NORMAN, Okla. – NOUN Hotel, a four-story boutique hotel, has broken ground and is expected to welcome its first guests in summer 2022.
Located in downtown Norman, Okla. next to the University of Oklahoma, NOUN Hotel will feature multiple meeting spaces, including a 150-person banquet room and a hotel boardroom that will seat 25 people. With a flexible, connected layout, the space can accommodate small business meetings and a range of special events or private parties.
The hotel will also include 92 guest rooms, including two 900-square-foot suites, a signature restaurant and bar, a speakeasy bar, a banquet room for up to 150 guests, a boardroom, an outdoor/indoor bar, and onsite parking.
NOUN Hotel will be managed by Scott Lambert, who will drive the hotel’s development, implementation, and execution.
Lambert said, “This is something that the community and the University of Oklahoma have wanted for years, so this is an exciting time for us and the city. We look forward to providing our guests with the highest level of service and hospitality in true Oklahoma fashion.”
As guests enter the hotel on the first floor, they will step into a lobby with 15 ft ceilings, high-end lighting, and a 3,000-square-foot restaurant and bar with a plaza area offering views of University Boulevard, as well as a room for private dinners and meetings.
Outdoor and indoor seating will be available, including a patio bar with a fire pit and water feature serving the restaurant and lobby area.
The second floor will include a 3,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor covered bar overlooking the University of Oklahoma and Campus Center. The bar will offer limited food service and handcrafted cocktails. The food and beverage program will be supported by Hal Smith Restaurants.