Homewood comes to Silicon Valley North


Patio and BBQ area on north-facing side of the building.

Patio and BBQ area on north-facing side of the building.

KANATA, Ont. — Not only does this Ottawa-area community now have its own Homewood Suites by Hilton, but the complex also features Residences at Kanata Lakes, a luxury 105-suite apartment building with generous amenities. The hotel opened its doors
to the public as of June 12, 2018.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Ottawa/Kanata is a 101 room all-suites, upscale,
extended stay hotel, located right across Kanata Centrum Shopping Centre, within walking distance to Landmark Cinemas. Designed for business and leisure travellers, the hotel is central to several business parks, dining and entertainment. Located in the heart of Kanata, there is easy access to major highways and transit connections.

Two-bedroom suite with one king and two queens.

Two-bedroom suite with one king and two queens.

“This is
the first Homewood Suites by Hilton in Kanata. The area is affectionately
called the Silicon Valley of the North,” said Ilhan Kodalak, general manager.  “We are excited to introduce this upscale,
all-suite Homewood brand to the Kanata area.”

owned and managed by Bayview Hospitality Group, Homewood Suites by Hilton Ottawa/Kanata
offers a combination of studio, one- and two-bedroom accommodations, featuring
fully-equipped kitchens and separate living and sleeping areas. 

Guests are also
provided all the essentials needed for a smart, reliable and convenient stay
including complimentary daily full hot breakfast, evening social Monday-Thursday,
Wi-Fi and a grocery shopping service.

Two-bedroom suite kitchen and living area.

Two-bedroom suite kitchen and living area.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Ottawa/Kanata also
makes it easy for travellers to unwind with an outdoor grill area, fitness
centre, Indoor swimming pool and sports court. The property also offers 510 square
feet of flexible space that is ideal for meetings and social events.

The apartment building, Residences at Kanata Lakes, features generous amenities in a luxury 105-suite property with furnished or unfurnished suites.

Furnished suites are “move-in ready” with all hotel-like amenities for completely worry-free living. They include premium furnishings and high-tech entertainment systems, TVs and high-speed Internet. 

Unfurnished suites come fully equipped with kitchen appliances and a stacked washer/dryer but allow residents the option to furnish their space to their liking. The purpose-built apartment contains health conscious amenities, such as a therapeutic heated indoor saltwater swimming pool and fitness centre with Star Trac equipment.

New faces at Homes Suites by Hilton Ottawa/Kanata

Hospitality Group has announced three new appointments for the brand new Homewood
Suites by Hilton Ottawa/Kanata and Residences at Kanata Lakes.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Ottawa/Kanata, owned
and operated by Bayview Hospitality Group, has appointed Dawit Tenna as the
hotel’s new Sales Manager. Tenna will be in charge of networking and assessing
the needs of local businesses, working with the general manager to facilitate
marketing efforts, and overseeing sales initiatives that assure the success of
the hotel.

Ilhan Kodalak has been appointed as new general manager for both
properties. As general manager, Kodalak will be responsible for directing all aspects
of both hotel and apartment operations, including guest/tenant services, property
administration, and overseeing marketing efforts for both properties. 

Residences at Kanata Lakes has appointed Holly MacDonald as the property’s new Leasing Manager. MacDonald will be responsible for
leasing operations, property management administration, and assisting with sales
and marketing initiatives for the brand new apartment complex.