Curio Adds Historic Virginia Hotel


The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center – sporting a history dating back more than 130 years – will join Curio – A Collection by Hilton as the brand’s first hotel in Virginia on Feb. 28.

The fully restored hotel – managed by Benchmark Resorts & Hotels and – features local history throughout and is connected to a 63,000-sq. ft. conference centre.

Originally built in 1882, the Tudor-style Hotel Roanoke retains aspects of the 1939 reconstruction, including marble floors and walnut paneling. Other unique features include decorative murals of historical Virginia events and artwork from local and regional artists. Designated as a National Historic Landmark, the hotel is also part of Historic Hotels of America and has hosted notable celebrities and dignitaries for well over a century.

The hotel, formerly a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel property, features 330 luxuriously appointed guest rooms designed for today’s modern traveller. Features and amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, large flat-screen HD TVs and a coffeemaker with gourmet coffee and tea. The hotel also offers a variety of spacious suites.

Additional highlights include valet parking, complimentary shuttle service, a sundry shop and an electric vehicle charging station complimentary for the public and guests. Also available are several dining options, a fitness centre, 24-hour business centre, in-room spa services and a seasonal outdoor swimming pool.