Groundbreaking of Chateau St. Denis Hotel

Chateau St. Denis A groundbreaking ceremony held September 15th, signified the start of the Chateau St. Denis Hotel project, located on 750 Second Street across from the Natchitoches Event Center. Opening in Summer of 2016 in the National Historic Landmark District, the hotel will feature 87 rooms, 4,000 square feet of meeting space and a large courtyard. Senator Gerald Long's wife, Rose said, "Natchitoches is taking a huge step forward. We have done many things to make Natchitoches a show place. We have made it the most beautiful city in Louisiana and with this hotel, we are taking it to the next level." Assisted in the groundbreaking included: Patrick Descant, Donahue Favret Contractors; Patrick Jones, City of Natchitoches; John Ackel, City Bank & Trust; Tony Davis, Natchitoches Chamber of Commerce; Chris Maggio, Northwestern State University; Arlene Gould, Natchitoches Convention and Visitors Bureau; Max Ferren, Donahue Favret Contractors; Rose Long; Rick Nowlin, Natchitoches Parish President; Mike Fox, Cp-Tel; Donnie Wooley, Ark-La-Tex Consultants; Matt Seaton, USDA; Dale Nielsen, councilman; Jack McCain, retired councilman; Warren and Nancy Reuther, Chateau St. Denis owners and developers; Mayor Lee Posey; J.J. Blake and Pete Abington, Mid South Bank; Max Lecomte, coordinating and development; Don Mims, councilman; Sylvia Morrow, councilwoman; Ronald Corkern, City attorney; Joe Tuminello, Chateau St. Denis developer; and Randy LaCaze, community development. For more information and booking, call: 318.238.7500 and toll free 877.238.7502