Main Photo: The Embassy Row Hotel in Washington Joins Latitudes Collection
Date: December 2018
Location: Washington DC, USA
Name: Embassy Row Hotel
No. of Keys: 231
Seller: Lowe Enterprises, operated by Destination Hotels & Resorts. The hotel was opened in 1970 by Alice Roosevelt Longworth, then daughter of the late President Theodore Roosevelt and changed hands several times until Lowe bought it in 2013.
Buyer: Aju Hotels & Resorts, who have placed The Embassy Row Hotel into Crescent Hotels & Resorts Latitudes collection of hotels, operators of 100 hotels and resorts in the USA, Canada and Caribbean, under the major brands.
Aju, a South Korean company, headed up by CEO Kyu-young Moon, own a number of hotels under different brands, including the Hyatt Regency Jeju, Jeju Island, Korea; the Westin San Jose, the AC Hotel Seattle Bellevue Downtown and RYSE Autograph Collection.
Named one of the Top 10 Best New Hotels in America on USA Today’s 10Best list, The Embassy Row Hotel is located at the popular Dupont Circle, just 75 steps from the Dupont Circle Metro Station. The recently renovated and dog-friendly hotel is also an official TAG-approved® LGBT-friendly hotel and a member of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association.
“The Embassy Row Hotel is a great addition to Crescent’s DC metropolitan portfolio & Latitudes Collection,” said Michael George, Chief Executive Officer of Crescent Hotels & Resorts. “Crescent’s exceptional service as a manager of lifestyle and boutique hotels, combined with our extensive experience in Washington, DC, plus our powerful sales platform will maximise the potential of this very active and trendy hotel.”
This boutique hotel features in-room spa treatments, modern fitness centre, a locally curated 24 Hour Chef’s Pantry, breathtaking views from its rooftop pool & bar, a unique social culinary experience at Station Kitchen & Cocktails, and the Underground Playground for games and activities, among other amenities and events.
THPT Comment: This hotel has had a very interesting career in terms of both ownership and it’s guest-list!
First Seen: Hotel Online
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