Entity Central Index Key Real estate investment property excluding held for sale net. Favorable lease assets net. Advance deposits. Gain loss due to Involuntary conversion of assets. Gain loss on disposition of assets operating and non operating. Increase decrease in advances deposits. Employee stock ownership plan loan advances. Employee stock ownership plan loan payments. Proceeds from involuntary conversion. Payments of deferred financing costs. Income tax reconciliation tax exempt income (expense). Document and entity information. Document And Entity Information [Abstract] Document Information [Table] Document Information [Table] Legal Entity Legal Entity [Axis] Entity Entity [Domain] Sotherly Hotels LP. Sotherly Hotels LP [Member] Sotherly Hotels Lp [Member] Document Information [Line Items] Document Information [Line Items] Document Type Document Type Amendment Flag Amendment Flag Document Period End Date Document Period End Date Document Fiscal Year Focus Document Fiscal Year Focus Document Fiscal Period Focus Document Fiscal Period Focus Trading Symbol Trading Symbol Entity Registrant Name Entity Registrant Name Entity Central Index Key Current Fiscal Year End Date Current Fiscal Year End Date Entity Filer Category Entity Filer Category Entity Current Reporting Status Entity Current Reporting Status Entity Emerging Growth Company Entity Emerging Growth Company Entity Small Business Entity Small Business Entity Shell Company Entity Shell Company Entity File Number Entity File Number Entity Tax Identification Number Entity Tax Identification Number Entity Address, Address Line One Entity Address Address Line1 Entity Address, City or Town Entity Address City Or Town Entity Address, State or Province Entity Address State Or Province Entity Address, Postal Zip Code Entity Address Postal Zip Code City Area Code City Area Code Local Phone Number Local Phone Number Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding Entity Common Stock Shares Outstanding Statement Of Financial Position [Abstract] Statement [Table] Statement [Table] Class of Stock Statement Class Of Stock [Axis] Class of Stock Class Of Stock [Domain] Eight percent series B cumulative redeemable perpetual preferred stock. 8.0% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock [Member] Eight Percent Series B Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock [Member] Seven point eight seven five percent series C cumulative redeemable perpetual preferred stock. 7.875% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock [Member] Seven Point Eight Seven Five Percent Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock [Member] Eight point two five percent series D cumulative redeemable perpetual preferred stock. 8.25% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock [Member] Eight Point Two Five Percent Series D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock [Member] Preferred Units by Name Preferred Units By Name [Axis] Preferred Units, Class Preferred Units Class [Domain] Eight percent series B cumulative redeemable perpetual preferred units. 8% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Units [Member] Eight Percent Series B Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Units [Member] Statement [Line Items] Statement [Line Items] ASSETS Assets [Abstract] Investment in hotel properties, net Real Estate Investment Property Excluding Held For Sale Net Cash and cash equivalents Cash And Cash Equivalents At Carrying Value Restricted cash Restricted Cash And Cash Equivalents Accounts receivable, net Accounts Receivable Net Accounts receivable - affiliate Accounts Receivable Related Parties Loan receivable - affiliate Loans And Leases Receivable Related Parties Prepaid expenses, inventory and other assets Prepaid Expense And Other Assets Favorable lease assets, net Favorable Lease Assets Net Deferred income taxes Deferred Tax Assets Net TOTAL ASSETS Assets Liabilities and Equity [Abstract] Liabilities And Stockholders Equity [Abstract] LIABILITIES Liabilities [Abstract] Mortgage loans, net Long Term Debt Unsecured notes, net Unsecured Debt Accounts payable and accrued liabilities Accounts Payable And Other Accrued Liabilities Advance deposits Advance Deposits Dividends and distributions payable Dividends Payable Current And Noncurrent TOTAL LIABILITIES Liabilities Commitments and contingencies (See Note 6) Commitments And Contingencies PARTNERS’ CAPITAL Partners Capital [Abstract] Preferred units, 11,000,000 units authorized; Preferred Units Preferred Partners Capital Accounts General Partner: 160,006 units and 159,876 units issued and outstanding as of June 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018, respectively General Partners Capital Account Limited Partners: 15,840,512 units and 15,827,642 units issued and outstanding as of June 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018, respectively Limited Partners Capital Account TOTAL PARTNERS’ CAPITAL Partners Capital EQUITY Stockholders Equity Including Portion Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest [Abstract] Sotherly Hotels Inc. stockholders’ equity Stockholders Equity [Abstract] Preferred stock, $0.01 par value, 11,000,000 shares authorized; Preferred Stock Value Common stock, par value $0.01, 49,000,000 shares authorized, 14,222,378 shares and 14,209,378 shares issued and outstanding at June 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018, respectively. Common Stock Value Additional paid-in capital Additional Paid In Capital Common Stock Unearned ESOP shares Unearned E S O P Shares Distributions in excess of retained earnings Retained Earnings Accumulated Deficit Total Sotherly Hotels Inc. stockholders’ equity Stockholders Equity Noncontrolling interest Minority Interest TOTAL EQUITY Stockholders Equity Including Portion Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY Liabilities And Stockholders Equity Seven point eight seven five percent series c cumulative redeemable perpetual preferred units. 7.875% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Units [Member] Seven Point Eight Seven Five Percent Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Units [Member] Eight Point Two Five Percent Series D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Units Member. 8.25% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Units [Member] Eight Point Two Five Percent Series D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Units [Member] Preferred stock, par value Preferred Stock Par Or Stated Value Per Share Preferred stock, shares authorized Preferred Stock Shares Authorized Preferred stock, dividend rate percentage Preferred Stock Dividend Rate Percentage Preferred stock, liquidation preference per share Preferred Stock Liquidation Preference Preferred stock, shares issued Preferred Stock Shares Issued Preferred stock, shares outstanding Preferred Stock Shares Outstanding Common stock, par value Common Stock Par Or Stated Value Per Share Common stock, shares authorized Common Stock Shares Authorized Common stock, shares issued Common Stock Shares Issued Common stock, shares outstanding Common Stock Shares Outstanding Distributions to preferred unit holders during the period. Net income (loss) attributable to operating partnership unit holders. Income Statement [Abstract] Product and Service Product Or Service [Axis] Product and Service Products And Services [Domain] Rooms Department [Member] Occupancy [Member] Food and Beverage Department [Member] Food And Beverage [Member] Other Operating Departments [Member] Hotel Other [Member] Indirect hotels operating costs. Indirect [Member] Indirect Hotels Operating Costs [Member] REVENUE Revenues [Abstract] Total revenue Revenue From Contract With Customer Excluding Assessed Tax Hotel operating expenses Cost Of Goods And Services Sold [Abstract] Total hotel operating expenses Cost Of Goods And Services Sold Depreciation and amortization Depreciation And Amortization Loss on disposal of assets Gain Loss On Disposition Of Assets1 Corporate general and administrative General And Administrative Expense Total operating expenses Operating Expenses NET OPERATING INCOME Operating Income Loss Other income (expense) Other Nonoperating Income Expense [Abstract] Interest expense Interest Expense Interest income Investment Income Interest Loss on early extinguishment of debt Gains Losses On Extinguishment Of Debt Unrealized (loss) gain on hedging activities Unrealized Gain Loss On Cash Flow Hedging Instruments Gain on involuntary conversion of assets Gain Loss Due To Involuntary Conversion Of Assets Net income before income taxes Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Extraordinary Items Noncontrolling Interest Income tax provision Income Tax Expense Benefit Net income Profit Loss Distributions To Preferred Unit Holders Distributions To Preferred Unit Holders Net Income Loss Attributable To Operating Partnership Unit Holders Net Income Loss Attributable To Operating Partnership Unit Holders Less: Net (income) loss attributable to noncontrolling interest Net Income Loss Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest Net income attributable to the Company Net Income Loss Distributions to preferred stockholders Redeemable Preferred Stock Dividends Net (loss) income available to common stockholders Net Income Loss Available To Common Stockholders Basic Net (loss) income per share attributable to common stockholders/operating partner unit Earnings Per Share [Abstract] Basic Earnings Per Share Basic Diluted Earnings Per Share Diluted Weighted average number of common shares/operating partner units outstanding Weighted Average Number Of Shares Outstanding [Abstract] Basic Weighted Average Number Of Shares Outstanding Basic Diluted Weighted Average Number Of Diluted Shares Outstanding Amortization of employee stock ownership plan shares. Adjustments to additional paid in capital amortization of restricted stock. Stock issued during period shares preferred stock new issues. Stock issued during period value preferred stock new issues. Stock issued during period value share based compensation unrestricted awards. Statement Of Stockholders Equity [Abstract] Additional Paid-In Capital [Member] Statement Equity Components [Axis] Equity Component Equity Component [Domain] Preferred Stock [Member] Preferred Stock [Member] Common Stock [Member] Common Stock [Member] Additional Paid-In Capital [Member] Additional Paid In Capital [Member] Unearned employee stock ownership plan shares. Unearned ESOP Shares [Member] Unearned Employee Stock Ownership Plan Shares [Member] Distributions in Excess of Retained Earnings [Member] Retained Earnings [Member] Noncontrolling Interest [Member] Noncontrolling Interest [Member] Series B Preferred Stock [Member] Series B Preferred Stock [Member] Series C Preferred Stock [Member] Series C Preferred Stock [Member] Series D Preferred Stock [Member] Series D Preferred Stock [Member] Balances, beginning Balances, shares, beginning Shares Issued Net income (loss) Issuance of unrestricted common stock awards Stock Issued During Period Value Share Based Compensation Unrestricted Awards Stock issued during period shares share based compensation unrestricted awards. Issuance of unrestricted common stock awards, shares Stock Issued During Period Shares Share Based Compensation Unrestricted Awards Issuance of restricted common stock awards Stock Issued During Period Value Restricted Stock Award Net Of Forfeitures Issuance of restricted common stock awards, shares Stock Issued During Period Shares Restricted Stock Award Net Of Forfeitures Issuance of preferred stock Stock Issued During Period Value Preferred Stock New Issues Issuance of preferred stock, shares Stock Issued During Period Shares Preferred Stock New Issues Amortization of ESOP shares Amortization Of E S O P Award Amortization of ESOP shares, shares Amortization Of Employee Stock Ownership Plan Shares Amortization of restricted stock award Adjustments To Additional Paid In Capital Amortization Of Restricted Stock Preferred stock dividends declared: Dividends Preferred Stock [Abstract] Preferred stock dividends Dividends Preferred Stock Common stockholders' dividends and distributions declared Dividends Common Stock Balances, ending Balances, shares, ending Preferred stock dividends declared Preferred Stock Dividends Per Share Declared Common stock dividends and distributions declared Common Stock Dividends Per Share Declared Increase decrease in proceeds of involuntary conversion in accounts receivable. Increase decrease in capital expenditures incurred but not yet paid. 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Preferred units liquidation preference. Preferred units, authorized Preferred Units Authorized Preferred units, dividend rate percentage Preferred Units Dividend Rate Percentage Preferred units, liquidation preference per units Preferred Units Liquidation Preference Preferred units, issued Preferred Units Issued Preferred units, outstanding Preferred Units Outstanding General Partner, units issued General Partners Capital Account Units Issued General Partner, units outstanding General Partners Capital Account Units Outstanding Limited Partner, units issued Limited Partners Capital Account Units Issued Limited Partner, units outstanding Limited Partners Capital Account Units Outstanding Earnings per share basic and diluted to operating partnership unitholders. Basic and diluted Earnings Per Share Basic And Diluted To Operating Partnership Unitholders Basic and diluted Weighted Average Limited Partnership Units Outstanding Partners capital account preferred distributions. Partners capital account preferred units contributed. Partners capital account preferred contributions. Partners capital account preferred units distributions abstract. Statement Of Partners Capital [Abstract] Preferred units. Preferred Units [Member] Preferred Units [Member] Partner Type Partner Type Of Partners Capital Account [Axis] Partner Type of Partners' Capital Account, Name Partner Type Of Partners Capital Account Name [Domain] General Partner [Member] General Partner [Member] Limited Partner [Member] Limited Partner [Member] Series B preferred units. Series B Preferred Units [Member] Series B Preferred Units [Member] Series C preferred units. Series C Preferred Units [Member] Series C Preferred Units [Member] Series D preferred units. 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Franchise License Fees Franchise License Fees Policy [Text Block] Right-of-use assets and lease obligations. Right-of-Use Assets and Lease Obligations Right Of Use Assets And Lease Obligations Policy [Text Block] Deferred Financing and Offering Costs Deferred Charges Policy [Text Block] Derivative Instruments Derivatives Policy [Text Block] Fair Value Measurements Fair Value Measurement Policy Policy [Text Block] Noncontrolling interest in operating partnership. Noncontrolling Interest in Operating Partnership Noncontrolling Interest In Operating Partnership Policy [Text Block] Revenue Recognition Revenue Recognition Policy [Text Block] Lease Revenue Lessor Leases Policy [Text Block] Variable Interest Entities Consolidation Variable Interest Entity Policy Income Taxes Income Tax Policy [Text Block] Stock-Based Compensation Share Based Compensation Option And Incentive Plans Policy Advertising Advertising Costs Policy [Text Block] Involuntary conversion of assets. 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Swap agreement term Term Of Swap Agreement Debt instrument maturity date Debt Instrument Maturity Date Loan rate swapped for fixed interest rate Derivative Fixed Interest Rate Debt instrument, description Debt Instrument Description Common stock aggregate gross sales price maximum. Proceeds from issuance of common and preferred stock. Aggregate gross sale price of common stock Common Stock Aggregate Gross Sales Price Maximum Stock issued during period Stock Issued During Period Shares New Issues Aggregate net price of common stock and redeemable preferred stock Proceeds From Issuance Of Common And Preferred Stock Debt instrument prepayment without penalty period. Debt instrument prepayment penalty period. Debt instrument prepayment penalty period Debt Instrument Prepayment Penalty Period Debt instrument prepayment without penalty period during final term Debt Instrument Prepayment Without Penalty Period Gross proceeds from issuance of preferred stock and preference stock. Gross proceeds before underwriting discounts and commissions and expenses Gross Proceeds From Issuance Of Preferred Stock And Preference Stock Proceeds from sale of preferred stock, net Loan extension period. Debt instrument bears interest floating rate period. Period subject to certain terms and conditions Loan Extension Period Floating interest rate period Debt Instrument Bears Interest Floating Rate Period Debt instrument redeemed date Debt Instrument Redemption Period End Date Debt instrument redeemed, principal amount Debt Instrument Repurchased Face Amount Percentage of redemption price equal to principal amount Debt Instrument Redemption Price Percentage Summary of significant accounting policies. Summary of significant accounting policies. 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Shares issued under plan Stock Issued During Period Shares Restricted Stock And Stock Award Stock award vesting period Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Award Vesting Period1 Shares issued but not vested Shares Not Yet Vested Shares award vesting date Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Vesting Date Performance based stock awards granted. Performance-based stock awards granted Performance Based Stock Awards Granted Compensation cost recognized Advertising cost Advertising Expense Number of reportable segment Number Of Reportable Segments Business combination amended purchase price. Schedule Of Business Acquisitions By Acquisition [Table] Schedule Of Business Acquisitions By Acquisition [Table] Business Acquisition [Line Items] Business Acquisition [Line Items] Fair value of consideration Business Combination Amended Purchase Price Initial purchase price Business Combination Consideration Transferred Including Equity Interest In Acquiree Held Prior To Combination1 Total revenue from acquisitions Business Combination Separately Recognized Transactions Revenues And Gains Recognized Net income (loss) from acquisitions Business Combination Separately Recognized Transactions Net Gains And Losses Business combination recognized identifiable assets acquired and liabilities assumed accrued liabilities and other costs. Land and land improvements Business Combination Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired And Liabilities Assumed Land Buildings and improvements Business Combination Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired And Liabilities Assumed Buildings Furniture, fixtures and equipment Business Combination Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired And Liabilities Assumed Equipment Favorable lease and other intangible assets Business Combination Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired And Liabilities Assumed Intangible Assets Other Than Goodwill Investment in hotel properties Business Combination Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired And Liabilities Assumed Property Plant And Equipment Accrued liabilities and other costs Business Combination Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired And Liabilities Assumed Accrued Liabilities And Other Costs Prepaid expenses, inventory and other assets Business Combination Recognized Identifiable Assets Acquired And Liabilities Assumed Current Assets Prepaid Expense And Other Assets Net cash Real estate investment property accumulated depreciation and impairment. 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Rental income recognized during period Proceeds From Collection Of Lease Receivables Original lump sum rent payment received Original Lump Sum Rent Payment Received Period of lease agreement. Commencement date of agreement. Annual payment of lease. Lease agreement Period Of Lease Agreement Commencement date of agreement Commencement Date Of Agreement Lessee, operating lease, option to extend Lessee Operating Lease Option To Extend Lessee, operating lease, existence of option to extend [true false] Annual payment Annual Payment Of Lease Additional renewal of agreement Lessor Operating Lease Renewal Term Lease renewable expiration date. Lease renewable expiration date Lease Renewable Expiration Date Financing arrangement maturity date range start. Financing arrangement maturity date range end. Financing arrangement expiration date Financing Arrangement Maturity Date Range Start Financing arrangement expiration date Financing Arrangement Maturity Date Range End Finance Lease Liabilities Payments Due [Abstract] For the remaining six months ending December 31, 2019 Finance Lease Liability Payments Remainder Of Fiscal Year December 31, 2020 Finance Lease Liability Payments Due Year Two December 31, 2021 Finance Lease Liability Payments Due Year Three December 31, 2022 Finance Lease Liability Payments Due Year Four December 31, 2023 Finance Lease Liability Payments Due Year Five December 31, 2024 and thereafter Finance Lease Liability Payments Due After Year Five Total Finance Lease Liability Payments Due Expiry period of master management agreement. Initial terms of master management agreements. Number of wholly-owned hotels operated under master management agreement. Master management agreement expiration date. 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Monthly contribution of room revenues Monthly Contribution Of Room Revenues Restricted cash reserve Restricted Cash Reserve Employee stock ownership plan ESOP maximum borrowing amount to purchase common stock. Maximum amount allocated to purchase common stock under ESOP Employee Stock Ownership Plan E S O P Maximum Borrowing Amount To Purchase Common Stock Pre-opening services fee receivable. Commercial unit purchase price Pre-opening services fee receivable Pre Opening Services Fee Receivable Schedule Of Preferred Units [Table] Schedule Of Preferred Units [Table] 7.875% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock [Member] 8.25% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock [Member] Preferred Units [Line Items] Preferred Units [Line Items] Class Of Stock Disclosures [Abstract] Schedule Of Stock By Class [Table] Schedule Of Stock By Class [Table] Class Of Stock [Line Items] Class Of Stock [Line Items] Preferred Stock, Per Annum Rate Preferred Stock, Liquidation Preference Preferred Stock, Number of Shares Issued Preferred Stock, Number of Shares Outstanding Preferred Stock, Distributions Per Share Subsequent Event Type Subsequent Event Type [Axis] Subsequent Event Type Subsequent Event Type [Domain] Subsequent Event [Member] Subsequent Event [Member] Shares available for sale through sales agent. Shares available for sale through sales agent Shares Available For Sale Through Sales Agent Preferred stock, shares sold Preferred Units, Per Annum Rate Preferred Units, Liquidation Preference Preferred Units, Number of Units Issued Preferred Units, Number of Units Outstanding Preferred Units, Distributions Per Unit Operating partnership preferred units issued. Operating partnership preferred partnership units issued total Operating Partnership Preferred Units Issued Proceeds from sale of preferred units, net Proceeds From Issuance Of Preferred Limited Partners Units Class of Stock [Line Items] Voting right Common Stock Voting Rights Repurchased common stock, value Stock Repurchased During Period Value Number of common stock shares repurchased Stock Repurchased During Period Shares Number of common stock, shares purchased Stock Issued During Period Shares Employee Stock Ownership Plan Purchased common stock, value Stock Issued During Period Value Employee Stock Ownership Plan Operating partnership units issued during period. Number of issued unit in Operating Partnership Operating Partnership Units Issued During Period Restricted shares issued Stock issued during period shares non restricted stock award net of forfeitures. Non-restricted shares issued Stock Issued During Period Shares Non Restricted Stock Award Net Of Forfeitures Proceeds from sale of common stock, net Proceeds From Issuance Of Common Stock Common stock exchange ratio. Common stock exchange ratio Common Stock Exchange Ratio Redemption of units in operating partnership Partners Capital Account Units Redeemed Operating partnership common units outstanding. Operating Partnership common units outstanding Operating Partnership Common Units Outstanding Operating partnership common unit not owned. Operating partnership units outstanding fair value disclosure. Operating Partnership common units not owned Operating Partnership Common Unit Not Owned Fair market value Operating Partnership Units Outstanding Fair Value Disclosure Percentage of ownership interest. Schedule Of Related Party Transactions By Related Party [Table] Schedule Of Related Party Transactions By Related Party [Table] Andrew M. 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Percentage of management fee due one to two years. Percentage of management fee due thereafter. Percentage of management fee due two to three years. Management fee of gross revenues for first full fiscal year. Management fee of gross revenues for second full fiscal year. Management fee of gross revenues for every year thereafter. Agreement term Agreement Term Percentage of management fee due Percentage Of Management Fee Due One Year Or Less Percentage of management fee due Percentage Of Management Fee Due One To Two Years Percentage of management fee due Percentage Of Management Fee Due Thereafter Percentage of management fee due Percentage Of Management Fee Due Two To Three Years Management fee of gross revenues for first full fiscal year Management Fee Of Gross Revenues For First Full Fiscal Year Management fee of gross revenues for second full fiscal year Management Fee Of Gross Revenues For Second Full Fiscal Year Management fee of gross revenues for every year thereafter Management Fee Of Gross Revenues For Every Year Thereafter Management agreement termination fee. Termination fee Management Agreement Termination Fee Base management and administrative fees earned by related party. Incentive management fees earned by related party. Base management and administrative fees earned by related party Base Management And Administrative Fees Earned By Related Party Incentive management fees earned by related party Incentive Management Fees Earned By Related Party Employee medical benefits, amount paid to related parties. Employee medical benefits paid Employee Medical Benefits Amount Paid To Related Parties Workers compensation self-insurance policy premium paid. Workers' compensation insurance premium paid Workers Compensation Self Insurance Policy Premium Paid Loan receivable outstanding Total compensation for related parties Salaries And Wages Reimbursement Expense Business-related air travel expense reimbursed to partnership Reimbursement Expense Percentage of matching contribution for first specified percentage of employee contribution. Percentage of matching contribution for next specified percentage of employee contribution. Percentage of first specified percentage of employee contribution. Percentage of next specified percentage of employee contribution. 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Employee stock ownership plan ESOP number of allocated and committed to be released shares. Employee stock ownership plan ESOP allocated and committed to be released from suspense account shares fair value. 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Employee stock ownership plan ESOP shares fair value. Employee stock ownership plan ESOP allocated shares and committed to be released fair value. Employee stock ownership plan esop allocated shares fair value. Employee stock ownership plan ESOP shares committed to be released fair value Total number of ESOP allocated and committed-to-be-released Employee Stock Ownership Plan E S O P Number Of Allocated Shares And Committed To Be Released Shares Total number of ESOP shares Employee Stock Ownership Plan E S O P Shares In E S O P Fair value of ESOP allocated shares Employee Stock Ownership Plan E S O P Allocated Shares Fair Value Fair value of ESOP Committed-to-be released shares Employee Stock Ownership Plan E S O P Shares Committed To Be Released Fair Value Total fair value of ESOP allocated and committed-to-be-released Employee Stock Ownership Plan E S O P Allocated Shares And Committed To Be Released Fair Value Fair value of ESOP unallocated shares Total fair value of ESOP shares Employee Stock Ownership Plan E S O P Shares Fair Value Indirect hotels operating costs. Component of operating cost and expense. Component of operating cost and expense. 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Information and Telecommunications [Member] Information And Telecommunications [Member] Other [Member] Other Expense [Member] Component Of Operating Cost And Expense [Line Items] Component Of Operating Cost And Expense [Line Items] Total indirect hotel operating expenses Indirect Hotels Operating Costs Current: Current Income Tax Expense Benefit Continuing Operations [Abstract] Federal Current Federal Tax Expense Benefit State Current State And Local Tax Expense Benefit Total Current Income Tax Expense Benefit Deferred: Deferred Income Tax Expense Benefit Continuing Operations [Abstract] Federal Deferred Federal Income Tax Expense Benefit State Deferred State And Local Income Tax Expense Benefit Total Deferred Income Tax Expense Benefit Income tax provision Effective Income Tax Rate Reconciliation, Amount [Abstract] Income Tax Expense Benefit Continuing Operations Income Tax Reconciliation [Abstract] Statutory federal income tax provision Income Tax Reconciliation Income Tax Expense Benefit At Federal Statutory Income Tax Rate Effect of non-taxable REIT loss Income Tax Reconciliation Tax Exempt Income Expense State income tax provision Income Tax Reconciliation State And Local Income Taxes Loss carryforwards expiration dates. Deferred tax asset nondeductible accrued expenses. Income taxes. Schedule of income taxes. Schedule Of Income Taxes [Table] Schedule Of Income Taxes [Table] TRS Lessee. TRS Lessee [Member] T R S Lessee [Member] Income Taxes [Line Items] Income Taxes [Line Items] Deferred tax asset Accumulated net operating losses Loss carryforwards, expired Loss Carryforwards Expiration Dates Deferred tax asset nondeductible accrued expenses Deferred Tax Asset Nondeductible Accrued Expenses Earnings per share. Earnings per share. 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Schedule of computation of basic and diluted earnings per common share. 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