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White Lodging and RLJ Development Complete Renovation of the
156-suite Residence Inn Chicago Oak Brook in Illinois

February 24, 2012 – White Lodging Services and RLJ Development, LLC are pleased to announce renovations have been completed to the Residence Inn Chicago Oak Brook. The hotel located at 790 Jorie Boulevard has undergone a complete revitalization of its 156 suites, gatehouse and public spaces, transforming it into an upscale hotel, designed to enhance the comfort and lifestyle of travelers on the road today. The newly refreshed hotel offers guests flexible spaces and amenities to help maintain a healthy balance and routine while traveling.
 
Located 10 miles from the O’Hare International Airport and 15 miles from Chicago Midway International Airport, the Residence Inn Chicago Oak Brook offers guests convenient access to the Brookfield Zoo, the Oak Brook Center Mall and the Morton Arboretum.
 
“When on the road for an extended period, our guests need space to spread out, to maintain their life’s pace and restore their energy,” said Diane Mayer, vice president and global brand manager, Residence Inn. “Residence Inn offers a seamless blend of modern style and functionality that allows them to settle in and thrive.”
                                                     
The spacious, residential-style studio, one bedroom and two bedroom suites offer accommodations that are larger than traditional hotel guestrooms. The spacious layout provides separate zones where guests can relax, work, eat, and sleep, thereby maintaining their routines while away from home. The updated kitchens outfitted with full-sized refrigerators and microwave ovens make living on the road easier for both business travelers on long stays and families on holiday. With a larger, expansive workspace, free high-speed Internet access, and a multitude of easily accessible outlets, guests are able to work efficiently throughout the suite. Contemporary and stylish décor, featuring natural light and refreshing colors are all elements that improve guests’ productivity and energy.   
 
Conveying the same feeling of comfortable living on the road, the hotel’s re-designed gatehouse and public spaces have been transformed into multi-functional living spaces where guests can relax or collaborate on their own terms. The updated gatehouse allows guests to connect with friends, family or colleagues in a modern living room style lounge.

ABOUT THE RESIDENCE INN CHICAGO OAK BROOK
The five-story hotel offers a complimentary hot breakfast buffet that is available each morning in the gatehouse. Other hotel facilities and services include an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool spa, fitness center, a complimentary social hour Monday-Wednesday, 1,000 square feet of functional meeting space, complimentary grocery shopping and faxing/copying/printing services. For more information or reservations, call the Residence Inn Chicago Oak Brook hotel directly at 630-571-1200 or visit the web site at www.marriott.com/chibk.

ABOUT WHITE LODGING SERVICES
White Lodging Services Corporation was established in 1985 and is headquartered in Merrillville, Indiana. White Lodging is a fully integrated hotel ownership, development, and operations company – a recognized leader that has defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth among mid- to large-scale hotels across the country. Its current portfolio consists of over 158 hotels in 20 states and encompasses representation of the following leading brands: Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, InterContinental Hotel Group, and Carlson Hotels Worldwide.  For more information about White Lodging, please visit www.whitelodging.com or call 219-472-2861.

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Contact:

Linda Hunt
General Manager
630-571-1200
lhunt@whitelodging.com


 
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