The Best Western in Germantown
is shown Nov. 6.
GERMANTOWN - Mukesh Dhanani is bringing
15 years of hotel industry experience to the village of
Germantown by renovating, redesigning and opening the
Best Western Germantown Inn.
He used to
have a franchise in Arkansas.
“I heard from
friends and family this was a good franchise. We took over and
renovated completely,” he said about Best Western. “Inside and
It took seven
months for he and his wife and co-owner Asha Dhanani to renovate
the hotel, just south of Mequon Road and east of highways 41/45.
“It was a
lengthy process,” Asha Dhanani said. “The furniture and
everything is more modern style.”
challenge of completing a large renovation was finding the right
people to get the job done, Asha Dhanani said. Best Western’s
design department also had to approve their plans.
The lobby at the Best Western in
Germantown on Wednesday afternoon.
design in the foyer features white tiles, a large accent
rug, a large stone fireplace and black couches. The
rooms match the foyer’s design.
was submitted to the Best Western design department and we have
to meet the standard they have,” Asha Dhanani said.
She said the
carpet had to match the drapery and the bedspreads had to be
word is ‘wow,’” Mukesh Dhanani said when customers enter the
Best Western Germantown Inn. “Some walk in and they are like ‘Am
I in the right spot?’ It’s completely changed.”
A bookcase at the entrance of
the Best Western in Germantown on Wednesday afternoon.
Grgich, executive director of the Germantown Area
Chamber of Commerce, was at the Best Western Germantown
Inn’s ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday and she said
Asha and Mukesh Dhanani did a great job with the
the Best Western Germantown Inn,
W190 N10862 Commerce Circle, was built as an AmericInn Hotel
before the Dhananis purchased it.
another nationally recognized-name hotel will bring more
visibility to the area,” Grgich said.
said it is an upper-midscale hotel and Best Western has more
than 4,000 properties worldwide. She said Best Western wants to
lead the industry in superior customer care.
Logs for the fireplace in the
lobby at the Best Western in Germantown on Wednesday
are the only one claiming for ultra-clean rooms. They
want everything to be germ-free,” Asha Dhanani said.
said they chose to move from Arkansas to Germantown because his
brother had a business there and they heard good things about
“I think it’s
a place where you want to raise family,” Asha Dhanani said.
“Germantown is a pretty safe area compared to what I have heard
about other areas.
opportunity for business because of the industry in Germantown.”