Charlotte Hotel To Get $20 Million Overhaul
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Charlotte hotel criticized by customers during the Democratic National Convention last year is getting a $20 million renovation.
The Blake Hotel will be split into two hotels, with two new names.
California delegates last year complained of mold, bugs, broken elevators and wireless service and other problems.
The plan calls for a pair of connected hotels, Sheraton Charlotte which will open Aug. 15 and Le Meridien, opening in January.
Starwood Resorts & Hotels Worldwide says the new hotels will have their own lobbies and entrances. They will share fitness centers, pools, bar and underground parking. The hotels will have 55,000 square feet of meeting space.
The hotels will have six restaurants, including a rooftop bar at Le Meridien. Rooms in both hotels will get extensive renovations.
(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
Trending on CBS Charlotte:
- Police: Man Defecates In Lobby Of Charleston Hotel
- Charles Davis: I Don’t See How Panthers Pass On Cooks Or Beckham Jr.
- Governor Signs Bill Requiring To Install More DUI Device Locks On Cars
- LGBT Group To Hold Rally Over Tax Filing Policy
- Douglas-Roberts Lifts Bobcats Past Hawks 95-93
- Santorum: Security A Key Issue Leading Up To 2016
- QCB Unleashed: Did You Watch The Masters?
- Can’t Pay Your Taxes? Here’s What You Can Do
- Vinny Cerrato: Kelvin Benjamin Scares Me As A 1st Round Pick
- Dane Brugler: Gettleman Can Find Starters In Rounds 2-4