RALEIGH, NC—Located in Raleigh’s cultural epicenter, The Casso, Raleigh, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel has officially opened under its new name, destined to captivate travelers with its culturally-inspired design, southern-rooted charm, and good old fashioned manners, embodying a true sense of home. Named after one of Raleigh’s largest and most popular hotels in the 1700s and 1800’s and the registered birthplace of U.S. President Andrew Johnson in 1808, Casso’s Inn, The Casso delivers an authentic guest experience synonymous with Raleigh.
The eclectic hotel features 126 guest rooms, as well as an effortlessly hip and magnetic design, thoughtful amenities, stylish meeting and event space, a state-of-the-art fitness facility, and the chef-driven, and full-service restaurant and bar, Good Day Good Night. Throughout the hotel, guests will enjoy character-filled social spaces with noteworthy art installations, including a larger-than-life mural of Sir Walter Raleigh, the city’s namesake, that welcomes guests upon arrival. Each floor is designed around a different locally inspired theme, with every space intentionally connecting guests back to the community. The history of the Warehouse District’s distinct vibe is also brought to life through interior design, featuring industrial millwork, concrete floors, exposed ductwork, patterned tiling, modern furniture and a bold use of color.
“We’re proud to officially open our doors as The Casso, celebrating character and social nature, while furthering our connection to this city’s rich past,” said Todd Buchko, General Manager, The Casso. “We look forward to providing an unforgettable experience for today’s curious traveler seeking local experiences and sincere, thoughtful service.”
Situated in the heart of downtown Raleigh, The Casso anchors Glenwood South and is walking distance to Raleigh’s new social district, Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh Convention Center, and some of the city’s finest restaurants and bars.
Managed by Pyramid Global Hospitality, The Casso joins Tribute Portfolio – a family of characterful, independent hotels from Marriott Bonvoy – as its first property in North Carolina. Drawn together by their passion for captivating design and their drive to create vibrant social scenes for guests and locals alike, Tribute Portfolio has struck a chord with those who seek out independent experiences and crave a connection with the community when traveling.
The Casso, Raleigh, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel will participate in Marriott Bonvoy – the award-winning travel program from Marriott International – allowing members to earn and redeem points for their stay at the new hotel, and at other hotels and resorts across Marriott Bonvoy’s extraordinary portfolio of brands. With the Marriott Bonvoy app, members enjoy a level of personalization and a contactless experience that allows them to travel with peace of mind.