Braemar Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE: BHR) yesterday announced the opening of The Notary Hotel in the heart of Downtown Philadelphia.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the former Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown underwent a rebranding and renovation in excess of $20 million to create The Notary Hotel.
Located at 21 North Juniper Street, the property now features 499 guest rooms and over 10,000 square feet of conference space throughout 12 event rooms. It joins Marriott International's Autograph Collection® Hotels, a diverse portfolio of approximately 180 independent hotels around the world that reflect unique vision, design and environments.
"After approximately two years of design and construction on The Notary Hotel, we are delighted to finally announce its formal grand opening as a member of the Autograph Collection by Marriott," said Richard J. Stockton, Braemar's President and Chief Executive Officer. "As of today, the hotel is available for booking as an Autograph property on Marriott's central reservation system and elsewhere and will be referred to as The Notary Hotel in all future public communications."
Braemar Hotels & Resorts is a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on investing in luxury hotels and resorts.