DC’s The Quincy Hotel to join Ascend Hotel Collection

The Quincy Hotel in Washington, DC, will be rebranded and become part of Choice Hotels International’s Ascend Hotel Collection, marking the first hotel for the soft brand in the market. The hotel is owned by an affiliate of UIP and will be operated by Hotel Equities (HE).

As part of this rebranding, The Quincy Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection, will undergo renovations that include updates to the lobby, front desk, market/pantry, meeting space and guestrooms. The expected opening of the newly branded hotel is slated for early fall.

“We are thrilled to join the Ascend Hotel Collection and introduce a new standard of boutique hotel experience in Washington, DC,” said Steve Schwat, principal, UIP. “The Quincy Hotel has long been a beloved destination for travelers, and with these renovations and our new brand affiliation, we are excited to elevate the guest experience even further.”

Mark Williams, SVP, business development, HE, said, “We are excited to expand our portfolio in Washington, DC, working together with UIP and Choice Hotels at this great location. The Quincy Hotel has incredible potential as part of Choice’s upscale portfolio of hotels and we’re poised to bring value as long-standing operators in the Washington, DC, market, setting new benchmarks in guest satisfaction and operational excellence.”