Tuesday, February 07, 2012
A high-end boutique hotel opens in downtown Eugene this week, the area's first new hotel in 30 years.
The in-room refrigerators have been stocked in advance with each guest’s preferred food and drink, and the Keurig coffee makers are waiting to brew. The spa tubs and bedroom fireplaces are waiting to be turned on. And the baskets are ready for upper-floor guests to lower from their balconies to the courtyard below, where employees from LaVelle Vineyards’ tasting room will fill them with wine and cheese.
The Inn at the 5th is the culmination of a quarter-century dream for developer Brian Obie; a dream that he was determined to make a reality despite a severe recession and the collapse of financial markets.
Read more at The Register-Guard.
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