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Radisson Individuals Opens in Wausau, Wisconsin’s Historic River District

April 26, 2022

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Radisson Hotel Group Americas today announced the opening of Jefferson Street Inn, a member of Radisson Individuals. Located in the historic Wausau River District, the stunning hotel is situated in central Wisconsin on Interstate 39 between Eau Claire and Green Bay. Jefferson Street Inn’s quaint and timeless ambiance perfectly captures the essence of the region and delivers an exceptional experience for travelers of all kinds. 

The seven-floor property is home to 99 spacious and pet-friendly rooms and apartment-style suites. Guests can enjoy whirlpool tubs, room service, same-day dry cleaning service, and complimentary breakfast for two guests, which is served by a local bakery. Jefferson Street Inn is home to a variety of restaurants serving Asian Fusion, Mexican, and American fare with live entertainment. The hotel boasts an 8,000 square foot breathtaking ballroom and meeting spaces, accommodating as many as 600 guests for special events such as weddings and galas. Event hosts and guests can also count on complimentary parking. Other onsite amenities include an indoor swimming pool and hot tub, a business center, a fitness center, and an adjacent day spa. 

“Jefferson Street Inn is an incredible addition to the fast-growing Radisson Individuals portfolio that embodies individuality in every aspect,” said Tom Buoy, interim chief executive office and chief commercial officer, Radisson Hotel Group Americas. “From its excellent location in the historic river district and exceptional amenities, to its dedicated and personable staff, Jefferson Street Inn will continue to serve as a regional staple that attracts both business and leisure travelers.”’

Directly in the heart of downtown Wausau, Jefferson Street Inn is connected to the Third Street Lifestyle Center, the area’s premier destination for shopping and dining. The Third Street Lifestyle Center features a diverse mix of locally owned boutiques, national retailers, eclectic eateries, and vibrant nightlife. Around the corner from Jefferson Street Inn is 400 Block, an expansive city square that hosts outdoor events of all kinds. Downtown Wausau is also home to a theater, a contemporary art museum, and the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 

With its proximity to state parks, ski areas, and the Wisconsin River, guests at Jefferson Street Inn are minutes away from numerous outdoor adventures. The hotel is close to Rib Mountain State Park and Nine Mile Recreation Area, allowing easy access to hiking and biking trails. In the winter months, the nearby Granite Peak Ski Area features ski hills across all experience levels. Jefferson Street Inn guests can travel to and from Granite Peak on a complimentary shuttle designed to hold ski equipment. Additionally, complimentary transportation to and from Wausau Downtown Airport (AUW) is available daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

“Jefferson Street Inn has always been an anchor in our local community,” said Jamie Rady, corporate director of revenue and performance, IDM Hospitality Management. “With the support of Radisson Hotel Group Americas, we’re now growing our reach to become a regional anchor. Our beautiful city has so much to offer the state of Wisconsin and beyond. Working with Radisson Hotel Group Americas allows us to become a standout destination and hub for our guests to reconnect and enjoy all the phenomenal qualities of Wausau.” 

About Radisson Individuals

Radisson Individuals is a conversion brand that offers independent hotels and local, regional chains the opportunity to be part of Radisson Hotel Group and benefit from the Group’s international awareness and experience, with the freedom to maintain their own uniqueness and identity. It is a complement brand to the other existing eight brands in the portfolio, and an ideal first step for individual hotels with strong service scores who may be considering transitioning to one of the other successful core brands at a later stage. Radisson Individuals hotels offer guests an opportunity to discover new locations around the world, while always delivering Radisson Hotel Group’s high standards of quality and Yes I Can! service ethos, combined with the local flavors and personality of the member hotels. 

Radisson Individuals is part of the Radisson Hotel Group Americas portfolio of brands including Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson RED, Radisson Individuals, Radisson Inn & Suites, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson, and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, brought together under the overarching Radisson Hotels Americas name. Radisson Hotel Group Americas represents Radisson Hotels brands in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Latin America. Combined with Radisson Hotel Group, representing Radisson Hotels in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group Americas is one of the world's largest hotel companies with more than 1,500 hotels in operation and under development in 120 countries.

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