PANAMA City Seaside — As the summer months time methods, hotel possibilities across the “World’s Most Attractive Shorelines” continue to extend for visitors.
Homewood Suites by Hilton held its grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday. Located at 47 Chip Seal Parkway, adjacent to the $40 million Publix Sporting activities Park, the lodge is the to start with Homewood Suites by Hilton in the Bay County spot.
It offers a quick drive to restaurants, beaches and h2o actions accessible in the Grand Lagoon area, and it really is inside a small generate of Pier Park.
The St. Joe Co. and Panama Town Seashore Chamber of Commerce led Thursday’s ceremony, inviting the community to enable rejoice with light refreshments and tours about the home led by hotel personnel.
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Homewood Suites commenced pre-sale bookings much more than two months ago. General Manager Jean Capps mentioned it’s the ideal time to open up the hotel and she’s elated to welcome the first company.
“We’ve viewed a fantastic flexibility in the desire and demand from customers for the hotel, together with the athletics groups, leisure tourists, enterprise vacationers, military and authorities,” Capps explained. “We give a wholesome lifestyle for all the experience that Panama Metropolis Beach delivers.”
The new hotel is 4 tales and features 131 rooms and suites, each individual geared up with a full kitchen area and refrigerator. Features include a swimming pool, conditioning center, and complimentary incredibly hot breakfast served seven times a 7 days. In addition, the lodge personnel programs to hold night socials on Wednesday nights, Capps stated.
“Homewood Suites attributes have outdoor grills, and we program to benefit from that as a section of our night socials as a reception for our company with a assortment of treats, beer and wine for two several hours every single 7 days,” she explained.
Ground was broken for the hotel in November 2020. It will employ 57 men and women, with team positions nevertheless out there, Capps claimed.
“We’re quite happy to all over again companion with Hilton to bring a new property to Panama City Beach,” claimed Andrew Czarnecki, St. Joe Co. vice president of vacation resort functions. “This spot is a excellent healthy for family members, teams and groups going to for tournaments and events at the Publix Sports Park.”
Homewood Suites is the sixth region resort to open up that is either owned or managed by The St. Joe Co. The other houses are WaterColor Inn, The Pearl Lodge, Watersound Inn, TownePlace Suites and the Hilton Backyard garden Inn. St. Joe partnered with Cardella Construction Co. on the Homewood Suites project.