Kansas City, Mo. – Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Kansas City Downtown Crossroads has opened with 132 rooms near the Kansas City Convention Center. Features include a full retail Starbucks, 1,110 square feet of meeting space and a 24-hour fitness center.
Indianapolis – A dual-branded Hyatt Place and Hyatt House has opened in the Wholesale District. The 15-story building houses a 186-room Hyatt Place and a 130-room Hyatt House. Amenities include valet parking, over 6,000 square feet of meeting space, indoor pool and fitness facilities, a second-floor indoor/outdoor lobby bar and a parking garage.
Jakarta – InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah has opened in the heart of South Jakarta and 45 minutes from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. The 311-room property is located within a commercial complex and features a ballroom for 3,500, as well as additional meeting space that includes interactive show kitchens. There are several restaurants and bars.
Bangkok – Rosewood Bangkok has opened offering direct access to the Ploenchit BTS Skytrain station and close to the expressway to the city’s two international airports. The 159-room property has 34 suites and studios as well as three “houses” with their own private pools and terraces. There are several restaurants and more than 3,400 square feet of meeting space.
Tifton, Ga. – SpringHill Suites Tifton has opened with 104 suites near downtown. Rooms offer separate living, working and sleeping spaces, including a swivel chair and well-lit desk space. The hotel offers free breakfast and WiFi, a 24/7 market, a meeting room, a guest laundry, an outdoor pool and a fitness center. There is also a full-service bar.
Grand Rapids, Mich. – Embassy Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown has opened near the DeVos Place Convention Center. The 250-suite property features studio and two-bedroom suites with free WiFi. Studios offer a large HDTV, mini-fridge and microwave; two-room suites include a living area, sofa bed, two HDTV’s and private bedroom. Amenities include a free breakfast, meeting space for up to 250, 24-hour market, fitness and business centers and an indoor pool.