Mississippi’s First AC Hotel By Marriott Begins Welcoming Guests
RIDGELAND, MS–The highly anticipated AC Hotel by Marriott Jackson Ridgeland, the brand’s first property in Mississippi, will begin welcoming guests on Thursday, January 27, 2022. The design-driven hotel is a collaboration between local developer Kerioth Corporation and hospitality manager Mckibbon Hospitality. AC Hotel Jackson Ridgeland adds a sophisticated, urban-inspired lodging option to the Township at Colony Park, a vibrant mixed-use neighborhood in the heart of the Ridgeland community.
“We are excited to bring an upscale hotel experience to Ridgeland, Highland Colony Parkway, and The Township,” said Gabriel Herring, Kerioth Corporation Development and Operations Manager. “We hope you will find the AC Hotel Jackson Ridgeland to be a gathering place for both work and play. As always, projects of this scale do not happen without great people putting in a lot of hard work. We are grateful to have a wonderful team on all levels. The partnerships formed with the City of Ridgeland, McKibbon Hospitality, and numerous others along the way have brought together a truly great project.”
Purposefully designed, AC Hotel Jackson Ridgeland reflects an urban-inspired development with its use of modern, premium materials and textures with the use of wood, metal, ceramic, fabric, steel, and glass. Upon entering, the lobby features elegantly designed, multi-functional spaces in warm tones and rich finishes. Carefully curated works of art adorn the walls and surfaces with sensible lighting and distinctive touches that create a sophisticated environment that is both contemporary and warm. Jackson-based architect Barron Studio was selected to oversee the design of the project, along with hospitality design specialists at Design Force Corporation.
The five-story structure features 132 guest rooms and suites that were mindfully curated to embody elegance and comfort to match the needs of both leisure and business travelers. Guest rooms feature sleek furnishings, an open closet system, and hardwood floors. Free of traditional hotel room distractions, the neutral color palette and artfully designed layout offers the ideal lodging for remote work and relaxation. AC Hotel Jackson Ridgeland provides thoughtful services and amenities such as a 24-hour fitness center, business center, on-site parking, and mobile check-in options.
The AC Lounge® offers guests a sleek space of reprieve by day and a lively social gathering spot by night. The bar features a carefully curated menu of artisanal cocktails, local craft beers, and tapas-styled small bites. Hotel guests and locals alike can mingle among the inviting furnishings while enjoying an AC Signature Gin Tonic cocktail.
Each morning, the AC Kitchen, which is styled in the image of a residential kitchen, serves European-inspired continental breakfast selections, including freshly sliced prosciutto and signature butter croissants imported from France. The multi-functional space converts to a communal table in the evenings and can be utilized as a meeting space.
AC Hotel Jackson Ridgeland is the ideal destination for social gatherings and corporate events. With more than 1,000 square feet of versatile event space, planners and hosts will find distinguished options that are both collaborative and efficient. More intimate and private meeting spaces can be reserved in one of the AC Media Salons, suited to accommodate up to ten people and equipped with the latest audio-visual technology. For alternative event and meeting needs, the hotel offers 575 square feet of “Flex Space” located adjacent to the AC Lounge that can easily secured for private meetings. Finally, the AC Patio can be reserved for those seeking an outdoor option for their next meeting or event.
“We graciously invite you to enjoy the AC Hotel Jackson Ridgeland with colleagues, friends, family and loved ones,” said Herring. “Our team of smiling faces is ready to welcome you.”
AC Hotel Jackson Ridgeland is located at 221 Township Avenue in The Township at Colony Park, a bustling epicenter of activity in the city featuring numerous retailers, restaurants, professional services, and residences just steps away. The Township at Colony Park hosts several events and programs throughout the year offering hotel guests and locals easily accessible entertainment. To learn more about AC Hotels by Marriott® and AC Hotel Jackson Ridgeland or to book a stay,please visit www.ac-hotels.com.
AC Hotel Jackson Ridgeland invites the public to celebrate the grand opening of the hotel with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, live entertainment, hotel tours, and complimentary refreshments on Tuesday, February 22 at 10:30 a.m.