takes a look at the spate of recent hotel openings in the U.S. Here are five of them:
AC Hotel San Francisco Airport/Oyster Point Waterfront
AC Hotels by Marriott has debuted the AC Hotel San Francisco Airport/Oyster Point Waterfront. Located 10 miles from downtown San Francisco and 10 minutes from San Francisco International Airport, the new hotel has 187 rooms.
“We are delighted to bring this design-driven hotel to the Cove at Oyster Point,” said Corry Oakes, president/CEO of OTO Development, a Johnson Management company. “Everything—from location to architecture to amenities, even the signature cocktail in the lounge—embodies the AC brand’s emphasis on providing ‘A New Way to Hotel.’”
Developed and operated by Spartanburg, SC-based OTO, the hotel is the first new hotel to open in South San Francisco in 15 years, according to the company.
Cambria Hotel New Orleans Warehouse District
Choice Hotels International Inc., in collaboration with Fillmore Capital Partners and Fillmore Hospitality, has opened the newest addition to the Cambria Hotels portfolio—the Cambria Hotel New Orleans Warehouse District.
Located at 632 Tchoupitoulas St., the 162-room newly constructed, upscale Cambria hotel is located in the Arts and Warehouse District with numerous dining and entertainment options and the action of the French Quarter.
The property has contemporary on-site dining, serving a menu composed of local specialties, signature cocktails and area craft beers, as well as grab-and-go salads and sandwiches. The property also includes 1,200 sq. ft. of meeting space and a fitness center.
Home2 Suites by Hilton at Baylor Scott and White Dallas
Dallas-based Gatehouse Capital has opened its newest hotel, Home2 Suites by Hilton, on the campus of Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, part of Baylor Scott & White Health. The property has 132 suites and is located at 3301 Gaston Ave., directly across from the flagship hospital.
Developed and owned by Gatehouse Capital and managed by Aimbridge Hospitality, the $21-million hotel helps to solidify the redevelopment of the area. The land is owned by Baylor Health Care System and has been leased to Gatehouse Capital.
WoodSpring Suites Denver Centennial
WoodSpring Hotels has opened the WoodSpring Suites Denver Centennial.
The four-story, newly constructed extended-stay hotel offers 122 suites in three room layouts. Each room has an in-room kitchen equipped with a full-size refrigerator, two-burner stovetop and microwave.
Owned by Pure Strike Development LP and WS Centennial LLC, the hotel will be operated by Hotel Management & Consulting LLC (HMC). It is located at 13253 E. Briarwood Ave. in Centennial, CO.
Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Worth Downtown
The 120-room Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Worth Downtown is slated to open on Oct. 13, featuring a new public space and guestroom design.
Located at 1010 Houston St., the hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Downtown FW Fairfield Lodging LLC and managed by Icon Lodging of Irving, TX. General Manager Catherine Carroll and Director of Sales Claire Maisel will lead the management team at the hotel.