NATIONAL REPORT—Hotels are taking the Pacific by storm. Here’s more on the brands opening properties in California, Washington and Hawaii:
Hard Rock Expands in California’s Capital
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain is now open. The property has 169 hotel rooms and suites, a meeting space venue, along with an outdoor pool and deck area. The casino has 1,587 slot machines and 57 table games. Additionally, the hotel has on-site food and beverage options including The Hard Rock Café. There’s also Sound of Your Stay music program, Rock Shop selling all brand merchandise and the Body Rock fitness center.
Edition Brings Brand to West Hollywood, CA
The West Hollywood Edition is set to open on Nov. 12. Ian Schrager, in partnership with Marriott International, brings the luxury hotel experience to the Sunset Strip and also the only West Coast location in the Edition collection, in addition to 20 residences that sit atop of the property. The 190-room hotel has a rooftop, on-site food and beverage outlets, a fitness center and a spa.
American Lending Center Invests in Spokane Economic Development with Sleep Inn
American Lending Center (ALC), an EB-5 regional center, celebrated the opening of Sleep Inn and Mainstay Suites Spokane Airport, which received significant funding support through ALC’s EB-5 investments. This is ALC’s second investment project in Washington state, following the Eritage Resort in Walla Walla. Sleep Inn and Mainstay Suites is the nation’s 400th Sleep Inn hotel and 20th Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites dual-brand hotel. It is located near Interstate 90, with access to downtown Spokane, WA.
Residence Inn Opens Its Doors in Kapolei, HI
The 183-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Kapolei, Hawaii is now open. The all suite Residence Inn Oahu Kapolei will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Kapolei Hotel Partners II and managed by Western States Lodging & Management of Taylorsville, UT. Situated in downtown Kapolei, with a mixed-use of business and residential properties, the Residence Inn Oahu Kapolei will have access to Ka Makana Alii, Waikele Premium Outlets, Ko Olina Lagoons and Pearl Harbor. The hotel has on-site food and beverage options, grocery delivery services, an outdoor swimming pool, business services and a fitness center.
Halekulani Corporation Opens Property in Waikiki, HI
Halekulani Corporation has opened the Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani in Waikiki, HI. With 284 rooms and four suites, the multimillion-dollar transformed Halepuna Waikiki is located directly across from the Halekulani. The design and planning of the property was developed by New York City-based interior design firm Champalimaud and Anbe, Aruga & Ishizu, Architects Inc. The property has food and beverage outlets, a pool deck and bar, fitness studio and spa offerings.