WALKERTON, ONTARIO., July 17, 2012—Best Western International announces the opening of the BEST WESTERN PLUS Walkerton East Ridge Hotel, located 10 East Ridge Road, Rural Route #2, Walkerton. Owned by WERH Group Inc. the 100 percent smoke free hotel features 44 guest rooms and six suites.
Hotel amenities include a full hot complimentary breakfast, saltwater pool with two sun deck patios, fitness center, and complimentary guest laundry. Lobby has an open concept with fireplace and internet café bar that creates social hub for guests. Each room is equipped with a 37” LCD flat screen television, dry bar kitchen, mini refrigerator, microwave and free wireless Internet access.
For business travelers, the hotel offers a full-service business center with printing and faxing services, free wireless Internet access in all public areas and 400 sq. foot conference boardroom accommodating up to 18 people.
“We are proud to welcome the BEST WESTERN PLUS Walkerton East Ridge Hotel to our chain,” said Mark Williams, vice president, North American development for Best Western International. “This property gives guests a quality lodging option when traveling to western Ontario.”
BEST WESTERN PLUS Walkerton East Ridge Hotel is located on the highest point within the new development of the East Ridge Business Park. This location provides breathtaking view of sunrise and sunset. Hotel is just minutes from lake Huron Shores/beaches, Bruce Power facility, Hanover Raceway & Casino and is central to all annual special events held in Grey-Bruce counties.
Best Western Rewards is one of the industry's most generous rewards programs and one of few that is truly international. With more than 4,000 locations in 100 countries and territories, Best Western makes it easy for members to earn points redeemable for global free room nights with no blackout dates, dining, shopping and entertainment gift cards, gas cards, airline miles and more. Now more than ever, Best Western Rewards is helping our leisure and business customers travel “smart.” Learn more about the program at www.bestwesternrewards.com.
Reservations may be booked by calling Best Western International’s 24-hour, toll-free reservations number at (800) WESTERN. Reservations are also available from Best Western International’s Web site at www.bestwestern.com.
ABOUT BEST WESTERN INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Best Western International, Inc., headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., is a privately held hotel brand made up of more than 4,000* BEST WESTERN®, BEST WESTERN PLUS® and BEST WESTERN PREMIER® hotels in more than 100* countries and territories worldwide. Now celebrating 66 years of hospitality, Best Western welcomes hundreds of thousands of guests nightly. Best Western provides its hoteliers with global operational, sales, marketing and promotional support, and online and mobile booking capabilities. More than 14 million travelers are members of the brand’s award-winning loyalty program Best Western Rewards®, one of the few programs in which members earn points that never expire and can be redeemed at any Best Western hotel worldwide. The brand’s partnerships with AAA/CAA, racecar driver Michael Waltrip, and Harley-Davidson® provide travelers with exciting ways to interact with the brand. Best Western in 2011 was named AAA’s and CAA’s Hotel Partner of the Year and bestwestern.com was named the 2011 Compuware Best of the Web Gold award winner. For more information or to make a reservation, please visit bestwestern.com .
*Numbers are approximate and may fluctuate.