Davidson Hospitality Group has been selected by Starwood Capital Group to manage seven branded hotels as part of its Davidson Hotels operating vertical: Aloft San Francisco Airport, The Westin San Francisco Airport, Le Méridien Atlanta Perimeter, Sheraton Memphis Downtown, Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown and the soon-to-open Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville Downtown.
“We have had a very successful past with Starwood Capital and are excited to re-launch our partnership with these assets. Starwood Capital is one of the largest investors in the hotel space and we look forward to growing with them,” said the head of the Davidson Hospitality group. Managing Director and President Thom Geshay. “These assets have great upside, and together with Starwood Capital’s outstanding asset management team, we will leverage new strategic investments and stronger operating performance to produce compelling new values for these properties.”
“Davidson has nearly 50 years of industry expertise and an unrivaled reputation for value creation, revenue generation and innovation,” said Rob Tanenbaum, Managing Director, Head of Hotel Asset Management in North America at Starwood Capital. “It’s important that we have great synergy with our partners – Davidson’s approach to hospitality resonates with us, and we believe they are the best operator to help advance the competitive positioning of these assets while improving the customer experience.”
Opening in summer 2022, Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville Downtown will be the newest all-suite hotel in the heart of Music City. Guests will experience a modern and authentically Nashville hotel with 506 rooms; over 35,000 square feet of meeting and event space, and daily live music featuring emerging Nashville talent in the hotel restaurant and bar. One of the largest Embassy suites in the brand portfolio, the property offers signature amenities such as a complimentary made-to-order breakfast, complimentary evening reception, and breathtaking views of the Nashville skyline from the pool on the 30th floor rooftop, restaurant, bar and private event. space. The hotel is located within walking distance of the Bridgestone Arena, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Lower Broadway.
Located less than a mile from San Francisco International Airport, Aloft San Francisco Airport is a 298-room lifestyle hotel that combines design, technology, and dynamic energy. The hotel offers the W XYZ® Bar serving signature cocktails and small bites, Re:fuel for healthy gourmet on-the-go snacks, and nearly 600 square feet of function space for small meetings and weddings.
The 418-room Westin San Francisco International Airport is conveniently located near public transportation and major freeways for exploring San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and local attractions. Guests have access to elegant rooms and suites with water views, the tavern-style Grill & Vine restaurant for all-day dining, an indoor pool, WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio, beachfront trails, bay for jogging and event venues totaling over 13,000 square feet.
A picturesque retreat surrounded by mature dogwoods and lush vegetation, Le Méridien Atlanta Perimeter offers 275 guest rooms and suites, eclectic cuisine at Portico Global Cuisine, and over 10,000 square feet of versatile event space. The hotel is located in the heart of the Southeast’s largest office concentration and is adjacent to the Perimeter Mall, which features many shops and restaurants.
In the heart of downtown Memphis, the 600-room Sheraton Memphis Downtown is connected to the Renasant Convention Center by skywalk and located within walking distance of the city’s most famous street, Beale Street. On-site amenities include an indoor heated pool and the Crossroads Tavern & Grille restaurant. For dynamic meetings and events, the hotel’s conference facilities include nearly 15,000 square feet with an additional 350,000 square feet of space available at the Connected Convention Center which recently completed a $200 million transformation.
The Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square rises among the skyscrapers of downtown Columbus, just steps from the Ohio Statehouse, Ohio Theater, Greater Columbus Convention Center and Nationwide Arena. The property overlooks Columbus Commons, a unique 6-acre city park that hosts nearly 200 events each year. With 403 rooms, the Plaza Restaurant and Lounge, and nearly 17,000 square feet of meeting and event space, the hotel is ideal for business and leisure travelers.
Overlooking the Scioto River and near the Columbus Convention Center, Columbus Commons, Nationwide Arena District and Short North, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown features 194 suites, nearly 8,000 square feet of event space and the dining room. eat from the chair for breakfast, lunch and dinner.