Choice Hotels Announces Expansion of the Cambria hotels & suites brand in San Jose, Calif.

ROCKVILLE, Md. - Nov. 2, 2016 // PRNewswire // - Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, announced it has signed an agreement with franchise partner Villa Developers & Investments, LLC, to develop a new Cambria hotel & suites in San Jose, Calif. The 11-story, 173-room Cambria property will be located at 2850 Stevens Creek Blvd.

Expected to open in 2018, the Cambria hotel & suites San Jose is less than five miles from San Jose International Airport, downtown San Jose, Cupertino and Santa Clara. The property is located across the street from the upscale Westfield Oakridge shopping mall. San Jose is nicknamed the "Capital of Silicon Valley" and the headquarters of many global technology companies, including Adobe, Cisco Systems, eBay, Hewlett-Packard, IBM and the North American headquarters of Samsung. The area is also home to three professional sports teams: the NHL's San Jose Sharks, Major League Soccer's San Jose Earthquakes, and the NFL's San Francisco 49ers.

"San Jose is known for being in the heart of the booming tech industry in California, making it an ideal match for Cambria hotels & suites and our guests in the Bay Area," said Janis Cannon, senior vice president, upscale brands at Choice Hotels. "Cambria continues to expand in key markets across the country where consumer demand is strong. People come from all over the world to visit Silicon Valley, and we look forward to offering them a distinctive new option during their stay."

The 23,408-square-foot Cambria hotel & suites San Jose will showcase 1,800 square feet of meeting space, an indoor pool, fitness center, and rooftop restaurant and lounge.

Like all Cambria hotels & suites, the San Jose property will feature the contemporary bistro Social Circle®, serving a menu comprised of local specialties created by Chef Michael DeMaria; liquor, wine, and local craft beers, as well as freshly prepared grab-and-go gourmet salads and sandwiches; and a barista bar.

Villa Developers & Investments, LLC, is an experienced builder in the South Bay area, specializing in the Cupertino, Los Gatos, Saratoga, and San Jose areas.

"We couldn't be more excited to partner with Choice Hotels to develop the Cambria hotel & suites San Jose property," said Tony Baig of Villa Developers & Investments. "San Jose has evolved into a global destination for business and leisure travelers, and this location is perfect for meeting all of their needs."

Cambria hotels & suites are designed to provide a unique and distinctive experience with the services and amenities that travelers demand, including chic décor, flexible spaces for meeting or socializing, stunning standard rooms that feel like an upgrade, and of course, free WiFi, allowing guests to stay fully connected while they travel.

About Cambria hotels & suites

Cambria hotels & suites makes business travel easier—and more fun—than ever before. Offering modern décor, rooms that feel like an upgrade, and fresh, local cuisine at our Social Circle® restaurant, Cambria makes every guest feel like a VIP. There are currently 25 properties open across the country and 30 under development in the U.S. and Canada. To learn more, visit

About Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is one of the world's largest lodging companies. With more than 6,400 hotels franchised in more than 40 countries and territories, Choice Hotels International® represents more than 500,000 rooms around the globe.  As of September 30, 2016, 745 hotels were in our development pipeline. Our company's Ascend Hotel Collection®, Cambria® hotels & suites, Comfort Inn®, Comfort Suites®, Sleep Inn®, Quality®, Clarion®, MainStay Suites®, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel®, Econo Lodge®, Rodeway Inn®, and Vacation Rentals by Choice Hotels™ brands provide a spectrum of lodging choices to meet guests' needs. With more than 28 million members and counting, our Choice Privileges® rewards program enhances every trip a guest takes, with benefits ranging from instant, every day rewards to exceptional experiences, starting right when they join.  All hotels and vacation rentals are independently owned and operated. Visit us at for more information.

About Villa Developers & Investments, LLC

Villa Developers and Investments is a boutique real estate investment firm that specializes in Bay Area land for long term hold and development opportunities. Villa currently has nine sites in its portfolio with multiple uses and zoning, including hospitality, office, senior housing, single and multi-family residential, golf course, and mixed-use. Villa is entering the hospitality space and has aligned itself with an experienced development team.

© 2016. Choice Hotels International, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

SOURCE Choice Hotels International, Inc.


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