European-inspired AC Hotel Brings ‘A New Way to Hotel’ to Spartanburg


AC Hotels by Marriott has announced the opening of AC Hotel Spartanburg — the European-inspired brand’s first location in South Carolina.

Nestled in the heart of Spartanburg, this arts-focused AC Hotel blends old with new, emulating a long tradition of urban lodging. Classic masonry combines with custom accents to craft a façade of decorative stone and brick with a barrel tile roof. While echoing the elegance of grand historic hotels, the style emphasizes a simple European-inspired sophistication designed for today’s discerning business and leisure traveler.

AC Hotel Spartanburg is locally owned by the Johnson family and operated by OTO Development, a Johnson Management company.

“This AC Hotel reinvents the Spartanburg skyline,” says Geordy Johnson, CEO of Johnson Management, noting that the 10-story property is the first new hotel to open in Spartanburg’s central business district since 2004. “It’s a dynamic addition to a rapidly revitalizing downtown and everything — from architecture to amenities to artwork — is designed to introduce South Carolina to the AC brand’s ‘New Way to Hotel.’”