OTIS Harbor Springs set to open in Michigan this month

US: Independent luxury boutique hotel OTIS Harbor Springs is scheduled to open 31 Might 2024, housed within the former Birchwood Inn in Harbor Springs, Michigan.

OTIS Harbor Springs marks the debut mission for homeowners Israel Hernandez and Ty Humpert. The duo led the renovation of the previous Birchwood Inn with help from Daniel Caudill, former inventive director of Shinola. Kenneth Blasingame was of counsel within the design of the lodge’s foyer and the lounge.

The property options 31 visitor rooms, many with personal patio areas overlooking the central courtyard. Room sizes vary from studio to household suites and are unfold throughout three related buildings. 

Communal areas embrace a cocktail lounge, a foyer cafe, a courtyard with stone fireplace places and bocce ball, and a further out of doors seating space known as The Grove – additionally obtainable for personal occasions. Deliberate for July, a yoga platform might be positioned alongside the again edges of the property.

The lodge’s on-site store Birchwood Common will supply a choice of domestically made items, together with ceramics, artwork, curated books, and vintage-ware sourced by Humpert.

“We’ve created this expertise simply as a lot for locals as for our out-of-town visitors,” mentioned Hernandez. “This can be a very particular place that has been a part of the neighborhood for a lot of many years, and we’re honoured to convey again this Northern Michigan mainstay for future generations.”