Baronette Renaissance Detroit-Novi Hotel opens after renovation

Toasted Oak Dining Web Res Today, the Baronette, an iconic boutique hotel in Novi, Mich., takes down the “under construction” signs and celebrates the completion of a multi- million dollar transformation and rebranding as The Baronette Renaissance Detroit-Novi Hotel.

The year-long renovation included an extensive transformation of the property including all public spaces and guest rooms to reflect a chic and modern new design aesthetic inspired by its Michigan locale. The 155-room hotel is managed by Sage Hospitality Group and is situated close to one of Detroit's premier shopping destinations, the Twelve Oaks Mall and nearby Fountain Walk shops, dining and entertainment complex.

“We are so excited to welcome The Baronette Renaissance Detroit-Novi Hotel to our collection of more than 140 distinct Renaissance Hotels around the world,” said Tina Edmundson, senior vice president lifestyle brands. “We have worked with Sage on several projects and once again, they have delivered a Renaissance experience full of discovery and unique local flavor to our guests.”

In celebration of its opening, The Baronette Renaissance Detroit-Novi Hotel is offering a “One Grand” opening introductory package, where during the first 1,000 hours as a Renaissance Hotel (April 16th – May 31st) guests can reserve a deluxe guest room for $69 or a premier level guestroom for $99 for any stay during 2010. Marriott Rewards Members will also receive 1,000 bonus Marriott Rewards Points per stay between April 16th and May 31st. The “One Grand” package can be booked by visiting www.marriott.com/dtwdn (enter promotion code ER5) or calling 800.395.9009.

Lobby med-1_10 The new interior of the Baronette Renaissance Detroit-Novi includes nods to its locale with a warm and inviting lobby designed in the ambiance of a Northern Michigan lake cabin retreat. Inside the lobby, guests enjoy cozy seating, a beautiful glass sculpture chimney and ribbon fire place. The hotel’s 155 renovated guestrooms and suites feature luxurious bedding, walk-in showers, deep-soaking tubs, fiber optic high-speed Internet and 37-inch flat screen televisions.

Artwork from Michigan artists also decorates the lobby and guestrooms. Handpicked under the direction of renowned art curator, Paige Powell, each sculpture and painting was inspired by Detroit’s music, industrial and automotive history.

The Toasted Oak Grill & Market, operated by Sage Restaurant Group, is located at the hotel and features an imaginative menu of American brasserie cuisine created by Michigan native Chef Steven Grsotick. The menu emphasizes all things local and fresh and features a market and wine shop that spills in to the inviting and cozy dining room.

For fitness and relaxation, the hotel’s new Wellness Center offers state-of-the-art exercise equipment including treadmills with an HD TV screen and iPod connection. The center also boasts a massage therapy room.

The Baronette Renaissance Detroit-Novi Hotel participates in Marriott Rewards, the guest reward program that allows its more than 30 million members to earn points or airline miles for each dollar spent during their stay.

 

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