ATLANTA, June 18 // PRNewswire // -- A 73-room Microtel Inn & Suites hotel has opened at 136 North Comrie Avenue in the historic city of Johnstown, New York, off Route 30A and the New York State Thruway (I-90) at exit 28. Located in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, the property is close to area business centers and restaurants, in addition to numerous walking trails, golf courses, lakes, canoe routes, skiing and snowmobiling.
The new hotel showcases the Microtel brand's award-winning new prototype design, and boasts a contemporary and streamlined environment with unexpected amenities that guests would not ordinarily expect to find in an economy hotel. It is owned by DHC of Johnstown LLC, of Saratoga Springs, NY.
Microtel Inn & Suites is the award-winning chain of all-new construction, interior corridor economy/limited service hotels. For the sixth consecutive year, Microtel has been ranked highest in guest satisfaction among economy hotel chains in the J.D. Power and Associates 2007 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study(SM).
"Microtel defines the economy hotel of the future and sets a new standard for travelers," said Gary E. Castens, part owner of the property with Candace E. Calvin, both of Saratoga Springs, and David K. House of Chestertown, NY. "The Johnstown area is quickly growing and this will help answer the need for a new hotel with quality and comfortable accommodations with great service and reasonable rates."
The three-story Johnstown Microtel Inn & Suites offers single, double and suite accommodations. With its new design, the hotel's color palette known as "Nature" uses natural elements that are both refreshing and tranquil to create a comfortable, inviting atmosphere and consistent theme throughout. All guestrooms feature flat-panel televisions with expanded cable, sleek granite countertops, and desk units with easily accessible power and data ports. Suites are equipped with Microtel's signature MicroKitchen(TM) and divided into four "zones" with space to work, eat, sleep and relax.
The hotel also features the stylish Dream Well(TM) Microtel bedding with plush pillow-top mattress and fitted bed skirt, high quality 200-thread count white linens with triple sheeting, down-like blanket and extra pillows. Guests enjoy free local and free long distance phone calls anywhere within the continental U.S. and free WIFI in all guestrooms; Microtel's new complimentary Get Up and Joe(TM) continental daily breakfast; 24-hour complimentary coffee in the lobby; fitness center; business center with fax and copy services, and meeting room.
There are currently 331 Microtel hotels open and under construction worldwide. All Microtels offer free local and free long distance phone calls anywhere within the continental U.S., free WIFI, and complimentary daily Get Up and Joe continental breakfast.
The brand's new design - being launched at all new Microtel hotels worldwide - has received awards including "Best Guestroom Design" in the limited-service category in the prestigious HotelWorld Global Hospitality & Design Awards competition, and Lodging Hospitality magazine's 2008 "Chain Leadership Award."
Microtel is a sponsor of The Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality (SATH) and known as the preferred hotel chain for travelers with disabilities.
For hotel reservations, visit http://www.microtelinn.com or http://espanol.microtelinn.com, or contact 1-800-771-7171, TDD 1-800-824-2082, or 1-888-304-6835 (Spanish speaking). The Johnstown hotel can be reached at 518-762-5425. Members of the MicroPass(TM) frequent guest program earn a one night free hotel stay after nine night stays at any location. All hotels are independently owned and operated.
SOURCE Microtel Inn & Suites