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NATIONAL REPORT—Curio Collection by Hilton introduces The Porter, its 50th hotel in the portfolio; Four Points by Sheraton arrives in Novi, MI; and there’s more.

The Porter Portland

Curio Collection by Hilton today welcomes The Porter Portland as its 50th property in its upper-upscale portfolio of distinctive hotels and resorts.

Accommodations include 297 guestrooms, an expansive library, a heated indoor pool with Jacuzzi, as well as a sauna room, steam room, meditation spa, locker rooms and a 24-hour fitness center. Each guestroom offers a touch of home, complete with complimentary WiFi, imperial bath products, a mini bar stocked with local products and a complimentary selection of coffee and tea, as well as Frette robes and slippers.

“We are proud to reach the milestone of 50 Curio Collection properties in our portfolio with a hotel as authentic and beautiful as The Porter Portland,” said Mark Nogal, global head, Curio Collection by Hilton. “With service and a location that reflect the spirit of Portland, we know our guests will appreciate this valuable addition to our global portfolio of hotels and resorts.”

Four Points by Sheraton Detroit Novi

The Four Points by Sheraton Detroit Novi has opened in Novi, MI. The hotel offers all of the brand’s extras including a 24-hour fitness center, heated pool, fast and free WiFi throughout the hotel, and the Best Brews & BBQ program.

Asset managed by F&C Investments, Four Points by Sheraton Detroit Novi, previously under the name Crowne Plaza Novi, has 220 guestrooms, over 9,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, a 24-hour fitness center, business center and fast and free WiFi throughout the hotel.

For F&B, there’s full-service dining at the hotel pub and the brand’s Best Brews and BBQ program, which serves curated local beers and seasonal BBQ-style appetizers.

Line ATX

Originally built in 1965, the modernist building that will house Line ATX—due to open in Austin, TX this spring—is undergoing a complete transformation that will feature 428 guestrooms with expansive lake and city views through floor-to-ceiling windows and artwork by seven local artists including Xochi Solis and Matthew Shlian.

Interiors by Los Angeles-based designer Sean Knibb and architecture by Austin’s Michael Hsu Office of Architecture create a distinctive local experience rooted in the natural materials and landscape of central Texas. Knibb was responsible for the design of the first Line property in Los Angeles’ Koreatown. The lobby will also feature a custom installation by Bastrop-based sculptor and artists Michael Wilson.

The property will include 20,000 sq. ft. of indoor/outdoor event spaces. Taking an innovative approach to meetings and events, the Line ATX will offer seasonal a la carte menu options, crafted family style dining and a show kitchen overlooking Congress Ave.

Other amenities include an infinity pool on the edge of Town Lake, serving craft cocktails and poolside fare.

Residence Inn Dallas at The Canyon

The 103-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Dallas is scheduled to open on April 10. Located at 3425 Canyon Bluff Blvd., the all-suite Residence Inn Dallas at The Canyon will operate as a Marriott franchise, managed by Atlantic Hotels Group LLC of Dallas.

The hotel is located at The Canyon in Oak Cliff, a mixed-use development that has it all, integrating residential living with commercial and retail designs, all inspired by the Texas landscape.

Residence Inn properties are designed as all-suite hotels that offer studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. In-room features include a work desk, ergonomic chair and complimentary high-speed internet access. Each suite also has a fully equipped kitchen with a coffeemaker, microwave oven and residential-sized appliances.

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