Sagamore Pendry Baltimore debuted in the city’s historic Fell’s Point neighborhood. Part of Montage Hotels & Resorts, the hotel features 128 guest rooms, food and beverage concepts by renowned chef Andrew Carmellini of NoHo Hospitality Group, private meeting and event spaces, an outdoor pool and a lobby lounge. The hotel sits atop Recreation Pier and the roof at the center of the property has been removed to expose a landscaped courtyard featuring a 12-foot Botero Horse sculpture. The food and beverage concepts include Rec Pier Chop House; The Cannon Room, an American whiskey bar; and the hotel’s private pool deck offers a seasonal bar and grill with outdoor dining and lounging with a view of the Baltimore Harbor, marina and city skyline. The 4,500-square-foot ballroom features 35-foot ceilings and natural light. There are additional conference rooms and a semi-private space atop the Rec Pier Chop House restaurant.
The Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel completed a renovation project that included the addition of a fully licensed Starbucks and upgrades to the public space areas, 18,000 square feet of meeting space and a refresh of its 229 guest rooms. All rooms now feature an oversized work desk and ergonomic chair. The hotel offers a full-service restaurant and lounge, Starbucks coffeehouse and outdoor pool. The meeting space includes two grand ballrooms, 11 breakout rooms, exhibit areas and outdoor space.
The Boston Marriott Cambridge completed a renovation of all 421 guest rooms. In 2016, the hotel also completed renovations of a new VIP lounge, M Club. The property’s amenities include Champions, open for all-day dining; a Starbucks coffee bar; lobby lounge; Fresh Bites room delivery; and a fitness center with an indoor pool. The hotel’s 12,900 square feet of meeting space includes 12 rooms and a 9,700-square-foot ballroom with a capacity for 1,400.
Adelphi Hospitality Group announced that The Adelphi Hotel will reopen in July following a property-wide renovation. The Saratoga Springs hotel originally opened in 1877 and the renovation incorporates elements of the original Adelphi, including the restoration of its 11-foot ceilings and grand entry staircase; the revival of the hotel bar, which will be named Morrissey’s after well-known Saratoga resident John Morrissey; and a 1,200-square-foot glass-walled conservatory that will house a new restaurant, The Blue Hen. The new grand ballroom can accommodate up to 250 guests and opens up to the Adelphi Gardens. The original hotel had approximately 74 rooms when it was built and the previous owners modified the hotel to reconfigure its 40 rooms to create 32 oversized guest rooms and suites.
The Grand Hyatt New York in Midtown Manhattan unveiled a multimillion-dollar renovation of its conference level, including 12,000 square feet of meeting space and 18 breakout rooms. The new design was inspired by the adjacent Grand Central Terminal and the New York City skyline, and incorporates elements such as a barn door for a conference room. The walls are adorned with artwork and photographs of Grand Central Terminal. New technology, including a digital touch screen for wayfinding, were also added. The hotel has 1,298 guest rooms and 60,000 square feet of meeting space across more than 50 rooms.