NEXGEN HOTELS, LED by Chris Patel as president, acquired the 120-suite SpringHill Suites by Marriott Chicago Waukegan/Gurneein in Waukegan, Illinois. The purchase is part of the company’s strategy in the market.
The hotel is near to Naval Station Great Lakes, Six Flags Great America & Hurricane Harbor, Gurnee Mills Mall, Waukegan Municipal Beach and other shopping, dining and entertainment options, a statement said.
“Acquiring the SpringHill Suites by Marriott strategically aligns our company’s growth in the Waukegan area,” Patel said. “Having an existing presence in the market with our TownePlace Suites by Marriott Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee, will help us collaborate between the hotels, and enhance our partnerships with other area businesses.”
Amenities at the property include an indoor swimming pool, a fitness center, a 24-hour Market offering snacks and sundries, and a boardroom that is ideal for small groups or business gatherings for up to 20 people.
SpringHill Suites offers separate living, working and sleeping spaces for guests. It also offers beds, soft linens and plush pillows. Each suite also features a microwave, mini-fridge, coffeemaker, complimentary Wi-Fi, a flat-screen television, and the designated workspace offers a well-lit desk for maximum productivity, the statement added.
Founded in 2007, Itasca, Illinois-based NexGen owns and operates 13 hotels with three more in development.
In August last year, NexGen Hotels opened Townplace Suites in Chicago area.