SILVER SPRING, Md. /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH) today announced that the Cambria Suites hotel in Maple Grove, MN opened on August 6, 2009. Cambria Suites hotels are designed for guests who want to take their lifestyle with them when traveling, and hotels feature a stylish design with guest suites that are 25 percent larger than standard hotel rooms. The 129-suite Maple Grove hotel is owned and operated by Grove Hospitality, LLC. As of June 30, 2009, there are 18 Cambria Suites hotels open and over 60 under development nationwide.
"Cambria Suites Maple Grove is our second property in the Minnesota area," said Kevin Lewis, president, Cambria Suites and Extended Stay brands. "We are pleased to be working with Grove Hospitality to bring Cambria Suites to the Maple Grove community."
A grand opening celebration will be held on August 6, 2009 from 4-7 p.m. at the hotel and will be attended by representatives of Choice Hotels, Grove Hospitality, LLC, area businesses and many members of the Maple Grove Chamber of Commerce.
Cambria Suites hotels offer the latest in technology, from a large-screen television in the open, airy two-story lobby to two flat-screen LCD televisions, Media Hub Technology, and MP3 jacks in the guest suites and complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access throughout the property.
"The timeless and beautiful architecture of Cambria Suites is a great fit for the Maple Grove area," said George Hovland, Grove Hospitality, LLC. "We are eager to open the doors of Cambria Suites Maple Grove and are confident that it will complement this area for years to come."
All Cambria Suites hotels include Reflect, a casual dining and gathering 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 items and healthy and organic foods. In addition, all hotels offer more than 1,000 square feet of meeting space. Every Cambria Suites hotel is committed to operational excellence and features the Cambria Pledge, an unconditional 100-percent satisfaction guarantee.
The Maple Grove hotel is located near The Shops at Arbor Lakes, Albertville Premium Outlets and Blaine National Sports Complex. The hotel can be reached via phone at 763-494-5556 or via fax at 763-494-5553.
Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises more than 5,900 hotels, representing more than 479,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 30 other countries and territories. As of June 30, 2009, more than 800 hotels are under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States, representing more than 64,000 rooms, and an additional 110 hotels, representing approximately 8,700 rooms, are under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in more than 15 other 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. In addition, via its Ascend Collection membership program, travelers in the United States and the Caribbean have upscale lodging options at historic, boutique and unique hotels.
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