COUNTRY INN & SUITES BY CARLSON OPENS IN MERIDIAN, IDAHO
MERIDIAN, Idaho -- (March 27, 2007) -- A new 82-room Country Inn & Suites By Carlson has opened its doors for business at 3355 East Pine Avenue in Meridian, Idaho. "We're very excited to bring the Country Inns & Suites By Carlson concept to this region," said Steve Mogck, executive vice president and brand leader, Country Inns & Suites By Carlson. "All employees will participate in the Country Hospitality 'Be Our Guest' service training program to ensure consistent delivery of quality customer service at Country Inns & Suites all over the world."
"This new Country Inn & Suites By Carlson is a wonderful addition to our community. We look to this recognized brand and lodging concept to help us grow and prosper in the future," said Kris Jardine, general manager of the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson in Meridian. The owner of the hotel is Boise Hotel Enterprises, LLC.
The hotel features a heated indoor swimming pool, a separate children's wading pool, whirlpool, an on-site fitness center, a 24-hour business center and a guest laundry. Other amenities include a hot & cold continental breakfast, and a meeting room with more than 650 square feet that offers wireless Internet access. Guest rooms also include complimentary high-speed Internet access. This Country Inn & Suites property is centrally located within the Idaho Treasure Valley's metro area and is just minutes from the capitol city, Boise. There are a variety of recreational opportunities in Meridian including golfing, hiking, fishing, hunting, and white water rafting. There is also excellent skiing within one hour of the city at Bogus Basin.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2007, Country Inns & Suites offers locations that feature traditional architecture and sophisticated residential interior design with hardwood flooring and decorative ceiling borders. Each hotel welcomes guests with traditional furnishings that blend rich woods and elegant floral-patterned fabrics.
The rooms offer many amenities often found at higher-priced hotels such as complimentary hot breakfast, in-room coffee maker, in-room iron and ironing board, and weekday morning newspaper. Country Inns & Suites provides a Read It & Return Lending Library at its hotels in the U.S. and Canada which lends free books to guests based on the assurance they will return the book on their next visit. As guests continue to read and return books, Country Inns & Suites makes donations to support literacy.
Country Inns & Suites is known for its consistently high quality accommodations and personal, warm hospitality. For reservations and information, visit www.countryinns.com or call toll-free 1-800-456-4000.
Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM is part of Minneapolis, Minn.-based Carlson Hotels Worldwide, whose operations also include Regent Hotels & Resorts; Radisson Hotels & Resorts®; Park Plaza® Hotels and Resorts and Park Inn®.