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Six Hotels Open Under La Quinta Brand, Largest the
147 room La Quinta Inn and Suites South Padre
DALLAS (Oct. 16, 2003) - La Quinta Corporation announces the opening of six hotels in several states, including three new locations in Texas.  The new hotels represent an additional combined 499 guestrooms in the La Quinta system. 

Since launching its expansion program in the fall of 2000, La Quinta has opened more than 80 hotels, including the following new properties: 

  • the 60-room, La Quinta Inn-Crossville in Crossville, TN.
  • the 92-room, La Quinta Inn-Columbia in Columbia, MO.
  • the newly constructed 53-room, La Quinta Inn & Suites-Victorville in Hesperia, CA.
  • the newly constructed 62-room, La Quinta Inn & Suites-Brownsville in Brownsville, TX.
  • the 85-room, La Quinta Inn & Suites-Houston North Beltway in Houston, TX.
  • the newly constructed 147-room, La Quinta Inn & Suites-South Padre Island on South Padre Island, TX.
"With more than 35 properties in various stages of development, we are obviously quite pleased with our expansion efforts to date and will continue to aggressively seek out new development opportunities," said Alan Tallis, executive vice president and chief development officer of La Quinta Corporation. "The addition of these properties underscores La Quinta's commitment to growing the brand throughout the U.S. and beyond."

All La Quinta Inns feature spacious rooms with amenities, such as an in-room coffee maker, hair 

La Quinta Inn and Suites South Padre
7000 Padre Blvd
South Padre Island, Texas
dryer, iron and ironing board, a 25" television with movies on-demand, dataport phones with voicemail and an oversized desk. 

La Quinta Inn & Suites feature all of the same amenities as La Quinta Inns, as well as a choice of three room types - standard rooms, king rooms and two-room suites. Microwaves and refrigerators are available in both king rooms and two-room suites. While two-room suites include a sleeper sofa, king rooms include a choice of sleeper sofa or recliner. Other features of La Quinta Inn & Suites include an on-site fitness center, meeting facilities, a guest laundry facility, a heated swimming pool and spa. 

Dallas-based La Quinta Corporation (NYSE: LQI), a mid-scale lodging company, owns, operates or franchises over 350 La Quinta Inns and La Quinta Inn & Suites in 33 states.  

Teresa K. Ferguson
Manager, Public Relations
La Quinta Corporation
909 Hidden Ridge, Suite 600
Irving, Texas 75038
214-492-6937 (phone)
Also See: Vancouver Airport Hotel will Become First La Quinta Inn Outside the United States, As the Brandís International Expansion Effort Begins / October 2003
The 651 room Sheraton Four Points Hotel, Kissimmee, Florida Reflagged La Quinta Inn Lakeside; Now Largest La Quinta Hotel / March 2003

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