A number of new and redesigned hotels came on the market this summer. Here are 10 noteworthy openings that took place recently:
The Charmant Hotel: The 67-room upscale lifestyle property is situated along the Mississippi in La Crosse, Wis. The Simeone Deary Design Group crafted a design scheme that harkens back to the roots of the historic 19th century candy factory with a warm color palette and exposed whitewashed brick and original flooring. The hotel offers 855 square feet of meeting space and a 1,110-square-foot rooftop terrace.
TRYP by Wyndham New York Times Square: The second TRYP in the Big Apple features 336 guestrooms, including 45 “family rooms” with bunk beds for children and separate beds for adults, as well as five “fitness rooms” which come with stationary bikes, a yoga mat, and a fitness kit for a private workout. The property, which underwent a major multimillion-dollar renovation, features a blog wall in its Plaza Central lobby area comprising multiple screens to keep guests up to date on current events.
Dazzler Brooklyn: Dazzler Hotels, an upscale collection of hotels by Argentinean brand Fën Hotels, has introduced the 174-room hotel inspired by classic Brooklyn. Guestrooms include 14 junior suites and six executive suites featuring an entry foyer, living area, and sofa sleeper. All rooms feature elements of hand craftsmanship symbolic of Brooklyn. The mix of Manhattan glamour and industrial Brooklyn design for the hotel was led by clo-th Interiors. The hotel offers 3,767 square feet of ballroom space and a 667-square-foot pre-function area.
DoubleTree by Hilton Nanuet: The modern 156-room hotel located near the Village of Nyack, N.Y., is now open following a multimillion-dollar renovation that includes a redesign of the lobby, guestrooms, and public spaces. Granite and marble are accented throughout the property. The space features nearly 6,000 square feet of meeting area, fit for gatherings of up to 410 people.
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Slidell-New Orleans East: Offering 75 guestrooms in a variety of suites and configurations, the property’s design features the latest design elements to capture the feel of a modern country home. The hotel offers two meeting rooms, one of which features 900 square feet, including a fire pit and outdoor veranda, suitable for accommodating up to 75 guests.
The Envoy Hotel: Located in Boston’s Seaport District and designed by Group One Partners and Stantec, the hotel opened in June. The waterfront property has 136 guestrooms, including two suites, all with floor-to-ceiling windows. Building materials are detailed in shiplap wood to honor sailing vessels.
Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst: The first Hyatt Place in Western New York has officially opened. With a casual atmosphere, the hotel’s 137 rooms feature separate areas for work and sleep to offer multitasking travelers extra space. The property has 1,887 square feet of flexible, high-tech meeting/function space and a 24-hour gym.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Victoria: The brand’s first property on Vancouver Island, the 19-story, 181-room downtown hotel has undergone a multimillion-dollar property-wide renovation. With a modern West Coast style, natural earth tones and art from local artist Anne Griffiths color the hotel. There are 89 suites that have a separate living area with a pullout queen sofa bed and dining areas. All guestrooms feature views of the Pacific Ocean, the Olympic Mountain Range, or downtown Victoria.
Nautilus, A SIXTY Hotel: The 250-room oceanfront property in Miami Beach, Fla., scheduled to open Oct. 1, was originally designed in the 1950s by architect Morris Lapidus. Inspired by residential European beach houses, the rooms are sprinkled with mid-century pieces. The hotel’s 2,500 square feet of private meeting and event space offer custom configurations for various types of gatherings. Other venues include Driftwood Room, a lobby bar, and Nautilus Cabana Club, which features an indoor dining room, outdoor deck, poolside retreat, pool bar, and backyard.
Cobblestone Hotel and Suites Jefferson: Cobblestone Hotels introduced its largest hotel yet in Iowa, featuring a casino for the first time. The $40 million gaming and entertainment venue offers 18,000 square feet of gaming, with 525 slot machines and 14 table games. The hotel has 73 rooms, including whirlpool suites.