Airport Howard Johnson; Built in 1973 as the First Hotel to Serve
the Brand new Kansas City International Airport
CITY, Mo - Aug. 1, 2006 -- Midwestern Hotel Partners, LLC, owner, of the
Kansas City Airport Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel (http://www.kansascityhojo.com/),
today announced that the $2.5 million renovation of the premises is moving
along and should be completed by September, 2006. The hotel was first built
in 1973 as a Sheraton by two TWA pilots and was the first hotel to serve
the then brand new Kansas City International Airport. In 1984, the property
changed over to a Ramada Inn and then briefly as Lexington Hotel &
Suites in 2004. It was acquired by the current owners in December, 2005.
The renovation of the Kansas City Airport Howard Johnson, which began in February 2006, includes:
Commenting on the renovation, the hotel's General Manager David Jones, said, "Kansas City is a growing tourism and business destination and the perfect location to showcase Howard Johnson's high quality of accommodations and service."
The Kansas City Airport Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel offers a unique combination of location, accommodations, meeting space, retail, entertainment and dining options. For example, free WiFi access is standard in all guestrooms and throughout the hotel, and for fitness buffs a workout center that offers treadmills, elliptical treadmills and a Universal weight machine. Also, the hotel's location offers a variety of local activities including the Argosy Riverside Casino, American Jazz Museum, Kansas City Ballet and NASCAR's Kansas Speedway.
The Kansas City Airport Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel sits on 6.7 acres of land located at 7301 Tiffany Springs Road at the southern end of the KCI corridor and approximately five miles from Kansas City International Airport.
Kansas City Airport Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel
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