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Press Release14 July 2015

Homeinns Special Committee Appoints Financial Advisor and Legal Counsel

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Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc.

Homeinns Hotel Group ("Homeinns" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: HMIN), a leading economy hotel chain in China, today announced that its special committee of independent directors of the Company's Board of Directors (the "Special Committee") has selected Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC ("Credit Suisse") as its financial advisor and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP ("STB") as its legal counsel.

As previously announced, the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") formed the Special Committee to consider a potential "going-private" transaction (the "Transaction") for US$32.81 in cash per American depositary share, proposed by BTG Hotels (Group) Co., Ltd. ("BTG Hotels"), Poly Victory Investments Limited ("Poly Victory"), Ctrip.com International, Ltd. ("Ctrip"), Mr. Neil Nanpeng Shen ("Mr. Shen"), Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of the Board of the Company, James Jianzhang Liang, Co-Founder and Director of the Company and Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Ctrip ("Mr. Liang"), and David Jian Sun, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company ("Mr. Sun," together with BTG Hotels, Poly Victory, Ctrip, Mr. Shen and Mr. Liang, the "Buyer Group"), in a preliminary non-binding proposal letter, dated June 11, 2015.

Credit Suisse and STB will assist the Special Committee with its work in connection with evaluating the proposed Transaction. The Board cautions the Company's shareholders and others considering trading in its securities that no decisions have been made by the Special Committee with respect to the Company's response to the proposed Transaction. There can be no assurance that any definitive offer will be made, that any agreement will be executed or that this or any other transaction will be approved or consummated. The Company does not undertake any obligation to provide any updates with respect to this or any other transaction, except as required under applicable law.

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Home Inns Group was founded in 2002 with a ground breaking vision of a new kind of comfortable lodging experience throughout China. With professional and courteous service, comfortable rooms, convenient locations, and prices that make sense for individual business and leisure travelers, Home Inns Group is helping to redefine travel in China for the 21st century.
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About Homeinns Hotel Group

Homeinns Hotel Group is a leading economy hotel chain in China based on number of hotels and hotel rooms as well as geographic coverage of the hotel chain. Since the Company commenced operations in 2002, it has built Homeinn as one of the best-known economy hotel brands in China. In October of 2011, the Company acquired Motel 168, another well-known hotel chain in China, as its second economy hotel brand. Homeinns Hotel Group aims to offer a consistent product and high-quality services to primarily serve the fast growing population of value-conscious individual business and leisure travelers who demand clean, comfortable and convenient lodging. Homeinns Hotel Group's ADSs, each of which represents two ordinary shares, are currently trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "HMIN." For more information about Homeinns Hotel Group, please visit http://english.homeinns.com.

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