Renovations to begin on new downtown Bristol hotel


BRISTOL, TN/VA (WJHL) – Thursday Bristol leaders and Charlestowne Hotels will celebrate the start of construction on Bristol’s newest and only downtown hotel.

At 12:00pm on July 14, 2016, Charlestowne Hotels, local business owners, and city leaders will host a christening ceremony at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum f to mark the beginning of renovations on the future Bristol Hotel.

The historic building where the hotel will be located is known as the Executive Plaza and was originally built in 1925.

Charletowne Hotels Regional Operations Director Gavin Philipp told News Channel 11, renovating the old building is an extensive project.

“This hotel will have 65 guest rooms but of those 65 guest rooms quite of few will be really nice suites. We’ll have some larger suites on the top floors with panoramic views,” said Philip.

Philipp said Charlestowne Hotels hopes to open up the Bristol Hotel by August 2017.Copyright WJHL 2016. All rights reserved.

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