Openings in Ridgeland, Miss.; Los Angeles; Dusseldorf; Gladstone, Mo.; Roswell, Ga.; and Macon, Ga. >>
by: Harvey Chipkin
Ridgeland, Miss. — The AC Hotel by Marriott Jackson Ridgeland has opened, the brand’s first property in Mississippi. The 132-room hotel offers a 24-hour fitness center, business center and on-site parking. The AC Lounge serves snacks and beverages, and the AC Kitchen offers breakfast in a space that can also be used for meetings. There is also an AC Patio for outdoor events.
Los Angeles — The 170-suite Home2 Suites by Hilton Woodland Hills Los Angeles has opened in the heart of Warner Center, a mixed-use development with extensive office and retail space. The property has an indoor/outdoor bar and restaurant, gym, indoor pool and rooms with kitchens. Amenities include free WiFi and breakfast.
Dusseldorf — Voco Dusseldorf Seestern has opened, the first for the brand — which is operated by IHG — in Germany. The 160-room property has a restaurant and bar, five meeting rooms for up to 140 attendees and a fitness area with a sauna and steam room.
Gladstone, Mo. — The Fairfield Inn & Suites Kansas City North/Gladstone has opened, offering easy access to Kansas City International Airport and the greater Kansas City area. The hotel has 111 guest rooms and 22 executive suites. Amenities include an indoor pool, fitness center, cocktail lounge, and free breakfast and WiFi.
Roswell, Ga. — Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, part of IHG Hotels & Resorts’ Luxury & Lifestyle Collection, announced it will open a boutique hotel in the Historic District of Roswell in early 2024. The 125-room property will offer 20 suites, nearly 6,500 square feet of indoor event space, an 11,000-square-foot courtyard, fitness center, two restaurants and a bar. Other amenities will include morning coffee and tea service, a hosted evening social hour and bicycles.
Macon, Ga. — Hotel Forty Five has opened with 94 rooms, the first in the city’s Historic Central Business District. Part of Marriott’s Tribute portfolio, the property has a restaurant, a rooftop bar, a coffee and wine bar, a fitness center and over 1,500 square feet of meeting space.