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November 7, 2018
A bigger Holiday is coming to Sandusky! Plans to expand the Holiday Inn Express location on Cedar Point Drive. Excavation to begin immediately.
Sandusky, Ohio, November 1, 2018: The Sortino Company today announced that they will begin construction this month on a new 5 story addition to their Holiday Inn Express property on Cedar Point Drive. The new addition will be part of the campus that includes Cedar Lanes, Cedar Downs and The Thirsty Pony Restaurant. The addition will add an additional 66 rooms & suites as well as 2 additional meeting spaces. The addition will showcase Holiday Inn’s new Formula Blue guest room concept with a modern contemporary décor. Construction is scheduled to start this month and the project is expected to be complete by the fall of 2019.
In a prepared statement, Mike Sortino, Director of Operations for the Sortino Company said, “We are excited to announce this major reinvestment into this property. This investment has been made possible by the success we have enjoyed at the property since opening just 3 years ago. This includes the patronage of our local corporate community for their lodging, business and entertainment needs. We look forward to continued success and to being of service to our community and providing a first class hotel experience, accommodations and guest services to all our patrons”.
When complete the hotel’s new guest room tower will stand 5 stories tall with views of Sandusky Bay and will feature 66 rooms & suites
including a Penthouse suite and many rooms with balconies. The property’s amenities will also include 2 additional meeting rooms. The project will offer in room amenities that will appeal to leisure, family and business travelers alike including LCD Flat Panel TV’s and Free High Speed Internet. During the construction The Quality Inn & Suites and the RAIN Water Park will close. When complete the complex will rebrand as The Cedar Corners Hotel and Entertainment Complex and the existing Quality Inn Hotel will be transformed into a boutique style hotel called The Stables at the Thirsty Pony.
The property is being built & developed with the help of general contractor Tusing Construction from Monroeville, Ohio and a majority of local contractors and trades as well as with the support locally of The Civista Banking Company.
Hotel to spend millions on upgrade. Expansion of 66 rooms will add floors to existing hotel.