July 27, 2013

Hampton Inn opens in Lake Placid


LAKE PLACID — The new Hampton Inn & Suites is now operating in Lake Placid, adding almost 100 new units of lodging space in the Olympic Village.

The Adirondack-style hotel features 97 rooms and suites, many with balconies overlooking Mirror Lake.

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It has 1,100 square feet of meeting space and an indoor swimming pool and exercise facility. Guests get a free hot breakfast with an overnight stay.

The property is owned by The Hotel at Mirror Lake, LLC, a company formed by the Lussi Family of Lake Placid, who own and operate the Crowne Plaza Resort & Golf Club in Lake Placid, and E. Philip Saunders of Rochester, who owns three other hotels, including another Hampton Inn & Suites in Fredericksburg, Va.

Essex Hotel Management LLC, which announced the grand opening this week, was engaged at the beginning of the development process to provide development and operational management oversight, including construction oversight and procurement and pre-opening management services.

Essex Hotel Management is managing the hotel now that its open.

The property officially opened on July 11, but the celebration was held this week.

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