Openings in Woodbridge, Va.; Dallas; Omaha; Vancouver, Wash.; and Columbus, Ohio >>
by: Harvey Chipkin
Woodbridge, Va. – The 91-suite Marriott Potomac Mills Woodbridge has opened a short drive from downtown Washington, D.C. The property features the brand’s floor-to-ceiling TowneMap to help guests find places to eat and play. Rooms feature studio and one-bedroom suites with full kitchens, as well as separate living/working and sleeping areas. Amenities include free breakfast and Wi-Fi, 24-hour In a Pinch market and On Us coffee service. Also on property are an indoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, an outdoor patio with fire pit, laundry and 1,255 square feet of meeting space.
Dallas – The 219-room Thompson Dallas has opened in a historic building, The National. The hotel offers two restaurants, a spa, fitness center, two acres of indoor and outdoor space on the ninth floor, a pool and 14,000 square feet of column-less event space.
Omaha – Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel has opened in a historic building, the Blackstone Hotel, built in 1915. The property features five food and beverage outlets, extensive meeting space, a fitness center and an outdoor pool.
Vancouver, Wash. – The 64-room My Place Hotel-Vancouver has opened in the Vancouver Mall area near Portland Airport. The hotel caters to short- and long-stay guests. It offers My Store for snacks, kitchens in every room, flat-screen TV’s and free Wi-Fi.
Columbus, Ohio – The 122-room Residence Inn by Marriott Columbus Airport has opened as the first extended stay hotel at John Glenn Columbus International Airport. Each suite comes with a full kitchen and separate spaces to eat, sleep and relax. Amenities include grocery services, a full-service lobby bar, indoor pool, fitness center, outdoor grill and fire pit, and meeting space for up to 30 guests.