New Hotels

New DoubleTree by Hilton Opens in Rockland County, N.Y.

New DoubleTree by Hilton Opens in Rockland County, N.Y.

Hilton announced the opening of a new DoubleTree by Hilton property in Nanuet, New York, approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) north of New York City.
The four-story hotel has 156 guestrooms, and offers complimentary Wi-Fi Internet.  The property also has a 24-hour fitness center and an indoor pool and hot tub.
Guests can dine at the hotel’s Windsor Grille Bar and Lounge, which serves menu items such as steak and seafood, or …

New Sheraton Opens in Bucharest, Romania

New Sheraton Opens in Bucharest, Romania

Starwood announced the opening of the Sheraton Bucharest hotel in Romania.  The property is the first Starwood hotel to open in the country.
The hotel has 270 guestrooms, 28 of which are suites.  In addition, the Sheraton Club Lounge, which SPG Gold and Preferred members can use Starpoints to upgrade to, offers complimentary breakfast, drinks, and Wi-Fi Internet.
The property has a fitness center, as well as spa facilities.  The hotel also …

New Westin Hotel to Open in Daytona Beach

New Westin Hotel to Open in Daytona Beach

Starwood announced that it will open the Westin Daytona Beach Resort and Spa in Florida in fall 2016.  The property will be the first Westin hotel in the city.
The property will have 200 guestrooms and will be located on the beach.  The hotel will have an Olympic-size outdoor pool and a 5,000-square-foot (464-square-meter) spa.
There will be over 25,000 square feet (2,322 square meters) of indoor and outdoor meeting and event …

Hilton Debuts New Curio Collection Hotel in, South Dakota

Hilton Debuts New Curio Collection Hotel in, South Dakota

Hilton announced that the Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City in South Dakota has become a Curio Collection hotel.  The property was built in 1928 by railroad magnate Alex Johnson, and incorporates restored bricks and hand-painted Sioux symbols into the design of the lobby.
The hotel has 143 guestrooms, each with a 42” flat screen TV, coffeemaker, and complimentary Wi-Fi Internet.  A 24-hour fitness center is also located on the premises.
Guests can …

New Hyatt House Hotel to Open in New Orleans

New Hyatt House Hotel to Open in New Orleans

Hyatt announced that it plans to open a new property in New Orleans this fall.
When it opens, the Hyatt House New Orleans/Downtown will be connected by a sky bridge to the adjacent Hyatt Regency New Orleans.
The property will have 194 guestrooms and suites, and will occupy seven floors of a former 24-story office building.  The hotel also offers grocery shopping for guests who stay 30 or more consecutive nights.
The property …

Red Roof Debuts More Luxurious Plus+ Rooms

Red Roof Debuts More Luxurious Plus+ Rooms

Red Roof, which announced Red Roof Plus+ properties last year, announced the addition of Plus+ Premium rooms at those properties earlier this week.
The property’s Plus+ Premium rooms offer guests a pillow top Serta mattresses, 300-thread-count  sheets, extra large hypo-allergenic pillows, and what the chain calls “spa-inspired bathrooms” that include vessel sinks and showers with multiple shower heads.  The new rooms also feature 37” flat-screen televisions, and additional accessible electrical outlets.
Guests in …

Dual-Branded Aloft and Element Property to Open Next to Dallas Love Field

Dual-Branded Aloft and Element Property to Open Next to Dallas Love Field

Starwood announced that it plans to open a dual-branded Aloft and Element hotel near Dallas Love Field in December 2016.  The Aloft Dallas Love Field and Element Dallas Love Field will be located one mile from the airport.
The two hotels will be located within one building with a common entrance, although there will be separate ground floor lobbies and elevators.  The Aloft property will have 113 guestrooms, as well as …