HVMG and Essex have added new properties to their management portfolios.
HVMG adds two properties in Orlando
Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), a private Atlanta-based hotel management and investment company, began operating the 195-room Residence Inn Near Universal Orlando and the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando International Drive / Convention Center in 160 rooms.
The five-story Residence Inn Near Universal Orlando is close to other family-friendly destinations such as Walt Disney World Resorts and SeaWorld. As a Universal Partner hotel, hotel guests can take advantage of a shuttle service to and from Universal Orlando, as well as discounted products and F&B promotions.
Hotel amenities include daily complimentary continental breakfast, 548 square feet of event space, full-service business center, 24/7 fitness center, putting green and an outdoor swimming pool. Large studios, one- and two-bedroom suites provide guests with expansive dining bars, full kitchens, smart TVs with streaming capabilities, and separate living rooms.
The five-story Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando International Drive / Convention Center is a short distance from SeaWorld, Universal Orlando Resort, Orlando Convention Center, and Disney World Resort in the I-Drive area. The rooms are equipped with a 37-in. Flat screen HD televisions, fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher, microwave, stove, refrigerator and utensils, as well as an oversized workspace with multiple outlets and two-line phones with voicemail. Guests also enjoy a free daily breakfast.
Essex Hotel Management expands Hampton Inn & Suites Plattsburgh
Essex Hotel Management LLC has added the Hampton Inn & Suites Plattsburgh in Plattsburgh, NY, to its growing portfolio of branded properties on the East Coast, marking the hotel management company’s first property in the city and the fourth management contract signed. This year.
The 94-room property is located in New York’s Adirondack Coast region, which stretches along the western shores of Lake Champlain in the shadow of the Adirondack Mountains. Recognized for its four seasons, the region offers its customers something to do all year round, whether it is kayaking or fishing on Lake Champlain in summer; apple picking in the fall at Chazy Orchards, the world’s largest Macintosh apple orchard; ski Whiteface Mountain in the winter; or hike in the spring or any season in Adirondack Park, which has over 2,000 miles of hiking trails.
The property is close to many downtown restaurants, brasseries and wineries. Plattsburgh is home to the State University of New York Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh International Airport, Plattsburgh Air Force Base Museum, and Airborne Speedway, and is an hour from Montreal.
A refurbishment of the property’s guest rooms and public spaces is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2022, which Essex will also oversee.
The Hampton Inn & Suites Plattsburgh is the fourth property to be added to Essex’s management portfolio this year. Other properties added this year include Fairfield Inn & Suites Stony Creek, Hampton Inn Orlando / Lake Buena Vista, and Courtyard Rochester Downtown. The hotel portfolio of the hotel management company now comprises 13 establishments.