Choice Hotels International Opens 33 New Hotels in November
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) continues to grow with the announcement of 33 newly-opened franchised properties during the month of November. The openings include hotels in 20 states, including four in Hawaii, and three countries, adding more than 2,500 rooms to the company's existing 485,000-plus rooms. Select properties that opened in November include:
Le Bourget Aero Suites, an Ascend Collection hotel – Bloomington, Minn
Mixing high-end amenities with affordable rates, staring from $99 - $29 a night, this upscale boutique hotel is located in the heart of Bloomington, just steps from the Mall of America and the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and downtown. With modern luxuries in a charming, European setting, this contemporary and chic hotel feature French-inspired design as well as the Le Bourget Bistro and Lobby Bar, a European-style espresso bar, indoor heated pool, fitness center, 24-hour business center, free high-speed wireless Internet access, and local shuttle service. The hotel's 160 guest suites are spacious and elegantly-appointed with rich dark-wood furnishings, pillow-top mattresses, oversized work desks, Spanish granite vanities in the baths and large flat-screen TVs. As an Ascend Collection member hotel, Le Bourget Aero Suites features the individual charm and unique amenities of an independent boutique hotel but with all the added benefits of a large hotel company like Choice such as online reservations, rewards program and more.
Comfort Suites – Gallup, N.M
This newly-constructed, all-suites hotel, located less than three miles from Fire Rock Casino and Red Rock State Park, is 100 percent smoke free and pet-friendly. The hotel features free deluxe continental breakfast, free wireless high-speed Internet access, indoor heated pool, hot tub, fitness center, hotel safe, free weekday newspapers and business center, as well as meeting and banquet space. Guest suites offer flat-screen TVs, microwaves, refrigerators, coffee makers, pillow-top mattresses and more.
Quality Inn & Suites – Tampa, Fla.
This newly-built, pet-friendly hotel is just minutes from the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, Busch Gardens Africa and Adventure Island. The hotel offers free deluxe continental breakfast, free wireless high-speed Internet access, outdoor heated pool with sun deck, fitness center, picnic area, free weekday newspapers, and banquet and meeting rooms. Guest rooms and suites feature HDTVs, refrigerators, pay-per-view, in-room safes, coffee makers and spacious work desks. Select rooms and suites also offer microwaves and sleeper sofas.
Clarion Collection Burghotel Blomberg – Blomberg, Germany
This 53-room Clarion Collection hotel is ideally located in a picturesque medieval castle in Blomberg’s city center, nestled among lush forests, gorgeous gardens and parks. The hotel boasts a spa and wellness center with a number of exclusive treatments, two on-site restaurants including Atelier and Kamin, as well as two cocktail lounges named Kamin Halle and Smoker’s Lounge. The hotel also features free full breakfast, free wired and wireless high-speed Internet access, an indoor heated pool, free weekday newspapers, an on-site chapel, and meeting and banquet space for up to 1,000 people. Guestrooms offer bath robes, mini bars, whirlpool tubs and in-room safes. The hotel also accepts pets for an additional nightly fee.
Other Choice brand hotels that opened in November include:
· Outrigger Ohana Kanaloa at Kona – Kailua Kona, Hawaii
· Outrigger Maui Eldorado – Kaanapali, Hawaii
· Outrigger Palms at Wailea – Kihei-Maui, Hawaii
· Outrigger Royal Sea Cliff – Kailua Kona, Hawaii
Comfort Inn and Comfort Inn & Suites
· Goshen, Ind.
Quality Inn, Quality Inn & Suites and Quality Hotel
· Fords, N.J.
· Rolla, Mo.
Sleep Inn & Suites
Clarion Hotel & Clarion Collection
· DuBois, Penn.
Econo Lodge and Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
Rodeway Inn and Rodeway Inn & Suites
· Newport, Ore.
Other brands within the portfolio of worldwide lodging franchisor Choice Hotels include Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites and Suburban Extended Stay Hotel.
About Choice Hotels | Choice Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn and Ascend Collectionare proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels International. 2009 Choice Hotels International, Inc. All rights reserved.
Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises more than 6,000 hotels, representing more than 485,000 rooms in the United States and more than 35 other countries and territories. As of September 30, 2009, more than 700 hotels are under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States, representing more than 59,000 rooms, and more than 100 hotels, representing approximately 9,400 rooms, are under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in more than 20 other countries and territories. The company's Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brands serve guests worldwide. In addition, via its Ascend Collection membership program, travelers in the United States and the Caribbean have upscale lodging options at historic, boutique and unique hotels. Additional corporate information may be found on the Choice Hotels International, Inc. Web site, which may be accessed at www.choicehotels.com.
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