Openings in Dallas; Seoul; Rochester, Minn.; Binh Duong, Vietnam; Lebanon, Pa.; and The Hague, Netherlands >>
by: Harvey Chipkin
Dallas — Marriott Dallas Allen Hotel & Convention Center has opened 30 minutes from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Connected to the Watters Creek Convention Center, the property offers 79,000 square feet of combined event space and a 1,000-car parking garage. Amenities include free WiFi, a restaurant and a private dining room.
Seoul — The 208-room Hilton Garden Inn has opened, the first for the brand in South Korea. Located 18 miles from Gimpo Airport and 40 miles from Incheon International Airport, the property offers free WiFi, self-service laundry, a fitness center and a rooftop pool. There is a business center and three meeting rooms for up to 100 people. Other amenities include a restaurant, bar and a market for snacks and sundries.
Rochester, Minn. — The dual-branded Staybridge Suites (116 suites) and Even Hotel (134 rooms) has opened near downtown Rochester. The Staybridge Suites offers a lobby with several work and lounge areas that extend into outdoor living spaces. Suites have distinct zones for working, relaxing and sleeping, as well as full kitchens. The Even hotel, designed around wellness, has an athletic studio and a restaurant. All rooms have fitness areas with dedicated workout space.
Binh Duong, Vietnam — The 181-room Fairfield by Marriott South Binh Duong has opened, the first for the brand in the country. Located in a business park, the hotel is a 45-minute drive from Ho Chi Minh City and a 20-minute drive from the Tan Son Nhat International Airport. The property has two restaurants, a bar, 1,291 square feet of meeting space, a fitness center and a 24-hour convenience store.
Lebanon, Pa. — The 90-room Fairfield Inn Suites Lebanon has opened within walking distance of the Lebanon Expo Center. It offers an indoor pool, fitness center and free WiFi and breakfast.
The Hague, Netherlands — Voco The Hague has opened in the city’s Royal Quarter; it is the first for the brand in the country. Located in a converted historic building, the property offers a gym, restaurant and bar. It is 10 minutes by tram to Central Station.