Ward Hotel renovation will include boutique guest rooms, retail space

An interior remodel that will include retail space and boutique hotel rooms and suites is planned for The Ward Plaza & Hotel in downtown Aberdeen.

An interior renovation has begun at The Ward Plaza & Hotel downtown, according to a news release from Hub City Downtown.

A historic icon on Aberdeen’s Main Street since 1894, The Ward originally had 90 hotel rooms.

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The renovation will focus on a redesign of the first and second floors. The first floor will receive a facelift, including an all-new updated look for Roma’s Restaurante. Roma’s dining room will shift to the northwest corner of the first floor and significantly expand in size. This project will feature a new bar, more patron seating and an overall updated look.

The first floor will also feature restrooms and an updated look paying homage to the history of The Ward. Two retail spaces will also be featured on the first floor, according to the release.