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Hotelier Richard C. Kessler to Open New Boutique Property
in Asheville, North Carolina - The Bohemian Hotel
at Biltmore Village
Orlando, FL / Asheville, NC (November 1, 2007) Orlando-based hotelier and real estate developer Richard C. Kessler, Chairman and President of The Kessler Enterprise, Inc., recently announced plans for his newest boutique hotel - The Bohemian Hotel at Biltmore Village, located at the entrance of the famous Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC.  Designed in the style of a Tudor lodge, the hotel will feature 106 luxurious guest rooms and suites, the Red Stag Grille – a fine dining chop house and restaurant, the Grand Bohemian Art Gallery, 5,100 sq. ft. of event space, fitness center, concierge services, room service and valet parking.   The property is scheduled to open in fall 2008. 

Kessler, who recently announced the opening of his international office in Vienna, Austria, is growing his hotel portfolio at a very fast pace with several projects planned in the next two years.  The Grand Bohemian Hotel & Residences in St. Petersburg, FL will break ground in the early 2008; Kessler Canyon in DeBeque, Colorado will be opening a new lodge –doubling its size in October 2008; Grand Bohemian Hotel in Atlanta, GA will break ground in early 2009 and he just recently completed a multi-million dollar expansion to El Monte Sagrado Living Resort & Spa in Taos, NM.  

"Asheville is the perfect destination for a Kessler Hotel,” states Richard Kessler.  “We are looking forward to being a part of this community by offering a world-class hotel with exquisite accommodations, service, artwork and dining experiences.”

Inspired by a rustic elegant hunting lodge, The Bohemian Hotel at Biltmore Village will reflect a design featuring natural and traditional elements such as stone flooring, distressed carved oak wood walls, columns, archways.  The main hotel will feature 86 guest rooms and the Manor House, located directly across the street, will feature 20 guest rooms.                      

The Red Stag Grille will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  The dinner menu will feature steaks, fresh seafood and daily chef specials created by Kessler’s award-winning culinary team.  Guests will have the choice of either dining in the main dining room, at the chef’s table or in the private dining room.  In addition, the restaurant will feature a bar and piano lounge.  
Kessler, who is also an art enthusiast, will be opening his Grand Bohemian Gallery, which will feature prominent American and European art, including original works of art and photography by local, national and international artisans complemented by art glass, contemporary jewelry, and unique gift items.
Within walking distance from shops, art galleries, and restaurants, The Bohemian Hotel at Biltmore Village is just minutes from all that Asheville has to offer its guests. 
About The Kessler Collection 
Richard C. Kessler's Luxury Hotel Collection includes the AAA Four-Diamond Beaver Creek Lodge in Beaver Creek, CO; the AAA Four-Diamond Casa Monica Hotel in St. Augustine, FL; the AAA Four-Diamond Celebration Hotel in Celebration, FL; the AAA Four-Diamond Grand Bohemian Hotel in Orlando, FL; El Monte Sagrado in Taos, NM; the AAA Four-Diamond Mansion on Forsyth Park; Savannah, GA; Columbia Place luxury condominiums, Savannah, GA; and Grand Bohemian Hotel & Residences, St. Petersburg, FL – scheduled to open 2010.
For more information, please visit, or call 877.274.1242. The hotel is located at: 11 Boston Way, Asheville, NC 28803. 

Mary C. Kenny
Corporate Director of Marketing and PR
The Kessler Collection 
(321) 230-1707 mobile
Also See: Hotel Developer Richard C. Kessler Opens Development Office in Vienna, Austria; Kurt Dohnal Appointed VP and COO For The Kessler Collection Europe / August 2007
Kessler Enterprises Completes Acquisition of the El Monte Sagrado Living Resort and Spa, Taos, New Mexico; Plans to Add 48 New Guest Rooms / August 2006

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