December 16, 2015 // Franchising.com // PHILADELPHIA and McLEAN, Va. – The Logan Philadelphia, a luxurious and modern hotel located in the heart of Logan Square, today joined Curio – A Collection by Hilton following a multi-million dollar renovation. With 391 inviting, sophisticated guest rooms – as well as spacious suites complete with marble floors and French doors – The Logan Philadelphia, Curio Collection by Hilton offers guests a luxury experience combined with unparalleled design.
As Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) rapidly-expanding global collection of distinctive upscale and luxury hotels, Curio caters to passionate travelers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences – something that is synonymous with The Logan Philadelphia. The hotel – managed by Sage Hospitality and owned by Host Hotel & Resorts – offers intuitive service and authentic hospitality, coupled with distinctive local culinary experiences.
Situated on the edge of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in the heart of the museum and business district, the hotel’s prime location in Logan Square offers an enticing mix of history, culture and commerce. Additionally, numerous green spaces within the hotel grounds and just steps from the hotel – including the square that gives the area its name – provide serene spots for relaxation and reflection.
“From its energetic environment and luxury accommodations to its prime location in the heart of Logan Square, The Logan Philadelphia is a community landmark, and will continue to be a social magnet for locals and visitors as we celebrate a new chapter for this beautiful hotel,” said Dianna Vaughan, global head, Curio – A Collection by Hilton. “With its unique design fueled by this city’s deep history and local artwork, we’re proud to welcome this hotel to our growing collection of remarkable upscale and luxury hotels.”
Of the 391 rooms, 64 are spacious suites complete with marble bathrooms and French doors that separate the bedroom from the living area, offering travelers a residential feel. For those seeking a truly one-of-a-kind experience, guests may reserve the Presidential Suite – the new standard of urban luxury among Philadelphia hotels with an expansive balcony and sprawling views overlooking Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Other hotel highlights include an indoor heated pool, 24-hour fitness center with state-of-the-art Precor equipment and a 24-hour business center.
In addition to luxury accommodations, The Logan Philadelphia is also a culinary destination in itself. Located adjacent to the hotel is Urban Farmer Philadelphia, a unique steakhouse concept by restaurateur, Peter Karpinski, Co-Founder and COO of Denver-based Sage Restaurant Group. The Commons Lounge, located in the lobby, offers a comfortable, yet stylish place to sip a cocktail, socialize and enjoy small plates from 3 p.m. to midnight daily. Assembly, the hotel’s rooftop lounge, will open in spring 2016 offering unrivaled views of Philadelphia’s Museum District. Each of these outlets will provide outdoor seating options either on the rooftop or street level, showcasing amazing views of Logan Square.
The guest rooms, event space and public areas of The Logan Philadelphia will feature locally curated art. With a collection comparable to a gallery, the hotel will showcase statues, paintings, murals and sculptures, true to the Philadelphia scene.
"The partnership between Sage Hospitality and Curio – A Collection by Hilton is the perfect blend of top-notch service and authentic individuality, accompanied by all the benefits Hilton Worldwide guests enjoy worldwide,” said Walter Isenberg, president and CEO, Sage Hospitality. “During their time at The Logan Philadelphia, our guests will experience the spirit and hospitality of the City of Brotherly Love, and will also be inspired to explore this historic city.”
For those seeking a memorable event, The Logan Philadelphia offers 12,700 sq. ft. of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting and banquet space – including a grand ballroom that can accommodate up to 500 guests. The hotel also offers 12 modern, highly adaptable meeting and event spaces ranging from rooftop venues to sunlit boardrooms. Customized on-site catering and state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment will ensure every event – large or small – is a memorable success.
The Logan Philadelphia, Curio Collection by Hilton participates in the Hilton HHonors® loyalty program, which is open to all guests and free to join. Visit here for enrollment information. HHonors members always get our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free standard Wi-Fi, access to digital check-in and Digital Key and no hidden fees, only when they book directly through Hilton. To celebrate the hotel’s opening, members will earn 1,000 points from December 31 through March 30, 2016 when booking the best available rate. Gold and Diamond HHonors members staying at The Logan Philadelphia will enjoy complimentary breakfast for up to two registered guests per room and room upgrades when available.
As an additional celebration in support of the local community, The Logan Philadelphia is donating 10 percent of each guest’s room revenue based on the best available rate to the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS), a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to building community through gardening, greening and learning. Valid from Dec. 31, 2015 through March 31, 2016.
The Logan Philadelphia, Curio Collection by Hilton is located at One Logan Square Philadelphia, PA 19103. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers may visit curio.com or call 1-800-445-8667 or 1-215-963-1500.
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Founded in 1984, Sage Hospitality has grown into one of the largest privately held hospitality investment, management and development companies in the nation operating more than 70 premium branded and premier and lifestyle hotels. Today, Sage Hospitality manages luxury brands including Marriott’s Autograph Collection, JW Marriott and Starwood’s Luxury Collection in addition to operating a growing number of independent, non-branded properties. For more information on Sage Hospitality, visit sagehospitality.com.
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company and is the largest lodging real estate investment trust and one of the largest owners of luxury and upper-upscale hotels. The Company currently owns 94 properties in the United States and 13 properties internationally totaling approximately 58,000 rooms. The Company also holds non-controlling interests in five joint ventures, including one in Europe that owns 10 hotels with approximately 3,900 rooms and one in Asia that has interests in three hotels in India. Guided by a disciplined approach to capital allocation and aggressive asset management, the Company partners with premium brands as well as independent brands in the operation of properties in over 50 major markets worldwide. For additional information, please visit the Company's website at www.hosthotels.com.
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