Davenport Hotels is reopening four of its properties June 11, according to a company news release.
The Historic Davenport Hotel, Davenport Tower, Davenport Lusso and Centennial Hotel were temporarily closed in March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The locally owned company’s Davenport Grand has been open to guests during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Davenport Spa & Salon, Davenport Home, Roof Garden Terrace Bar, Grand Terrace Bar and hotel fitness centers and pools also will reopen, according to the release.
The remainder of Davenport restaurants and lounges will reopen at a later date and will follow limited-occupancy restrictions recommended by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the Washington State Department of Health.
The Davenport Spa & Salon will begin to accept appointments June 1, the company said. The state, however, has not yet set a date for when businesses like restaurants, bars and salons can reopen.
Davenport Hotels will be incorporating several new practices to ensure safety of guests that include implementing social distancing measures in its properties and restaurants, placing hand-sanitizing stations in common areas and requiring masks for visitors. Guests will be able to request a mask at a hotel’s front desk.
Hotels also will implement a two- to three-day time period between guests in rooms. Bell service will be limited, and room service has been halted indefinitely, according to the release.
“It is our responsibility to ensure that our guests and associates feel safe to return to our hotels, restaurants, spa and all outlets and departments,” Lynnelle Caudill, managing director of Davenport Hotels, said in the statement. “We have always been known for our high standards and this will be no exception. Sanitation is paramount at this time. We have elevated our efforts and added new ways to ensure we are providing a safe place for all.”
Before the temporary closures, The Historic Davenport, Davenport Tower, Davenport Grand, Davenport Lusso and The Centennial by Davenport Hotels employed between 1,200 and 1,500 people at peak times, according to hotelier Walt Worthy.
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