Loden Properties opens new hotel to embark on ‘new era of hospitality’ in Downtown Raleigh


Loden Properties is championing a ‘new era of hospitality’ in Downtown Raleigh with the opening of the anticipated Longleaf Hotel.

The 56-bedroom hotel revitalizes the 1960’s motor inn, and is said to ‘capture the culturally rich spirit of the neighborhood’ being the first independent property of its kind in the area.

The hotel takes its name from the state tree and has been designed by Maurer Architecture Joshua Gajownik.

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“The opening of The Longleaf Hotel ushers in a new era of hospitality in Downtown Raleigh,” says Russ Jones, partner at Loden Properties. “This is the first independent property of its kind in the area, and we’ve assembled an expert team of locals who are personally invested in showcasing the best that Raleigh has to offer.”

“This hotel creatively captures the culturally rich spirit of the neighborhood through its thoughtful design and programming,” says Tim Rogers, general manager at The Longleaf Hotel. “We’re thrilled to introduce this first of its kind concept to the community and offer a new home base for visitors.”

Longleaf Hotel has a color palate of dusky green, salmon and burgundy, with mid-century details throughout the rooms and public spaces, including the original uncovered starshine decorative screens, use of leather, terrazzo and custom millwork.

Situated at 300 N. Dawson Street, the hotel is close to the city’s State Complex where the Museum of Natural Science and History, State Legislature and Capitol.

The Longleaf Hotel’s 56 rooms comes with Matouk luxury bedding; wooden headboards by Bull City Designs; Malin + Goetz bath amenities; Rise & Ramble shibori dyed robes; Bluetooth speakers, and a stocked fridge with locally made snacks.

Additionally, the hotel’s forthcoming restaurant / delicatessen- will sit adjacent to the main building and provide guests with a blend of the Jewish American South and classic Italian deli upon completion.

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