BAGLIONI OPENS IN MILAN: Baglioni Hotels & Resorts has opened its latest hotel in Milan — Casa Baglioni. The hotel features 30 rooms and suites, a living area, a wine cellar and a 36-seater restaurant by Michelin-starred Chef Claudio Sadler. The property is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World. The rooms have been designed by Milanese architects Spagnulo & Partners. Currently, Baglioni Hotels & Resorts’ portfolio includes eight properties.
HYATT HOUSE OPENS IN SACRAMENTO: Twenty Four Seven Hotels has announced the opening of the Hyatt House Sacramento/Midtown. The adaptive reuse project, owned and developed by Hume Development, Inc., repurposed the earlier Eastern Star Hall. The 128-room hotel has rooms with kitchens in 87 units. The hotel has four suites with separate bedrooms, of which two are specialty owner suites. The property also features a fitness center, guest laundry, business center and 700 square feet of meeting space.
HEI ADDS TO MANAGEMENT PORTFOLIO: In Boston, HEI Hotels & Resorts has taken over the management of the Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor Hotel. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust owns the 270-room hotel. The hotel boasts approximately 20,000 square feet of event space, including a 5,000-square-foot ballroom, a 4,500-square-foot tented outdoor venue overlooking Boston Harbor, a three-meal restaurant, a lobby lounge and an outdoor patio.
CRESCENT ADDS IN SAN FRANCISCO: Crescent Hotels & Resorts has added The Marker in San Francisco to its portfolio. Opened in 1910 as the Bellevue Hotel, The Marker has been reimagined to feature 208 rooms, including 42 suites. The hotel also includes a fitness center, a restaurant and 12,000 square feet of event space. Crescent’s portfolio currently comprises more than 100 properties across the U.S. and Canada.
VIRGIN HOTEL IN NYC: Virgin Hotels has announced the opening of Virgin Hotels in New York City. The 39-story hotel, set to open this spring, has 460 rooms, suites, and penthouses. The Brooklyn-based design studio Markzeff and the architecture firm Stantec were in charge of the hotel’s design and architecture. There is also a 4,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor dining and drink experience, an outdoor pool club, and over 19,000 square feet of conference and event space inside the hotel. This is the sixth Virgin Hotel in the United States and the seventh in the brand’s repertoire.