News for the Hospitality Executive
Aloft Chapel Hill Opens Adjacent to UNC Campus; 130-room
Developed by the Inland American Real Estate Trust and Managed
by Alliance Hospitality
Chapel Hill, NC, April 29, 2010 - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), Inland American Lodging Corporation and Alliance Hospitality Management LLC today announce the opening of Aloft Chapel Hill. The 40th Aloft hotel worldwide, this brand new destination sensation introduces jet-setting style at a steal to Chapel Hill and the Research Triangle Park with 130 spacious, loft-like rooms, 1600 sq. ft. of meeting space, intuitive and accessible technology and a hip, social atmosphere.
“We are really excited to be opening our 2nd Aloft hotel within the Inland American Lodging Corporation’s portfolio. In addition to its ideal proximity to UNC, the hotel is perfectly situated in Chapel Hill and will appeal to both people working in or visiting the greater tri-city market”, says Craig Lambert of Inland American Lodging Corporation.
Located at 1001 South Hamilton Road, Aloft Chapel Hill introduces lodging chic with spacious, loft-like rooms, accessible technology and a vibrant, social scene.
“Aloft Hotels introduces a compelling blend of urban style and social interplay to Chapel Hill,” said Rob Cote, general manager of Aloft Chapel Hill. “Bold and stylish, Aloft Chapel Hill targets both sophisticated travelers and area professionals with its eclectic and electric experience, lively re:mix sm lounge and w xyz sm bar.”
The property is located adjacent to the UNC campus with a Chapel Hill transit stop directly at the hotel and part of the new East 54 Village, a new urban community of luxury condos, shops and dining, right in Chapel Hill.
“We are thrilled to introduce the Aloft brand to the Chapel Hill community,” explained Rolf Tweeten, Chairman & CEO of Alliance Hospitality. “One step inside this completely new hotel brand, and our guests will be delighted with a unique experience of sight, sound, scent and extraordinary service that Alliance Hospitality ‘talent’ is known for in the hospitality industry.”
For more information or reservations, visit www.alofthotels.com or call 877-Go-Aloft.
About Inland American Lodging Corporation
About Alliance Hospitality Management, LLC
About Aloft Hotels
About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Rob Cote, General Manager
|Also See:||Inland American Lodging Corporation Planning a 130 room Aloft Hotel in Chapel Hill, North Carolina / March 2009|