Alpharetta, GA – December 31, 2020 – Today, Hotel Equities (HE) announced the opening of the Home2 Suites by Hilton-Richmond, located at 5950 National Road East in Richmond. The 100-room all-suite Hilton hotel is owned and developed by The Witness Group (TWG). Hotel Equities manages the hotel via its mid-west regional office located in Ohio. The new hotel is one of nine Home2 Suites by Hilton-branded properties to join HE’s portfolio.
The hotel offers all-suite accommodations with fully equipped kitchens and flexible furniture options, providing guests the ability to customize their suite to their individual style and preference. The hotel also features complimentary internet, inviting communal spaces and trademark Home2 Suites amenities such as Spin2 Cycle Center, a combined laundry and fitness area, Home2 MKT for grab-and-go items and the Inspired Table, a complimentary breakfast that includes more than 400 potential combinations. Guests can also enjoy the indoor saline pool and outdoor grills. The hotel is pet friendly.
“We are thrilled to announce the opening of the Home2 Suites by Hilton in Richmond,” said HE’s VP of Operations, David Rosenberg. “The hotel staff has prioritized the health and safety of patrons by implementing HE’s industry leading HEalth First standards of cleanliness and safety protocol as part of the early operations training. These protocols, which are above and beyond brand standards, along with the team’s delivery of superior customer service will give guests complete confidence during their stay and will position the hotel as a leader in the Richmond market.”
Emphasizing its commitment to the health and safety of guests, the property also participates in the Hilton CleanStay Program with Lysol Protection to deliver an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection.
Teresa Campbell, manager of construction pre-openings, was a driving force in leading the pre-opening effort while Greg Zellars, John Tinker, Katie Bosley and the entire Witness Construction team led the project management and construction.
“We expect this hotel to be positioned as the market leader for both business and leisure travelers alike and that’s due to the careful attention to details from quality construction to hiring the right leaders at the property-level, and early engagement within the community,” said Chief Development Officer for HE, Joe Reardon. “We continue to be excited about our partnership with owner/developer, TWG and look forward to future growth opportunities together.”
Additional hotel amenities include an indoor swimming pool, state of the art fitness center and electric vehicle charging stations.
Conveniently located just off I-70 and US-40, the Home2 Suites by Hilton-Richmond is a short five minute drive to Richmond Mall and ten minutes to downtown, the Indiana Football Hall of Fame, and Indiana University East. Dayton International Airport is 30 minutes away.