SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 515-room Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek today announced the completion of the first phase of a multi-million-dollar renovation that will transform and upgrade the hotel to like-new status. During this phase, the top-to-bottom project focused on completely revitalizing all guest rooms, hallways and bathrooms. The hotel is owned by DiamondRock Hospitality Company and operated by HEI Hotel & Resorts, a leading hospitality investment and management company.
“This renovation was all-encompassing and essentially creating a ‘brand-new’ product and experience targeted towards today’s business and leisure travelers,” said Andreo Girardi, hotel general manager. “The new design and features are geared towards providing our guests with the best amenities and services upon the moment of arrival. The outcome has exceeded our own expectations, and our guests are sure to be delighted with the results.”
In the guestrooms, all furniture, bedding, new luxury vinyl tile flooring and wallpaper was installed. Bathroom doorways were expanded and received new barn-style doors, vanities with granite countertops and tile flooring. New flooring and wall coverings were also installed in the guestroom corridors, brightening up the entire arrival space and creating a more luxurious atmosphere for guests.
With phase one complete, work can now begin on phase two of the renovation, which will focus on updating the lobby, restaurant, bar and meeting spaces with a projected completion of fall 2024.
About Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at Creek City
Nestled in downtown Salt Lake City at 75 South West Temple, the hotel is mere steps from such local attractions as City Creek Shopping Center, Temple Square and The Salt Palace Convention Center. Guests may enjoy a cocktail or craft beer at the hotel’s bar and lounge, Destinations, or a full meal at Salt Stone, the hotel’s main restaurant serving locally sourced ingredients. The hotel also boasts a full-service Starbucks and concierge lounge with complimentary food and beverages for loyalty guests who reserve premium accommodations. Additional hotel amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center and more than nearly 24,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space. All 22 meeting rooms are equipped with the latest technology, high-speed Internet access and creative catering and banquet options to ensure the highest quality experience for all event attendees. Guest rooms provide crisp linens and stunning views of Downtown Salt Lake City and Temple Square. Surrounded by five national parks, multiple hiking and biking trails, ski resorts, corporate headquarters, museums and sports arenas, the hotel provides both business and leisure travelers with a multitude of options.
About HEI Hotels & Resorts
HEI Hotels & Resorts, headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., is a leading hospitality investment and management company that owns or operates 100+ luxury, upper-upscale and upscale independent and branded hotels and resorts throughout the United States. HEI’s branding partners include Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, IHG, Choice and Wyndham. The company is renowned for its commitment to its associates under the culture of HEI Loves, its revenue management, profit contribution and empirically based real estate value creation, driven by a full complement of proprietary software tools to set and exceed targets on a fully integrated basis. HEI works hand-in-hand with institutional capital partners on existing assets under management as well as sponsored acquisition opportunities. The company has ample equity capital and strategically co-invests with its partners on many transactions. To learn more about HEI, please visit www.heihotels.com.
About DiamondRock Hospitality Company
DiamondRock Hospitality Company is a self-advised real estate investment trust (REIT) that is an owner of a leading portfolio of geographically diversified hotels concentrated in top gateway markets and destination resort locations. The Company currently owns 36 premium quality hotels and resorts with over 9,700 rooms. They have strategically curated their portfolio to be comprised of unique lifestyle properties, as well as those enhanced by leading global brands.