The Hilton Mystic hotel, located in the coastal town of Mystic, Conn., began the first phase of its total transformation. Distinctive Hospitality Group (DHG) acquired the 182-room full service hotel in the spring of 2014. The renovation includes all guestrooms, public areas, bar and restaurant, bathrooms, pool and fitness areas, as well as exterior landscaping and lighting.
According to Lou Carrier, president of DHG, the design concept is heavily influenced by the architectural underpinnings of the Seaport.
DHG selected CBT Architects of Boston to lead the re-design of the property, helmed by Jacqueline McGee.
C.E. Floyd Company, a Connecticut-based general contractor, is overseeing the project construction.
Renovations are scheduled to be completed during mid-summer 2015. The project is being completed floor by floor and by specific sections to eliminate interference with guest activities.
Hilton Mystic is located just off of Interstate 95, with close proximity to Boston, Hartford and New York City. The property offers over 6,000 square feet of meeting space, an outdoor pavilion, feature restaurant, lounge, Precor fitness center and a heated indoor swimming pool. The property is located near Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration, Mystic Seaport, Olde Mystick Village, Mystic Wineries, Foxwoods Casino and Mohegan Sun Casino.
Founded in 2010, DHG is headquartered in Natick, MA.
CBT’s national projects include Sofitel, The Autograph Collection, Kimpton and independent boutique hotels located in Chicago, San Francisco, Palm Beach and Washington, D.C. Regionally, design projects include the Mandarin Oriental Boston, The Four Seasons, Hotel Indigo, Hyatt Boston Harbor, Le Meridien and the Langham Boston.