Six Hyatt Place Properties Updated; More Renovations…

NATIONAL REPORT—Properties across the country have received million-dollar updates, including six Hyatt Place properties managed by Phoenix American Hospitality (PAH) Management.

Six Hyatt Place Properties Renovated

Phoenix American Hospitality (PAH) Management has completed a $5-million renovation project at six Hyatt Place properties across the U.S. The renovation of each hotel includes updates to the lobby, meeting rooms, guestrooms, pool area, fitness area and exterior.

The properties included in this renovation include the following:

  • Hyatt Place Alpharetta/North Point Mall
  • Hyatt Place Charlotte/Arrowood
  • Hyatt Place Dallas/Park Central
  • Hyatt Place Greenville/Haywood
  • Hyatt Place Roanoke Airport/Valley View Mall
  • Hyatt Place Topeka

Guestrooms were revamped with new mattresses and bedding, as well as the Hyatt Place brand’s signature Cozy Corner seating; the lobby was redecorated with new seating, lighting, artwork, flooring and window treatments; and new workout equipment was added to the fitness areas, among other updates.

Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Historic District Receives an Upgrade

The Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Historic District hotel in South Carolina recently completed a multimillion-dollar transformation that includes extensive renovations to the guestrooms, guest bathrooms, public spaces and meeting rooms, plus an upgraded Bistro.

The 176-room hotel operates as a Marriott franchise, owned by RLJ Lodging Trust of Bethesda, MD, and managed by Interstate Hotels & Resorts of Arlington, VA.

This six-story property is located on the footprint of the College of Charleston. The lobby level has been completely redesigned with new carpeting, hard-surface flooring, light fixtures, wallpaper and artwork. The upgraded Bistro serves Starbucks products as well as seasonal breakfast fare in the morning, and a full-service bar and small plates in the evening. Suitable for hosting events for up to 175 people, the Courtyard Charleston Historic District has also updated its 7,800 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space.

The hotel’s recent revitalization presents a complete transformation of all of the hotel’s guestrooms. All rooms now have modern hard-surface flooring, mini refrigerators, new mattresses, plus 42-in. HDTVs. Rejuvenated guest bathrooms include modernized LED mirrored vanities, and king rooms have renovated walk-in showers.

Hilton Garden Inn White Marsh Gets a New Look

American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (AHIP) has completed approximately $1 million in renovations at its Hilton Garden Inn White Marsh hotel in Baltimore.

In an effort to provide guests with a more modern guestroom experience, updates included new window drapery, bedding, mattresses, couches, ottomans and televisions. In addition, the hotel’s lobby area and meeting space were updated and the pool area was refreshed with new lounge furniture.

“This marks the completion of the first of several hotels we are renovating this year to upgrade and enhance the guest experience and better position our hotels in their respective markets,” said Rob O’Neill, CEO, American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP. “Nearly $20 million is scheduled to be invested in hotel upgrades this year, through pre-funded property improvement plans.”

Two other AHIP hotels will also have renovations completed in the next month—the Embassy Suites Cincinnati (Covington, KY) and the Embassy Suites Dallas (Fort Worth, TX). These renovations are extensive and will position these two properties as the latest in Embassy Suites’ chain-wide upgrade of ‘next generation’ hotels, with modernized lobbies, expanded bars and more communal and digital desk space.