First ever dual-branded Element, Westin opens in Alabama

(The Element by Westin Huntsville is now open on the top floors of the hotel complex of the Westin Huntsville, the first property of its kind.)

The Element by Westin Huntsville is now open on the top floors of the hotel complex of the Westin Huntsville. Both hotels are managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized operator of hotels, resorts and conference centers throughout the United States and Canada, based in Fairfax, Va.

As one of Marriott’s luxury extended stay lifestyle hotels, Element by Westin offers an upscale extended stay experience. The Element by Westin Huntsville has 150 suites including 68 with full kitchens. Guests will have access to the brand’s signature Rise: Breakfast bar, a complimentary breakfast served daily; Relax: Evening reception, held nightly with wines, beers and soft drinks, paired with appetizers; and Restore: Gourmet pantry, a market place with grocery options available onsite for extended stay guests.

“Crescent has been closely involved with the development of the Huntsville Element, which I believe is the finest Element opened to date.” Michael George, president and CEO of Crescent Hotels & Resorts, said in a statement. “Crescent is an award winning Marriott operator and is thrilled to partner with the entire project team in transforming the Westin complex into this beautiful dual branded property with the addition of the Element.”

In addition to the recently completed renovations, an expansion of the property's social and meeting space is planned in 2017 with the addition of a second ballroom and International Association of Conference Centres certified meeting rooms.

While the Westin and Element by Westin are both Marriott brands, this is the first dual-property complex in the country with both the Westin and Element brands in one location. Guests at both hotels will have access to views and the Bridge Street Town Center, where the hotel complex is located. The Element by Westin Huntsville is now open for business.