• Room With a View: Stagecoach Inn

     
    POSTED January 15, 2019
     

    The newly renovated rooms at this Texas hotel offer views of the historic village of Salado.

The Stagecoach Inn in Salado recently reopened following a two year, multiphase renovation. The historic property was built in the 1860s and now features 48 guest rooms, including four suites with balconies and outdoor patios. The hotel is located on Main Street and nestled among six acres of ancient oak trees along the southern banks of Salado Creek.

The project included the installation of hand-built custom beds, lighting and textiles, as well as plant-lined private outdoor lounge areas. The Stagecoach Inn provides groups with 7,000 square feet of multipurpose event space, with more coming in 2019. Additional amenities include the Stagecoach Inn Restaurant, The Shady Villa Bar and a heated outdoor pool.

“We are excited to finally be able to share what we’ve been working on the past two years,” says co-developer Clark Lyda. “Stagecoach Inn and its generations of guests hold a special place in our hearts and we hope the efforts to revitalize and honor this treasured landmark will be appreciated by all who walk through its doors.”

Richmond, the capital of Virginia, is a city rich in history. It’s here, in 1775, that Patrick Henry famously declared “Give me liberty or give me death.” And while the extensively renovated Hilton Richmond Downtown can’t trace its roots back quite that far, it is housed in the historic former Miller & Rhoads department store, which dates back to the end of the 19th century. 

 

Every planner wants to create experiences that make meeting attendees feel they’re on top of the world. If you’re planning a meeting in northwest North Carolina, you can achieve that with a visit to Grandfather Mountain. Soaring 5,946 feet and estimated to be 300 million years old, with some rock formations dating back 1.2 billion years, the peak off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Blowing Rock, is accessible by vehicle and by a paved road.

 

Sheraton Dallas Hotel has introduced a new outdoor event space under its new event programming, Dare to Outdoors. The hotel’s catering team has partnered with Pacific Plaza Park, a 3.7-acre green space in Downtown Dallas. The park features a 31,950 square-foot lawn space and permanent seating, as well as night-sky friendly lights for star-watchers. Three food truck power outlets are available and standard outlets are located throughout the park.