• Canopy by Hilton Develops San Antonio River Walk

     
    POSTED February 6, 2017
     

Canopy by Hilton, in a joint development between Crockett Urban Ventures and Merritt Development Group, plans to develop Canopy by Hilton San Antonio River Walk. Scheduled to open in the fall of 2018, the hotel will be managed by White Lodging Services.

“We are excited to work with entrepreneurial and forward-thinking developers,” says Chris Anderson, senior vice president and chief revenue office, White Lodging. “This will be an architectural wonder and a real destination until itself.”

Canopy by Hilton San Antonio River Walk will boast more than 3,000 square feet of meeting space, 195 rooms and a restaurant with an outdoor terrace that overlooks the River Walk.

“We want this hotel to be part of the fabric of the community,” says Anderson. “We’re being meticulous in making sure everything from the menu to the décor is flawlessly integrated into San Antonio.”

The location was selected to fit into Canopy by Hilton’s collection of properties in exciting, culturally rich neighborhoods.

“Canopy is about helping guests get to know the vibrant neighborhoods where they’re staying,” says David Merritt, president, Merritt Development Group. “The location in San Antonio is in the heart of downtown San Antonio with numerous area restaurants, bars and entertainment venues.”

Located along the River Walk at the Northwest corner of North St. Mary’s and Commerce streets, the hotel will integrate the Civil War-era Alamo Fish Market building into its 22-story design.

“It was important for us to include the Alamo Fish Market building into the design of the hotel,” says Chris Hill of Crockett Urban Ventures. “Incorporating the building into the hotel is not only an integral element of the authenticity of the Canopy brand, but also maintains an important historic element to the corridor. I’m excited to breathe some additional life into the area with this project.”

After breaking ground in January, Canopy by Hilton looks forward to the opening of their newest addition.

“Canopy by Hilton redefines the lifestyle segment and brings guests closer to the neighborhoods in which they travel,” says Gary Steffen, global head, Canopy by Hilton. “The River Walk neighborhood in San Antonio perfectly aligns with the ethos of Canopy by Hilton. We are excited to partner with Crockett Urban Ventures and Merritt Development to bring Canopy to the city of San Antonio.”

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