KIMPTON HOTELS & RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCES KIMPTON SANTO HOTEL IN SAN ANTONIO

Kimpton Santo San Antonio

First Kimpton Hotel in San Antonio reveals name, announces leadership appointments

SAN ANTONIO, TX (February 8, 2024) – Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants,
part of IHG Hotels & Resorts’ luxury and lifestyle portfolio,
announces today the name of its first hotel in San Antonio, Kimpton
Santo (https://www.santohotelsanantonio.com [1]), set to open in late
2024.

White Lodging, the hotel’s owner and operator, also confirmed
leadership appointments of Lynn Snyder, who will serve as the
property’s general manager, and Jeremy Lander, as its director of
sales and marketing.

The inspiration behind Kimpton Santo’s name stems from the soulful
essence of San Antonio’s namesake, Saint Anthony, along with the
history of the land on which the hotel resides. The 10-story, 347-room
luxury property includes several 19th-century German-English schoolhouse
buildings, which have been preserved and folded into the hotel’s
design.

Kimpton Santo Leadership Team

Lynn Snyder and Jeremy Lander will help bring the hotel to life by
building a team that will offer a truly exceptional luxury lifestyle
hotel experience.

Snyder is a veteran White Lodging Hospitalitarian of 15 years. She has
been a member of the opening leadership team for seven White Lodging
hotels across the country and most recently served as the general
manager at the Aloft & Element Austin Downtown. She also co-founded a
hospitality junior business council in Austin that fosters community
service, mentorship, training, and networking opportunities for
hospitality workers.

Lander is a certified hotel sales leader and brings more than 25
years’ experience in hospitality sales to his role at the Kimpton
Santo. He will oversee a team responsible for sales, digital and
traditional marketing, and on-site activations. Before his role at
Kimpton Santo, Lander worked with Omni Hotels & Resorts in properties
across San Antonio and Austin.

Kimpton Santo Bridges Downtown and Southtown

Kimpton Santo’s location at 423 S. Alamo is situated in the heart of
San Antonio’s burgeoning arts and business communities. Nestled on the
border between Downtown and Southtown, Kimpton Santo seamlessly merges a
19th-century historic German-English schoolhouse with sleek,
ultra-modern rooms and amenities. Upon arrival, guests will experience
vintage craftsmanship fused with modernist touches and Spanish-inspired
décor.

“Kimpton Santo’s design, service offering, and location all blend
together to bring one of the most exciting projects – part new build,
part adaptive reuse – to San Antonio,” said Snyder. “We look
forward to being a cherished part of this beautiful city and a
destination for exceptional service and amenities.”

Kimpton Santo’s 347 stylish guest rooms include 16 spacious suites.
The more than 13,000 square feet of conveniently located event space
features two ballrooms and a unique outdoor atrium – providing
personalized catering and events provided by the hotel’s talented
team.

An unforgettable feature of the property is its eight charming
schoolhouse guest suites built within one of the historic buildings,
complete with stone-clad walls and semi-private patios overlooking a
historic courtyard shaded by century-old oak trees.

Kimpton Santo’s culinary offerings include multiple contemporary fine
dining options including a steakhouse and oyster bar, an intimate
cocktail bar, and a rooftop bar. The hotel’s roof deck, lounge, and pool
will be the highest luxury open-air rooftop in the city and offer a
breathtaking panoramic view of the city, including the nearby Hemisfair
Park. The high-end steakhouse and intimate cocktail bar are incorporated
within the historic schoolhouse buildings and many of the original
architectural details remain including vaulted exposed-wood ceilings and
interior and exterior stone facades. More details about the hotel’s
restaurants and bars will be shared in the months before opening.

As a part of IHG Hotels & Resorts’ luxury and lifestyle portfolio,
Kimpton Santo stands at the forefront of a new wave of hospitality
destinations in the city, offering a truly exceptional luxury lifestyle
hotel experience. Kimpton and White Lodging, with the support of HKS
Architects [3], Harvey Cleary Builders [4], and Blum Consulting
Engineers [5], are bringing the hotel’s structure to life supported by
the interior design expertise of KTGY Simeone Deary Design Group [6].

Learn more about the hotel and inquire about future group bookings here
[7]. Additional information about the Kimpton brand is available here
[8] and on the IHG One Rewards mobile app [9].

For more information about White Lodging’s complete property portfolio
and career opportunities, visit www.whitelodging.com [10].

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ABOUT IHG Hotels & Resorts  

IHG Hotels & Resorts is a global hospitality company, with the purpose to

provide True Hospitality for Good.

With a family of 19 hotel brands and IHG One Rewards, one of the world’s
largest hotel loyalty

programmes, IHG has over 6,200 open hotels in over 100 countries, and
nearly 2,000 in the development

pipeline.

• Luxury & Lifestyle: Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, Regent Hotels &
Resorts, InterContinental

Hotels & Resorts, Vignette Collection, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants,
Hotel Indigo

• Premium: Voco Hotels, HUALUXE Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza Hotels
& Resorts, EVEN Hotels

• Essentials: Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express,
Garner hotels, avid hotels

• Suites: Atwell Suites, Staybridge Suites, Holiday Inn Club
Vacations, Candlewood Suites

• Exclusive Partners: Iberostar Beachfront Resorts

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is
incorporated and registered in

England and Wales. Approximately 345,000 people work across IHG’s hotels
and corporate offices

globally.

Visit us online for more about our hotels and reservations and IHG One
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For our latest news, visit our Newsroom and follow us on LinkedIn.

ABOUT WHITE LODGING: White Lodging, established in 1985 by Bruce White,
has evolved into one of the country’s largest privately held
hospitality companies focused exclusively on highly curated urban and
lifestyle properties. The company develops, owns, and manages a portfolio
of brands in destination-driven markets, including Austin, Chicago,
Denver, Nashville, Indianapolis, and Louisville. With a focus on
elevated and experiential service, White Lodging’s portfolio consists
of approximately 60 premium hotels; a private collection of
world-renowned luxury ranches; 50 locally relevant, award-winning
restaurants; and 10 market-leading rooftop bars. White Lodging focuses
on hiring and developing hospitalitarians who are committed to
exceptional service and fostering meaningful connections. White Lodging
is the second highest in the 2021 J.D. Power Guest Satisfaction
Benchmark for third-party management companies, and has been near the
top since the first benchmark was published. For more information about
White Lodging, visit www.whitelodging.com [11] or follow the company on
LinkedIn [12], Instagram [13]and Facebook [14].

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