900 Washington Ave, Suite 603,Waco, TX 76701

Welcome to KB Hotels, LLC
A hospitality management firm at the forefront of the Texas hotel industry

With a team of industry veterans, seasoned managers, and emerging leaders, KB Hotels brings an unmatched combination of experience, competence, and innovation to its daily operations and developing projects. Together, KB Hotels’ team brings more than fifty years in combined experience in every aspect of hotel licensing, development, and operational management across multiple brands.

This diverse organizational portfolio is further complemented by the management team’s extensive experience outside of the industry, including management of restaurants, apartment complexes, and storage units. Taken together, this background provides KB Hotels’ management team with an invaluable wealth of personal experience and demonstrated competence within the hospitality industry, placing it at the cutting edge of hotel management for prototype products introduced by groups such as Hilton, Intercontinental Hotels, Choice Hotels, and Accor.

The Company’s unique operating structure blends professionals in a variety of skill sets to create a team that has expertise, acumen, and commitment to quality to succeed in today’s competitive hotel market. KB Hotels works with trusted external partners to manage key operational activities, including an accounting firm to manage payroll and accounting commitments, along with legal representation to ensure ongoing compliance with licensing requirements. These partnerships allow the KB Hotels’ engaged team to stay focused on property operations and key metrics like guest satisfaction, a strategy that has directly resulted in truly impressive achievements.


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With expertise in securing hotel flags and locations for each development project, we identify the top markets in which to build and operate and only work with the best and most trusted brands in the industry.


On-budget and on-time hotel developers working for you from concept development to opening day. Our extensive experience and commitment to quality within each of our development projects allows us to work with various brands and partners yielding highly successful hotels.


KB Hotels cultivates well-trained and friendly staffs operating well-built and clean hotels. Working with trusted partnerships along the way allows KB Hotels to remain engaged and focus on exceptional operations which deliver results.
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Kiran “Kenny” Bhakta

Kiran “Kenny” Bhakta is an award-winning hotel developer, owner, and operator and a leader in the Central Texas hospitality industry. In little more than a decade, Mr. Bhakta has built, owned, and operated more than 15 hotel developments across multiple leading brands including Holiday Inn, Hotel Indigo, Comfort Inn & Suites, and many more, making him the ideal manager of this new venture.

He currently owns and operates Hotel Indigo Waco-Baylor (opened in 2012) and Holiday Inn Austin Airport (opened in 2013, pictured below) and has several additional properties in development including two Holiday Inn Express locations (Gatesville and Blythe).




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