LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio – All 66 guest rooms in the Hampton Inn on Belmont Avenue have been offered a complete makeover as element of a $1.3 million renovation.

Just about every home bought new carpeting, lights, heating device and furniture, and each individual rest room received a new tub, self-importance and rest room, said proprietor Nathan Patel. In addition, all rooms and hallways have been painted, and the indoor pool and reception room have been also up to date.

“We gutted it and redid it,” stated Julie Mock, general manager.

The challenge took about 18 months. It was basically accomplished in early 2020 and was to be unveiled in April, but the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic pushed back people ideas, Mock stated.

Just about every of the 66 guest rooms in the Hampton Inn on Belmont Avenue in Liberty Township obtained a comprehensive makeover that incorporates new furnishings and beds, carpeting, heating models, lighting fixtures, shower-tubs, bogs and rest room vanities.

The lodge at 4400 Belmont Ave., formally known as the Hampton Inn-Youngstown North, is near to the Interstate 80 interchange and a portion of its consumers are travelers who are passing via the region.

Arnie Clebone, Liberty trustee, mentioned the renovation of the Hampton Inn jibes with the township’s objective of creating the Belmont Avenue corridor into a single of the Youngstown area’s most prominent.

It also is a way of luring new citizens and buyers.

“When men and women flip off the highway this is the initial matter they see, and it’s important to Liberty that they know that we have more than inns and dining establishments,” Clebone mentioned. “[We want them to know that Liberty] is enjoyable, looks great and is effortless, and the group has an identification, and is nicely-lit and walkable, with sidewalks and streetscapes. They could feel, ‘Hey, I could want to are living here a person day.’ ”

In December, the township also launched the Liberty for All advertising hard work, which is developed to enhance the hospitality organizations, which include dining establishments and hotels, on Belmont Avenue. These types of organizations have witnessed a major drop-off in business for the reason that of the pandemic.

Nate Patel, operator of the Hampton Inn on Belmont Avenue, and Julie Mock, general manager.

Mock acknowledged the decline in bookings at her hotel, but said company is starting to decide up.

“We’re receiving a ton additional on the guides for 2021,” she reported. The hotel, she pointed out, receives a whole lot of corporate travelers. “We’re joyful to established up negotiated rates for these who usually journey to the space, as perfectly as people who want blocks of rooms for weddings,” she stated.

Even though the Hampton Inn does not have a huge banquet space, it does have a smaller reception room with a capacity of up to 40, that can be rented for bridal and child showers and other this sort of events.

Pictured at top: Hampton Inn house owners and workers ended up joined by members of the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and local elected officials for the ribbon slicing Tuesday. (Picture: Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber)

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