Aloft Newport on the Levee opens its doors

Marriott International opened the Aloft Newport on the Levee, the third Aloft in the state of Kentucky. Owned and managed by Musselman Hotels, Aloft Newport on the Levee offers 144 loft-style rooms, 2,250 square feet of meeting space, a social scene and live music from up-and-coming artists at W XYZ bar.

"Aloft is natural fit for Newport and will attract travelers seeking a stylish, tech-forward atmosphere for their stay in this vibrant neighborhood,” Toni Stoeckl, VP of Aloft Hotels, said in a statement. "Now in more than 115 dynamic destinations worldwide, Aloft provides travelers with leading-edge design and accessible technologies designed to appeal to today’s hyper-connected global traveler.”

The new Aloft is located at the intersection of Washington Avenue and East Third Street, adjacent to Newport on the Levee – a lifestyle center and entertainment destination. The center is an attraction in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area, and home to the Newport Aquarium, numerous restaurant and art galleries and office space. Aloft Newport on the Levee is also within close proximity of historic downtown Newport, Carnegie Event Center, Smale Riverfront Park and sports venues including Paul Brown Stadium (home of the Cincinnati Bengals) and Great American Ball Park (home of the Cincinnati Reds). Just 15 miles from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), the hotel is also close to the headquarters for Proctor & Gamble, and the offices of GE, Ernst & Young and DHL.

"We are thrilled to open the first Aloft hotel in Newport and anticipate it will be a leading choice with travelers seeking modern design and a forward-thinking hotel in an unbeatable location," Chester Musselman, president and CEO, Musselman Hotels, said in a statement. "Aloft is increasingly popular with travelers worldwide who appreciate the brand’s fresh perspective on hospitality, emphasis on design and innovative brand programming."

Aloft Newport on the Levee offers access to SPG Keyless—the industry-first keyless entry system that enables guests to use their smartphone or Apple watch as a room key—and fast and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Additional amenities include a 24-hour Re:charge fitness center; indoor splash pool; Re:fuel by Aloft – a one-stop gourmet grab & go food and beverage area; and live, local music at the brand's signature W XYZ bar as part of the signature Live At Aloft Hotels music series.