Openings in Woodbridge, VA.; Brussels; New York; Duluth, Mich.; Mexico City; and Vacaville, Calif. >>
by: Harvey Chipkin
Woodbridge, Va. – Home2 Suites by Hilton Woodbridge Potomac Mills has opened with 126 suites. Amenities include free WiFi and breakfast, Home2 MKT for grab-and-go items, Spin2Cycle combined laundry and fitness area and an indoor pool. All rooms have full kitchens and modular furniture, providing flexibility to customize the unit.
Brussels – Meininger Hotel Bruxelles Gare du Midi has opened within walking distance of Belgium’s largest rail station. The 150-room property offers a flexible room structure: from double rooms to private multi-bed rooms. There is a lounge, breakfast room and bar as well as a guest kitchen.
New York – AKA Tribeca has opened in downtown Manhattan with 100 rooms. It is home to a restaurant from celebrity chef Andrew Carmellini. Each room has a Chromecast TV system and plenty of charging ports. Some rooms have an Amazon Echo. Amenities include free high-speed WiFi, 24/7 in-room dining and valet dry cleaning.
Duluth, Mich. – The 101-room Tru by Hilton Duluth Mall Area has opened near downtown Duluth and Duluth International Airport. Rooms have mobile desks, large bathrooms and up-to-date in-room entertainment. Amenities include free breakfast; large lobby for working, play and eating; a 24/7 Eat. & Sip. Market; free WiFi; lobby tablets; and outlets everywhere.
Mexico City – Umbral, Curio Collection by Hilton has opened with 59 rooms in a historic building that dates to 1924. Located downtown, the hotel is two blocks from the Zocalo main square and less than five miles from Aeropuerto Internacional Benito Juarez. The hotel has a rooftop terrace restaurant and bar, rooftop pool, fitness center and a boardroom with A/V equipment for up to eight people.
Vacaville, Calif. – Hyatt Place Vacaville has opened with 136 rooms. The hotel offers free WiFi, a 24/7 Gallery Menu & Market serving freshly prepared meals any time of day or night, a bar and 525 square feet of meeting space. There is also 30,000 square feet of meeting space at the adjacent Sunrise Event & Banquet Center. Vacaville is 35 miles from Sacramento and 55 miles from San Francisco and is near major universities and corporate offices.