Waramaug LS Hotels, a private investment group, completed renovations of six Fairfield Inn by Marriott hotels, totaling over 680 rooms, located throughout New England.
The portfolio was purchased in the first quarter of 2015, and comprises the Fairfield Inn Burlington in Williston, Vt.; Fairfield Inn Portsmouth Seacoast in Portsmouth, N.H.; Fairfield Inn Amesbury in Amesbury, Mass.; Fairfield Inn Boston Woburn Burlington in Woburn, Mass.; Fairfield Inn Boston Tewksbury Andover in Tewksbury, Mass.; and the Fairfield Inn New Haven in Wallingford, Conn.
The renovations began in late 2015 and included the expansion of the existing breakfast areas, the development of new exercise rooms and a complete renovation of all 683 guestrooms. Updates to the guestrooms included all new finishes and case goods and fully reworked bathrooms. In addition, 75 percent of the property’s bathrooms were converted to shower-only facilities. Renovated public areas, such as the lobby, front desk and office spaces, were also part of the overhaul, as well as exterior modifications such as new paint schemes, brand prototype porte cocheres, upgraded parking lots and new landscaping. The renovation was completed based on Marriott’s new Fairfield Inn prototype design scheme.
“These newly renovated properties are now able to be more competitive and outperform their competition,” said Jay Litt, EVP of Waramaug Hospitality Asset Management. “This was an intensive undertaking by our team, simultaneously renovating six assets during the winter months. By adding these new features, all six hotels are now on pace to reach their budgeted goals and exceed guest expectations in their respective markets.”
The six hotels are all single-building, interior-corridor hotels, ranging from three to five stories and containing between 105 and 133 guestrooms. They were originally built in the late 1980s as Susse Chalet hotels.