Desires Hotels Announces 'The Charlee' in the City of Eternal Spring
Desires Hotels the folks behind the quirky-boutiquey MAve, Iron Horse and Betsy are bringin' the personality to a totally new scene. As in, um, they're going international. Yesterday, the company announced the opening of The Charlee in Medellin, Colombia, slated to be up and running by 2010. And yes, we know: the name makes it sound like a Room Mate hotel.
This 44-room property is notable for having the "first rooftop pool bar and VIP Ultra Lounge" in the country (er, okay), and the hotel's going to be able to boast a five-star restaurant, a 2,150 square-foot health club, 24-hour room service, and a pretty sizable spa.
Location specs: the property will be located in "the fashionable Parque Lleras, and it marks the entry of Desires into an international city with, according to the press release, follow-up cameos in Portugal, Belize, Dominican Republic, Cape Verde Islands, Montenegro and Argentina.