Kramer Design Group designs Aloft South Bend

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide will introduce its Aloft Hotels brand to South Bend, Indiana following a property conversion. Slated to open in January 2017, Aloft South Bend will mark Starwood's first hotel in the market. The hotel will have 183 loft-style rooms, 3,750 square feet of flexible meeting space and live music performances at the W XYZ bar.

Aloft South Bend will occupy the former Magnuson Grand Hotel located at 213 Washington Street, near restaurants, bars and clubs and within close proximity of University of Notre Dame, Century Center, Morris Performing Arts Center, Studebaker National Museum, hospitals and AM General.

The hotel will undergo a $15-million renovation and redesign led by Kramer Design Group, the architect and designer of Aloft Detroit at the David Whitney. Aloft South Bend will have a ground floor lobby and occupy 11 floors of the mixed-use building, which will also include residential units and a parking garage.

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Hotel amenities will include an indoor Splash pool, an expanded 24-hour fitness facility and re:fuel at Aloft.

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