Friday, May 31, 2019

New Hotel Concept at San Diego

By Karen Robes Meeks

The STAY OPEN hospitality team has been selected by the Port of San Diego to develop and run a new shared, affordable hospitality pod hotel concept.

The proposed hotel would include 220 self-contained pods (33 rooms with eight to 12 pods per room). Each pod would have a single bed, storage locker, power supply, ventilation control, closeable screen for privacy and security, and free Wi-Fi.

The hotel would also include shared bathroom with shower facilities similar to a high-end fitness center, six private Ensuite rooms with private bathrooms and queen and twin beds for couples and families and rooftop space with a restaurant, bar and outdoor seating open to the public.

“STAY OPEN’s innovative ‘shared hospitality’ concept really stood out, as it is geared towards the traveler that is looking to stay in prime locations without breaking the bank or sacrificing the experience,” said Chairman Garry Bonelli, Port of San Diego Board of Port Commissioners. “The STAY OPEN team has a successful track record of developing and operating high quality, lower-cost overnight accommodations globally. We look forward to having them as a partner.”