Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced the addition of the Best Western Premier Detroit Southfield Hotel. The property, located less than seven miles from the Detroit Zoo, is Best Western’s first Premier-branded hotel in the Great Lake State. The hotel’s grand opening is planned for Sept. 13, 2017.

“The Best Western Premier Detroit Southfield Hotel is a beautifully renovated property located in the heart of the Southfield business district and a great addition to the Premier brand,” said Ron Pohl, senior VP and COO for Best Western Hotels & Resorts. “Our Premier brand offers the upscale experience expected from today’s business and leisure travelers and this hotel will exceed those expectations.”

Owned by Kiwi Hospitality, Best Western Premier Detroit Southfield is located less than 25 miles from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and is close to Downtown Detroit and Heritage Park.

The property features 196 recently renovated guest rooms, that have been redesigned to ensure guests experience superior comfort. The top floor of the Best Western Premier Detroit Southfield offers eight penthouse suites and the 15th floor contains executive suites and standard suites. All of the guest rooms provide a connectivity panel that accommodates HDMI, VGA and Audio/Video power sockets.

The property also includes an on-site restaurant, the Nomad Grill—operated by Detroit-based, The Epicurean Group—which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers a bar built from wood blocks, reclaimed metal panels and pipes. Menu items include Jambalaya Risotto and Wagyu Meatloaf.

Additional amenities include 20,000 square feet of meeting space, and business and fitness centers.