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 Sun Development & Management Corporation Opens
148 room Staybridge Suites Hotels in Aurora, Illinois
ATLANTA (July 22, 2004) -Staybridge Suites Hotels has opened the doors of its newest hotel in Aurora, Ill. The 148 room all-suite hotel in Aurora, is the 76th addition to the brand's growing portfolio of extended-stay hotels.

The hotel, owned and managed by Sun Development & Management Corporation is operated under a license agreement with Staybridge Suites in the InterContinental Hotels Group. The Staybridge Suites-Aurora hotel is located at 4320 Meridian Parkway, Aurora, Ill. 

"We are pleased to announce the grand opening of the Staybridge Suites-Aurora on the heels of just recently opening our 75th hotel in Eatontown, New Jersey," said Rob Radomski, vice president of brand management for Staybridge Suites hotels.  "With the addition of the Aurora, Ill. development to the existing portfolio of hotels and the more than 30 in development the Staybridge Suites brand continues to move forward on a path of accelerated growth," said Radomski.

The multimillion dollar, 100,000 sq. ft. hotel is located near key area attractions, which include Aurora's Hollywood Casino, Chicago Premium Outlets, Paramount Theatre, and Naperville's Riverwalk as well as nearby corporations such as JVC, Cabot Microelectronics and Weyerhaeuser.  The property is situated amidst lakes and walking paths in the Meridian Business Park.  A walking path to the Metra Train Station, with easy access to downtown Chicago, is adjacent to the hotel.

Guests can choose from three suite options (deluxe studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom/2 bath). All suites feature functional, well-lit work stations with ergonomic seating in every suite, fully equipped kitchens, data ports, two-line speaker phone with voicemail and direct dial access and high-speed internet access is also complimentary.

The new hotel offers several unique amenities such as complimentary guest laundry and workout facilities, an indoor pool and Jacuzzi, deluxe complimentary breakfast buffet which features two hot items, 24-hour business services center.  In addition, guests will enjoy gathering in the hotels' Great Room for nightly "Sundowners" receptions for refreshments, light appetizers and conversation.

About Staybridge Suites Hotels

The Staybridge Suites® by Holiday Inn® brand is an innovative all-suite hotel meeting the needs of the extended-stay guest.  It is ideal for travelers seeking a residential-style hotel that is perfect for business, relocation, and vacations.  The amenities include three suite types with fully equipped kitchens, complimentary breakfast buffet and evening reception, and 24-hour business services with high-speed Internet access.

Staybridge Suites entered the extended-stay market in December 1998 when its flagship location in Alpharetta, Georgia, opened. Since that opening the Staybridge Suites brand continues to grow rapidly, recently becoming the "Fastest to Fifty." Staybridge Suites achieved its 50th hotel opening faster than any other brand in the up-market extended stay segment. Currently, there are 76 Staybridge Suites hotels open and more than 30 under development.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC of the United Kingdom [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is the world's most global hotel company and the largest by number of rooms. 



Caroline Sanfilippo
Corporate Communications Assistant
InterContinental Hotels Group
3 Ravinia Drive, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30346
p: 770-604-2495
[email protected]


Also See: Sun Development and Management Corp. Breaks Ground on $16 million Staybridge Suites Hotel in Aurora, Illinois / Dec 2002
Staybridge Suites Hotels Opens Hotels in New Orleans and Cranbury, NJ; The $19 million New Orleans Property is the Largest Staybridge Suites Hotel in North America / February 2004

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