EV Stations are Luxury Property’s Latest Addition to “Green” Initiatives; Hotel Joins Tesla Motor’s Destination Charging Program
BIRMINGHAM, Mich – Beginning, April 1, 2015, overnight guests of The Townsend Hotel, as well as corporate event attendees and visitors to the property’s Rugby Grille and Afternoon Tea, will have access to the luxury hotel’s three new complimentary electric vehicle (EV) charging stations.
The Townsend Hotel, a AAA 4-Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star luxury property known for its exceptional service and amenities, is now home to EV charging stations that include two Tesla High Power Wall Connectors, as The Townsend becomes the latest property to join a rapidly growing nationwide network of hotels, resorts and restaurants in the Tesla Destination Charging Program.
The stations also include one ClipperCreek Universal Charger, which can be used to power all other makes and models of electric vehicles. Guests wishing to charge their vehicles will have them parked by The Townsend valet team at the charging stations located in the hotel’s private parking garage.
“The Townsend Hotel is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our guests and improve their experiences at the property,” said Steven Kalczynski, managing director of The Townsend Hotel. “Today we see an opportunity to support the growing EV movement, and are happy to be able to offer this convenient service at no-charge to any of our visitors who wish to take advantage of it.”
Certified as a Green Leader by Lodging Michigan, The Townsend is a luxury green hotel, meaning its reputation for outstanding service and hospitality extends not only to its guests, but also to the environment. The property is continuously working to improve its number of environmentally-friendly programs. For more information, please visit www.townsendhotel.com.
About The Townsend Hotel
Opened in 1988, The Townsend Hotel, which celebrated its Silver Anniversary in 2013, is AAA 4-Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star luxury property located in downtown Birmingham, Mich. A member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ LVX Collection, The Townsend, also included among Travel + Leisure 500: The World’s Best Hotels 2015, is known for its exceptional service and amenities, including the Rugby Grille, The Corner bar, Afternoon Tea at The Townsend and a variety of bakery, banquet and catering services. For more information, visit www.townsendhotel.com or contact The Townsend Hotel at (800) 548-4172.