Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel Debuts in Historic Bartlett Building

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    Renaissance Hotels is thrilled to welcome the newest gem to its portfolio with the opening of the new Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel, located in the city’s historic Bartlett Building. Renaissance Hotels is a lifestyle brand within Marriott International’s global portfolio of 18 brands. With its proud motto of Live Life to Discover®, Renaissance Hotels offers today’s lifestyle business traveler a unique guest experience woven through design, service and unique programming.Built in 1901 and designed by famed Chicago architect Daniel Burnham, the 18-story Bartlett Building was once both the city of Cincinnati and the state of Ohio’s tallest building. Also known as the Union Trust Building, the structure is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. It had been vacant since 2010 before its restoration to the new hotel.

    Following a $50 million renovation, the Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown now features 323 hotel rooms including 40 executive suites complemented by upscale amenities, contemporary styling and stunning views of downtown. The hotel underwent an extensive restoration from its origins as a historic office building to a modern, full service hotel.

    d. Burnham’s, a destination restaurant named for the building’s architect, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner headed by award-winning Chef Harvey Germain, featuring modern American cuisine made with the finest natural, fresh, local ingredients prepared in exciting ways.

    About The Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown:

    • 323 Guest rooms, 40 Suites
    • 14,380 square feet of meeting and event space (the ballroom, designed by famed architect David Burnham in 1901, displays a dome shaped tile ceiling)
    • d. Burnham’s restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner
    • Drinks and a light fare menu available in the R Lounge.
    • Within three blocks of more than 65 restaurants and entertainment venues

    Daniel Fountain / 12.09.2014

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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