Tapestry Brand Expands in NYC; More U.S. Openings

NATIONAL REPORT—The Tapestry Collection by Hilton has expanded in the heart of New York City, while in the South there are a slate of new openings. Here’s a look:

Tapestry Opens Second NYC Property

Tapestry Collection by Hilton has opened the Distrikt Hotel New York City, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. The 32-floor, 155-room hotel marks the brand’s 12th property and its second in Manhattan, following the opening of The Bernic Hotel New York City, Tapestry Collection by Hilton earlier this summer.

Originally opened in February 2010, the Distrikt Hotel puts guests in the heart of Midtown and Times Square West. Amenities include Collage Bistro & Bar and Mid-City Gym.

The Distrikt Hotel is designed to evoke the spirit of the city, with each of the three floors representing a different district or neighborhood. In the lobby, guests are greeted by a 12-ft. living greenery wall that reflects Central Park. Throughout the hotel, the halls are adorned with illustrations and collages by local artist Chris Rubino that are meant to inspire visitors to discover every corner of the city—from the Financial District and Soho to Chelsea and Harlem.

Alabama Hotel Has Access to Park Trails, Beach

The Lodge at Gulf State Park, a Hilton Hotel has opened the 350-room, beachfront hotel, located within Alabama’s Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, AL, with access to trails and activities.

The hotel has more than 40,000 sq. ft. of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting space—including The Gulfview Ballroom, the largest beach-view ballroom in the region, which can accommodate indoor events up to 1,000 guests. In addition, there are multiple food and beverage options, a coffee bar and wine bar.

Nashville’s Germantown Inn Welcomes Carriage House

The Germantown Inn, a six-suite boutique space in Germantown, a neighborhood in Nashville, TN,  welcomes the Carriage House. The new 2,000-sq.-ft. addition is connected to the historic home via a private terrace and encompasses two stories and four additional suites.

Located in one of the oldest buildings in historic Germantown, the Germantown Inn resides in a two-story, Federal-style house constructed in 1865 that was reimagined into an inspired six-bedroom luxury boutique inn in December 2016.

TownePlace Suites Comes to Baytown, TX

Marriott International’s TownePlace Suites by Marriott Houston Baytown is scheduled to open on Nov. 8. The new hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, managed by Baytown Equities LLC of League City, TX. The TownePlace Suites Houston Baytown offers guests access to San Jacinto Monument and Museum, Pirates Bay Waterpark, the Houston Raceway and downtown Houston.

Florida Property Offers Conference Space to Fill Void

Hyatt Place Wesley Chapel is now open in Wesley Chapel, FL. The hotel has 130 rooms, a conference center, a 24-hour StayFit gym and food and beverage options.

“We are delighted to welcome this beautiful property to our community, with a conference center that will fill a void in Wesley Chapel’s hospitality industry and enable us to bring increased business and tourism revenue to the region,” said Hope Kennedy Allen, president/CEO of the North Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce. “We appreciate the investment Hyatt, Impact Properties and American Lending Center have made to strengthen the city’s economic base and their commitment to supporting our community through the generous donations made to local charitable organizations.”