PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Sept. 27, 2016) – Hospitality giant Wyndham Hotel Group today announced the opening of The Antlers, A Wyndham Hotel, in Colorado Springs, Colo., the latest addition to the company’s namesake Wyndham Hotels and Resorts® brand.
The Antlers, A Wyndham Hotel, owned by hoteliers John Goede and Perry R. Sanders, Jr., is in the final phase of a comprehensive renovation transforming the hotel’s 273 guest rooms and suites, lobby, restaurants, and more than 27,000 square feet of extensive meeting and event space accommodating over 2,000 people.
Situated in the heart of Colorado Springs, a city recently named one of the best family vacation spots in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, the upscale hotel offers spectacular views of Pike’s Peak and the Rocky Mountains and is a short walk from local shops, restaurants and museums. Its opening increases Wyndham Hotel Group’s presence in the Colorado Springs area to 15 hotels, including The Mining Exchange, A Wyndham Grand Hotel, also owned by Goede and Sanders.
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“With more than five million visitors annually, Colorado Springs is an increasingly popular destination for U.S. travelers, making it a perfect addition to Wyndham’s growing portfolio of city-center and vacation destinations,” said Chip Ohlsson, Wyndham Hotel Group’s chief development officer for North America. “We’re focused on bringing this brand to new markets by partnering with established owners like John, Perry and their management team. Their leadership, combined with the strength of the Wyndham name, will undoubtedly deliver extraordinary travel experiences to guests who stay with us at The Antlers, A Wyndham Hotel.”
Celebrating the area’s distinct landscape and local culture, the second phase of the hotel’s transformative renovation includes a new rooftop pool and bar with direct views of Pike’s Peak; a lobby bar with 100 beers showcasing local Colorado micro brews and 100 Colorado craft spirits; and dinner service at the new Antlers Grill, home to local Colorado fare. Additional offerings will include a rooftop garden and apiary, a new Italian restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center and an indoor pool and hot tub.
The Antlers, A Wyndham Hotel, is the latest hotel to join the global Wyndham brand, which consists of nearly 100 locations in major urban and resort destinations around the world. Earlier this year, Wyndham Hotel Group announced the signing of the first Wyndham hotel in Africa, Wyndham Addis Ababa Bole Road in Ethiopia, as well as the brand’s first Vietnam location, slated to be the tallest building in Danang.
The Antlers first opened in 1883 by the founder of Colorado Springs, General William Jackson Palmer, and housed the General’s large and envied collection of hunting trophies. Then known as “Little London” because of the multitude of English tourists to the hotel, it featured modern conveniences of the time including a hydraulic elevator, central steam heat and gas lights. The hotel was rebuilt in 1901 following a fire and again in 1967, still standing today in its original location.
Part of Wyndham Hotel Group, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC, offers upscale hotel and resort accommodations at nearly 100 properties throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia, Australia and China. Most Wyndham® hotels are franchised by Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC or its affiliates. Certain Wyndham hotels are owned or managed by an affiliate of Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC. Additional information and reservations for all Wyndham hotels are available by visiting www.wyndham.com. Travelers have the opportunity to earn and redeem points through Wyndham Rewards®, the brand’s guest loyalty program, which can be joined for free at www.wyndhamrewards.com.
Wyndham Hotel Group is the world’s largest hotel company based on number of hotels and is one of three hospitality business units of Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN). As both a leading hotel brand franchisor and hotel management services provider, the company’s global portfolio consists of nearly 8,000 hotels and approximately 683,300 rooms in 73 countries under the following brands: Dolce Hotels and Resorts®, Wyndham Grand®, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®, Wyndham Garden® Hotels, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham®, Ramada®, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Days Inn®, Super 8®, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge® and Knights Inn®. Wyndham Rewards, the company’s guest loyalty program, offers more than 46 million members the opportunity to earn and redeem points at thousands of hotels across the world. For more information, visit www.wyndhamworldwide.com.