IPD Hospitality to operate Hampton Inn in Columbus, Ohio

The 79-room Hampton Inn in Columbus, Ohio, recently completed a $1.5-million renovation.

IPD Hospitality, an Atlanta-based management company, has been selected to manage the Hampton Inn in Columbus, Ohio. Richard Norton, president of IPD Hospitality, made the announcement.

The 79-room hotel recently completed a $1.5-million renovation. The new guestrooms offer offer 42-inch HDTVs, free Wi-Fi, a sofa bed, coffeemaker, refrigerator, work desk and bathrooms with walk-in showers. Other amenities include an indoor pool, fitness center, meeting rooms with audiovisual equipment rentals and a business center.

The Columbus Hotel Investment Group recently purchased the property and will be working closely with IPD Hospitality to oversee operations. This is IPD’s first property in the state of Ohio.

“We are very pleased to welcome the Hampton Inn Columbus to the IPD family," Norton said in a statement. "My team of experienced professionals is ready to take on this exciting opportunity.  We are very fortunate to partner with owners who share our vision to enhance customer satisfaction and drive profitability.”

IPD Hospitality is a full-service hospitality company delivering management, consulting sales and marketing and accounting services to the hospitality industry. IPD specializes in managing hospitality assets, particularly hotels, motels restaurants and more throughout the U.S.