Valley River Inn undergoes complete remodel

Eugene, OR – Valley River Inn, Eugene’s iconic hotel, is currently undergoing a renovation of the entire property. Construction is set to be complete by June 1, 2012. The hotel will remain open during the transformation and for those who want to see the changes as they occur, Valley River Inn is providing tours every Tuesday from 4-7pm, with complimentary wine tasting.

Valley River Inn has been a part of the Eugene community for more than 35 years. It offers 257 guest rooms and suites, with 15,000 square feet of meeting space. Valley River Inn is the only hotel in Eugene that resides directly along the Willamette River, offering more than 50 rooms with a river view. The hotel is a Reader’s Choice 1st place winner for favorite place to stay and home to the award-winning restaurant SweetWaters on the River, Reader’s Choice winner for best outdoor dining. Valley River Inn is located across the street from Valley River Center, which boasts more than 140 shops, theaters and restaurants.

"There has been a lot of anticipation for this remodel, and we are so excited for guests, current and future, to come check it out," says Jared Tomlinson, Director of Sales and Marketing for Valley River Inn.

Valley River Inn has recently come under the management of Destination Hotels & Resorts, making them Destination's sixth property in the Pacific Northwest. 

About Destination Hotels & Resorts

Destination Hotels & Resorts is a privately held hospitality management company headquartered in Colorado. With more than 35 independent, luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and golf clubs, Destination is the third largest hospitality management company in the country. The company’s portfolio features more than 9,100 guest rooms, 16 golf courses and 16 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Seattle, Denver, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Portland, Palm Springs, Palos Verdes, Maui and Lake Tahoe. The company is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises.

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