The Cambria Hotels brand, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), and Green Stay Hospitality LLC, part of Reddy Hotels, Orlando, announced Wednesday the official start of construction on the first Cambria hotel in Orlando at a groundbreaking event at the property's future location. The Cambria Hotel Orlando International Airport is slated to open in early 2021. The groundbreaking continues a strong year for Cambria, in which 11 hotels with 1,700 rooms have already opened their doors in top-tier markets across the country, including Boston, Houston and Phoenix.
Located at 7986 South Conway Rd., the five-story, 106-room Cambria Hotel Orlando International Airport will be less than two miles from the airport. Future guests will be a short drive from world-famous theme parks like Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and SeaWorld. The hotel will also be within 30 minutes' drive to the Orange County Convention Center and downtown Orlando's numerous attractions, such as the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the Amway Center, live entertainment, fine dining, breweries and shopping outlets.
"As Cambria celebrates the end of a record-breaking year, this groundbreaking in Orlando is just a preview for what's in store for 2020 and beyond," said Janis Cannon, senior vice president, upscale brands, Choice Hotels. "We're continuing our mission to foster our brand's growth in top-tier markets, and look forward to bringing Cambria to Orlando, a destination enjoying economic development and job growth while attracting more than 75 million visitors annually. Cambria's popularity among business and leisure travelers, as well as developers, firmly positions the brand for continued success in the upscale segment."
The Cambria Hotel Orlando International Airport will feature upscale amenities that appeal to modern travelers, including:
- Locally inspired design elements, an open-concept lobby, and guestrooms with airport runway and lake views.
- Outdoor pool and spacious patio with views of wetland conservation area.
- Contemporary and sophisticated guestrooms, complete with modern fixtures, abundant lighting and plush bedding.
- Immersive spa-style bathrooms with Bluetooth mirrors.
- Onsite dining featuring freshly made food, small bites, local craft beer on tap, wine and specialty cocktails.
- Multi-function meeting and event space.
- State-of-the-art fitness center.
The hotel is being developed by Green Stay Hospitality LLC, part of Reddy Hotels, Orlando, and construction and design for the project are managed by Florida-based SMC Construction and MILES architecture group, respectively.
"We look forward to developing this Cambria hotel and providing visitors with an experience that exceeds their expectations, with all the upscale amenities and diverse cuisines that make for a memorable stay," said Dev Keshav, partner, Green Stay Hospitality LLC.
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