Omni Homestead Resort starts $120 million renovation bringing new event facility and more

Marice Phelipe
The Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia.

HOT SPRINGS – The Omni Homestead Resort is undergoing a $120 million renovation across the resort’s property. Restorations will include facade work, a new event facility, housing complex, updated guest rooms, refreshed public spaces, infrastructure improvements and new amenities, a release said. 

“These projects are more than just improvements to the resort. It’s an investment in our associates and our community,” Mark Spadoni, managing director, said in a release. “We are very excited about these plans and are especially pleased to be doing so in a manner that preserves our resort’s history, extending its legacy for generations of families to come.”

Improvements to the facade include brick repointing, painting and window restoration that will begin in late-October, the release said. Improvements are expected to be completed in 16 months. 

Other renovations include:

  • Guest rooms in the main building, tower, east, west and garden wings will be updated but kept with the current vintage style.
  • Martha’s Market, the grab-and-go café, will be entirely remodeled with a new coffee counter, ice cream display and bistro-style design opening to the updated Washington Library.
  • The Lobby Bar will expand into the Georgian Room with a new speakeasy-style lounge.
  • The theater will be converted into a small bar with dinner-theater style seating,
  • The Casino Building will see the main-floor Pro Shop converted into a fast-casual picnic-style dining experience.
  • Jefferson’s, Rubino’s at The Cascades and The Dining Room will have new hardwood flooring, delicate chandelier fixtures and tile accents. 

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