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Saunders Hotel Group Completes a $4 million Renovation and Re-opening
of Premiere Hotel and Suites in New Haven, Connecticut,
Formerly a Marriott Residence Inn

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (May 14, 2008) --- Saunders Hotel Group, LLC (SHG) of Boston unveils the newest addition to its hotel portfolio with the official re-opening of Premiere Hotel and Suites. Located at 3 Long Wharf Drive, in New Haven, Connecticut, this all-suite, extended stay hotel is celebrating the finishing touches on a $4 million complete renovation project. Premiere Hotel and Suites is the perfect place to call home while visiting nearby Yale University or exploring many New Haven attractions such as the Long Wharf Harbor area,  The Maritime Aquarium and The Shubert Performing Arts Center.  "We are delighted to welcome guests to the newly renovated Premiere Hotel and Suites from the local businesses and universities as well as from around the world," said Mariann Aherne, General Manager. 

The Premiere Hotel and Suites, formerly a Marriott Residence Inn, features 112 one and two bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens, most with working fireplaces, separate living and dining areas.   The hotel brings Saunders Hotel Group’s award-winning environmentally responsible practices to New Haven.  Implementing innovative eco-friendly campaigns, since 1989, SHG is recognized as an eco-pioneer in the travel industry.  SHG continues to expand and refine its industry leading program while consistently enhancing its reputation for quality, service and elegance.

"Our renovation touched every aspect of the hotel, from the exterior and newly designed gatehouse reception area, to the workout facility and all-new meeting space.” said Jeffrey G, Saunders, President & CEO of the Saunders Hotel Group. He continued, “We are also proud to be New Haven’s first green hotel and are committed to reducing our environmental footprint, while we protect the quality hotel experience our guests expect.” 

Eco initiatives includes an active Green Team at the hotel, recycling systems, low VOC cleaning products, energy star purchasing policy, reduced flow showerheads, towel and sheet re-use program and a 100% tobacco-free environment.

Premiere Hotel and Suites is an ideal hotel for travelers whether they are visiting for business or pleasure. Complimentary amenities include high speed internet (wired and wireless), local calls, business center, daily hot breakfast buffet, hosted light dinner (Monday-Thursday), a seasonal outdoor pool and whirlpool, 24/7 market, fitness room and on-site laundry facilities. The pet-friendly hotel also features in-room 32-inch HD flat screen televisions and luxurious pillow-top beds and linens and is wheelchair-accessible. The 640 square-foot meeting space at the hotel can accommodate business conferences, seminars, board meetings or training sessions.   "I have had the pleasure of staying at the hotel for over 6 months.  My suite is exceptional and the entire staff has made me feel at home," said Tim Solt an extended stay guest.

Located 4.5 miles from Tweed-New Haven Regional Airport, the New Haven Premiere Hotel and Suites provides complimentary shuttle service to the airport (and to local attractions within five miles), with advance hotel reservations. The hotel also offers ample, complimentary on-site parking for guests, making it a convenient choice for any visitor.  For reservations or further information, visit our website at or call the hotel directly at (203) 777-5337.


Kate Shamon
(781) 431.1133

Also See: Saunders Hotel Group Purchases Sole Extended Stay Hotel in New Haven, Plans $3.3 Million Upgrade to New Haven Premiere Hotel and Suites / April 2007
Saunders Hotel Group Completes Multi-million dollar Upgrade at the Hawthorn Suites Alexandria, Virginia / November 2007


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