“This has truly been a culmination of hard work and dedication from so many organizations, entities and individuals."
Kent, OH (PRWEB) June 15, 2013
The highly anticipated Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center in Kent, Ohio officially opened on Friday, June 14th. The hotel has been under construction for the past few months and opened on schedule.
The hotel is located immediately adjacent to the Kent State University campus, at 215 South Depeyster Street. It features 94 rooms, consisting of king and double queen rooms as well as three Executive Suites and a Presidential Suite. Rates start at around $139 per night.
“This has truly been a culmination of hard work and dedication from so many organizations, entities and individuals and we are so excited that our efforts are finally coming to fruition,” said Mike Riccio, General Manager of the Kent State Hotel. “We owe a great deal of gratitude to the KSU Foundation, Pizzuti, Riley Hotel Group and all the people who were involved in this project from start to finish. We couldn’t have done it without each and every one of them.”
The hotel features over 5,000 square feet of flexible conference space to be used for meetings, parties or weddings, a heated indoor pool, and workout facility. The on-site restaurant and lounge, Zenas and 1910, will be open for business on June 17th, and will feature high-end cuisine and cocktails and will utilize local farm-fresh produce and organic ingredients wherever possible.
The property will be managed by Riley Hotel Group, a US top-100 hotel management company based out of Medina, Ohio.
The culmination of 5 years of planning and collaboration between Alumni, University Officials and the Kent State Foundation, Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center is a partnership between The Pizzuti Companies and the Kent State University Foundation and is a centerpiece of the $100 million redevelopment of downtown Kent, Ohio.
Reservations can be made by calling 330-346-0100 or by visiting the website at http://www.kentstatehotel.com. For more information, call 330-590-8015.
ABOUT Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center
Conveniently located in the heart of Kent Ohio's recently renovated and vibrant downtown area and immediately adjacent to the Kent State University campus, the 94 room boutique style hotel features over 5,000 square feet of flexible Conference Space, heated indoor pool, workout facility, and an onsite restaurant & lounge. For more information, visit http://www.KentStateHotel.com
ABOUT Riley Hotel Group
Established in 2003, Riley Hotel Group is a premier luxury development and management company dedicated to helping hotel owners provide superb levels of service. Riley provides lucrative partnerships to investment groups, developers, owners, and operators. The company’s portfolio includes independent and franchised hotels in California, Michigan, Ohio, Georgia, and Wyoming. Riley offers real estate brokerage, hospitality consulting, creative design, employee training, sales and marketing, and joint venture opportunities. For more information, visit http://www.rileyhotelgroup.com
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