Kinseth Hospitality Company (KHC) is pleased to announce the official Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Celebration of the Residence Inn by Marriott hotel in Ankeny, Iowa. The grand opening ceremony for the Residence Inn, located in The District at Prairie Trail at 1515 SW Main Street, took place on Thursday, October 24, 2019, with over 100 in attendance. To kick-off the event, Heather Lilienthal, Ankeny Chamber Vice Chairman of the Board; Dennis Albaugh, Owner of DRA Properties; Gary Lorenz, City of Ankeny Mayor; Ben Kinseth, Vice President of Kinseth Hospitality; and Suzy Ridder, General Manager, shared their excitement about the new Residence Inn hotel.
“Kinseth is excited to bring the upscale extended stay Residence Inn by Marriott hotel to the dynamic development that is Prairie Trail,” expressed Ben Kinseth. “Guests staying, whether it be one night or 30+ nights, will have a phenomenal new upscale product for lodging and a fantastic array of amenities to choose from.”
“We are so thrilled to celebrate the grand opening of the new Residence Inn by Marriott in The District,” said Dennis Albaugh. “From the beginning planning stages of Prairie Trail, we knew we wanted a hotel located right on the Town Square. We are so proud to partner with a company as solid and well-run as the Kinseth Hospitality Group.”
Residence Inn properties are designed as all-suite hotels that offer studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. Guests looking for a revitalizing sleep experience will enjoy the hotel’s plush mattresses and crisp linens, while guests focused on being productive will value their suite’s large, well-lit work desk, ergonomic chair and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Designed for stays of five nights or more, each suite also has a fully-equipped kitchen with a coffeemaker, microwave oven and residential-sized appliances. Located nine miles from downtown Des Moines and 25 miles from Ames, the Residence Inn offers its guests convenient access to local attractions like Adventureland Amusement Park, Wells Fargo Arena, Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino and more.