BALTIMORE

Spring 2018 sees the scheduled opening of Hotel Revival in the historic Mount Vernon Cultural District. Formerly the Peabody Court Hotel, the Joie de Vivre boutique property will feature 107 rooms on 14 floors. Highlights include a ground-floor signature restaurant and bar; three private karaoke boxes; a second-floor reception and lobby lounge with a dedicated bar; and Topside, an enclosed rooftop bar and restaurant overlooking the Washington Monument and surrounding neighborhoods. 

Hilton’s rollout of its new lifestyle brand, Canopy, includes the slated early 2019 unveiling of Canopy by Hilton Baltimore Harbor Point. Occupying the top four floors of the 12-story mixed-use Wills Street Wharf building in the massive Harbor Point waterfront development, the 156-room boutique property will feature a first-floor waterfront lobby and a restaurant with outdoor terrace overlooking the Inner Harbor.

In March 2017, Montage International’s new luxury flag Pendry Hotels unveiled the 128-room Sagamore Pendry Baltimore in historic Fell’s Point. Property highlights include the 4,565-square-foot Grand Ballroom, restored to its original 1914 aesthetic and featuring 35-foot ceilings. There is also an outdoor pool and two F&B concepts, the Italian-driven Rec Pier Chop House and Cannon Room whiskey bar.

ANNAPOLIS 

Targeting a spring 2018 opening, the new $200 million Maryland Live! Hotel will add 350,000 square feet of additional space to adjacent Live! Casino, Maryland’s largest gaming facility. Located at Arundel Mills, the state’s top tourism attraction with more than 14 million visitors each year, the hotel will feature 310 rooms, including 52 suites. Property highlights include the Grand Event Center, featuring a 1,500-seat concert venue, flexible prefunction and meeting space, an executive boardroom and banquet facilities for up to 800. Phase two plans call for 4,000-capacity concert seating and banqueting for 1,600 guests. Other amenities include a lobby bar and luxury day spa.