Wyndham Hotels and Resorts Expands in Atlanta with New Hotel
February 04, 2010 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY — Wyndham Hotels and Resorts today announced its continued growth with the opening of the 231-room Wyndham® Garden Atlanta Airport South.
Located at 5010 Old National Highway, the Wyndham Garden Atlanta Airport South is conveniently three miles from the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and minutes from downtown Atlanta. The former Clarion is owned and operated by Fahim Shah of College Park-based Atlanta Airport Hotel, LLC.
"We're pleased to expand the Wyndham brand's footprint in the Atlanta market, especially in such a convenient location for business travelers," said Jeff Wagoner, president of Wyndham Hotels and Resorts. "Travelers can also take advantage of the brand's innovative Wyndham ByRequest® guest recognition program to receive personalized, complimentary benefits."
The Wyndham Garden Atlanta Airport South joins the 211-room Wyndham Garden Hotel Atlanta Downtown on Piedmont Avenue NE; the 250-room Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center on Highway 54 West in Peachtree City; and ten other Wingate by Wyndham® and Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham® affiliated hotels in the Atlanta area.
The hotel offers 231 beautifully appointed guest rooms featuring free high-speed Internet access, spacious work desks with comfortable ergonomic chairs and flat-screen televisions to suit both leisure and business travelers. Additional amenities include upgraded mattresses with the Wyndham brand's signature Be WellTM bedding, Bath & Body Works® True Blue® Spa bath care products, complimentary newspaper and coffee as well as business class rooms.
The Wyndham Garden Atlanta Airport South is also ideal for meeting and group events with eight newly renovated, state-of the-art meeting rooms totaling 6,000 square feet and a new ballroom comfortably accommodating up to 300 guests.
Dining options include Scarlett's Lounge & Restaurant, specializing in Southern specialties and traditional American fare where guests can indulge in Chef Ken's signature peach cobbler and apple dumpling a la mode specialties.
The Wyndham Garden Atlanta Airport South and Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center both offer allergen-friendly guest rooms through the upscale chain's Wyndham ClearAir(sm) initiative. Utilizing a comprehensive purification system designed by New York-based Pure Solutions NA, Wyndham ClearAir rooms undergo a multistep cleaning process designed to remove 98 percent of allergens using medical-grade air purification systems and treating all surfaces, carpeting and fabric with a microbial shield to make them resistant to bacteria and viruses.
The Wyndham brand's guest recognition program, Wyndham ByRequest, offers complimentary benefits including free high-speed Internet access, a choice of welcome snack and beverage, preferred pillow type, express check-in, guaranteed late check-out, local and long-distance calls, best available room upon arrival, photocopies, faxes and online receipts.
Members also earn Wyndham Rewards® points, which can be redeemed for free hotel stays, airline tickets, name-brand merchandise and dining and shopping gift cards, among other options. In lieu of points, members may elect to earn airline or rail miles with a variety of partners.
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC and its affiliates, subsidiaries of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), offer upscale hotel and resort accommodations throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, China and the Caribbean. All Wyndham hotels are either franchised or managed by the company or managed through a joint-venture partner.