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Hotel Northland will officially open on Valentine's Day

Posted: 2:55 PM, Jan 24, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-24 21:01:28Z
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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Hotel Northland will officially open for business on Valentine's Day, the hotel says in a news release.

The historic hotel will officially open for business Thursday, February 14, at 3 p.m., the hotel’s standard check-in time.

The hotel originally opened in 1924 and operated through the 1960s, serving as residence for players of the Green Bay Packers and housing visiting NFL teams, management says in a news release.

The project to renovate the hotel has faced several challenges. At one point, the hotel was apparently slated to open in 2016 .

According to previous NBC26 reports, the hotel's release date was pushed back as the construction project faced different setbacks, including disputes over ownership and financing .

Hotel Northland says it offers 160 guestrooms, 18 of which are suites, as well as a restaurant, the Walnut Room, and a sports bar, Poke the Bear.

The hotel says it also offers 11,000 square feet of meeting space, including a ballroom for events and weddings. Also available for private events is a lower level bar area complete with a two-lane bowling alley.

A search on a booking site for the hotel shows rates for rooms going for about $140.