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 Palacio Hospitality Group Converts Two
California Hotels to Choice Brands
May 27, 2004 - 

Quality Inn & Suites hotel at 3240 Mather Field Road, Rancho Cordova, California

Formerly a Best Inn & Suites hotel, the hotel underwent extensive renovations that included the addition of a fitness center, completely remodeled lobby and breakfast area.  Additional improvements included an updated exterior, parking lot, enhanced lighting and landscaping. 

Owned and operated by Palacio Rancho Cordova LLC of San Diego, Calif., the 112-unit hotel features standard rooms equipped with king and queen size beds, microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, work desk with chair, free high-speed wireless 

Quality Inn & Suites
3240 Mather Field Road
Rancho Cordova, California
Internet access and cable television. 

The Quality Inn & Suites hotel features an outdoor heated pool and spa, fitness center, meeting room that can accommodate up to 60 people, guest laundry services and large breakfast area. 

Conveniently located off U.S. Highway 50, the Quality Inn & Suites hotel is central to Rancho Cordova’s business district.  Many local restaurants and shops are close by and nearby attractions include, Old Town Sacramento, Folsom Shopping Outlets, Cal Expo-Fairgrounds, Arco Arena and University of Sacramento.
Rates include a complimentary hot breakfast buffet.

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites hotel at 4625 Central Way, Cordelia, California

Formerly an Overniter Lodge, the hotel was purchased in 2003 by Palacio Palm LLC of San Diego, Calif. and has been completely renovated. 

Econo Lodge is the second-largest brand in the Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH) system, and one of the best-known names in its category.  Econo Lodge hotels are targeted at value-conscious travelers. Within the market segment, the brand is known for cleaner and safer rooms, and limited but meaningful amenities.

Renovations of the hotel included a new exterior, updated interior, new signage and enhanced landscaping.  Palacio Palm LLC spent more than $1 million on this project with the intention of providing clean, comfortable, and affordable lodging for the city of Fairfield.

“We are very excited about our new look.  We are proud of what we now have to offer the community and look forward to providing personal service to our guests,” said Beenita Govan, general manager. 

The hotel features new accommodations with 49 standard guestrooms and 61 loft suites.  Loft suites include all standard amenities plus a microwave, refrigerator, pullout sofa, and additional television. 

The Econo Lodge Inn & Suites hotel features a complimentary continental breakfast buffet.

Palacio Hospitality Group Inc. specializes in acquiring, developing and managing limited service properties that are located primarily in the southwestern states of California and Arizona. Palacio contributes over 15 years of hospitality experience to every project they oversee. They have traditionally acquired distressed or under valued properties, renovated, re-positioned, re-branded and aggressively marketed them in the appropriate consumer markets for corporate and leisure travel. President Ketan T. Patel, a U.C.L.A. graduate, and Vice President/Treasurer Pramod M. Patel have acquired invaluable experience first-hand by starting from the ground up and have continually maintained a hands-on approach to business. Palacio Hospitality Group is poised to capitalize on their veteran experience as they continue in their entrepreneurial endeavors.

Choice Hotels International is the world’s second largest lodging franchisor, marketing more than 5,000 hotels open or under development in 44 countries and territories under the Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, MainStay Suites, Econo Lodge, and Rodeway Inn brand names. 


Melanie Landers
Palacio Hotels
Tel: (858) 350-1000

Olivia Kranz
Tel: (301) 592-5033

Also See: Boykin Lodging Rebrands the 208 room Doubletree Hotel Yakima Valley to Clarion Hotel & Conference Center / December 2003
Trinaf Hotels Rebrands the Holiday Inn & Conference Center in Everett, Washington to Quality Inn Hotel / December 2003
Domincan Republic Hotel Operator, Hotelera Naco, Rebrands the Former Plaza Hotel to Clarion Hotel Santo Domingo / Sept 2003

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