November 16, 2007 // Franchising.com // DAYTON, Ohio. -- A new 80-room Country Inn & Suites By Carlson has opened its doors for business at 8277 Yankee Street in Dayton, Ohio. The new Country Inn property includes more than a half-million dollars of renovations to the front desk/reception area, first floor lobby, second floor concierge lounge and guest rooms.
"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 Inns & Suites 'Be Our Guest' service training program, to ensure consistent delivery of quality customer service at our hotels."
"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 Josh Baltes, general manager of the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson in Dayton. The owner of the hotel is CESI LLC.
The hotel features a heated indoor swimming pool, sauna and 24-hour fitness center. Other amenities include a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast and a 35 person capacity meeting room that provides fax and copy service. The hotel offers a variety of guest rooms including standard rooms, Jacuzzi suites and one studio suites. All rooms feature complimentary high-speed Internet access, microwave, refrigerator, and cable TV. This Country Inn & Suites is conveniently located just two miles from interstate 75 and within easy access to interstate 675. Nearby attractions include Dayton Dragons minor league baseball, SunWatch Indian Village and the National Museum of the United States Air Force.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2007, Country Inns & Suites offers locations that feature traditional architecture and sophisticated residential interior design with hardwood flooring, lobby fireplace 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®.