Kimpton Hotels & Restaurant announces new boutique hotel, The Brice, to open May 2014
on construction of its soon-to-open hotel, The Brice, located in the historic city of Savannah, Georgia. Originally constructed in 1860, The Brice is scheduled to open in May 2014 and will pay homage to the building's rich history while keeping Kimpton's distinctly relaxed, yet sophisticated twist, on the modern contemporary hotel. .
the building's storied past with features that fold in its history. Guests will find a giant factory window above the entrance and a concierge desk constructed from an old Coca- Cola sign – both nods to a bygone era.
"Savannah is a playful and charmingcity that aligns perfectly with the warm hearted and somewhat irreverent Kimpton brand," said Mitch Linder, general manager of The Brice. "As Kimpton's first hotel in the Hostess City of the South, The Brice will offer guests the perfect retreat away from the city, but with a gateway to the rich history, art, music, dining, shopping, and entertainment options that make Savannah the true southern gem it is."
The 145-room hotel will include 5,700 square feet of indoor meeting and eventspace, as well as 2,300 square feet of outdoor space, perfect for weddings, corporate meetings and social events and celebrations. A Secret Garden will provide a lush, private, open-air sanctuary for guests to enjoy food and drinks from Kimpton's adjacent restaurant, music, culture, and community. A chef-driven Kimpton restaurant and craft cocktail bar will be located on the main floor.
ABOUT KIMPTON HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is a leading collection of boutique hotels and restaurants and the acknowledged industry pioneer that first introduced the boutique hotel concept to the United States. In 1981, Bill Kimpton founded the company that today is renowned for making travelers feel genuinely cared for through thoughtful perks and amenities, bold, playful design and a sincerely personal style of guest service. Out to help people live full, balanced lives, Kimpton aims to inspire with touches like yoga mats in every room, complimentary coffee and tea to start the day, hosted evening Wine Hour, in-room fitness programming and complimentary bike rentals. The award-winning restaurants and bars are led by talented chefs and bartenders that offer guests a chance to dine like a local.
Kimpton is consistently ranked as one of the top companies in the Market Metrix Hospitality Index, Upper Upscale Segment, for Customer Satisfaction. The company is highly-regarded for its innovative employee culture and benefits and has been named a FORTUNE magazine "Best Place to Work" seven times since 2009. Kimpton is continuously growing and currently operates over 60 hotels and 70 plus restaurants, bars and lounges in 30 U.S. cities. In January 2015, Kimpton was welcomed into the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) family of hotel brands, bringing together two special cultures and sets of values to create the world's largest boutique hotel business. For more information, visit www.KimptonHotels.com.