Fidelity Hotel to open in historic downtown Cleveland, Ohio space in late 2024

Cleveland, Ohio – February 26, 2024 New Waterloo, a dynamic, community-centric independent hotel management company, is further expanding into new markets with the announcement of Fidelity Hotel, an adaptive reuse project located at 1940 E. 6th Street in the historic 103-year-old Baker Building. The project is in collaboration with NuovoRE, a socially and environmentally conscious real estate firm based in Denver. Fidelity Hotel will have 97 guest rooms & suites, each with tailored amenities and custom-designed furniture. The property will feature a full-service restaurant, bar, event & meeting spaces, and a private dining room.

Located in the most visited neighborhood in Downtown Cleveland, the new Fidelity Hotel will put guests in the center of the historic district, walking distance to shopping, dining, concerts, sporting events and more. The ground floor of the hotel will be a gathering space for meetings, socializing, dining, and activities. The lobby, bar, and restaurant will feature a full bar, classic dishes, regional ingredients, and fresh takes on Cleveland essentials. Event and meeting spaces will make it ideal for intimate downtown groups, corporate programs, breakaways, and social events. The hotel will offer amenities such as 24-hour concierge & guest services, a fitness center, complimentary newspapers & coffee, in-room dining, locally sourced mini-bars, custom bathrobes, and more.

“Fidelity Hotel is an homage to Cleveland’s long-standing ideals. Our unwavering dedication to the city’s soul is expressed through the branding, design, materials, and art – all carefully selected to be additive to and reflective of the innovation & creativity that makes Cleveland so special,” says New Waterloo’s Chief Marketing Officer Alexis Lanman. “We will also hold a forum for world-class cultural programming representative of Cleveland’s character and accessible for all.”

The 56,770-square-foot historic Cleveland landmark, designed by Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture (HPA) and built by Whiting-Turner, will feature locally sourced materials, custom-designed furniture and thoughtfully curated art that reflects both the city’s roots and its future. The historic building integrates locally sourced materials and art to delicately balance the old and new. The juxtaposition of the city itself is fully celebrated in the design, which is intended to create an atmosphere that feels uniquely of Cleveland.

“This hotel represents a catalytic opportunity to appeal to more than just travelers,” said New Waterloo CEO, Bart Knaggs “It’s a true community asset. New Waterloo and NuovoRE share a desire to celebrate what makes Cleveland so unique: the proud and storied history, the vibrant culture, and the ambitious progressiveness of “the city.”

New Waterloo is known for its commitment to community and has been widely recognized as a leading lifestyle hospitality group in the United States. The management group blends hospitality with community giving in its city-specific social impact initiatives. Each hotel has impact offers available when booking, where a percentage of the booking cost goes to an area nonprofit. Past community partners in other cities have included food banks, historical preservation efforts, and nonprofits focusing on solutions for the unhoused population. They also regularly host events for rotating LGBTQ+-oriented charities, mental health nonprofits, and efforts to preserve green and park spaces. New Waterloo’s mission is to create meaningful and positive impact in the places in which they operate, their expansion into Cleveland means a long-term dedication to the city.

New Waterloo owns and operates South Congress Hotel, Otoko, Maie Day, La Condesa, Sway, Café No Sé, Mañana, Il Brutto, and Butler Pitch & Putt. They also manage Revival Hotel in Baltimore and El Capitan in Merced, CA. Along with its expansion into Cleveland, New Waterloo is slated to open Albert Hotel in Fredericksburg, TX and two restaurant concepts in Aspen, CO, all in 2024. Their hotels have been featured in Travel & Leisure, Vogue, Garden & Gun, Huff Post, Bon Appetit, and more, with coverage surrounding the spaces’ forward-thinking design, community-centric endeavors and high caliber of F&B talent. For more information on New Waterloo, please visit New Waterloo and follow @newwaterloo on Instagram and Facebook.