The 231-room Embassy Row Hotel
in Washington, D.C., has finished up a $15 million revamp of guest rooms, the fitness center, the lobby and other areas of the property.•
In Farmington, Pa., the 318-room Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
has completed a $30 million renovation that included upgrades to guest rooms, public spaces and the 32,000-square-foot Executive Conference Center. New features include the four-room Holistic Healing Center.
• The 553-room Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel has unveiled a $27 million refresh, including the new Renaissance Presents Events lobby area, offering live music, wine tastings and more.
• The 553-room Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel recently unveiled the fruit of a $27 million lobby and guest-room renovation. The lobby alone has a plethora of new features, including the VIP Club Lounge, the Artist Studio, the Navigator (a central station manned by a group of concierge-like local experts), the Coffee Bar and Library, and wallpaper and artwork extolling the history and highlights of the Windy City.
• The 129-key Sea Palms Resort and Conference Center on St. Simons Island, Ga., has completed a renovation that gave guest rooms new bedding, flat-screen TVs and balconies; redesigned and expanded the conference center to 10,000 square feet; added a new health club, and more.
• In Bermuda, the 410-room Hamilton Princess and Beach Club, a Fairmont Managed Hotel, has completed a more than $90 million renovation and restoration (the hotel opened in 1885). The latest work saw the creation of Marcus, a harbor-side restaurant from celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson; the renovation of all 88 guest rooms and suites in the Gazebo Wing, including all new furnishings and expanded Wi-Fi capabilities; and a redesign of the surrounding grounds. The property has more than 30,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor meeting space.