October 27, 2017
Strasburg, VA and Geneva, NY (October 27, 2017) –Geneva Hotels LLC has acquired the beautiful Ramada Plaza Geneva Lakefront Resort on Seneca Lake. With thanks to Chris Iverson, the original developer, the new owner looks forward to building on the stellar reputation enjoyed by Chris and his team at this hotel over the last 20 years.
Geneva Hotels LLC acquired the hotel on October 20, 2017, and quickly engaged Guests, Inc., a well-known and successful hotel management company, to manage the hotel.
“Geneva Hotels LLC has a long-standing reputation of success,” says Kevin T. Carter, President and Director of Operations for Guests, Inc. “Our organizations believe strongly in supporting our people and investing in the communities where our hotels reside. We are delighted to be a part of the Geneva community and the next chapter in the life of this very special hotel property.”
The hotel located in upstate New York, combines the beauty of the Finger Lakes Region with exceptional service and value.
The award-winning Ramada Plaza is located on the shores of Seneca Lake and provides guests with stunning views, six stories of beautifully appointed guest rooms and Jacuzzi suites, and 4,000 sq. ft. of versatile event space. The property is home to The Pier House, one of the most popular lakefront restaurants in Geneva, featuring year-round live entertainment and an extensive local wine list.
“Guests, Inc. was founded on the phrase “We Love Guests” and hosting happy guests in our hotels remains our passion,” adds Keith Stephens, Chairman of the Board of Guests, Inc. “For 30 years, we have cultivated a philosophy for providing genuine hospitality. This devotion to superior and responsive service increases bottom line profitability for our owners, expands investment into the properties, enhances quality and creates happy guests.”
“We are delighted to partner with Geneva Hotels LLC, a company that shares our commitment to developing exceptional leaders and guest experiences,” says Kevin T. Carter. With its rolling hills, sparkling fresh water lakes and year-round wineries, Geneva is a beautiful and vibrant destination. “We look forward to being part of the Finger Lakes experience and the Geneva community with this very special hotel property.”
Geneva Hotels LLC is an affiliate of KPG Hotels based out of New Jersey. It is led by Raj Parikh and Mike Khatiwala who combined have over 45 years of experience, owned and/or operated over 50 hotels and currently have a portfolio of over 30 hotels across the East Coast of the United States.
GUESTS, INC. manages 21 hotels in Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and New York.