THE WOODLANDS (Houston), Texas—Benchmark Hospitality International announces the addition of Hotel Arista to its Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels collection.
“I am truly honored to welcome Hotel Arista to the Benchmark family and our Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels brand,” said Alex Cabañas, Benchmark’s president and CEO. “The owners, the Calamos family, have created a truly special, finely tailored destination, and we look forward to partnering with them to make their best today even better tomorrow.”
“Hotel Arista is the premier hotel for Chicago’s western suburbs,” said John P. Calamos Sr., hotel owner and CEO of Calamos Property Holdings. “We are pleased to enter into this partnership with Benchmark Hospitality, which illustrates the natural evolution for this successful business. We believe the additional resources Benchmark provides will benefit our discerning clientele and our dedicated staff.”
Hotel Arista is an independent 144-key property located in the City Gate Centre business and retail complex in Naperville, Ill. Naperville is 30 miles from downtown Chicago within the Illinois Technology and Research Corridor along Interstate 88. A corporate hub, the Naperville area is home to many global companies including Calamos Investments and Navistar.
Hotel Arista will retain its name and identity along with its ownership by the Calamos family. A member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Arista opened in September 2008 and features modern-designed guestrooms, including 20 suites. Tech-savvy amenities include touch-control lighting, complimentary WiFi, an iPod docking station, and 42-inch flat-panel HDTV. All guestrooms offer a special “Nosh Box” stocked with the guest’s personal preferences. Marble bathrooms feature walk-in showers, soaking tubs, and televisions embedded in the mirrors.
The hotel offers multiple dining options, a spa and salon, a fitness center, and 15,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space. The property is the first LEED certified hotel in Illinois and one of only six Green Seal certified hotels in the state.