The Cornhusker Marriott completes $11M renovation

The Cornhusker, A Marriott Hotel completed its upgrade. The property spent $11 million for the remodel project that saw changes to the entire property, including the 300 guestrooms (with nine suites) and the Grand Ballroom.

Changes in the latest round began in April 2014, and work steadily made its way through the Lincoln hotel — from the 27 meeting rooms with 46,000 square feet of space, to the lobby.

Guestrooms received a modern look with granite countertops in bathrooms, and new carpet and décor throughout. Also available are complimentary high-speed Internet connectivity, and flat-screen LCD TVs. Other in-room amenities for both the leisure and business traveler include coffee makers, refrigerators and work desks with ergonomic chairs.


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With event spaces such as the Arbor, Lancaster, Heartland and Yankee Hill, The Cornhusker welcomes events for up to 1,100 attendees. All meeting rooms now have a reimagined look with new décor, while offering technologies including video conferencing and high-speed Internet access. An in-house audiovisual team is available, as well as catering specialists.

For dining, the property has the Café at The Cornhusker, which offers Starbucks brewed coffee; and the recently opened Miller Time Pub & Grill.

Located at 333 S. 13th St. in the heart of downtown Lincoln just minutes from the historic Haymarket District, The Cornhusker, A Marriott Hotel, has served Nebraska's capital city for almost 90 years. The 300-room property is within walking distance of the University of Nebraska campus, Memorial Stadium, State Capitol, Pershing Center and the new Pinnacle Bank Arena.