Embassy Suites by Hilton began construction on a new hotel in Plainfield, Ind., located near the Indianapolis International Airport. The 175-suite hotel is currently under construction and is scheduled for completion in the spring of 2018. The property is located at 6089 Clarks Creek Road, and is owned and managed by Sun Development & Management.
To commemorate the groundbreaking, local officials were onsite for a groundbreaking ceremony. Those present included: Robin Brandgard, president of the Plainfield Town Council; Eric Wathen, president of the Hendricks County Council; Jaime Bohler Smith, executive director of Visit Hendricks County; Alan Roberts, global head of Embassy Suites by Hilton; Bharat Patel, chairman and CEO of Sun Development & Management Corporation; and members of the local business community.
“This groundbreaking marks our sixth Embassy Suites hotel with Sun Development, and we could not be more pleased to continue to grow our presence in Indiana with them,” Alan Roberts, global head of Embassy Suites by Hilton, said in a statement. “Located close to Indianapolis International Airport, which welcomes more than 8 million passengers every year*, this hotel will fulfill business and leisure travelers’ need for a full service, upscale hotel that offers spacious accommodations, value-added amenities and our signature outstanding guest service.”
When completed, the new Embassy Suites Plainfield/Indianapolis Airport Hotel & Convention Center will offer the brand’s signature amenities, including free made-to-order breakfast each morning, a complimentary two-hour evening reception with drinks and snacks and suites complete with a separate living area, formal sleeping area and a bar fitted with a microwave and refrigerator. Guests will also have access to an indoor pool and on-site restaurant. The hotel will have a convention center with nearly 26,000 square feet of meeting and function space that can accommodate up to 2,000 attendees for business and social events.
“We’re delighted to once again partner with Hilton to be part of the industry-first All Suites portfolio,” Chris Mayer, president of Sun Development & Management Corporation, said in a statement. “The Embassy Suites brand is the perfect addition to this market, and we look forward to delivering the warmth and hospitality that travelers have come to expect from the brand once construction is completed.”
The new hotel will have Embassy Suites’ concept, Design Option III, which allows for a variety of suite-styles to meet guest and developer needs, a modern, open-air atrium and and natural light throughout the hotel.