Kimpton Banneker Hotel set to open this spring

US: The 144-room hotel will open in replace of the former Hotel Rouge, located in Washington DC, following a $20 million renovation to become a 10-storey boutique hotel. Designed by Mason Studios, The Banneker will feature curated artwork, 3,800 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting space, a French


The Valley Hotel opening 2021

US: The 129-room Valley Hotel is scheduled to open in January 2021, and marks the first luxury lifestyle hotel in Homewood, Alabama. A Curio Collection by Hilton hotel, the opening is the latest announcement from Valor Hospitality Partners. It features 129 guest rooms with nine luxury suites, an upscale restaurant


Kimpton Rouge to undergo major renovation and rebrand

US: The Kimpton Rouge, one of the brand’s major US properties, is set to undergo a renovation in fall of 2020. Kemmons Wilson Companies, owners of the brand, announced that the Dupont Circle staple would be getting a new name alongside its new look. The company has committed to spend

Movers and Shakers

Somerset Hills Hotel appoints executive chef

US: The Tapestry Collection by Hilton property, in Central Jersey, has appointed Jerry Donohue as executive chef behind the hotel’s TAP Gastropub. Set to open doors in January 2020, the beer-centric restaurant will focus on comfort food. Donohue will oversee all aspects of the hotel’s dining experiences, from menu creation


Franklin’s Harpeth Hotel now open

US: Managed by Valor Hospitality, the 119-bed property marks the town’s first boutique hotel. The Harpeth Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton is located at 130 2nd Avenue N in Franklin, Tennessee, along the banks of the Harpeth River and close to Franklin Square. All rooms and suites are pet-friendly, and include


The Central Station officially opens

US: The Curio Collection property by Hilton in Memphis’ South Main district is now open. Featuring up-scale amenities and immersive experiences, the eight-storey hotel comprises 123 rooms including nine suites. Kemmons Wilson Company along with Henry Turley Company and Valor Hospitality Partners to transform the 105-year-old transportation hub. Its interior


Hotel Indigo to open in Williamsburg

US: Valor Hospitality Partners has announced plans to open a 187-room Hotel Indigo in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The property is set to open in July 2019 and will be Williamsburg’s newest boutique hotel, featuring “ultra-contemporary architecture, sleek interior design, a stunning dual-level restaurant, open-air sundeck and nearly 20,000 square feet of


The Central Station in Memphis to welcome guests from this autumn

US: Kemmons Wilson Companies and Henry Turley Company have announced plans to open The Central Station, a 123-room boutique hotel in Memphis’ iconic South Main District. The neighbourhood’s 105-year-old transportation hub is being transformed into Memphis’ latest boutique hotel, The Central Station, part of Curio Collection by Hilton, which will


Hotel Indigo Williamsburg Brooklyn set to open in July

New York: Valor Hospitality Partners has announced plans to open the 187-room Hotel Indigo® Williamsburg Brooklyn in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The InterContinental Hotels Group property and luxe hotel is scheduled to open this July and will be Williamsburg’s latest boutique hotel. It is set to feature ultra-contemporary architecture,


The Harpeth set to open doors in downtown Franklin

US: Valor Hospitality Partners has announced plans to open the 119-room The Harpeth Hotel in the heart of historic Franklin, Tennessee, in August 2019. A Curio Collection by Hilton, The Harpeth will be Franklin’s first luxury downtown hotel, featuring spacious rooms, an upscale chef-driven restaurant, European-style street café, over 5,000