Renaissance Asheville Completes Renovations that Envelop Guests in Casual Sophistication

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The multimillion-dollar renovation transformed the hotel’s lobby, registration areas and gift shop. Its new restaurant, the Writer’s Bistro, is a casual chic experience that recognizes the area’s rich literary history and offers a local farm-to-table menu.

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The Renaissance Asheville completed renovations that included the new Writer's Bistro with a locally sourced farm to table menu.

Returning or new vacationers and event planners with their guests will appreciate our new features and ambiance, paired with the excellent service we are known for delivering.

The Renaissance Asheville Hotel is putting the final touches on a sophisticated redesign that infuses Asheville’s unique style and welcoming culture throughout the property.

“Through this multimillion dollar renovation, we have captured Asheville’s well known, relaxed living atmosphere,” said Herman Turk, Regional Vice President for Windsor Management Services, which manages the Renaissance Asheville Hotel. “Returning or new vacationers and event planners with their guests will appreciate our new features and ambiance, paired with the excellent service we are known for delivering.”

“We are also proud to offer the local community an exciting new restaurant on par with Asheville’s fine dining spots, to enjoy drinks and dinner with their family and friends,” he added.

Casual chic transformation
Guests will enter through the new lobby, which features bright, rich woods complemented by marble flooring. The warm and inviting mood continues with the lobby’s fireplace and comfortable seating area. The registration area invites conversation and interaction during check in, with individual pods for one-on-one service replacing a traditional desk.

The completely new Writer’s Bistro is a casual chic restaurant inspired by North Carolina’s rich literary history. Its private dining room can seat up to 40 for special events, while maintaining the flexibility for guests to pay individually.

The Writer’s Bistro menu is inspired by farm-to-table, offering locally grown and raised ingredients.

Appalachian Crafts II is a larger gift shop with an open layout that encourages visitors to browse the locally crafted souvenirs to select the right reminder of their Asheville experience.

The Renaissance Asheville Hotel is managed by Windsor Management Services, the hotel management company of Santa Monica-based WCG Hotels. The company manages nearly 30 upscale hotels throughout the U.S.

About the Renaissance Asheville
The Renaissance Asheville Hotel is nestled in the Blue Ridge & Great Smoky Mountains. The hotel lies in the heart of the city and proves itself to be one of the best hotels in downtown Asheville. It offers beautifully appointed rooms and suites with high-speed wireless Internet access and 32" flat screen TVs. Guests are invited to experience superb dining options, concierge services, a 60' indoor pool, a whirlpool and the fitness center.

Asheville’s history, adventure and natural beauty blend to create the ultimate getaway or meeting destination. Whether hosting an intimate meeting for a dozen business associates or a lavish wedding reception for 1,000, this downtown Asheville hotel makes every event unforgettable. Guests can explore magnificent Asheville, scores of unsurpassed restaurants, bistros, unique shopping galleries, unmatched theatres and museums, located just steps away.

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Windsor Management Services, a subsidiary of WCG Hotels, is an award winning, comprehensive hospitality management and development organization that manages full-service, upscale hotel properties throughout the United States. With more than 30 years of experience to call on, Windsor Management Services is known for unmatched results for its owners and unparalleled service for its guests delivered with a personal connection.

For more information visit or Additionally, please contact Bill Upshaw, President & Chief Operating Officer or Craig Stechman, Senior Vice President-Sales & Marketing at 310-566-1100.

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