CANTON, Ohio – The Hall of Fame Village (HOFV), a large mixed-use development with sports venues and tourist facilities including the Pro Football Hall of Fame, will open a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in downtown Canton.
The fully renovated hotel, bought by HOFV in October 2019, is expected to open in the summer of 2020, in time to welcome guests for the 2020 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week.
The planned rebranding, redesign and renovation is estimated to cost about $21 million and will include new fixtures, carpeting, furniture, roofing and mechanical systems throughout.
“The opportunity to develop a world-class hotel in downtown Canton alongside the brand of excellence that is Hall of Fame Village is unique and allows us to be part of something historic,” said Chris Brock, senior director of development for Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin, Hilton.
Upon its reopening, Crestline Hotels and Resorts will manage the hotel under a long-term contract. HOF Village, LLC was founded by the Pro Football Hall of Fame through its wholly owned, for profit subsidiary Hall of Fame Village, Inc. and Industrial Realty Group, LLC.