Houston Midway Cos. announced that Hotel Sorella, a luxury hotel by Valencia Group, has opened at CityCentre. The 224-room, Italian-inspired hotel features a Moroccan-style bar with a central fireplace, active seating and a starlit ceiling, as well as an exclusive spa and fitness center. The modern outdoor pool is appointed with daybeds, lanterns and draped cabanas. Dining options include Cafe Rose and Bistro Alex, two new restaurant concepts from noted restaurateur Alex Brennan-Martin.
CityCentre is a $500-million, mixed-use development covering 1.8 million sq. ft. The new center will be a distinct blend of elegant retail shops, fine dining, state-of-the art offices, distinct metropolitan homes and world-class hospitality, all in one 37-acre pedestrian-oriented environment.