Metro State Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center Tour Recap

Metro State Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center Wednesday, July 18th, 5 – 6:30 pm

Metro State Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center
Metro State Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center

Rendering Courtesy of RNL Design

Location: Speer Boulevard & Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO Owner:  Metropolitan State College of Denver Architect: RNL Contractor: Mortenson Construction

Metro State HHLC Outside at Conference Center

The Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center (HLC) at Metro State will offer the Denver community two assets: a fully functioning flagged hotel—SpringHill Suites® by Marriott—and a learning laboratory for our growing cadre of hospitality students.

Metro State HHLC Metro State HHLC Outside Entry Area

Located in the heart of Denver, west of the corner of Speer Boulevard and Auraria Parkway

Metro State HHLC Typical Hotel Room

The hotel will include 150 hotel rooms, as well as conference facilities.

Metro State HHLC Indoor Serving Area

The hotel will be run by the professional hotel management firm, Sage Hospitality, and will provide hands-on training opportunities for students in Metro State’s Hospitality, Tourism and Events Department. It is set to open Aug. 1, 2012.

Metro State HHLC Food Preparation and Serving Area

The adjacent HLC will boast more than 28,000 square feet of academic space, including classrooms, specialty learning labs and faculty offices.

Metro State HHLC Wine Tasting Area (Sensory Analysis Lab)


Metro State HHLC Sensory Analysis Lab Sign


Metro State HHLC Wine Cellar


Metro State HHLC Conference Area

Metro State HHLC Conference Room

Metro State HHLC Conference Entry Area