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  Kinseth Hospitality Companies Opens Three Hotels; the Courtyard by Marriott in 
Columbia, Missouri, the Country Inn and Suites, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Airport,
and the Country Inn and Suites, St. Charles, Missouri
North Liberty, IA, September 19, 2005 – Kinseth Hospitality Companies (KHC), an Iowa based hotel development and management company recently opened three hotels; the Courtyard by Marriott in Columbia, Missouri, the Country Inn and Suites, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Airport, and the Country Inn and Suites, St. Charles, Missouri.

The 134-unit Courtyard by Marriott recently opened in Columbia, Missouri, has over 6,000 square feet of meeting space, and features a 210-seat Bennigan’s Grill and Tavern, providing a casual dining experience for hotel guests, and local patrons.  The hotel is located conveniently near the University of Missouri, and many other commercial demand generators in the Columbia, Missouri area.

The 74-unit, Country Inn and Suites Cedar Rapids Airport, previously known as the Cedar Rapids Airport Inn, was extensively renovated and repositioned by KHC.  The hotel features all of the signature items of the Country Inn and Suites brand, as well as approximately 1,500 square feet of meeting space.  The hotel offers a strong focus toward the business traveler in the Cedar Rapids area with the addition of high-speed wireless internet access throughout the property.

The newly constructed Country Inn and Suites, St. Charles, Missouri is located within the Historic District in St. Charles.  The hotel’s architecture and design is very unique to compliment the esthetics of the St. Charles Historic District.  This 84-unit hotel features an indoor pool, fitness center, business center, and small meeting room to accommodate business travelers in the St. Charles marketplace.

In addition to the recent openings of the above properties, KHC also has hotels under development in Dubuque, Iowa, Omaha, Nebraska, and at Midway Airport in Chicago, Illinois.

KHC is a hospitality management company and ownership organization based in North Liberty, Iowa, with a proven track record of developing and operating award-winning hotels, restaurants, and meeting facilities.  A leader in the hospitality field, KHC now owns and/or operates thirty-four hotels and fourteen chain-affiliated restaurants in eight states.  Their extensive background, coupled with a seasoned executive team, fosters a culture that is oriented towards success.  KHC’s ongoing mission is to build value for their guests, associates, and investors.


Kelly Michael

Also See: Florissant Hampton Inn Acquired by Kinseth Hospitality Companies and Florissant Hotel Associates, LLC / February 2005
Kinseth Breaking Ground on 84 room Country Inn & Suites in St. Charles, Missouri / September 2004


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