News for the Hospitality Executive
River Falls, WI & South St. Paul, MN – July 6, 2012 – LHR Hospitality Management has recently been awarded management contracts for the Econo Lodge in River Falls, Wisconsin owned by Decent Lodging, LLC and the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in South Saint Paul, MN owned by DEVI Corp.
The Econo Lodge is located in River Falls, Wisconsin just off of State Road 35. It is just forty minutes from the Mall of America and the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. “This hotel perfectly meets the demands of business and leisure travelers in the area,” remarked Executive Vice President and COO, Joel C. Cairy. The hotel features 46 guestrooms all featuring refrigerators and microwaves, complimentary wireless internet, indoor pool and is just minutes to local state parks with an abundance of hiking and biking trails and the Kinnickinnic River with great trout fishing.
“The Econo Lodge adds another quality hotel to the Lodge Group’s portfolio,” commented Doug Rohde, President and CEO of LHR Hospitality Management. “We are excited to bring new management into this asset that is situated in the uniquely value added suburban community of River Falls, Wisconsin. We feel there is extended opportunities with the Econo Lodge brand and the many upgrades recently added to this new franchise in this area,” Rohde added.
The Clarion Hotel is located in South Saint Paul, Minnesota just off of Interstate 494 and Concord Boulevard. It is just minutes from the Mall of American and the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. “This hotel is the gateway to South Saint Paul and we are excited to bring this property back for the traveling public,” remarked Executive Vice President and COO, Joel C. Cairy. The hotel features 84 guestrooms and suites, complimentary wireless internet, more than 3,000 square feet of dedicated meeting and exhibit space, indoor pool and hottub, workout room, and full-service restaurant and lounge.
“The Clarion South Saint Paul adds another quality hotel to the Lodge Group’s portfolio,” commented Doug Rohde, President and CEO of LHR Hospitality Management. “We are excited to bring new management into this asset. This hotel has a long history of success under its previous name, the Best Western Downers Inn, and we are excited with the upgrade to the Choice Hotels ‘Clarion’ brand and look forward to creating this asset’s most successful years ahead,” Rohde added.
About LHR Hospitality Management
LHR Hospitality Management is a Minneapolis, Minnesota based hospitality development and management company that owns and manages the Holiday Inn Minneapolis NW in Otsego, Minnesota and The Lodge at Crooked Lake in Siren, Wisconsin and manages the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge in North Dakota; the Suburban Extended Stay in Coralville, Iowa; the Hotel Utica in Utica, New York; the Econo Lodge in River Falls, Wisconsin; and the Super 8 in Monticello, Minnesota and The Links at Northfork in Ramsey, Minnesota. LHR Hospitality Management properties offer something for everyone—from family fun to a romantic weekend to an important meeting or event. Up-to-date company information can be found at www.lhrhospitality.com.
LHR Hospitality Management
4155 Old Sibley Highway Suite 102
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