BALTIMORE – Home2 Suites by Hilton opened its third mid-tier extended-stay property in downtown Baltimore The hotel is both the first adaptive reuse project for Home2 Suites and the first urban space, joining two other Home2 Suites already open in Fayetteville, NC, and Layton, UT.
Originally opened in 1952, the building is a 95-suite, 13-story high-rise. The space was previously used as another all-suite hotel, and prior to that an apartment building.
“Redesigning an existing structure to fit a new prototype requires both detailed planning and flexibility," said Rick Fenstemaker, senior vice president of operations for Baywood Hotels. "As a team, we focused a lot of our energy on finding the best way to modernize a tall building, while maintaining a small footprint, to meet current life safety and international building codes.”
The hotel features eight different room layouts, with 25 king studio suites and 70 queen studio suites.