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Hilton West Palm Beach. CREDIT: Hilton Hotels
Hilton West Palm Beach, the 12-story hotel directly connected to the Palm Beach County Convention Center in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach, announced it will debut a full $25 million transformative renovation this fall. Enhancements to the property will include refreshed guest rooms, public spaces like a pool deck and four redesigned dining experiences.
The nature-inspired interiors designed by New York City-based Meyer Davis Studio aim to reflect a tropical oasis in the center of the city and in the resort-style destination. The hotel’s 400 redesigned guest rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the city or pool and a reimagined lobby welcomes guests to a “tropical haven” overlooking the lush pool deck with chaise lounges surrounded by palm trees.
Hilton West Palm Beach offers more than 29,000 square feet of meeting and event space, including a newly expanded outdoor lawn spanning more than 5,000 square feet and the 13,350-square-foot Oceana Ballroom. The property is also connected to The Palm Beach County Convention Center via an enclosed walkway.
Hilton announced the opening of The Bankers Alley Hotel Nashville, Tapestry Collection by Hilton in late July. The hotel is housed in the former Gray & Dudley Building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was originally converted to a 124-room boutique lifestyle hotel in 2017. The 1900s-era building remains a pillar of downtown Nashville’s arts district, offering an onsite art museum and gallery showcasing a rotating selection of curated exhibitions and site-specific installations that are complimentary and open to the public.
The Bankers Alley Hotel Nashville sits blocks away from Nissan Stadium and Bridgestone Arena, putting guests within walking distance of downtown Nashville’s bustling nightlife and entertainment. Design elements of the hotel are inspired by the property’s dedication to Nashville’s arts, music and culture and feature rich colors, patterns and textured materials complementary of the building’s large arched windows and cast-iron columns.
The Bankers Alley Hotel Nashville offers 10,500 square feet of art-filled exhibition and meeting space across 10 meeting rooms like galleries, private dining rooms, a terrace and the onsite art museum.
The Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio completed a refresh that enhanced the hotel’s guest rooms and corridors, fully renovated the Business Center, public restrooms and fitness center, and restored the onsite restaurant and bar, ZoccaCuisine D’Italia. Situated in one of Texas’ most visited cities alongside its iconic River Walk, The Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio puts guests within walking distance of the famous Alamo, shopping, dining and downtown nightlife with city and river views.
Newly restored guest rooms feature bathroom enhancements, with certain rooms upgraded with walk-in showers and natural stone accents. Interior architecture and design is elegant and elevated, yet approachable and welcoming, and the new Business Center off the lobby is a focal point with flexible seating for both individual and group needs.
The Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio offers more than 26,000 square feet of meeting and event space across 20 event rooms, the largest of which can host 784 guests.
The first JW Marriott hotel in Dallas, JW Marriott Dallas Arts District, opened its doors in late July in the official “Cultural District” of Dallas, as designated by the Texas Commission of the Arts.
The 22-floor hotel is located at 800 North Harwood St. in the heart of the country’s largest contiguous arts district and gives guests easy access to some of the city’s top cultural attractions and performing arts venues like the Dallas Museum of Art, Winspear Opera House, Meyerson Symphony Center and Crow Museum of Asian Art.
JW Marriott Dallas Arts District brings 267 guest rooms and welcomes guests to an environment showcasing artistic representations of themes that played a role in the growth and success of Dallas, with 20 works of regional art on display throughout the property.
The hotel offers more than 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space like the 7,870-square-foot Harwood Ballroom, featuring a contemporary “knife’s edge” ceiling detail for lighting and carpeting paying tribute to the city’s iconic Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.
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