The DeLand Hotel announced today it has received the esteemed Historic
Designation from the City of Deland. The designation is the first step in adding the hotel to the National Registry of Historic Places. Being a historic landmark is not only a milestone for the hotel, but for the city of DeLand as it is the oldest operating hotel in the city. With the historic designation, The DeLand Hotel will not only attract new visitors to Deland, but will also attract potential new businesses that typically benefit through their association with historical locations, thus , contributing to the overall economic growth of the entire community. The iconic boutique hotel, located at 442 E New York Avenue, was commissioned in 1919 and
opened it’s doors in 1925. It is the oldest operating hotel in DeLand and ownership has made it their mission to preserve the vintage 1920s feel of the hotel with personalized customer service, authentic antique furniture, and complimentary beverages in the private guest lounge. The
unique amenities offered by the hotel and the historic significance will ensure that guests can expect to have an exceptional experience each time they stay at The DeLand Hotel.
According to owner Ross Janke “We are grateful to the City of Deland for recognizing the historical significance of the DeLand Hotel. This designation reflects the value the City places on preserving our heritage and the role that the hotel has played in the history of DeLand.”