Hotel News: Fort Worth’s New Crescent Hotel Set to Open in November, Aloft Denver Downtown Completes Multi-Million Makeover

September 25, 2023

A new luxury hotel is gearing up to debut in Fort Worth, Texas, later this fall, and an existing Aloft property recently reopened in downtown Denver following a property-wide upgrade. Take a look! 

The Crescent Hotel 

Companies and executives traveling to the Dallas-Fort Worth area will soon have a new premium hotel option to take advantage of in Fort Worth’s downtown Cultural District, just 2.5 miles from the Fort Worth Convention Center. 

Crescent Hotel Fort Worth guest room

Debuting in late fall 2023, The Crescent Hotel will offer 200 premium guest rooms, including 12 suites, two chef-forward restaurants, a lobby bar, a rooftop bar with downtown views, a Canyon Ranch Wellness Club and more than 14,000 square feet of event space across 10 indoor and outdoor venues for meetings, conferences and events.  

The hotel’s meeting space includes the 4,100-square-foot Crescent Ballroom, which is divisible by three and can accommodate 150 people for meetings and 400 for receptions. With blonde wood paneling and state-of-the-art audio-visual technology, it features floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open onto the hotel’s lush and landscaped 8,000-sq.-ft. courtyard. 

Steps away from the ballroom is The Gallery, a 1,400-square-foot space that can accommodate up to 90 people, as well as the Crescent Board Room for up to 12 people with a 72-inch privacy screen-protected television and glass walls with lifting capabilities that can extend the space for post-meeting happy hours or networking events.  

Crescent Hotel ballroom

On the second floor with courtyard and garden views is the 1,100-square-foot general meeting room, a multi-functional space for up to 20 people. With room-split capabilities, the second half of the space features comfortable seating for breakout sessions or lunches. 

A custom, climate-controlled tent is also available on the hotel’s courtyard for outdoor events, and private dining rooms and banquet menus are available.

Managed by HEI Hotels & Resorts, The Crescent Hotel is accepting reservations for stays starting Nov. 1 and is offering a 30% discount for a three-night stay, Sunday-Thursday, when business travelers book the Extended Business Travel package. 

Aloft Denver Downtown 

Conveniently located just steps away from the Colorado Convention Center, 16th Street Mall and Colorado State Capitol, the six-story Aloft Denver Downtown has officially reopened in the Mile High City following a $3 million renovation that updated its lobby, guest rooms, food and beverage outlets, fitness center and social lounge. 

Aloft Denver Downtown lobby

Redesigned with a dark gray base complemented by black and white wallpaper, the lobby features pops of yellow, dark magenta and purple throughout the furniture and throw pillows, and ottomans featuring graphic novel prints. 

This color palette continues throughout the hotel’s public spaces, including the WXYZ bar, Re:mix lounge, Re:charge fitness center and Re:fuel by Aloft 24/7 market pantry. New 55-inch televisions have been installed above the bar, and all social spaces feature energizing lighting. 

All of the hotel’s 140 guest rooms feature a modern, neutral aesthetic with yellow and blue accents and have been refitted with new headboards, mattresses and linens, new 55-inch mounted televisions, in-room steamers and Drybar bath amenities. 

The downtown property offers more than 1,400 square feet of meetings and event space, with the largest space able to accommodate up to 90 people. Top-of-the-line audio-visual equipment is available, including a film projector with screen, LCD panel, LCD projector, microphone, overhead projector, television and more.

Aloft Denver Downtown meeting space

Aloft Denver Downtown, which is approximately 20 miles from the Denver International Airport, is part of Aloft Hotels, Marriott International’s brand catering to a tech-savvy, music-loving crowd. The hotel is owned by independent hotel ownership and development company JBK Hotels and is managed by Azul Hospitality Group. 

“We are proud to have been a part of Denver’s pandemic response and witness firsthand how the community came together,” said Jonathan Gandhi, owner of JBK Hotels. “After a roughly $3 million and five-month renovation, we are excited to relaunch a virtually brand-new upscale hotel. Being next to the convention center, we are happy to welcome back our regular guests as well as those that are yet to experience our superlative hospitality.”

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