Valley Forge adding hotels
In Pennsylvania’s Montgomery County four new properties open this year. The Woodside Lodge at Spring Mountain in Schwenksville is a nine-room boutique property that opened in early February after $1.5 million in renovations. The 1920s-era country manor has a full-service restaurant and more than 1,700 square feet of event space. The Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia opened at the end of March inside the former Valley Forge Convention Center complex. The 486-room property has 100,000 square feet of meeting space, a ballroom, nightclub and gaming floor. Also in King of Prussia, the Sheraton Valley Forge is set to open this fall. It will have 180 guest rooms, and its 25,000 square feet of meeting space will include an 11,000-sq.-ft. ballroom and 16 breakout rooms. Adjacent to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center will be the new Hilton Garden Inn Valley Forge/Oaks, which is under construction and scheduled to open in October. The 135-room hotel was have more than 5,000 square feet of meeting space, as well as an outdoor gathering area with a fire pit.