NATIONAL REPORT—A spate of U.S. openings have been added to the lodging landscape. Here’s a look at three of them:
Tryp by Wyndham Newark Downtown
Tryp by Wyndham has opened its newest hotel in the business district, proximate to New York City and Newark Liberty International Airport.
The 101-room TRYP by Wyndham Newark Downtown, developed by East Park Street Hospitality Urban Renewal Inc., is the sixth U.S. location for the brand, which recently opened locations in Miami’s Bay Harbor and St. Augustine, FL, and College Station, TX.
The brand has approximately 18 hotels and more than 2,600 rooms in locations like Long Island City, NY; El Paso, TX; Macon, GA; and Pittsburgh, in addition to multiple destinations in Florida including Coral Gables, Orlando, Kissimmee, Fort Lauderdale and an additional Miami location.
The Eliza Jane has joined the Unbound Collection by Hyatt, just outside of the French Quarter in New Orleans.
The 196-room hotel embraces its funky design, but also pays tribute to New Orleans’ storied history. The hotel is named after Eliza Jane Nicholson, publisher of The Daily Picayune and the first woman publisher of a major metropolitan newspaper in the United States.
The property has 50 suites, including 12 signature suites, as well as a fitness center, garden courtyard and a 2,000 sq.-ft. open-air interior courtyard, all inspired by the city and the historic woman for which it’s named.
Hospitality investor Rockbridge has partnered with HRI Lodging LLC and will oversee management and operations of property. Alongside is Makeready, which will offer both local food and beverage options.
The Bobby Hotel, located in Nashville, TN’s main music and cultural artery, is now open. The bar’s repurposed 1956 Scenicruiser bus sets the tone for this downtown hub’s edgy aesthetic, tearing a page from Nashville’s grassroots songbook, according to the company. The 144-room Bobby Hotel abuts Printers Alley, a historic cobblestone block.
The property has four dining venues, including the rooftop lounge, featuring a retrofitted bus-cum-bar recently hoisted onto the roof; Tavern at Bobby, the signature restaurant serving locally sourced, globally tinged fare; Café at Bobby, a street-side café; and Bobby’s Garage Bar, offering a retractable stage lit by car headlights.
Bobby Hotel is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Lifestyle Collection. It is the third project from Nashville-based Castlerock Asset Management, the real estate and development group behind Westin Nashville and The Oak steakhouse.