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Nemacolin’s “crown jewel”, The Chateau, reopens Summer 2024

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Nemacolin’s expansive resort introduces the reimagined The Chateau with Ritz Paris-inspired design, alongside revitalizations like Nightcap and PJ’s Ice Cream Parlor, debuting in summer 2024.

Farmington, Pennsylvania – Celebrated for its exceptional luxury in the picturesque Laurel Highlands, the stunning and expansive Nemacolin resort invites guests into the wholly reimagined hotel, The Chateau, known for its Ritz Paris-inspired design, debuting summer 2024, alongside new property revitalizations – Nightcap, PJ’s Ice Cream Parlor, Art Studios, and Kids Club.

 “As we grow and expand Nemacolin, we are consistently inspired to elevate our accommodations and guest offerings,” said Owner & CEO Maggie Hardy. “Our commitment to our guests and members is unwavering and this is best exhibited through the constant reimagination of the property. The Chateau was our second accommodation and is a known favorite among Nemacolin patrons and at the heart of all who experience it. For us to provide the unparalleled and luxurious service we are known for, it was imperative we reimagine the hotel’s interiors to reflect modern finishes that convey the real-life magic and whimsy we are known for.”

To continue offering exceptional luxury hospitality to guests and members alike, the Hardy family assembled a talented team of designers, builders, and visionaries, including 84 Lumber; Martik Brothers, Inc.; Moncur Design Associates, Inc.; Gensler; and King & Partners, to bring these revitalizations to life. These sensational updates will be unveiled throughout the summer of 2024, in true Nemacolin fashion.

Highlights of Nemacolin’s recent reimagination include:

The Chateau

Guests arrive at The Chateau through a grandiose porte cochere where Nemacolin’s first-class, white-glove service welcomes them. Luggage is promptly transported to their accommodations as they enter the breathtaking lobby and are greeted by the magical elegance of a roaring fireplace adorned with Macchia Oro polished marble. Transcending guests back in time to 18th-century France, the reimagined space embodies historic garden romance, extraordinary architecture, and opulence. Glamorous materials from glamourous crystals, veined marbles, and textural velvet fabrics are augmented by floral motifs, intricate detailing, and twinkling lighting throughout the lobby.

Following a seamless arrival, guests will discover their redesigned guest room or suite features stunning pastels, gorgeous draperies, and even more luxurious accommodations than before. The hotel’s 124 rooms include new wall, floor, and window coverings; bathrooms with luxurious soaking tubs and elevated fixtures; and butler service with each reservation. Keeping in The Chateau’s original style, the rooms continue to feature exquisite marble accents and glittering chandeliers.

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For guests seeking a stay enveloped in further heightened luxury, the opulent fifth floor will fulfill all their desires with exclusive access to The Chateau Club Floor which hosts 17 rooms including the 2,200-square-foot Presidential Suite. This unparalleled two-bedroom suite with a palatial private patio, boasts an extravagant and luxurious design scheme. The adjacent Club Lounge not only stands out as a unique feature of the hotel but also acts as a lavish extension of the guest tower. Adorned with hues of soft taupe, pale robin’s egg blue, strong golds, warm browns, and fresh whites, the color palette expands on guest experiences. Central seating and display tables are crowned by a trio of glimmering chandeliers and a uniquely treated coffered ceiling. The private lounge will offer guests morning breakfast, light bites, specialty teas, and evening cocktails. Exclusively available to guests with rooms on the fifth floor, The Chateau Club Floor is an elevated offering complete with a private patio to relax under the expansive Laurel Highlands’ sky.

The Chateau offers luxurious libations as the perfect complement to its lavish accommodations at the wholly reimagined Lobby Bar in the space of the former tea room. This picturesque room is bathed in natural light, illuminating the brass inlay and marble accent floor which frames the sensational scalloped bar. The soft pale, barely blue tone that adorns the room’s paneling is the perfect extension of the lobby while creating a unique identity encouraging guests to enjoy their time within. Crystal chandeliers twinkle against the opalescent textured ceiling, while luxurious brass metals add to the interior’s character. Accents of Quartzite Esmeralda stone bring the room to life and create a beautiful juxtaposition with the scalloped brass bar and adornments, all creating a flawless atmosphere to sip one of the Lobby Bar’s signature cocktails within.

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For those seeking a traditional afternoon tea service, guests are invited to discover The Bleu Room where specialty teas served in hand-painted porcelain teapots are offered several days each week. The time-honored ritual will take place in the splendid room of only blue hues. Seated on ottomans and lounge chairs enveloped in custom brocade fabric, guests will journey through the senses as they sample unique tea blends and light bites. Imparting a distinguished ambiance and heightened indulgence, Afternoon Tea in The Bleu Room is a delectable experience.

Nightcap

At Nightcap, everything is a celebration, and every individual is the guest of honor. A new destination venue for craft cocktails and cabaret entertainment beckons guests with its gleaming entrance and interiors inspired by vintage glamour. Adjacent to the entrance lies a veined marble bar, inviting patrons to find comfort in a mahogany velvet chair with a crisp cocktail in hand.

The main event, Nightcap’s cabaret and dining room, boasts comfort in booths of velvet jacquard upholstery which are mirrored to provide an immersive viewing experience. The gilded backdrop draws all patron’s attention forward to take in the memorable performance of the evening. Nightcap also offers a quiet sanctuary within the Salon, a room enveloped in rich velvet upholstery, adorned with brass accents and animal motifs, offering groups a space to enjoy the music as a standalone performance.

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(Photo: Jordan Millington-Liquorice)

For a more intimate space to convene outside the main venue, the Smoking Lounge invites guests to converse surrounded by booths of rich velvet and hues of dark, deep pink with gold accents woven throughout. Violet Mystique Chandelier, a striking, gravity-defying encounter with color, light, and form designed by famed glass artist Dale Chihuly, is the centerpiece of the lounge. Twirling down spirals of handcrafted glass orbs and tendrils, the chandelier is a conversation between the artwork and the room itself. Color, lighting, translucency, scale, and form all play a pivotal role in this stunning centerpiece.

Nightcap raised its curtain over the Memorial Day weekend and offers standout jazz and cabaret performances several evenings each week throughout the summer. Luxurious libations and masterfully made mocktails are bountiful as guests are invited to revel in an evening of dazzling dance and decorum.

PJ’s Ice Cream Parlor

A whimsical, yet architectural experience lies in store for guests entering PJ’s Ice Cream Parlor. A series of colorful and inviting spaces, the iconic PJ’s Ice Cream Parlor takes an updated approach to the design of retro 1950s sweet spots. Baby blue hues accented with mosaic tile and colorful murals tie the modern, playful space together.

Home to famed Pittsburgh creamery, Millie’s Ice Cream, the ice cream parlor will offer delectable flavors and special treats such as supreme sundaes and magical milkshakes.

Art Studios

Guests are invited into the redesigned art studio through pastel arches and eye-catching lighting. Marble sconces and a classic car sculpture marry the modern aesthetic and vintage allusions. Artworks, ceramics, and crafts are on display in this working studio where bright light highlights the creations and displays. The adult art studio offers a sophisticated lap with rich materials and inspiring architecture. Here, guests are invited to experience a fun and creative environment. The children’s art studio allows exploration with crafts and playful architecture and design activities.

Kids Club

The Kids Club is a space dedicated to fun, exploration, and adventure. With an arcade, pool, and creative spaces, the imagination will be abundantly at work in this colorful space. Walls intended to be drawn on, invite children to try their hand at all mediums and explore their artistic desires. Mixed materials and contrasting patterns bring this elevated kids’ space to life, making it fun for all to enjoy.

Highlights of the latest programming include Create Cafe for all ages, Kids Makerspace and Crafty Kids, Watercolor 101 and a class for painting florals, and a wealth of art collection tours across the property.

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