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Commonwealth Hotels, Inc. Assumes Management
of the Courtyard by Marriott, Vallejo, California
COVINGTON, KY – JULY 10, 2006:  Daniel Fay, President of Commonwealth Hotels, Inc. announced today that the company has assumed management of the Courtyard by Marriott in Vallejo, CA.

The hotel, located at 1000 Fairgrounds Drive in Vallejo, CA, recently completed an extensive renovation of all guest rooms, common area and meeting facilities.  This is in addition to an upgrade of the buildings exterior.

The hotel was purchased in late 2005 by Corporex Companies – an affiliate of Commonwealth Hotels, Inc.  Corporex managed the renovation of the hotel along with the re-branding as a Courtyard by Marriott.

With this renovation, the hotel meets all the latest Courtyard brand standards and is fully operational.  The official Grand Opening celebration will take place on Thursday July 13.

The hotel features 172 Guest Rooms, 2,200 Square Feet of meeting space and a long list of other hotel and room amenities offered by Courtyard – including a large desk with ergonomic chair, Free High Speed Internet access, Cable TV, luxury bedding and much more.

Courtyard by Marriott, Vallejo, CA
( Formerly the Holiday Inn - Napa Valley Gateway)
In taking on the management of the hotel, Dan Fay noted that “Commonwealth Hotels is proud to be affiliated with this hotel, this community and the fine associates.  We are looking forward to repositioning what is essentially a brand new hotel.”

Commonwealth Hotels, Inc. currently operates 17 hotels throughout the U.S., but this it the first of what the company hopes will be many hotels in California.  The company manages hotels for third party owners in addition to Corporex, and is actively seeking additional management contracts.

Commonwealth Hotels, Inc. was founded in 1986 when hotel veteran, Dan Fay, teamed with construction and development veteran, Bill Butler of Corporex to form the company. As the company has grown, Commonwealth Hotels have taken on outside management contracts, delivering the same success for venture partners and third party owners as they have realized for themselves.  Corporex Companies, is one of the nation’s premier developers, investment builder, and owner of Class "A" office space, industrial parks, and sports country clubs.

In addition to the Courtyard by Marriott in Vallejo, CA, Commonwealth manages properties that include Hilton, Marriott, Embassy Suites, Hampton Inn and Residence Inn brands - located in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky and Indiana.


Scott Schilling
Direct Phone (859) 392-2241

Also See: Commonwealth Hotels Inc. Opens Embassy Suites Hotel in Independence, Ohio / October 2001
Commonwealth Hotels Adds Development Director / May 2006


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