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Update: Hornepayne to see construction process of new Studio 6 Stay Suites to begin

After making their initial announcement that the Municipality of Hornepayne is to finally get a long- needed hotel, the construction process is finally beginning.

HORNEPAYNE—The Municipality of Hornepayne in partnership with Rideout Bay Developments, (RBD) provided an update on Sept. 20, 2022 regarding the construction of a new Studio 6 Stay Suites hotel.

Winnipeg based RBD is pleased to announce that construction process of a new hotel to be located next to the R.W. Anderson Recreation Park and Hornepayne’s Three Bears Monument, is set to begin. Its address will be 25 Becker Rd., Hornepayne, Ontario.

Their news release indicated that, the design and approval phase of the property for this 46- room hotel has taken place in the past few months. During this initial process they added an outdoor BBQ terrace and two executive/honeymoon suites to the design.

RBD stated that, the initial room size of 44 was raised to 46 and that, “We raised our overall room count from 44 to 46 on the same footprint by obtaining some efficiencies of interior space utilization."

Added important elements will definitely please snowmobilers who they anticipate will begin visiting the Municipality and in turn will add to Hornepayne’s tourism industry.

We also added to the design several elements to make our hotel more amenable to snowmobilers adding reinforced storage racks in the rooms, cleaning materials for snowmobiles and are planning special storage and security measures for the many snowmobilers that will once again visit Hornepayne,” explained RBD.

Ben Cohen, CEO of Rideout Bay Developments Inc. stated that they began the Tender and Construction phase with their General contractor and Partner, Jemlor Hospitalite Inc. of Montreal. “Over the past few weeks Jemlor’s construction managers have been have been in Hornepayne and its neighbouring communities, securing locally as many of the sub-trades as are available to fill roles within the hotel,” said Cohen.

Cohen also acknowledged receiving a very supportive note from the Mayor of Hornepayne, Cheryl Fort.

“As we work through the exciting process of construction and establishment a new Studio 6 Hotel in our community, it will be a test of our patience as we all know what a tremendous success it will be! The Municipality hopes that the construction goes smoothly, and we are looking forward to seeing the building get started and carried on to completion! The anticipation is growing and our community welcomes the new Studio 6 Hotel,” stated Mayor Fort.

Cohen concluded the news release, by stating that they are working to extend the services into the site for the required hookups to have them in place for the majority of the construction work. Cohen explained that this construction work will occur in the Spring of 2023, with “an opening date now of Christmas 2023,” added Cohen.


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