HURRICANE, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) — A new hotel is coming to Putnam County.
Officials announced during a news conference at 11:30 a.m. Friday that a Wingate by Wyndham will be opened by Hospitality Group LLC. The new hotel will be located behind the GoMart off the interstate where the Budget Inn was being torn down.
The groundbreaking is expected in March 2019 with hopes the facility will be open by January 2020.
Officials said the hotel will have 96 to 100 rooms and will offer 54,000 square feet of space. It will feature a conference room and other amenities.
The hotel will employ about 20 full-time employees.