February 18, 2010 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Hawthorn Suites® by Wyndham today announced its expansion into Africa with the opening of its newest extended-stay hotel: the 108-room Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Abuja in Abuja, Nigeria, the country's capital city.
Owned and operated by Abuja Shelter Suites and Hotels Limited, the hotel is also the first Wyndham Hotel Group property to open in Nigeria.
"The extended-stay offerings of the Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham brand continue to see interest outside of North America, which is evidenced by the brand's small but growing international footprint," said Bill Hall, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham brand senior vice president. "This newest hotel is a fine addition to our portfolio and will provide international travelers with both spacious accommodations and a host of modern amenities."
The newly renovated Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Abuja is located at 1 Uke Street, less than a kilometer from the Abuja International Conference Center and the National Arts and Culture Center. Property highlights include free high-speed wireless Internet access, complimentary hot breakfast buffet, business and fitness centers, shuttle service and swimming pool. A full-service, on-site restaurant is also available, specializing in a variety of international cuisines.
In addition to this newest hotel, Wyndham Hotel Group currently has a portfolio of more than 10 hotels throughout Africa under its Days Inn®, Ramada® and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts® brands.
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, a member of the Wyndham Hotel Group family of lodging brands, is a global chain of 89 extended-stay hotels featuring studio and one-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens and wet bars. Standard amenities at Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham hotels include complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access, expanded cable television, complimentary hot breakfast buffet, daily newspaper and Wednesday evening social hour. Select properties allow pets and offer meeting and fitness facilities, swimming pools, guest laundry, convenience store items, valet and grocery services.