The Darcy, a 226-room hotel that’s part of Hilton's Curio Collection, opened this spring near 14th Street in what was once a Doubletree. Lead designer Christian Schnyder of Beleco brought in rich wood tones, distressed metals, and colorful artwork to create a refined look. Dining options include Siren, a seafood-driven restaurant by acclaimed Chef Robert Wiedmaier, as well as Chef David Guas' Lil B Coffee & Eatery, set to open soon. The property boasts 5,400 square feet of meeting space, and all meeting rooms offer natural light. The 1,856-square-foot Logan Ballroom, which is divisible into two rooms, can seat 100 guests for classroom style-events, 140 guests in rounds, 200 guests for theater-style events, and 200 guests for receptions. The 1,121-square-foot Ellington Room can hold as many as 80 guests in round tables and 100 guests for receptions. The 830-square-foot Gaston Room can hold 80 for theater-style events, the 540-square-foot Deacon Room can hold 50 for theater-style events, the 453-square-foot Whitman Room can hold 30 for theater-style events, and the 416-square-foot Wylie Ballroom seats 12. There’s also a 2,400-square-foot outdoor terrace that is available for events and can accommodate 100 guests at round tables or 140 guests for receptions. The stately 900-square-foot Presidential Suite at the Darcy, with a living room and dining area that features a table for six, also is available for events. All catering menus are created by Wiedmaier’s kitchen.
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