Hotel Brands Add to Collections

NATIONAL REPORT—The Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton and the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels are strengthening their portfolios. A pair of properties on the East Coast, plus waterfront hotels in California are part of the latest additions:

Hotel Alba, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Opens

Hotel Alba, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, opened its doors as the very first Tapestry Collection hotel in Florida. Joining Tampa’s growing Westshore business district, the property has 222 renovated guestrooms, an art gallery, outdoor pool with cabanas and on-site food and beverage options. It is proximate to Tampa International Airport, downtown Tampa and Ybor City. Hotel Alba is the latest addition to Sotherly’s boutique portfolio, and the second property affiliated with Tapestry Collection by Hilton.

Carté Hotel to Open in San Diego’s Little Italy Neighborhood

Carté Hotel, a Curio Collection by Hilton property plans to open its doors in San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood in July. The hotel is close to the waterfront and the downtown business district. The 16-floor, 246-guestroom LEED Silver Certified hotel will have three food and beverage options with sustainable and local offerings. Carté also has more than 8,500 sq. ft. of event space, a pool and fitness center.

San Francisco Hotel Joins Ascend Hotel Collection

The Infinity Hotel San Francisco is the latest hotel to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International Inc. Located in the Marina District of San Francisco, the property has waterfront access, views of the Golden Gate Bridge and is close to many San Francisco attractions. The 75-room upscale property recently completed a multi-year transformation. The Ascend Hotel Collection currently has more than 250 properties open and more than 70 hotels in the pipeline worldwide. This year, the brand expects to open several hotels in major U.S. markets, including Brooklyn, NY; Philadelphia; Long Island City, NY; and Napa, CA.

Choice Hotels Adds Waterfront Property to Ascend Hotel Collection

The Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International Inc. has welcomed the Beaufort Hotel to its portfolio. The brand’s newest addition, situated on the Crystal Coast, is located on the Southern Outer Banks in Lennoxville, NC. The hotel has 133 guestrooms, more than 10,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space, a fitness center, outdoor pool, on-site dining and access to water taxis. The hotel is owned by Beaufort Hospitality Enterprises LLC and managed by North Carolina-based Concord Hospitality.