STAUNTON, Va., Oct. 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Stonewall Jackson Hotel & Conference Center, in the heart of historic downtown Staunton, VA, is celebrating its 10th anniversary since the hotel underwent a $21.1 million dollar renovation and re-opened in 2005. The hotel, originally built in 1924, is recognized by the National Trust of Historic Hotels of America for its historic and architectural significance. Capturing the spirit, history and charm of the Shenandoah Valley, the 124 guestroom hotel underwent a complete renewal and expansion and was restored to its original grandeur. Today the expanded hotel and conference center offers 8,500 square feet of meeting space blending modern amenities and old world sophistication.
“Restoring this Virginia gem to its original beauty was a labor of love supported by the community of Staunton," said Damon Strickland, General Manager, Stonewall Jackson Hotel & Conference Center. “The 10th anniversary of the reopening of the hotel is a way for us to say thank you to the many neighbors and community leaders who have supported us throughout the past decade. We are honored to host a private reception for our business partners and city officials to thank them for their support,” added Mr. Strickland.
In addition the hotel is inviting all guests to join the 10 Year Celebration with savings on special hotel experiences. For more information on special promotions visit www.stonewalljacksonhotel.com or connect with the hotel on Facebook.
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More About The Stonewall Jackson Hotel & Conference Center
The Stonewall Jackson Hotel is a focal point of Staunton, a town named as one of the “Top 20 Small Towns in America” by Smithsonian Magazine. Guests may choose from well-appointed guestrooms with contemporary amenities that capture the hotel’s historic charm. The hotel’s 8500 square feet of meeting and banquet space can accommodate up to 400 guests with elegant plated dinners served under crystal chandeliers in the historic Colonnade Ballroom, to buffet dining or heavy hors d'oeuvres and champagne celebrated in the Shenandoah Ballroom. For dining, guests may select Sorrel’s Lounge (named for Stonewall Jackson’s horse) for a casual evening meal and breakfast is served in the 24 Market Restaurant. The hotel is also within walking distance to quaint cafes and fine dining restaurants in historic Staunton’s downtown area. Additional guest amenities include an indoor heated pool, a fitness center, and a business center.
Perfect for a weekend getaway, a romantic wedding locale or an innovative setting for a meeting or conference, the Stonewall Jackson Hotel & Conference Center is conveniently located at the crossroads of I-81 & I-64, 30 minutes from Charlottesville, 90 minutes from Richmond, and 2 hours from Washington, DC. The hotel is within walking distance of a myriad of art galleries, antique stores, artisan shops, Mary Baldwin College, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, the American Shakespeare Center and a variety of dining choices. In addition the area offers the Frontier Culture Museum, a number of wineries, the beautiful Shenandoah National Park, Skyline Drive, the Blue Ridge Parkway and plenty of US history within driving distance. Staunton, VA is the Birthplace of Woodrow Wilson and is a scenic 45 minute drive from Thomas Jefferson's estate Monticello and the University of Virginia.
The Stonewall Jackson Hotel & Conference Center is at 24 S. Market Street, Staunton, VA 24401. It is managed by Crestline Hotels & Resorts LLC. For more information or reservations visit online at: www.stonewalljacksonhotel.com or call 540-885-4848.
About Crestline Hotels & Resorts LLC
Crestline Hotels & Resorts, LLC is one of the nation’s largest independent hospitality management companies. Founded in 2000, the company presently manages 87 hotels, resorts and conference and convention centers with nearly 14,000 rooms in 25 states and the District of Columbia. Crestline manages properties under such well-regarded brands as Marriott, Hilton, InterContinental, Hyatt and Starwood, as well as independent, private label hotels and conference centers throughout the United States. For more information visit: www.crestlinehotels.com.
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