The Hotel Group, (THG) an award-winning hotel management and ownership company, is excited to announce the groundbreaking of the newest hotel in its management portfolio – the Courtyard by Marriott in Walla Walla, Wash. Owned by Walla Walla Hospitality, LLC, the Courtyard by Marriott is slated to open in the end of 2014.
“We are pleased to add another Courtyard by Marriott to our growing portfolio,” said Doug Dreher, president and CEO of The Hotel Group. “Walla Walla offers a unique combination of beautiful scenery, world-famous wineries and a collection of shops, restaurants and cultural attractions. Together with Walla Walla Hospitality, we are excited to bring the value of the recognizable and well-respected Marriott brand to the city.”
The 120-room Courtyard by Marriott will feature the latest in brand design and amenities including communal gathering areas, exterior patios with fire pits, private seating booths, small theater and library. In addition to conference and catering facilities, the property will also feature an exhibition kitchen to allow for cooking classes, demonstrations and wine tasting events.
Owned by Walla Walla Hospitality, LLC, the Courtyard by Marriott is the 27th hotel in The Hotel Group’s portfolio. Jensen & Fey Architects of Redmond, Wash. is the architect and interior design is by East West Design of Seattle.
The Hotel Group brings 29 years of award-winning hospitality management experience to the Courtyard by Marriott. The Courtyard by Marriott will be the 21st hotel The Hotel Group has opened this century, and the 112th hotel opened since the company’s inception in 1984.
About The Hotel Group
The Hotel Group (THG) is a nationally-recognized Top 50 hotel company and currently manages and/or owns 27 properties in 10 states, representing 10 brands and employs more than 1,600 people. Since its inception in 1984, THG has managed and/or owned 112 properties in 25 states, directed the design and construction of more than 40 new hotels, completed the acquisition of more than $150 million in private investment as the sponsor of Hotel Group Opportunity Funds I, II, II and IV. For more information, visit www.thehotelgroup.com or call 425-771-1788.