NATIONAL REPORT—Brands such as Tru by Hilton, Cambria Hotels and Residence Inn have recently opened new properties.
Tru by Hilton Spokane Valley
Tru by Hilton has opened its first property in Washington State, Tru by Hilton Spokane Valley. The 92-room hotel is owned by Spokane Valley-based GL8 Hospitality, LLC and managed by Commonwealth Hotels, LLC.
Technology can be found throughout the hotel including mobile check-in, digital key, free WiFi, a lobby table with remote printing, a social media wall and accessibility to outlets everywhere. The property also offers a fitness center, complimentary breakfast, an indoor pool and hot tub, outdoor patio and firepit and a 24/7 Eat. & Sip market.
The hotel also features Connected Room, Hilton’s high-tech, mobile-centric room where guests can use their mobile device and the Hilton Honors app to control nearly everything in their room, from entertainment and television programming to lighting and temperature controls.
The design was inspired by the property’s location. A custom Spokane Valley-themed mural was designed specifically for the property by Idaho-based artist Marie Withers, highlighting some history and landmarks in the region.
Cambria Hotel Detroit-Shelby Township
Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s Cambria Hotels continues its rapid expansion across the country with the opening of the Cambria Hotel Detroit-Shelby Township. This marks the brand’s fifth new hotel since June, joining properties in Greenville, SC; Madeira Beach, FL; Ocean City, MD; and Sonoma, CA. The four-story, 98-room hotel is the brand’s second hotel to open in Michigan, joining the Cambria Hotel Traverse City, while the Cambria Hotel Detroit Downtown is expected to open next year.
The Cambria Hotel Detroit-Shelby Township is nearby Cherry Creek Corporate Park; the Packard Proving Grounds Historic Site; Cherry Creek Golf Course; Jimmy John’s Field, home to four independent league baseball teams; Mae Stecker Park, which includes Heritage Garden; and the General Motors Technical Center.
The Cambria Hotel Detroit-Shelby Township features upscale amenities including the Verona by Fabio Viviani F&B concept; multi-purpose indoor and outdoor spaces, including an indoor heated pool; locally inspired design decor paying homage to famous historical cars; a state-of-the-art fitness center; and 1,500 sq. ft. of multi-function meeting and event space.
Residence Inn by Marriott La Quinta
The 108-suite Residence Inn by Marriott hotel in La Quinta, CA, has opened as a Marriott franchise, owned by LQ Hospitality Group, LLC and managed by Sunridge Hotel Group.
Situated in the Coachella Valley, the hotel offers access to more than 30 golf courses, Indian Wells Tennis Garden, Joshua Tree National Park, the Coachella Music and Arts Festival and the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center – Twentynine Palms.
The four-story property is pet-friendly and features a fitness center, an outdoor pool, a putting green, a full-service bar open for dinner, a patio with an upscale grilling area, free high-speed internet, a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, guest laundry and 525 sq. ft. of meeting space.