NATIONAL REPORT—Two WoodSpring Suites properties have opened in Charlotte, NC; a New York hotel honors its community; and Mississippi gets its first Hotel Indigo. Here’s more on the properties paying tribute to local businesses and culture:
Choice Opens Two Properties in Charlotte, NC
Choice Hotels International Inc., in collaboration with Brookwood Hotels and Nationwide Hotel Management Company, has opened the WoodSpring Suites Charlotte Northlake and WoodSpring Suites Charlotte Matthews.
Both new four-story, 122-room properties are close to downtown Charlotte, the Charlotte Douglas International Airport and several other corporations and attractions, including the Bank of America Financial Center, Duke Energy, Nascar, Microsoft, Sonic Automotive and Wells Fargo corporate offices.
Cambria Hotel Opens Near Attractions in Maryland
Cambria Hotels, franchised by Choice Hotels International Inc., has opened the Cambria Hotel College Park in College Park, MD. The newly constructed 150-room property was developed in collaboration with Southern Management Corporation.
The property is close to the University of Maryland, Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium, Xfinity Center, FedExField, Fort Meade, NASA Goddard Visitor’s Center, the Mall at Prince Georges and three international airports. The Cambria Hotel College Park also has an on-site restaurant, fitness center and meeting spaces. In addition, an Orangetheory Fitness Studio is set to open in the fall of this year.
Cambria Hotels Opens in Mount Pleasant, SC
Choice Hotels International Inc., in collaboration with developers SpringBridge Development LLC and Landmark Enterprises, opened the Cambria Hotel Mount Pleasant in coastal South Carolina.
The 112-room property is close to Downtown Charleston’s business and historic districts and the beaches of Sullivan’s Island. The hotel has multifunction meeting spaces along with a fitness center.
Saratoga Springs Hotel Recognizes Local Community
Lark Hotels has opened its first New York hotel, The Downtowner, in Saratoga Springs, NY. Formerly known as the Saratoga Downtowner, The Downtowner’s 42 newly renovated guestrooms pay homage to the hotel’s past as a retro motor lodge and the surrounding area’s community of writers, performers and visual artists.
Located on the “50-yard line” of Broadway St. at the corner of Division St., The Downtowner is close to the race track and Saratoga Springs’ bars, restaurants and shops.
First Hotel Indigo Comes to Mississippi
IHG has opened The Hotel Indigo-Hattiesburg in Hattiesburg, MS, the first and only Hotel Indigo in Mississippi.
The Hotel Indigo-Hattiesburg hotel is close to the University of Southern Mississippi and The Avenues. The five-story boutique hotel has 100 rooms and a 24/7 business center with wireless internet and printing available. Other amenities include a restaurant and bar and an on-site fitness center.
Courtyard by Marriott Comes to Wayne, NJ
Prestige Hospitality Group has opened the 122-room Courtyard by Marriott Wayne Fairfield hotel in Wayne, NJ. The three-story hotel has an indoor swimming pool, an outdoor fire pit, fitness center and guest laundry. The hotel offers more than 1,587 sq. ft. of meeting space to accommodate functions of up to 100 people.