Thanks to Louis for sending: “It looks like a Generator Hostel is coming to the old Courtyard by Marriott on Connecticut.”
Generator’s website says:
“The building is currently getting a facelift – thank you for your patience as we renovate the décor and spaces, turning Generator into the place to be in DC!”
And about the company in general:
“Voted by Fast Company as one of the top 50 Most Innovative Global Companies, Generator is Europe’s fastest growing boutique accommodation brand located in the most central locations across Europe including Dublin, London, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Berlin, Venice, Barcelona, Paris, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Rome, Madrid and Miami.
Pioneers of affordable luxury and masters of the social experience, all properties include a range of room types from shared to private bedrooms, chill-out areas, bars, cafes and a variety of spaces available for private hire – from street facing or basement exhibition spaces to penthouse suites and roof tops. The successful concept begins with the award winning interior design; continues with the locally inspired, carefully curated events and the extraordinary food and beverage offerings; concluding with the best night’s sleep in our bespoke beds in shared or private rooms.
Generator is about a whole new dimension of cool, social travel accommodation and public spaces for the young at heart. Our vision is to lead the way in a new generation of properties, hybrid between hostels and hotels to be recognised globally as the best in its class and to create a worldwide portfolio of achingly attractive, design and event-driven accommodations that are stylish, contemporary, central, social and safe.
Our mission is to become the world’s leading design-led accommodation brand. We do so by offering stylish, cool yet affordable accommodation in centrally located hotels with event-led, soulful social spaces, like traditional hostels. Our goal is to excite the senses and be innovative with a wide-ranging, concepted food & beverage and ancillaries offer appealing to in house guests and the local community. We strive to use design, technology and innovation to be distinctive and to improve efficiency and drive our selling across multiple channels, with a focus to our website, to attract both groups and individuals, both corporate and leisure, and diversifying our geographic focus to increase our price premium over competitors. By ensuring we have the on brand team with the passion and local knowledge to make our guests’ stays memorable, we put the interests and safety of our guests and customers first.
Our values are about being stylish, social and safe. Along the way we will embrace new technologies, demonstrate a global cultural perspective with a neighborhood curation, and seek to be environmentally aware.”
1900 Connecticut Ave, NW
“Dear PoPville, Since today’s March 1 and as we all know, street cleaning begins, I’m in a pickle. I’m going to be out of town for 3-4 weeks and currently…
Thanks to Chris for sending: “Lidl will be on Upton Street facing the TV Station/McDonald’s”
This weekend is a big one. And likely a foreshadowing of the spring market that we’ve barely broken into with a whopping 350 DC Open Houses scheduled this weekend alone….
1700 New Jersey Avenue, NW at R Street More sad news – from BKK thai cookshop: “With the end of our lease in sight, we’ve decided to close at the…
Dreaming of small-town charm with big-city convenience? Look no further than 7156 Main St in Clifton, Virginia! Nestled just 30 miles from the heart of Washington D.C., this picturesque property offers the best of both worlds.
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The 2024 DC Environmental Film Festival begins Thursday, March 21, at 7pm with the US Premiere screening of ANTARCTICA CALLING from Academy Award-winning director Luc Jacquet.
The Festival will continue through Saturday, March 30, offering dozens of screenings at venues