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Honeyrose Marriott Hotel Bar, Photo Credit Marriott Hotels


Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina recently completed a multimillion-dollar renovation to its meeting and event spaces that completely transformed the resort’s ballrooms and prefunction spaces to provide a modern and sophisticated atmosphere. The AAA Four Diamond hotel sits on 342 acres of waterfront property and offers an 18-hole golf course, 150-slip marina and full-service spa along Maryland’s Eastern Shore. 

Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay at Sunset
Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay

Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay offers 400 guest rooms including 47 suites, all with sliding glass doors and either a balconette or full balcony. Guests can dine at food and beverage outlets like Water’s Edge Grill, serving regional specialties for breakfast, lunch and dinner and offering views of the resort’s crescent pool and waterfront. The restaurant features a two-story stone fireplace with soaring ceilings and a balcony and can be reserved for group dining options. Blue Point Provision Company is a waterfront eatery with panoramic views of the Choptank River, floor-to-ceiling windows and a spacious outdoor deck. 

The resort offers 122,000 square feet of event space including the 11,000-plus-square-foot Choptank Ballroom that can be divided into seven smaller breakout spaces. Indoor event venue renovations introduced a new color palette of neutral gray and blue tones reflective of the resort’s waterfront, new plush carpeting with wave-like patterns and new lighting fixtures, wall coverings and more. 

The property also offers 85,000 square feet of adaptable outdoor event space like lawns and terraces. Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay’s meeting packages also feature unique teambuilding experiences that can be organized for groups working with the hotel.  

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Gansevoort Rooftop Terrace
Gansevoort Rooftop Terrace. CREDIT: Gansevoort Hotel Group

New York 

The Gansevoort Meatpacking hotel on Ninth Avenue and 13th Street has called New York City’s Meatpacking District home since 2004. Recently, the property unveiled a multimillion-dollar, top-to-bottom renovation nearly two decades after opening its doors to keep up with the ever-changing and transforming neighborhood in Manhattan.  

Gansevoort Rooftop, Photo Credit Gansevoort Hotel Group
Gansevoort Rooftop. CREDIT: Gansevoort Hotel Group

The $30 million renovation completely reimagined all 186 guest rooms, introduced a new lobby and check-in area and revamped corridors, the hotel’s rooftop and four lounge spaces. This fall, Gansevoort Meatpacking will debut three new food and beverage concepts to complete the property-wide project. 

Guests currently have access to a full-service ground-floor restaurant, year-round rooftop bar and restaurant, a 45-foot heated outdoor pool and an indoor/outdoor space showcasing unobstructed, 360-degree views of the Manhattan Skyline. The hotel is within walking distance of the Hudson River, the High Line, Little Island, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Chelsea Market and more premium shopping and dining outlets. 

Gansevoort Meatpacking can accommodate meetings and events groups of up to 350 people for full buyouts of the hotel. The Greenhouse at Gansevoort Rooftop measures 800 square feet and can accommodate 65 standing and 35 seated, or 80 standing with the addition of the terrace, while The Loft, inspired by the industrial lofts of the Meatpacking District, measures 1,500 square feet and offers the 1,000-square-foot North Terrace for a capacity of 150 standing or 60 seated.  

Set to officially become part of the Arlo Hotels portfolio starting in September, Arlo Williamsburg—formerly known as The Williamsburg Hotel—will become the fourth Arlo Hotels property in New York City. Located in the heart of Brooklyn, Arlo Williamsburg aims to capture the essence of the neighborhood’s eclectic spirit and elevate local businesses.  

Arlo Williamsburg Guest Room
Arlo Williamsburg Guest Room

The eight-story brick hotel features 147 guest rooms that are tiled and textured with reclaimed materials and feature floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Brooklyn and Manhattan skylines. The hotel offers a hub for creativity and collaboration and invites guests to socialize at the 10,000-square-foot Rooftop Pool & Lounge, boasting unobstructed 360-degree views of the city, highlighting local musicians and offering a craft cocktail menu.  

Arlo Williamsburg’s Mirror Bar serves as a dynamic private event space, performance venue and “semi-secret club” cloaked in emerald green and featuring French Empire crystal chandeliers and velvet sofas. The hotel also offers a 6,500-square-foot grand ballroom with soaring ceilings, chandeliers and staircases.  

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Lobby Marriott Hotel, Photo Credit Marriott Hotels
Multifunctional Space Marriott HONEYROSE Hotel. CREDIT: Marriott Hotels

Montreal’s New Marriott 

Marriott Bonvoy’s Tribute Portfolio made its brand debut in Montreal with the opening of HONEYROSE Hotel, Montreal, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel located in the city’s Le Quartier des Spectacles. The property takes guests back in time through vintage, Art Deco-inspired design elements that evoke an earlier era, while the core of the hotel’s design nods to honey as “a symbolic evocation of a golden gift from nature” and rose, “a French flower that signifies passion and love.” 

Honeyrose Queen Guest Room, Photo Credit Marriott Hotels
HONEYROSE Queen Guest Room. CREDIT: Marriott Hotels

By combining both elements to create HONEYROSE, the hotel aims to create an enchanting experience that awakens guests’ senses through service, design and amenities including the hotel’s own rooftop beehives. Guest room hallways are embellished and reminiscent of strolling through a flower field while floral textiles line the room’s interiors. 

HONEYROSE Hotel offers nearly 7,000 square feet of event space across five event rooms, the largest of which is the 3,800-square-foot Josephine room, which can host up to 400 guests for a standing reception or 280 banquet-style.  

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