Cha$anooga and hostelling• Previously no hostels• One other hostel in process of opening• Excellent walkability and public transit• Welcome addi0on in tourism heavy city
The Crash Pad• New construc0on• Opened June, 2O11• Super Bunks -‐ $27• Private rooms -‐ $7O • Emphasis on local craRsmanship• Seasonality – Peak tourism in the summer – Adventure tourism all year round
The Crash Pad• Brief interlude -‐ Audience par0cipa0on!
Accommoda0ons24 Super Bunk beds 6 private rooms
Living Room Outdoor Pavilion Kitchen Computer Center and Info Desk
Cha$anooga hostelling challenges• No previous hostel in Cha$anooga• Overshadowed by chain hotels• Hostelling isn’t on most Americans’ minds
Regula0on & Local Support• No hostel-‐speciﬁc regula0on. Classiﬁed/taxed as hotel.• Local government support – CVB – Chamber
Ques0ons?The Crash Pad29 Johnson StreetCha$anooga, TN 374O8423-‐648-‐8393max@crashpadcha$anooga.comdan@crashpadcha$anooga.comwww.crashpadcha$anooga.comfacebook.com/TheCrashPad
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