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More Than Hospitality

We Start With Respect

At the core of DKN Hotels lies a culture deeply rooted in a commitment to genuine hospitality and excellence in service through innovation. Our values shape every decision, partnership, and venture we undertake. Delve into the heart of our guiding principles and discover what makes us stand out in the world of hospitality management.

Culture of Excellence


Human kindness is an invaluable asset. It’s seldom named but incredibly important. Respect is at the core of who we are, keeping us grounded and connected.

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Leaders create, articulate, and passionately own their vision, inspiring others in their relentless pursuit of its realization.

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We embrace the group ethic, pouring in time, effort, passion, and know-how to see projects off the ground. Every success comes from the efforts made by the whole team.

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We are laser-focused on driving and optimizing revenues and profits for our partners. That tenacity has resulted in a track record of delivering optimal returns on investments.

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We encourage an environment that is playful, characterized by a supportive team that makes our workplaces more than just a place to work.

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We transcend the traditional take on hospitality by delivering personalized customer service experiences at every touchpoint.

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We challenge the status quo, offer suggestions when there’s an opportunity, jump at the chance to be creative, and remain open to the unexpected.

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Jeff Pawlowski

PK Architects

I have worked with DKN for over 30 years and have been fortunate enough to be selected as the architect for numerous ground up and renovation hotel projects. The DKN team is always able to find sites and projects with the highest prospects and challenges my firm to maximize the project’s potential. As an organization, DKN Hotels presents an outstanding level of expertise in hotel operations and management. Put simply, DKN’s team are affable, versatile, and highly experienced in all hotel sectors.

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Stella Sun

East West Bank

Our bank has known DKN for over 20 years. The company is experienced in all aspects of hotel business from acquisition, investment, development, management and operations. Each department is run by top notch personnel with extensive knowledge and experience. The beauty of DKN is not just its impressive business achievements. They also care about their employees, their customers, their community, and the service they provide. They do business with heart, passion and commitment. That is why DKN Hotels has consistently received many awards and recognition from its franchisors, Tripadvisor, and many others. East West Bank is proud to be partner with DKN as we share the same values, beliefs, and mission to the community.

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Darshan Kansagra

Kansagra Partners

I want to thank DKN Hotels for a transformative six-year journey that has profoundly shaped my personal and professional growth. Beginning as an entry-level front desk agent and progressing to the role of General Manager at a Hilton property, the company's commitment to fostering a growth-oriented, responsible, and values-driven environment has been pivotal.

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Amy Toscano

General Manager - Residence Inn Ontario Rancho Cucamonga

Working with DKN the past 13 years has been a phenomenal experience for me. From my early beginnings as a housekeeper to now holding a General Manager position, DKN has fostered my growth and entrusted me with great opportunities. DKN cultivates a work environment that is nurturing and is rooted in its core values. For this reason, DKN has become my family and my home!

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Doug Douthit

Petra Risk Solutions

As a partner serving DKN Hotels for over 20 years, it has been a pleasure working with such an energetic team with a heart to provide best in class support and services to their guests, associates and owners. The leadership at DKN is world class, with a continuous focus on growth, construction, renovation and innovation to meet the ever-changing needs of the hospitality industry!

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