DALLAS — Carey Watermark Investors Inc. (CWI 1) has acquired Le Meridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh, a 176-room hotel in Uptown Dallas. Originally built in 1923, Le Meridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh is an Art Deco-style hotel that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The hotel underwent a $36 million renovation in 2008.
Since then, $4.5 million has been spent to further upgrade the property, and in early 2016, an additional $4 million renovation is planned for guestroom and corridor updates, the addition of an outdoor courtyard event space, a pool and other enhancements. Le Meridien, a Starwood Hotels & Resorts brand, is a global hotel brand with a portfolio exceeding 100 hotels in more than 50 countries.
The hotel will continue to be managed by Merritt Hospitality, an affiliate of HEI Hotels & Resorts, a hospitality owner and operator that owns and manages 48 hotels and resorts throughout the United States. Merritt Hospitality manages the Westin Pasadena, Westin Minneapolis, Sheraton Austin at the Capitol and the Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center for CWI 1.
Le Meridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh includes 8,900 square feet of meeting and event space, a three-meal restaurant, lobby bar, outdoor pool and event space, a fitness center and business center.
By Texas Real Estate Business