The Thayer Hotel, on the
campus of the U.S. Military Academy in West Point,
will spend $2.5 million to upgrade its annex building, which houses
two conference rooms and 21 suites.
The hotel will
install new furnishings and carpets and renovate bathrooms. The
work is scheduled to be completed next spring.
recently spent $26 million reconfiguring its guest rooms (the hotel
had 300 rooms but now has 150 larger rooms) and upgrading nine
The Thayer Hotel
is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was
originally constructed to accommodate U.S. Military Academy
personnel and their guests.
Hotels agreed to manage the 360-room Wyndham Wind
Watch hotel in Hauppauge. The chain renamed the property
the Hyatt Regency Wind Watch Long
Hyatt said it
signed a management agreement with Highland Hospitality Corp., the
hotels owner. Highland is in- vesting $10 million to renovate the hotels rooms, meetings facilities,
restaurant and other public spaces next year.
third largest hotel, the Hyatt Regency has more than 18,000 square
feet of meetings space and is adjacent to the Hamlet Wind Watch
Golf & Country Club.
began on New Yorks first Residence Inn by Marriott
at Avenue of the Americas and West 39th Street. The 357-suite hotel
is expected to open by the end of 2005.
The hotel will be
part of the mixed-use Bryant Park Tower, a 43-story building that
will include 96 apartments for rent, street-level retail shops and
a parking garage.
are designed as all-suite hotels offering studio, one- and
two-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens, complimentary
Internet access, coffeemakers, microwaves, full-sized appliances
and in-room modem lines.