Hersha Hospitality Trust is a real estate investment trust. The Company operates through investment in hotel properties segment. It invests in institutional grade hotels in urban gateway markets, including New York, Washington District of Columbia (DC), Boston, Philadelphia, South Florida and select markets on the West Coast. The Company owns its hotels and its investments in joint ventures through its operating partnership, Hersha Hospitality Limited Partnership, for which it serves as a general partner. Its portfolio consists of over 50 limited and full service properties with a total of over 7,220 rooms and interests in approximately five limited and full service properties owned through joint venture investments with a total of approximately 1,370 rooms. It leases its hotels to 44 New England Management Company (44 New England), its taxable REIT subsidiary (TRS). Its properties include Courtyard, The Boxer, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, Hyatt House, Hotel Milo and TownePlace Suites.