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Hay Creek Hotels and US Hotels Group Form New Venture and Acquire
Two Luxury Boutique Properties, The Orchards Hotel in Williamstown, MA
and The Centennial Hotel in Concord, NH from the Carlyle Group

(Exeter, NH) - September 26, 2012 -  Hay Creek Hotels announced today that it has formed a new venture with US Hotels Group to acquire two luxury boutique properties, The Orchards Hotel in Williamstown, MA and The Centennial Hotel in Concord, NH, from the Carlyle Group. Under the agreement, Hay Creek Hotels will retain a 10% ownership in the hotels and will continue to manage both properties.
"We are pleased to partner with US Hotels Group and proud to retain the management of these two great properties that we have been operating for several years," stated Norman MacLeod, Founder and CEO of Hay Creek Hotels. "We look forward to a successful partnership with US Hotels Group, one that will maximize the synergies of our two companies and provide more opportunities to work together moving forward."
Paul Hanley, CEO of US Hotels Group, sees this purchase as part of the company's overall strategy to grow and expand, not only in New England but throughout North America.  Hanley stated: "We are thrilled to be adding these distinctive properties to our portfolio, and are pleased that Hay Creek Hotels will continue to provide their guidance and expertise in the management of these landmark hotels."

The Orchards, an AAA Four-Diamond hotel, is a classic rural property perfectly situated in the Berkshire Mountains. The 49-room hotel feature 3,100 square feet of event and meeting space, an award-winning steakhouse and numerous guest amenities.
The property is close to Williams College, Tanglewood Performing Arts Center, MASS MoCA and additional world renowned cultural centers in the area.   

The Centennial Hotel, with its contemporary design, is located in the heart of New Hampshire's state capital and offers guests modern accommodations and amenities within a historic Victorian landmark property.
The Centennial features conference and private event space, as well as a highly-lauded award winning dining experience at Granite Restaurant and Bar.
Hay Creek Hotels is a development and management company widely recognized for its expertise in the design, renovation and repositioning of small, upscale independent full service hotels and currently owns and operates several upscale hotels throughout the North East and Mid-Atlantic states. Its individual hotels and restaurants have been critically acclaimed and have earned numerous prestigious awards for service and culinary excellence.
About Hay Creek Hotels
Founded in 2005, Hay Creek Hotels is a full service management company that combines veteran hospitality industry experience with fully integrated management systems that are specifically designed for the small upscale property.  Hay Creek specializes in the development and management of independent full service hotels, inns and resorts in the 35-225 room range throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States. For more information and to view our fine collection of distinctive hotels, Inns & Resorts Please visit:

Hay Creek Hospitality
Dan Mahoney
Director of Development


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Also See: Hay Creek Hotels Selected to Manage the Historic Eagle Mountain House & Golf Club in Jackson, New Hampshire; Originally built in 1897, the property is scheduled to receive a multi-million dollar renovation / March 2012

Hay Creek Hotels Enters Alliance with the New 56-room Roundhouse at Beacon Falls Hotel in Beacon, New York; Currently Under Development in Two Historic Mill Buildings to Open Summer 2012 / March 2012

Hay Creek Hotels Acquires the 46-room Exeter Inn in Exeter, New Hampshire / September 2011

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