Aloft to open nine Texas hotels by 2018

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide is opening nine more Aloft hotels in Texas over the next three years.

After this initiative, Aloft will go from seven to sixteen hotels in Texas by 2018. The plan consists of two more hotels in Houston, two more in Austin, three more in Dallas-Fort Worth and debuts in Shenandoah and College Station.

Aloft Hotels opening in Texas in the next three years include:

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Aloft College Station (August 2015)
Minutes from the Texas A&M University campus, Aloft College Station has 102 rooms and 1,500 square feet of flexible meeting space. The new Aloft is also near Blinn College, the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Post Oak Mall, Grand Station Entertainment Center and the restaurants, bars and music venues in the popular Northgate district. Also nearby are numerous technology and telecommunications companies in the Business Center at College Station.

Aloft Houston Downtown (2016)
Aloft Houston Downtown is an adaptive re-use project and will occupy the historic Stowers Furniture Building, built in 1913. Offering 165 rooms and 2,000 square feet of meeting space, the hotel will be positioned at the heart of the Central Business District near several major corporations including Shell Oil, JP Morgan Chase, Chevron and KPMG. Nearby attractions include Minute Maid Park, the George R. Brown Convention Center and the Theater District.

Aloft Austin Northwest (2016)
Aloft Austin Northwest will have 131 rooms and 1,000 square feet of meeting space. The hotel will be adjacent to the Lakeline Mall, the largest indoor mall in Austin, and close to the campus of Dell, Round Rock Sports Center, University of Texas at Austin, Southwestern University and Dell Diamond Baseball Stadium. The bars, night clubs and live music venues of downtown Austin are also within reach.

Aloft Richardson (2016)
Located within the new 186-acre CityLine development in Richardson, Aloft Richardson will offer 148 rooms and 3,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space. The nine-story hotel will open during the first phase of the massive CityLine development, along with three office towers, a medical office building, residential apartments, restaurants, shops, an entertainment space, a wellness/fitness facility and a 3.5 acre park. Approximately 22 miles from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), the hotel is adjacent to the State Farm Regional Corporate Office and close to the Richardson Telecom Corridor – home to more than 500 companies including Texas Instruments, Raytheon, Verizon, AT&T and Bank of America.

Aloft Dallas Love Field (2016)
Aloft Dallas Love Field will be part of a dual-branded Starwood hotel development along with Element Dallas Love Field. Located one mile from Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL), the 133-room Aloft and 91-room Element will share facilities including 6,500 square feet of meeting space, a swimming pool and fitness center. The hotels will be part of West Love, a 37-acre mixed-use development that will also include apartments and more than 24,000 square feet of retail space. Just one mile from Dallas Love Field Airport, the new Aloft will offer proximity to downtown Dallas, the Southwestern Medical District, the Design District, the shops and restaurants at Dallas Market Center and AT&T Stadium.

Aloft Houston West (2017)
Aloft Houston West will be located within the Houston Energy Corridor, a hub with more than 300 multinational and local energy companies. The hotel will offer 117 rooms and 2,000 square feet of meeting facilities in a convenient location at the intersection of I-10 and Houston Chronicle near Westgate, a 20-acre office park now under development. The hotel will be convenient to the offices of numerous large corporations such as BP America, Citgo, ExxonMobil and ConocoPhilips and top area attractions such as CityCentre and Hobby Center for the Performing Arts.

Aloft Austin Downtown (2017)
Located near the intersection of 7th and Congress, the 260-room Aloft Austin Downtown will join the 150-room Element Austin Downtown as part of a 32-story dual-branded Starwood development. The Aloft hotel will be walking distance to the live music venues, restaurants and shops in the city's renowned 6th Street Entertainment District and within close proximity of the Warehouse District, the 2nd Street District, the Austin Convention Center, the University of Texas – Austin campus and the Texas State Capitol Building. The hotels will share amenities including a restaurant and bar with outdoor dining along historic Congress Avenue, an oversized fitness center and nearly 2,500 square feet of flexible meeting space.

Aloft Arlington Entertainment District (2017)
Situated within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, Aloft Arlington Entertainment District will open within a new mixed-use development known as The Village at Ballpark Way, which will also include retail space and medical offices. With 136 rooms, an outdoor Splash pool, fitness center and 580 square feet of meeting space, the new hotel will be minutes from attractions including AT&T Stadium, Six Flags Over Texas, Hurricane Harbor, Globe Life Park (home of the Texas Rangers), Arlington Highlands and the shops and restaurants at Lincoln Square Shopping Center.

Aloft Shenandoah – Near the Woodlands (2018)
Aloft Shenandoah – Near the Woodlands will be well positioned directly across I-45 from The Woodlands, and a leading business center, located 27 miles north of downtown Houston. Nearby corporations include ExxonMobil, Halliburton and Chevron Phillips. Walking distance to several restaurants and the Main Event entertainment venue, the hotel will also offer access to The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, The Woodlands Waterway and Market Street District.

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