Benchmark Pyramid has taken over management of a Cambria Hotel in Pittsburgh, while TPG Hotels, Resorts and Marinas and Blue Water have also added to their portfolios.
Benchmark Pyramid assumes management of Pittsburgh Cambria Hotel
Benchmark Pyramid has taken over operations of the 142-room Cambria Hotel Pittsburgh—Downtown (pictured above). In the seven months since the merger was finalized, Benchmark Pyramid has added 31 hotels to its portfolio of third-party operated hotels in the U.S.
The property recently completed a multimillion-dollar renovation, which included upgrades to public spaces and guestroom enhancements designed to elevate guests’ hotel experience. The refurbished property, the official hotel of the Pittsburgh Penguins and preferred hotel of Duquesne University, offers a CustomFit fitness center, indoor pool and approximately 8,000 sq. ft. of flexible, indoor/outdoor meeting/event space. Two F&B outlets are also on-property.
Situated in Pittsburgh’s business district, the hotel is located adjacent to PPG Paints Arena, home of the Penguins, and close to Carnegie Museum of Art and Science Center, the Andy Warhol Museum, Sandcastle Water Park, PNC Park, Heinz Field and Rivers Casino.
TPG Hotels, Resorts & Marinas selected to manage Kimpton Hotel Monaco Baltimore
TPG Hotels, Resorts & Marinas has been selected to manage the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Baltimore, located in the Inner Harbor section of Baltimore. The 202-room, full-service property has more than 10,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and the B&O American Brasserie Restaurant.
Opened in 2009 at a cost of approximately $60 million, the hotel is an adaptive-reuse of the B&O Railroad headquarters constructed between 1906 and 1908, featuring Beau Arts interior and exterior design. The hotel is ideally proportioned with 202 oversized guestrooms (including 27 suites) ranging from 375 sq. ft. to 900 sq. ft. and averaging 417 sq. ft.
Blue Water takes over operations of Cape May property
Blue Water has assumed management of the Holly Shores Camping Resort in partnership with Sun Outdoors. Located four miles from Wildwood and Cape May beaches, this resort is recommended for campers looking for a coastal New Jersey retreat. As part of the recent Sun Outdoors rebrand, the resort recently changed its name, transitioning to Sun Outdoors Cape May.
Encompassing 38 wooded acres in Cape May County, the property offers an all-inclusive resort experience with glamping tents and vacation rental offerings. The park currently has 124 seasonal sites, 138 short-term sites and 48 vacation rentals, including tiny houses, cottages and cabins. The location also includes safari tents equipped with furnishings.
Amenities at the property include two playgrounds, a dog park, a heated pool, a kiddie pool, hot tub spas, golf cart rentals and a nature trail. The surrounding area is also home to the Cape May County Zoo and the Tree to Tree Adventure Park.