HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The Hagerstown Hotel & Convention Center is set to close this month, tourism officials say, leaving them scrambling to find other accommodations for groups that have booked the facility.
Thomas Riford, president of the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, tells the Herald-Mail of Hagerstown that he was told the hotel is closing Aug. 18.
Bill Barnes, a partner in DFIN LLC, says his limited liability company is buying the property and says the company has not decided what to do with the property.
Riford says the hotel, which opened in 1970, lacks an indoor swimming pool and, without an elevator, doesn’t meet Americans With Disabilities Act standards, preventing it from getting federal contracts.
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