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From the November 2015 edition of the Glover Park Gazette:

Negotiations concerning a proposed rooftop deck at the Savoy Suites Hotel (2505 Wisconsin Ave.) were ongoing at press time, but one knowledgeable observer believed that hotel management and near neighbors were close to a compromise that would allow the deck to go forward, while addressing concerns about increased noise and parking issues.


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From the September 2015 edition of the Glover Park Gazette:

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3B has filed a protest against a planned roof deck at the Savoy Suites Hotel (2505 Wisconsin Ave.). The ANC will withdraw its protest if the hotel reaches a compromise agreement with neighbors, according to commissioner Jackie Blumenthal.
The planned deck, which would have a seating capacity of 136, is part of an ongoing renovation that will end with the hotel being renamed “The Glover Park Hotel.” Near neighbors have raised concerns about the deck’s potential to create late-night noise and parking problems. The Savoy has been negotiating with neighbors to establish rules for the deck that would address their concerns, but at press time, no compromise had been reached.

The rooftop deck at Surfside (2444 Wisconsin Ave.) operates under a voluntary agreement that stipulates it must be closed by midnight, and any music must be recorded, unamplified, and inaudible outside of the premises. The ANC argues that any new rooftop deck in the neighborhood should not be allowed to stay open later or play louder music. (Two other establishments, Mason Inn at 2408 Wisconsin Ave. and Mad Fox Tap Room at 2218 Wisconsin Ave., are allowed to serve alcohol on rooftop decks, but neither of those decks has been built.)

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Plans for a rooftop deck featuring drinks and lite fare at the Savoy Suites Hotel (2505 Wisconsin Ave.) has some near neighbors worried about  late-night noise and parking problems, according to the Northwest Current. The deck is part of an ongoing renovation that will end with the hotel being renamed “The Glover Park Hotel.”

“The hotel is now working with its residential neighbors who worry about noise and parking impacts,” the Current states. “The Glover Park neighborhood commission voted unanimously to oppose the roof deck’s alcohol license if no agreement is reached with neighbors by the city’s Aug. 10 deadline.”

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From the May 2015 edition of the Glover Park Gazette:

We hear that after its current renovation is complete, the Savoy Suites Hotel (2505 Wisconsin Ave.) is to be renamed the Glover Park Hotel. The Kimpton management company of San Francisco, which specializes in upscale boutique hotels, recently announced that it had signed a contract to manage the property. (Other Kimpton-managed hotels in the area include The George near Union Station and the Hotel Monaco in Penn Quarter.) Also in the plans for the soon-to-be-erstwhile Savoy: a new restaurant with big-name chef and a rooftop dining/events area.

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Roam Fitness at the Savoy Suites Hotel (2505 Wisconsin Ave.) is offering a free pass today (January 21, 2014) for Glover Park residents, according to a posting on the Glover Park Yahoo newsgroup. “Work out for free then head to the on-site restaurant for coffee,” the post states. “Free WIFI, too!” For more information call 202-813-9555 or email chris.wascak@roamfitnessdc.com.

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515e43e8e4b0daad6e7c6a5eBalance Gym co-founder Graham King has a new venture at the Savoy Suites Hotel (2505 Wisconsin Ave.): Roam Fitness, an indoor/outdoor training gym. “Our motto, Fitness Without Boundaries, stems from the belief that health and wellness should not be confined to the four walls of a gym,” King tells us. “Our signature program ‘OutRun’ gets people out of the gym and into DC’s open spaces like Rock Creek Park, the Tow Path, Roosevelt Island, etc. We never take the same route, and we incorporate the obstacles we find along the way into the workout. For example, in a 4-mile run we will stop along the way for pushups, pullups, squats…and stump jumping.” Inside the hotel, a new gym facility features free weights and cardio machines as well as functional fitness equipment such as sandbags, hurdles, kettlebells, and gymnastic rings, King says.

Monthly gym memberships start at $50, and individual classes cost $25 each. But Roam Fitness is currently offering free trial memberships that last through the end of May and include unlimited classes. To sign up, click here.

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From the April 2013 edition of the Glover Park Gazette:

Twist at the Savoy Suites (2505 Wisconsin Ave.) offers a “bottomless buffet” brunch. “Unwind from your weekend with our famous unlimited pours of mimosas and tangy Bloody Marys,” an announcement urges. The brunch, which also features a variety of entrees, salads, and desserts, runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays. Cost is $29.95 per person.

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