COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — Matthews Southwest Hospitality (MSWH) has unveiled plans for a United States Air Force Academy Hotel in Colorado Springs. The development site is located at the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) campus beneath Pikes Peak and the Rocky Mountains.
The 317,000-square-foot resort-style hotel will feature 375 guest rooms with 19 suites; 26,000 square feet of meeting space and flexible banquet space with exterior terraces; a 12,000-square-foot grand ballroom and 6,000-square-foot junior ballroom; a signature rooftop bar and restaurant; six food and beverage outlets; fitness and spa facilities; an elevated pool; event lawn; and numerous outdoor spaces.
The hotel will be part of TrueNorth Commons, a mixed-use development at the North Entrance of the U.S. Air Force Academy, which will include a USAFA visitor campus and commercial retail and office space.
MSWH is developing the property with owner Provident Group – Falcon Properties. Atlanta-based BLUR Workshop is serving as architect and interior designer and GE Johnson will serve as general contractor. CoralTree Hospitality will manage the hotel.
Construction is slated to begin this spring, with completion scheduled for 2024.