Wyndham getting new owner, name, renovation

Hotel will be called Lexington Hotel & Conference Center


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk was sold and will soon have a new name, management team and appearance.

The 323-room hotel on Prudential Drive will be known as the Lexington Hotel & Conference Center, Jacksonville Riverwalk.

It's now owned by LexDevCoJax, Inc., which is an affiliate of Coral Springs-based Vantage Hospitality Group.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The hotel will remain open during an upcoming 18-month renovation.

"Lexington and the new management team look forward to making this hotel one of the top destinations in Jacksonville, said Bernie Moyle, COO & CFO of Vantage Hospitality. "It already has a great location and fantastic event space and amenities; now we're set to begin the renovation process, going one wing at a time, from the roof on down, to offer a product designed to meet the current trends that travelers desire and provide our guests with an exceptional experience."