Sincerely, BLLA

Awards: Kinley Cincinnati Downtown

The BLLA Team sits down with Kinley Cincinnati Downtown, Runner-Up for the Best Boutique Design Project of 2021 Award! BLLA: What is your hot...

The BLLA Team sits down with Kinley Cincinnati Downtown, Runner-Up for the Best Boutique Design Project of 2021 Award!

BLLA: What is your hotel’s mission statement?

KCD: “The Kinley is a home base for adventures great and small- embedded in America’s greatest neighborhoods. We currently have Kinley’s in Cincinnati Downtown and Chattanooga Southside with more to come.”

BLLA: How do you stay authentic to the boutique essence? 

KCD: “The name Kinley is derived from the word kinship, an affinity towards someone, this personable name speaks to the hotel’s inclusive nature – a place where it’s easy to feel connected and at home.”

BLLA: How does your team operate as a family?

KCD: “Our hospitality is warm and effortless and full of character- by a team of knowledgeable locals with a passion for community. Wherever you are coming from, Kinley welcomes you. We invite you to come as you are, and be yourself.”

BLLA: Why does your hotel and team believe in the boutique movement?

KCD: “As an organization, we believe experiences are the new commodities and at Kinley, we invite you to “come as you are.'”

BLLA: What was the inspiration behind the design?

KCD: “The Kinley provides a comfortably hip jumping off place for active explorers and casual adventures – a focal point that feels effortlessly integrated into the local community and the world outside its doors. Our hotel channels the authentic vibe of the region and its most relevant, energizing communities and experiences, all with distinctively small city sensibility and genuine charm.”


Kinley Cincinnati Downtown is a member of BLLA.

BLLA is an association that unifies the creators and believers of the boutique hospitality industry. It is a launching pad for the best in boutique to gather and disrupt the status quo.

To join this growing and global community, take a look at the different levels of membership!

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