ATLANTA—InterContinental Hotels Group today announces the opening of its second Even Hotels property in Rockville, Md., within the Washington, D.C., metro area. The first Even Hotels property opened in Norwalk, Conn., in mid-June.
Even Hotels is expected to be a key pillar in IHG’s portfolio of preferred brands, with three further properties in the pipeline, two in midtown Manhattan and one in Brooklyn, N.Y. IHG is focused on building the brand in key markets where target guests live and travel. Beyond Washington, D.C., and the tri-state area, this includes San Francisco, Chicago, Denver, Portland, Seattle, and Los Angeles.
“Two years ago, IHG introduced the Even Hotels brand, pinpointing a unique opportunity to offer an entire hotel experience focused on wellness in order to meet the changing needs of our guests,” said Kirk Kinsell, president, the Americas, IHG. “Following the opening of the first property in Norwalk, Conn., we are pleased to announce the opening of the second Even hotel, located in the fittest metro area in the United States.”
The new Even Hotel Rockville, located at the center of the Capital’s federal and advanced technology marketplace, will better serve wellness-minded travelers in the Washington D.C. area. The 167-room, seven-story building incorporates calming design elements to help guests maintain the balance they desire through natural light and large open spaces throughout the hotel. Natural touches carry through every aspect of the guest experience, providing a restful, natural, and productive experience.
The Even Hotel Rockville held its soft opening on June 25, 2014, and is owned and managed by IHG.