This summer, Black Fox Lodge in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., will join Tapestry Collection by Hilton.
The 178-room property will remain open to the public as minor renovations are completed, and expects to officially open as a branded Tapestry property by August 2018. Anticipated as the 10th addition to the Tapestry Collection, the 3.5-acre Black Fox Lodge features 1,000 feet of riverfront property along the Little Pigeon River with a 5,000-square-foot ballroom and full-service bar and restaurant on the property.
“Black Fox Lodge has everything we look for in a Tapestry Collection hotel – its amenities and ideal location make it a perfect match for this new and exciting brand,” Matt Wehling, SVP, U.S. & Canada development at Hilton, said in a statement.
Located less than a half-mile from the LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge, Black Fox Lodge is designed for groups attending events at the convention center. The property also includes 4,500 feet of event space, a resort-style pool with a slide and views of the Smoky Mountains.
“We are honored to have been selected for this respected hotel collection,” Will Schaedle, director of acquisitions and development of Chartwell Hospitality, said in a statement. Chartwell Hospitality developed Black Fox Lodge from inception to completion, and manages the property. “The Hilton brand brings even more prestige to our property and allows us to offer guests upgraded amenities in the same picturesque atmosphere.”
Chartwell Hospitality is a fully integrated hotel operations and development company specializing in the acquisition, development and management of high-quality, branded, limited-service and full-service hotels.