Welcome to Vista Host, where excellence in hotel management meets a legacy of success. With a proud history spanning over 47 years, Vista Host has lead the industry in managing a diverse portfolio of properties, including limited feature hotels, extended stay, mid-scale full service, convention hotels, and resorts. Our esteemed roster now includes iconic brands such as Hilton, Marriott, and InterContinental, among others, reflecting our commitment to providing unparalleled service and experiences.

Guided by the legacy of our founder, Michael Harrell, we remain steadfast in our dedication to upholding his vision of excellence in hospitality. This commitment extends to our ownership groups, as we strive to deliver profitability and value at every turn. At Vista Host, profitability isn't just a goal—it's a promise we deliver on, day in and day out.

Embarking on a new era of hospitality management, Vista Host continues to set the standard for operational excellence. Our success is built on a dynamic approach that centers around six core pillars:

First and foremost, we remain steadfast in our commitment to providing unparalleled service to our guests. Their satisfaction is our driving force, guiding every interaction and decision.

Furthermore, our General Managers are actively involved in revenue management and sales initiatives, ensuring that every opportunity to enhance profitability is maximized.

Additionally, we understand that success hinges on maximizing revenue channels and leveraging digital marketing strategies to reach and engage our guests effectively. Our dedicated digital marketing team ensures our properties stand out in a crowded marketplace, driving bookings and enhancing brand visibility.

Our comprehensive sales training program equips our team with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in a competitive marketplace, driving revenue growth and brand loyalty.

Efficiency is at the heart of our operations, with meticulous attention paid to labor and operating costs. Through strategic planning and optimization, we continuously strive to enhance profitability for our ownership groups.

Finally, talent development is a cornerstone of our success. Our acclaimed Manager In Training (MIT) initiative fosters the next generation of hospitality leaders, ensuring a pipeline of skilled professionals ready to tackle new challenges and opportunities.

At Vista Host, these key areas of focus form the foundation of our continued success, driving innovation, growth, and unparalleled service excellence. Experience the Vista Host difference and discover why we're the preferred choice for owners and guests alike. Welcome to a world of unparalleled hospitality management. Welcome to Vista Host.

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What Our Guests Say

  • …Very welcoming to HHonors members and knowledgeable front desk staff… Read More

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  • Tyler at the front desk was awesome in helping us make a reservation change. And Mary did a fantastic job of keeping our room really clean and neat daily…

    Derick R. – TripAdvisor
  • We couldn’t have been more happy with our stay. Manager was super! Room was very clean and staff very friendly. READ MORE

    Twila D – TripAdvisor
  • … I highly recommend this location when you are traveling in the Altoona area. You will not be disappointed.. READ MORE

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