The new Wyoming Inn will debut in May with a $4.5 million overhaul that includes a complete renovation of its 68 guest rooms – at a cost of approximately $70,000 per room – plus a remodeled restaurant, board room and fitness center. The Jackson, Wyo., in-town hotel has long been a favorite for its comfort, convenience and seamless customer service to Jackson Hole activities. Now the multimillion-dollar makeover adds a new sleeker style.
With the renovations, the hotel retains its popular cozy charm but with a modern twist: Out are the cowboy silhouette lamps and in are the new lamps in hand-forged iron with an aria bronze finish. Out are the boxy CRT televisions, and in are the new 42- inch flat screens.. Gone is the cowboy/lodge décor, replaced by classic-yet-modern new spaces including solid maple pieces hand-crafted by Oregon furniture maker Ron Loe of Wood Castle Furniture.
Every guest room in the lodging has been stripped down to the studs and remade with sumptuous new carpet, wallpaper, draperies and ultra-high thread count linens. The luxuriously appointed rooms feature a soothing autumn palette of brown, green and gold, incorporating rich natural elements like a saddle leather ottoman and botanical photographs and prints by artist Dennis Rhoades.
Window seats were added in 24 of the rooms; 17 rooms have fireplaces surrounded with copper tile and wood paneling and featuring natural sandstone hearths; and bathrooms received a high-gloss upgrade with granite countertops, glass encased showers with porcelain tiles from floor to ceiling, and porcelain sinks.
“Guests will have an entirely new experience when they enter,” said General Manager Mike Solis. “All of our rooms have been completely updated in every detail, from all of the furnishings to carpet, drapes, linens and more.”
All of the freshly upgraded rooms are equipped with in-room coffee makers, microwaves and refrigerators – and all were designed with the “connected traveler” in mind with ample outlets throughout the room and Sunbeam Elite alarm clocks with phone chargers, iPod connectivity, white noise and voice guided instructions to set alarms. Jayne Sanders Interior Designs of Vancouver, Washington was the designer for the project.
The Wyoming Inn undertook the major changes in three phases to avoid disruptions to guests: during phase one, the exterior received new roofing, new siding, rockwork and landscaping. In phase two, public areas including the board room and fitness center were remodeled, and the restaurant was expanded. In phase three, the bathrooms were remodeled, followed by the complete renovation of all guest rooms.
Just 10 minutes from Jackson’s Town Square, the Wyoming Inn offers free shuttle service from the airport and to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Known for its spacious, comfortable rooms, luxurious amenities and warm Western hospitality, the hotel is true to its mission of providing outstanding customer service, with a friendly staff glad to arrange a variety of Jackson Hole activities suited to guest interests. Conveniently located on the town’s free shuttle line, the hotel provides numerous complimentary offerings including an on-site fitness center and wireless Internet. For information, visit www.wyominginn.com or call 800.844.0035.