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Eleven-story Menlo Park hotel gets official name: Hotel Nia

Original post made on Mar 30, 2017

The 11-story hotel that is part of the Bohannon Development Corp.'s "Menlo Gateway" project has officially been christened "Hotel Nia."

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, March 30, 2017, 1:41 PM

Comments (8)

Posted by Linda
a resident of Menlo Park: Fair Oaks
on Mar 30, 2017 at 10:26 pm

A travesty.


Posted by whatever
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Mar 31, 2017 at 12:20 am

Eleven stories on the baylands. What is the environmental impact on the cooling bay breezes? How do these large buildings impact our peninsula climate? No building is worth the change on our local climate.


Posted by Roberto
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Mar 31, 2017 at 9:32 am

Roberto is a registered user.

Like it or not, the last beam goes in today.... so the time to call it a "travesty" and time to look at the impact, came and went. Further concerns can be addressed by looking at what is proposed in MP @ Web Link Drive your concerns through the open forum and discussion. I am certain every commercial builder will tell you they were required to make changes based on public input and council requirements.


Posted by really?
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Mar 31, 2017 at 10:03 am

Airbnb: complain complain.
Rosewood: grumble grumble (until it's built)
Boutique hotel on El Camino at Garwood: Too commercial and expensive!

New hotel to service the huge lack of rooms in the area, developed as part of a voter-approved development on the 'non-residential' side of town that is a bunch of dead warehouses? The carping never stops!


Posted by pearl
a resident of another community
on Mar 31, 2017 at 6:01 pm

pearl is a registered user.

Just what Menlo Park needs - an 11-story hotel!!! Sure glad I moved from that town years ago!!!


Posted by DC MCGlynn
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Apr 1, 2017 at 1:28 pm

So pleased to see this new hotel. The local glorified motels along ECR are charging outrageous rates midweek. Hopefully this will level the playing field a little.

The challenge will be to find suitably qualified staff to work at this hotel. Wouldn't it be great if such a building provided some kind of accommodation for its workers ... (perhaps like those on a Cruise Ship).

Cheers !
PS. Pearl we miss you ..


Posted by wages
a resident of Woodside: Skywood/Skylonda
on Apr 1, 2017 at 1:37 pm

They, and all the service sector, can find a lot more candidates if they would pay a a living wage. They don't, so they hide behind the old "not enough workers" canard.


Posted by Miguel
a resident of Menlo Park: Fair Oaks
on Apr 8, 2017 at 1:37 pm

Where do i Apply? Does anyone have a link since its still under construction


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