News for the Hospitality Executive
Red Roof® Opens a 49-room Property in Columbus, Ohio
Owned and Managed by Sunny Patel
COLUMBUS, OH – December 22, 2010 -Red Roof®, a leader in economy lodging, announces the opening of its property in Columbus, Ohio. Owned and managed by Sunny Patel, the hotel is located at 4530 West Broad Street; less than one half mile off of I-270.
This converted Red Roof is a 49-room property that features an on-site fitness facility, free continental and hot breakfast and an indoor heated pool. Additional features at this location include gourmet coffee and USA Today® in the lobby, voicemail, cable TV (including HBO®) and micro-fridges are available in most rooms.
“We are happy to join the Red Roof family,” said Owner Red Roof Inn and Suites®—Columbus Sunny Patel. “The brand is known for being a nice place, with nice people; and it strives to provide guests a savings without sacrificing any of the comforts of home while on the road. I look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with Red Roof.”
Red Roof recently opened properties in Wichita Falls, TX; Knoxville, TN and Kingsport, TN; with plans to open more properties during the first quarter of next year. “Red Roof is a brand on the move. We are constantly thinking about how we can continue to appeal to existing customers and entice new travelers who come through our doors as they travel across the country,” said President Red Roof Andrew Alexander.
Columbus is located in Franklin County, approximately 176 miles East of Indianapolis, IN and 185 miles West of Pittsburgh, PA. The city is home to several professional sports teams and hosts various annual festivities including the Ohio State Fair, Columbus Arts Festival and the Jazz and Ribs Festival. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is world renowned for its collections that include lowland gorillas, manatees, Siberian tigers, cheetahs and kangaroos.
This hotel will participate in RediCard®, Red Roof’s loyalty program. RediCard members are the first to hear about Red Roof’s best deals. Travelers may visit redroof.com and sign up to become a member. Red Roof’s RediCard members receive 48 hours advance notice of promotions and exclusive offers available at Red Roof.
For more information or to reserve a room at this Red Roof property, please contact 614.870.3700 or visit redroof.com.
About Red Roof®
Red Roof® is a leader in the economy hotel market with both franchised and corporate-owned properties, serving millions of guests each year. The company and hotels are known for a warm and welcoming spirit, along with their Smart-by-Design®, value-added amenities that are simple, yet economical and meet the needs of every guest. With coast-to-coast locations, Red Roof has nearly 350 properties. Having completed a nationwide renovation of their properties, the primary goal at Red Roof is to provide customers a savings without sacrificing comfort. Most recently, Red Roof unveiled its NextGen® hotels, featuring sleek exteriors with luxuriously appointed and technologically advanced interiors that signal a new era for the hotel chain. The Columbus, Ohio-based company has more than 4,500 employees. For more information or reservations, call 800.RED.ROOF (800.733.7663) or visit redroof.com.
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