Cambria Suites Hotel Opens in Indianapolis Area - First Property for Indiana
New Upscale, Select Service All-Suites Brand Perfectly Combines Form and Function to Meet the Needs of Today's Travelers
SILVER SPRING, Md., June 2 // PRNewswire-FirstCall // -- Worldwide lodging franchisor Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) and Evergreen Motor Lodges, Inc. today announced that the Cambria Suites Indianapolis Airport hotel officially opened its doors to guests on June 2, 2008, marking the first Cambria Suites location for the state of Indiana and the seventh location to open nationwide. The 103-suite Cambria Suites Indianapolis Airport hotel, located at 6014 Gateway Drive, is owned by Evergreen Motor Lodges, Inc. and managed by Commonwealth Hotels, Inc.
"As a major regional business hub, Indianapolis is the perfect fit for a stylish and contemporary hotel brand like Cambria Suites," said William Edmundson, president, Cambria Suites, Choice Hotels. "We're bringing exactly what the modern day business and leisure traveler want directly to them with the right mix of amenities and features -- this brand's got it all."
As of March 31, 2008, 63 Cambria Suites hotels were under development in 27 states nationwide and in Canada. Like all Cambria Suites hotels, the Cambria Suites Indianapolis Airport boasts a stylish design and guestrooms that are 25 percent larger than standard hotel rooms. The hotel also offers the latest in technology, from a large-screen television in the open, airy two-story lobby to two flat-screen LCD televisions, CD/DVD player, and MP3 jacks in the guest suites and complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access throughout the property.
"We're looking forward to making a splash here in the Indianapolis market, a market we think is more than ready to support a lifestyle hotel brand like Cambria Suites," said Venkata Nattam, vice president, Evergreen Motor Lodges, Inc. "Our guests can expect nothing but the best, from a state-of-the-art fitness center and gourmet barista coffee bar to a social lobby atmosphere and flat screen LCD TVs in spacious suites -- this isn't your parents' hotel."
The Cambria Suites Indianapolis Airport features 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.
"We are privileged to be opening a Cambria Suites hotel here in Plainfield," said Dan Fay, president, Commonwealth Hotels. "Providing clean, comfortable rooms and outstanding service is a top priority for our hotel staff and one reason we will be highly competitive in our local market."
The hotel features over 1,700 square feet of meeting space, with the largest of the property's four meeting rooms able to accommodate up to 150 attendees. All Cambria Suites hotels are committed to operational excellence and feature the Cambria Pledge, an unconditional 100-percent-satisfaction guarantee. The Cambria Suites Indianapolis Airport can be reached directly at (317) 279-2394. For reservations visit http://www.cambriasuites.com or call 888-8-CAMBRIA.
About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International franchises more than 5,600 hotels, representing more than 455,000 rooms, in the United States and 38 countries and territories. As of March 31, 2008, 986 hotels are under development in the United States, representing 79,276 rooms, and an additional 96 hotels, representing 8,321 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. Additional corporate information may be found on the Choice Hotels Web site, which may be accessed at http://www.choicehotels.com.
Choice Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn are proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels International.
SOURCE Choice Hotels International, Inc.