How successful is Protogroup’s new hotel in Daytona Beach?

Guests at the newly opened Daytona Grande hotel load luggage into their cars, as others head for Atlantic Avenue on a recent afternoon in Daytona Beach. It's unclear how many guests have been booking rooms at the 455-room hotel, part of the controversy-ridden $192 million Protogroup twin-tower hotel-condominium project. The six-story parking garage used by the hotel across Atlantic Avenue often is nearly empty, with only a little over 50 of its 517 spaces in use.

DAYTONA Seaside — It’s a rainy afternoon, but that didn’t retain Greg Eco-friendly from examining out the pool deck at the Daytona Grande, the 27-story 455-place resort that opened a minor in excess of two months in the past as portion of the controversy-ridden $192 million Protogroup twin-tower lodge-condominium project.

“It’s a rather nice pool,” stated Green, 50, as he viewed his spouse lounge amid the raindrops in the warm tub beneath him on the multi-tiered deck.

The Daytona Grande welcomed its very first guests on June 4, a gentle opening that was astonishingly accompanied by no fanfare to mark a prolonged-awaited milestone in the most important, most high-priced enhancement in Daytona Beach front record.

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It’s unclear how lots of attendees have booked rooms in the months given that.