Suncadia Resort, which sits on 6,400
acres in Cle Elum, Wash., 80 miles east of Seattle, announced on
Monday the grand opening of its 254-room Lodge at Suncadia. The
lodge has a restaurant, lounge and coffee bar as well as the
18,000-square-foot Suncadia Club Swim & Fitness Center. This
summer, the 9,600-square-foot luxury Glade Spring Spa will open.
Recreational options at the all-seasons resort include golf,
hiking, mountain biking, ice-skating and cross-country skiing. The
Lodge at Suncadia has 20,000 square feet of indoor meeting space,
while the Inn at Suncadia offers 5,000 square feet of meeting space
and 18 guest rooms and suites.
The Sheraton Steamboat Resort in
Steamboat Springs, Colo., has closed for a $20 million renovation
of all guest rooms, public areas and restaurants. The 191 rooms are
being redone in the first phase and will reopen in June. At the
same time, the Morningside suites and East Tower rooms will be
transformed into 45 two- and three-bedroom villas. The Sheraton
Steamboat Golf Course is being renamed the Rollingstone Ranch Golf
Club and is being played as 17 holes, with one hole closed at all
times for renovation. The property has a 20,000-square-foot
conference center and two restaurants.
The Las Vegas Planning Commission is
considering a proposal to develop a 61-story, 2,500-room hotel
downtown, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Developers of
the proposed property, which is referred to in one document as the
Grand Central Hotel, are seeking approval for a 260,000-square-foot
convention center and more than 13,000 square feet of retail space
at the facility. The site, at Charleston Boulevard and Grand
Central Parkway, was previously slated for a high-rise condo, but
that project fell through in 2006. The Las Vegas Planning
Commission did not respond to a request for comment.
Kor Hotel Group has announced plans to
build its first property in New York City. The 168-room Viceroy New
York at Hudson Square in lower Manhattan will open in 2010 and will
occupy the top 12 floors of an office and retail complex. The hotel
will feature a rooftop terrace, an outdoor pool, a lounge and more
than 9,000 square feet of meeting space.
The 200-room Hilton Melbourne Beach
(Fla.) Oceanfront Hotel unveiled a multimillion-dollar renovation
and expansion this week. The hotel added a new 82-room tower with
2,500 square feet of top-floor event space, giving the property a
total of 9,000 square feet of meeting and event space. A fitness
center was added as well.
The 305-room Hotel Denver Tech Center has reopened as the
Doubletree Denver Tech Center, following a $15 million renovation.
All rooms now have free wireless Internet access and 37-inch LCD
TVs. The property offers 20,000 square foot of event space,
including the 6,600-square-foot Citrus Ballroom.