Several hotels have recently opened, been renovated or are moving closer to opening in and around the Charlotte area.
A total of 1,274 hotel rooms is planned to open through next year, according to the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority. The authority estimated that in 2026, there will be over 50,000 hotel rooms and nearly 500 properties across the region to accommodate the needs of visitors.
Here’s a run-down of several hotels that recently opened or were renovated, as well as those scheduled to open this year.
Hyatt Centric SouthPark Charlotte
The newest addition to Charlotte Hyatt hotels opened June 10 in the SouthPark neighborhood on 3100 Apex Drive. Accommodations and amenities include 175 rooms and 11 suites, rooftop restaurants, an event venue and 4,000-square-foot meeting space.
Hilton Charlotte Airport
Earlier this month, Atrium Hospitality renovated the Hilton Charlotte Airport at 2800 Coliseum Centre Drive after a multimillion-dollar makeover. The hotel management company now operates five properties in North Carolina.
UNCC Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
The $83 million UNC Charlotte Marriott Hotel and Conference Center at 9041 Robert D Synder Road, developed by the nonprofit UNC Charlotte Foundation, debuted in March. It is next to the J.W. Clay Boulevard light rail station and close to UNCC’s main campus.
AC Hotel Charlotte Ballantyne
This September will mark the opening of a 186-room AC Hotel property in Ballantyne Village. The development will be in the mixed-use Panorama Tower, Ballantyne’s tallest building developed by Panorama Holdings.
JW Marriott Charlotte
A luxury JW Marriott hotel will open in July at Stonewall and College streets in uptown. The 21-story building has 381 rooms.
Intercontinental Hotel at Carolina Theater
The planned luxury hotel will sit atop the podium of the Carolina Theater in uptown. It will be the Intercontinental brand’s first hotel in Charlotte. The opening date has not been determined yet.
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