Cranberry Township, Penn. Travelers Will Reflect, Refresh and Refill At New Lifestyle Hotel
CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. and SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 28 2008 - Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH) announced today that Cranberry Township, Penn. will now be added to the long and growing list of cities that will soon be home to a stylish new upscale Cambria Suites hotel. The new Cranberry Township hotel will be located at 1740 Route 228 and owned by local developer Templar Development LLC of Pittsburgh, Penn.
“We’re always looking for the right developers, the right location, and the right product, Templar Development fits our model,” said William Edmundson, president of Cambria Suites for Choice Hotels. “As the buzz around this new brand continues to grow, we’re looking forward to opening our doors here in Cranberry and showing off the great amenities this brand has to offer.”
The 129-suite hotel will bring the latest in hotel innovation to the Cranberry Township. Like all Cambria Suites hotels, the all-suite hotel boasts a stylish design and guestrooms that are 25 percent larger than standard hotel rooms. The hotel will offer the latest in technology, from a large-screen television in the open, airy two-story lobby to two flat-screen LCD televisions, media hub technology, CD/DVD player, and MP3 jacks in the guest suites and complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access throughout the property.
“Cambria Suites was designed for travelers who want to take their lifestyle with them when they travel and it’s exactly the kind of new, innovative hotel brand that’s perfect for a place like Cranberry Township,” said Mark Veon of Templar Development LLC. “We’re excited to build this contemporary new hotel that appeals to both business and leisure travelers in such a great market.”
All Cambria Suites hotels include Reflect, a casual dining area that features a full barista coffee bar and serves breakfast and dinner; Refresh, a state-of-the-art fitness center with an indoor pool and spa; and Refill, a 24-7 convenience store that stocks freshly prepared “grab ‘n’ go” salads and sandwiches as well as typical convenience store fare and healthy and organic foods. In addition, all hotels offer more than 1,000 square feet of meeting space.
“We’re excited to work with Templar Development in building this new upscale lifestyle hotel brand throughout the Pennsylvania region. We’re currently in discussions with Templar about several other key opportunities in the region,” added Brad LeBlanc, vice president of Franchise Sales & Development for Cambria Suites, Choice Hotels.
To request information about Cambria Suites, visit the Cambria Suites website at http://www.cambriasuites.com.
About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International franchises more than 5,700 hotels, representing more than 460,000 rooms, in the United States and 40 countries and territories. As of June 30, 2008, 992 hotels are under development in the United States, representing 80,292 rooms, and an additional 104 hotels, representing 8,824 rooms, are under development in more than 20 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.
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