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Best Western International Opens the 54-key BEST WESTERN
Park Hotel in Warren, Ohio

The Historic Hotel, Built in 1887 and Remodeled in 2012,
is Owned by Govind (Ashok) Patel

WARREN, Ohio, February 15, 2013
-Best Western International announces the opening of the BEST WESTERN Park Hotel , located at 136 N Park Avenue. Owned by Govind (Ashok) Patel, the 100% smoke free hotel features 53 guest rooms and one guest suite.

Hotel amenities include a full hot breakfast, and fitness center. Each room is equipped with a 32” flat screen television, refrigerator, microwave and free wireless Internet access.

For business travelers, the hotel offers a complimentary 24-hour business center with printing and faxing services, and free wireless Internet access in all public areas. Two meeting rooms are available, one accommodating 120 attendees, the other 50 attendees.

“We are proud to welcome the BEST WESTERN Park 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 northeastern Ohio.”

The BEST WESTERN Park Hotel is a historic hotel originally built in 1887 and completely remodeled in 2012. The hotel is just minutes from the National Packard Car Museum, First Flight Lunar Module, The Sutliff Museum, Trumbull Art Gallery and the historic Trumbull Court House. A variety of shopping and dining options are close by.

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, 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

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


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 67 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 15 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, race car driver Michael Waltrip, and Harley-Davidson® provide travelers with exciting ways to interact with the brand. In 2012, Best Western won a record number of awards, including AAA's Hotel Partner of the Year, CAA's Partner of the Year and Compuware's Best of the Web Gold awards.

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*Numbers are approximate and may fluctuate.

Ashok Patel
(330) 393-1200

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