Topeka’s First Boutique Resort Opens Its Doorways
Now open – 109 Rooms
Aparium Resort Group pronounces the grand opening of Cyrus Resort within the coronary heart of Downtown Topeka, including to its intensive portfolio of resorts throughout the nation which incorporates Detroit Basis Resort, Hewing Resort, The Pontchartrain Resort, close by Crossroads Resort and extra.
Situated at 920 S Kansas Avenue, Cyrus Resort is the primary boutique life-style lodge in Topeka. It blends the property blends a historic constructing with a contemporary new-build tower to culminate within the eight-story, 109-room property. Its flagship restaurant, The Climate Room, employs an area purveyor and regional farm philosophy, providing in-room and all-day eating in addition to servicing two ballrooms with versatile assembly and occasion areas.
The lodge is called for Cyrus Okay. Holliday, the primary President of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad who actually put Topeka on the map. An adjutant basic of Kansas within the Civil Warfare, Holliday’s army profession and deep connection to the prairie panorama is obvious all through Cyrus Resort’s design, which was spearheaded by Topeka-based design agency Architect One.
Impressed by the endearment of a historical-era, when railroad steam engines and pioneers on horses raced throughout the plains, Cyrus Resort’s design can also be the embodiment of the entrepreneurial spirit of the longer term success of Downtown Topeka. Architect One styled and completed the lodge with brick and stone to pay homage to the historic constructions that after stood as a substitute, weaving in up to date particulars and industrial-chic appointments. Curated in partnership with fashion guide Avenir Inventive, the interiors deliver a contemporary twist to the magnificence of the iron-rail period the place well-healed passengers loved the plushness and luxury that the perfect railways needed to supply.
Topeka is a metropolis poised for renaissance and bursting with tradition. Many noteworthy developments within the metropolis assist the necessity for brand spanking new hospitality stock, together with the forthcoming Downtown Topeka Plaza, a $9.5 million revitalization challenge inclusive of gardens, efficiency areas, a splash park and an ice rink, set to be accomplished in 2020. The lodge is in shut proximity to the Kansas State Capitol Customer Heart, Topeka Performing Arts Heart, the Jayhawk Theatre, Mulvane Artwork Museum, Gage Park and extra.
The lodge is owned and was developed by Topeka-based AIM Methods, a number one developer within the revitalization of Downtown Topeka. “150 years in the past, Cyrus Okay. Holliday wrote in regards to the ‘good future awaiting these in Topeka and Shawnee County’ and I am proud to say that very same concept is true at present,” stated Cody Foster, Proprietor and Founding father of AIM Methods. “In all places you look, nice growth and nice persons are making Topeka a tremendous place to work, dwell and go to. Teaming with Aparium on Cyrus Resort could not make us happier. Cyrus Resort will function a vacation spot for guests to our nice metropolis, in addition to our personal residents. I’m excited for our personal good future right here in Topeka.”
“We’re thrilled to develop roots in a metropolis that is brimming with each a wealthy historical past and an thrilling future,” stated Kevin Robinson, Co-Founder and Principal of Aparium Resort Group. “Cyrus Resort celebrates Topeka’s character with Aparium’s signature philosophy of ‘translocal hospitality.’ Our objective is for Cyrus Resort is to be a gorgeous new lodge idea for vacationers visiting Downtown Topeka whereas equally changing into a supply of delight for locals.”
Designed to be a real Topekan expertise, each factor of Cyrus Resort has been rigorously composed to make sure the property is reflective of its dwelling. Cyrus Resort collaborated with native meals and beverage manufacturers for distinctive visitor room bar choices that may embody small-batch goodies from Hazel Hill Chocolate, premium popcorn from Cashmere Connoisseur Popcorn, Kansas barbecue peanuts from Farmstead Nut & Treats, Purple Eye Whiskey beef jerky from Farview Farms, a glowing apple cider from Louisburg Cider Mill, handcrafted artisan hibiscus blueberry kombucha from Tea-Biotics, a ready-to-drink sizzling toddy espresso by Area Chilly Brew, and vodka from S.D Sturdy Distilling.
Cyrus Resort will even interact with native artisans, tenured companies and extra to create wealthy visitor programming permitting guests to expertise each the historical past and way forward for this metropolis identified for being on the forefront of change and growth.
Cyrus Resort’s flagship bar and restaurant, The Climate Room, brings a contemporary American steakhouse idea to Downtown Topeka that guarantees to be a should go to eating vacation spot for vacationers and locals alike. Elegant but down-to-earth, The Climate Room caters to quite a lot of palates, providing a variety of shareable dishes, a house-cured charcuterie program, hearty meats and contemporary seafood choices. Helmed by Govt Chef Rida El Azri Ennassiri, the restaurant locations a heavy emphasis on native purveyors, that includes specialty cheeses from Jason Wiebe Dairy, preserves from Rees Fruit Farm, delicate spices from Moburts and meats sourced solely from the midwest area.
The dinner menu will boast savory steakhouse mainstays just like the Kansas Metropolis Strip and Bone-In Duron Pork Chop along with delicately ready seafood choices corresponding to Scallops with Cauliflower, Butternut Squash and Capers and Scottish Salmon with Charmoula, Crispy Potato and Roasted Carrot. Breakfast service will function lighter fare, together with Home Smoked Salmon and In a single day Metal Minimize Oats; lunch will supply elevated classics just like the Smoked Shrimp Cocktail, indulgent Braised Bacon completed with maple syrup, and the restaurant’s signature burger, The Burnett Burger. A bountiful brunch will probably be out there on Sundays.
The beverage program, developed to completely complement the steakhouse fare, will function an intensive wine listing with each home staples and worldwide varietals; hyper-seasonal beer choices from native breweries together with Iron Rail Brewing, The Blind Tiger Brewery, and Completely happy Basset Brewing Co; and specialty cocktails that may incorporate distinctive twists on classics like The Climate Room Outdated-Normal, full with a house-made bourbon barrel-aged by the restaurant and the choice to have the drink “smoked” tableside.
Extra facilities embody complimentary Wi-Fi entry, a 24-hour enterprise heart, pet facilities, a 24-hour health heart and extra.
Nightly charges start at $139 per evening. For added info and reservations, go to www.cyrushotel.com and observe the lodge on Fb and Instagram for updates.