Openings in Smithfield, R.I.; Kansas City, Mo.; Berchem, Belgium; Ashland, Ky.; and Toulouse, France >>
Smithfield, R.I. – Home2 Suites by Hilton Smithfield Providence has opened with 100 suites, offering a choice of studio or one-bedroom suites, all with full kitchens. It is the first for the brand in the state. The hotel features free WiFi and brand amenities like Spin2 Cycle, a combined laundry/fitness area; Home2 MKT for grab-and-go items; and free breakfast. There is also an indoor saline pool and complimentary shuttle service to the airport.
Kansas City, Mo. – The 96-suite SpringHill Suites by Marriott Kansas City Country Club District has opened 15 minutes from downtown Kansas City and 23 miles from the Kansas City International Airport. Amenities include a 24/7 market and lobby bar; and rooms with separate living, working and sleeping spaces, mini-fridge, microwave and walk-in closet.
Berchem, Belgium – The 142-room Park Inn by Radisson Berchem has opened with easy access to Antwerp by train, bus or tram; it is also close to the airport. There is an on-site RBG Grill restaurant, as well as five meeting rooms, two with direct access to a spacious terrace.
Ashland, Ky. – The 152-room Delta Hotel by Marriott Ashland Downtown has opened. Rooms feature HDTVs with premium channels, room-service options and workspaces. The hotel offers free WiFi, grab-and-go breakfast, a fitness center and 4,500 square feet of meeting space. Also on property are a restaurant called The Winchester and two full bars.
Toulouse, France – Hampton by Hilton Toulouse Airport has opened with 126 rooms less than a half mile from the airport terminal and 20 minutes from the city center. There is a free shuttle to the terminal and surrounding businesses. Rooms offer HDTV, free WiFi and coffee makers. Amenities include free breakfast, a fitness center and a boardroom.