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Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Thursday announced construction for its third boutique hotel in Atlanta, scheduled to open in 2022. As part of the planned Midtown Union complex, the new 230-room hotel will offer a ground-level chef-driven restaurant and bar, a second-story bar and lounge, and 5,400 square feet of meetings and events space. It will be situated at 17th and West Peachtree Streets.
With its opening, the Kimpton in Midtown will join its sister properties the Kimpton Overland Atlanta Airport Hotel and the soon-to-open Kimpton Sylvan Hotel in Buckhead to expand the brand’s presence in Georgia’s capital, where IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), Kimpton’s parent company, maintains its Americas headquarters.
The new Kimpton in Midtown will be owned by a MetLife Investment Management affiliate and developed in partnership with AMS Hospitality LLC, Inc. as part of the Midtown Union development — a mixed-use project featuring 588,000 square feet of trophy office space, 32,000 square feet of retail for shopping and dining, and 355 high-rise apartments.
In addition to the restaurants and bars, the hotel’s amenities are planned to include Kimpton’s perks such as morning coffee and tea service, evening social hour, “Forgot It? We’ve Got It!” program, its pet-friendly policy, in-room yoga mats, and complimentary PUBLIC bicycles along with an on-site fitness center and valet parking.
“We’re thrilled to be working with our partners at MetLife Investment Management and AMS Hospitality to bring Kimpton to yet another important neighborhood in Atlanta,” Mike DeFrino, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants’ CEO, said in the release. “Our central location in Midtown, one of the city’s top cultural and business districts, will allow us to provide our unique brand of boutique hospitality to the city’s leisure guests and its corporate travelers alike.”
The Kimpton intends to “pay homage” to the Midtown neighborhood through its curated art program featuring a collection of artworks by local artists and arts organizations throughout its interiors.
“The Kimpton in Midtown will bring a true lifestyle hotel to the heart of Midtown, and will be the first new hotel to open in Midtown post-pandemic,” Jim Stormont, President of AMS Hospitality, said in the release. “Midtown Union creates an ideal setting for what we envision to be the best hotel in Midtown, and we’re thrilled to be part of such an impactful project for the City of Atlanta.”