Hotels open doors across the country

A number of hotels have opened during the past two weeks.

The TownePlace Suites by Marriott Irvine/Lake Forest (Calif.) has officially opened for business. The new 112-suite hotel is owned and managed by Tharaldson Hospitality Management. The hotel is located 3 miles from the Irvine Spectrum Center and 10 miles from John Wayne Airport. It offers guests convenient access to Laguna Beach, Orange County Great Park, Newport Beach Pier and South Coast Plaza.

Virgin Hotels opened the Virgin Hotels Nashville on July 1. Located in Nashville’s historic Music Row neighborhood, the hotel offers 262 guestrooms and suites; a rooftop restaurant and bar; a flagship restaurant, bar and lounge; and a coffee shop. The hotel also features a 24-hour fitness center and more than 9,000-square feet of meeting and event space. The Buccini/Pollin Group developed the hotel, which is operated by Virgin Hotels.

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An 82-room Fairfield by Marriott hotel located in Brooklyn Center, Minn., is open. The Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites Minneapolis North is owned by Empire Hotels Group and managed by Rudra Management. Situated next to the Earle Brown Heritage Center and 8 miles from downtown Minneapolis, the new Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites Minneapolis North offers guests access to numerous shopping, dining and entertainment options. Hotel amenities include an indoor swimming pool, an outdoor patio with a fire pit, a fitness center, business services, valet laundry service, complimentary Wi-Fi and 528 square feet of meeting space.

Rockbridge announced the opening of Emeline, a new hotel in downtown Charleston, S.C. Emeline features 212 all-king rooms, a new restaurant, a coffee shop, multiple living rooms, a courtyard and retail. RBHD is the developer of the hotel, Makeready is the brand creator and operator and Swoon The Studio designed the property.

Extended Stay America opened the Extended Stay America–Austin–Austin Airport in Austin, Texas. The four-story 124-room property features complimentary Wi-Fi, premium cable, a Stayfit fitness room, Stayclean laundry room and the brand’s signature spacious Stayplay lobby with additional vending options. The hotel is the company’s sixth corporately owned, new construction hotel.

Owner Lakeland Hospitality Group opened the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Lakeland, Fla. McKibbon Hospitality manages the property, which is located in Lakeland’s downtown adjacent to the RP Funding Center and 6 miles from the Lakeland Linder International Airport. 

The Canopy by Hilton Austin (Texas) Downtown opened on July 1. Locally based Scenic Capital Advisors, a private real estate investment firm, developed and owns the 140-room property. PM Hotel Group manages it. The hotel features an open-air interior courtyard, a full-service restaurant and bar, a terrace-level pool deck and bar, a 24-hour fitness studio and a transfer lounge with luggage lockers and private changing cabins.

The 71-room Fairfield by Marriott hotel in Whitewater, Wis., is now open for business. WWHP owns the hotel, which is managed by Golder Hospitality. Hotel amenities include an indoor swimming pool, a fitness center, business services, valet laundry service and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel offers convenient access to the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, Young Auditorium, Old World Wisconsin, Alpine Valley Resort and Kettle Moraine State Forest.

A 96-suite SpringHill Suites by Marriott is open in Winchester, Va. BTB Hospitality owns the hotel, which is managed by Marshall Hotels & Resorts. The hotel offers access to historic downtown Winchester, the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Summit Point Motorsports Park, Rosemont Manor, Historic Jordan Springs, Third Winchester Battlefield Park and Shenandoah University.

A SpringHill Suites by Marriott in South Bend, Ind., is officially open. The 92-suite hotel is owned and managed by JSK Hospitality. The SpringHill Suites South Bend Notre Dame Area is located 5 miles from South Bend International Airport and 8 minutes from downtown. The hotel is close to the University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College, Four Winds Casino and the Morris Performing Arts Center.

Extended Stay America announced the opening of the Extended Stay America–Savannah—Pooler hotel in Pooler, Ga. The 124-room new-construction hotel is corporately owned. It is located less than 5 miles from Gulfstream, JCB Americas, Oglethorpe Speedway, and the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport and has easy access to the Memorial Health University Medical Center, St. Joseph’s/Candler Health Systems and the Mighty Eighty Air Force Museum.

The new SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Spokane, Wash., is owned and managed by Tharaldson Hospitality Management. The 109-suite property is located across the street from the Spokane International Airport and 14 minutes from downtown Spokane. The hotel also offers access to Riverfront Park, Northern Quest Casino and Indian Canyon Golf Course.

The new 91-room Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites Greenville Spartanburg/Duncan (S.C.) is owned by Millennium Hotel Partners 2 and managed by Gibson Hotel Management. Located 8 miles from Greenville Spartanburg International Airport, 11 miles from downtown Spartanburg and 18 miles from downtown Greenville, the Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites Greenville Spartanburg/Duncan also is near Shipwreck Cove Water Park, BMW Zentrum and Tyger River Park.

The Courtyard by Marriott Hilton Head Island is open in South Carolina. The 115-room hotel is owned by Southeastern Real Estate Group and managed by LBA Hospitality. The hotel features a rooftop bar and pool, a fitness center, a guest laundry and 960 square feet of meeting space. A short walk to the beach, the Courtyard by Marriott Hilton Head Island offers guests access to Shelter Cove Towne Centre, Sea Pines Forest Preserve and Harbour Town Lighthouse.

Owner Xama Hospitality opened a 90-suite SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Roswell, Ga. Horizon Hospitality Management manages the hotel, which provides business services, complimentary Wi-Fi, same-day dry cleaning, two meeting rooms, guest laundry facilities, a 24/7 Market, complimentary shuttle service, an indoor swimming pool, an outdoor patio and a fitness center.