Aloft brand to open in Indiana

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    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide are pleased to announce the opening of an Aloft hotel in January 2017 within the state of Indiana. Aloft South Bend will be a strategic conversion from the former Magnuson Grand Hotel located at 213 Washington Street, walking distance from numerous restaurants, bars and clubs.

    The hotel will undergo a $15 million dollar renovation and redesign led by Kramer Design Group, the architect and designer of Aloft Detroit at the David Whitney. Aloft South Bend will feature a ground-floor lobby and occupy eleven floors of the mixed-use building, which will also include residential units and a parking garage. Hotel amenities will include an indoor Splash pool, an expanded 24-hour fitness facility, re:fuel at Aloft – a one-stop gourmet grab & go food and beverage area.

    Aloft South Bend will also feature 183 rooms, 3,750 square feet of flexible meeting space and live music performances at the W XYZ bar.

    “Aloft South Bend will inject new energy into the city’s downtown and attract early adopters with its tech-forward mind-set, leading-edge design and buzzing social scene,” said Brian McGuinness, Senior Vice President, Specialty Select Brands for Starwood. “Due to its resounding success with next generation travelers across the globe, Aloft is gaining significant growth momentum as we near 100 hotels worldwide.”

    Daniel Fountain / 30.09.2015

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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