New Castle to manage upcoming Fairfield Inn in N.Y.

New Castle Hotels & Resorts will operate the Fairfield Inn by Marriott in Monticello, N.Y., when it opens. Photo credit: New Castle Hotels & Resorts

Vasco Ventures, in conjunction with Trodale Developers and operating under the name 66 EB Partners, selected New Castle Hotels & Resorts to manage an upcoming Fairfield Inn by Marriott in Monticello, N.Y. In addition to operating the hotel upon completion, New Castle Hotels & Resorts will also advise during the construction phase of the project.

Monticello, located in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, is undergoing a concerted redevelopment of its downtown area. It is home to “The Might M” Monticello Raceway, a year-round harness racing track and casino; the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts; and, since 2018, the $1.2 billion Resorts World Catskills Casino.

“We are honored that Vasco Ventures has chosen us for their inaugural endeavor in the franchise hospitality sector,” Julian Buffam, partner at New Castle Hotels & Resorts, said in a statement. “The Fairfield brand is exactly the right choice for this project because it allows for localization and flexibility in design specifications that will enable us to create a sense of place and accommodate the unique needs of the market.”

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The upcoming Fairfield Inn will offer 3,500 square feet of meeting and event space. Construction on the project is slated to begin in the first quarter of 2020.

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