Woodward Hotel boutique lodge opening in downtown Macon

Wes Griffith, the proprietor of the Moonhanger Team, had his grandfather in mind when he…

Wes Griffith, the proprietor of the Moonhanger Team, had his grandfather in mind when he named the hotel. He was an English professor.

MACON, Ga. — A new, locally-owned and operated lodge is coming to downtown Macon. Newtown Macon and the Moonhanger Team have partnered to make The Woodward Hotel, a 9-area boutique resort.

1 of their objectives is supporting with economic growth and tourism in the metropolis. The group now owns many restaurants downtown and the Hargray Capitol Theatre.

“This is 350 2nd Road. It can be the Woodward Resort. The to start with report we have of it is from 1855 when it was Sarah Adwin’s hat shop,” reported resort common manager, Sierra Stevens.

Wes Griffith, the owner of the Moonhanger Team, experienced his grandfather in intellect when he named the lodge.

Benjamin Woodward Griffith Jr. was an English professor, and his job also impressed the hotel’s literary topic.

“He required to honor his grandfather’s literary legacy, so we have integrated nods of Southern literature by means of the resort,” claimed Stevens.

It’s a cultural legacy they will aid screen all through the entire developing.

“The lodge is sort of created and created all-around literature, and the bar has all literary-influenced cocktails,” reported Stevens.

The undertaking started out 4 years ago, but operate on the previous constructing was halted owing to the pandemic. Although the pandemic set them on keep, they count on to open this summertime.

The hotel is pretty much totally staffed and all the staff members is area to Macon. Most truly dwell downtown.

The Moonhanger Team is the mother or father firm of a number of Macon eating places, together with: Natalia’s, the Rookery, Dovetail, and H&H.

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