December 2, 2022

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Chattanooga’s Bode boutique hotel adds Dawn coffee shop and Dusk cocktail bar

A downtown boutique hotel in Chattanooga is incorporating new food stuff and consume options for overnight attendees and nearby patrons from Dawn to Dusk.

The Bode resort, which opened in 2019 in the former Clemons Lofts condominium elaborate at Chestnut and 8th streets, a short while ago additional a cocktail lounge acknowledged as Dusk in its to start with-ground entry region and by July 15 will incorporate a espresso bar recognized as Dawn on the other part of the 1st-ground entrance.

Zion Freeman, model supervisor for the Irvine, California-primarily based dependent investment decision team that owns the Bode, mentioned in a phone interview Thursday the additions are designed to much better benefit from the initially-flooring house in the 6-tale constructing, generate a far more inviting environment and offer extra meals and beverage choices for resort friends and downtown patrons.

“We hope to roll out other Dawn and Dusk locations at some of our other inns, but Chattanooga is the 1st facility to get these new additions, and we feel they will be a good addition for our guests and for downtown employees and visitors wanting for a coffee or breakfast deal with in the morning or a cocktail at night,” Freeman stated. “The full idea is like a summer campfire or nostalgic road vacation with an REI retail outlet topic at Dusk.”

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Dusk opened a number of weeks in the past with seating for about 30 people, and it is open up from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday by means of Thursday and from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Dawn will be open up from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. and include co-operating space for people to operate whilst they are enjoying their coffee and breakfast and lunch options, Freeman mentioned.

Dawn will offer a selection of coffees along with these types of meals entries as granola and fruit bowls, breakfast sandwiches and avocado toast. Lunch things involve three alternatives of its campfire hot canines, along with such items as guacamole and chips and a variety of nacho entrees, Freeman reported. Dusk is a cocktail bar with a range of mixed beverages and beers, alongside with the lunch things offered as a result of the evening.

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TMC Team in Irvine, California, which bought the 92-yr-previous Clemons constructing past calendar year for $10 million, opened the Bode as a boutique lodge with one- two- and three-bedroom suites to cater to loved ones and other downtown visitors. Situated at the edge of the West Village, the Bode is seeing greater occupancy coming out of the pandemic, Freeman explained.

“People are keen to get out and travel all over again, and we are expecting a potent summertime,” Freeman said. “The sector has definitely been choosing up in Chattanooga, and we have found a large bounce and really substantially utmost occupancy in Nashville.”

TMC Hospitality operates Bode accommodations in Nashville and Chattanooga and a Drift lodge in Mexico.

Call Dave Flessner at [email protected] or at 423-757-6340. Stick to him on Twitter @dflessner1.