FRONT ROYAL, VA—Blue Sky Hospitality Solutions (BSHS) Management Company, one of the leading and fastest growing operators in the United States, today announced the completion phase one of the multi-million conversion of the Holiday Inn Front Royal to the DoubleTree by Hilton Front Royal Blue Ridge Shadows & Golf Course in Front Royal, Va. The 124 rooms and suites hotel was completely refreshed with a new lobby, front desk and lobby level and guest room corridors. Additionally, all guest rooms were outfitted with digital key locks and received new mattresses and SMART TVs. The hotel is owned by Navika Group of Companies, a self-advised commercial real estate company.
“With the completion of this top-to-bottom conversion, the DoubleTree by Hilton Front Royal Blue Ridge Shadows & Golf Course has regained a ‘like-new’ status that will appeal to both business and leisure travelers to the area,” said Madhu Pareek, senior vice president of operations, BSHS. “With the idyllic Shenandoah Valley as a backdrop, the hotel is the perfect spot for both corporate get-aways and as a homebase to explore the area’s natural wonders. With a new brand to better serve the needs of Front Royal visitors, we are confident the hotel quickly will take its place as the market and segment leader.”
Situated just seven miles from Skyline Drive and Shenandoah National Park, the five-story hotel is located at 111 Hospitality Drive in Front Royal, Va. Hotel amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the property, indoor pool, 24/7 oversized fitness center, state-of-the-art business center and 3,333 square feet of meeting space, as well as access privileges to the adjacent Blue Ride Shadows Golf Club. Guests may choose to dine at Houlihan’s Restaurant + Bar, which serves three meals daily made from scratch. Guest rooms feature Kuerig coffee makers, iron and ironing boards and oversized work space. And all DoubleTree by Hilton guests receive the brand’s traditional, warm chocolate chip cookie upon arrival.