US:Lark Hotels has added four hotels along the southern coast of North Carolina to its Lark Independent portfolio.
Lark Independent launched in 2020 to offer boutique hotel owners a management platform spanning operations, food and beverage, finance, marketing, interior design, real estate development and more.
The 21-room Beach House, newly remodeled Starlite Inn, retro motel The Admiral’s Quarters and the family-owned Sand Dunes are the latest properties to join Lark Independent. All four are owned by Erik Hemingway.
With new additions, brings the Lark Independent Collection to 18 hotels across the US.
Rob Blood, founder ofsaid, “We’ve built the Lark brand by perfecting vacation travel for our hotel guests, from Cape Cod and Maine to Nantucket and Stowe. As we continue to grow the Lark Independent portfolio, our team is looking for destinations prepared to offer unrivaled experiences for all types of travelers.
“Like the beach towns and mountains of the Northeast, we were instantly drawn to North Carolina’s natural serenity, contemporary urban settings, and the adventurous towns of Blue Ridge Mountain. North Carolina is an ideal destination, and we look forward to working with our hotel partners there to bring the Lark spirit to life for their loyal guests and future travelers,” he added.
Elsewhere in the Southeast region, Lark has added other hotels to its independent portfolio, including Asheville River Cabins, The Radical and Zelda Dearest. The first Lark brand guest house in the South,is scheduled to open this summer.