Colorado Springs celebrates downtown hotel addition, more rooms to come near airport | Business

Colorado Springs’ resort scene heated up this week as stakeholders gathered for the groundbreaking of a Residence Inn hotel at the Colorado Springs Airport, and the twin-branded SpringHill Suites and Component resort downtown celebrated its ribbon-reducing.

A wave of hotel advancement through the town will incorporate 400 rooms to Colorado Springs’ hotel capacity between the new 261-area twin-branded resort and the 139-place Home Inn, established to be accomplished in early 2024.

Opened late very last thirty day period, the $90 million, eight-story dual-branded Marriott/Westin hotel capabilities an upscale cafe termed Lumen8 Rooftop Social, an inside courtyard, an indoor pool, a health and fitness centre, 216 underground parking spots, 4,200 square feet of meeting room and other amenities.

The hotel employs 100 full-time staff and is expected to utilize up to 150 entire-time and 50 section-time employees, Olive True Estate Group Principal Jim DiBiase explained. The resort is the biggest opened in Colorado Springs considering the fact that the 311-home Great Wolf Lodge and Water Park opened in December 2016.

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“I’m psyched for the option of increasing the brand and opening in this industry, which has so lots of great matters,” stated Marlon Whyte, the world-wide brand name chief for Component accommodations. “The brand name is constructed all-around sustainability and outside-impressed structure.”

The hotel is split concerning the all-suite SpringHill manufacturer, aimed at funds-mindful tourists, and the more upscale Aspect brand, which caters to enterprise tourists on for a longer period-term stays of five times or a lot more.

“In addition to the positive social influence the lodge provides, the dual-branded design is the great alternative to the market’s demand for upscale, urban-centered lodging that consist of prolonged-remain possibilities in the city’s downtown core,” DiBiase reported in a lodge information launch. “It is a testomony to the advancement of organization and tourism travel in Colorado Springs.”

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Nightly costs range from $139 at SpringHill Suites and $189 at Aspect all through the slowest travel durations of the yr — ordinarily in the winter — to additional than $300 in the course of the peak summer season period.

Residence Inn hotel at the Colorado Springs Airport broke floor Wednesday immediately after COVID-19 delayed the undertaking.

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