Raleigh, N.C. – Homewood Suites by Hilton Raleigh Cary I-40 has opened with 108 suites. The hotel has a combination of studio and one-bedroom units, each with a full kitchen. Other amenities include complimentary breakfast, evening social on weeknights, free WiFi and a grocery shopping service. There is also an outdoor pool, fitness center and free shuttle service within a five-mile radius.
Farmington Hills, Mich. – The 134-suite Crowne Plaza-Farmington Hills has opened, about 20 minutes from downtown Detroit. The hotel will include Plaza Workspace, a flexible meeting and work space with various work areas that allow for solo or collaborative work. Also on property are The Marketplace for “grab and go” drinks and snacks, 6,000 square feet of meeting space, a restaurant called Founder Tavern, a fitness center and an indoor heated pool.
Albuquerque – SpringHill Suites Albuquerque North/Journal Center has opened next to the Journal Center Business Park and 11 miles from Albuquerque International Airport. The hotel offers complimentary breakfast and WiFi, a meeting room, same-day dry cleaning and an indoor pool.
Sofia, Bulgaria – The 194-room Hotel InterContinental Sofia has opened in the center of this capital city. The hotel has 37 suites and 27 Club rooms, with guests in the latter units having access to the Club Lounge. There is a 24-hour business center, an around-the clock gym and a dedicated meetings floor for up to 240 guests.
Montreal – The Embassy Suites by Hilton Montreal Airport on the Island of Montreal has opened, less than 15 minutes from Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. The 162-suite property offers in-room Keurig coffee machines, microwaves and mini-fridges. There is a complimentary breakfast and evening reception, as well as an on-site restaurant, a 24-hour convenience shop, a fitness center and a 1,260-square-foot meeting room.
Kansas City, Kan. – TownePlace Suites by Marriott Kansas City at Briarcliff has opened five minutes from downtown and 10 miles from Kansas City International Airport. The property offers studio and one-bedroom suites with full kitchens, 24-hour market, complimentary coffee, indoor pool, fitness center and free WiFi.