Embassy Suites Opens in Downtown Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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    Embassy Suites Hotels, the Hilton Worldwide brand of upscale all-suite hotels, has announced the opening of their first property in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.As the premier full-service hotel in the market, Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Downtown, AL boasts 154 spacious suites and features the brand’s latest design concept, Design Option III, and a new on-site restaurant, The Side by Side, led by James Beard award-winning chef, Chris Hastings. Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Downtown, AL is owned by Tuscaloosa Hotel Partners, LLC and proudly managed by Wilson Hotel Management, LLC.

    “Embassy Suites’ upscale accommodations, contemporary design and signature offerings will bring a solid option for travellers visiting this growing metropolitan area,” said John Rogers, global head, Embassy Suites Hotels. “The innovative Design Option III prototype will enhance the guest experience by offering guests more natural light in guest rooms and public areas like the atrium, while maintaining Embassy’s signature amenities.”

    Situated in a lively retail and entertainment district, hotel guests and locals alike will enjoy the modern culinary offerings at the hotel’s restaurant, The Side by Side. James Beard award-winning chef, Chris Hastings, blends French, Southern and California-styles of cooking to create a bold menu of flavourful options. Taking cues from Alabama’s regional harvest and other fresh offerings by local artisans, the seasonal dishes and cocktails are served in the airy dining room featuring an open kitchen.

    With 7,000 square feet of flexible meeting space comprising an executive boardroom and a divisible ballroom with 16 foot ceilings, Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa Downtown, AL can accommodate events for up to 500 people. The creative catering services, dedicated staff and state-of-the-art A/V technology will ensure the success of any conference, training seminar or celebration.

    The new hotel features the brand’s signature amenities including its free made-to-order breakfast, a two-hour complimentary Evening Reception* with snacks and beverages, two-room suites with a separate living area, private bedroom, WiFi, 42-inch HDTV’s, a wet bar fitted with a microwave, a mini-fridge and a coffee maker. Guests also have access to the 24-hour Embassy BusinessLink™ Business Centre, an indoor swimming pool and a 24-hour fitness centre.

    Daniel Fountain / 17.03.2015

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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