News for the Hospitality Executive
ATLANTA - May 24, 2013 – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announces the opening of the new Candlewood Suites® Atlanta West I-20 hotel, offering a home-like experience in a convenient suburban setting, just 14 miles from downtown and off Interstate 20.
“We’re excited to expand the Candlewood Suites hotel brand in the Atlanta area,” said Robert Radomski, vice president, Brand Leadership, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites, IHG. “We know our guests will be pleased with the independence and comfort the hotel offers. From 24-hour access to the Candlewood Gym and the Candlewood Cupboard® to free high-speed Internet and our new Lending Locker, Candlewood Suites hotels offer the home-like independence and comfort extended stay travelers desire.”
The new four-story long term stay hotel includes 75 suites, all with a fully equipped kitchen, overstuffed recliner and large workspace. Located at 913 Bob Arnold Drive in Lithia Springs, the hotel’s “Nest” design scheme is unique amongst Atlanta hotels and was created in conjunction with the Savannah College of Art and Design. The modernized environment features earthy green hues, fresh colors, residential touches and functional spaces designed to make the extended stay hotel more comfortable for guests.
The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is just 25 minutes away, and the hotel also provides convenient access to numerous corporate offices. It is also near Six Flags Over Georgia and numerous shopping and dining venues. Popular Atlanta attractions such as the World of Coca-Cola®, the Georgia Aquarium® and Turner Field® are just a short drive away.
“We’re pleased to be able to bring visitors to the vibrant Atlanta area all that Candlewood Suites hotels have to offer,” said Sheila Moye, general manager. “Our guests will find that our team’s Southern hospitality, combined with the design of our spacious suites and our hotel's amenities will allow them to live comfortably and keep a daily routine similar to the one they have at home."
The new Candlewood Suites Atlanta West I-20 hotel offers a variety of home-like amenities, including free wired and wireless high-speed Internet access, complimentary on-site Guest Laundry and the 24-hour Candlewood Gym. Unique to Candlewood Suites hotels, guests can also enjoy the convenience of the Candlewood Cupboard, where a variety of beverages, breakfast items, snacks, frozen entrées and sundries are available for purchase on the honor system at any time and where guests can enjoy complimentary freshly Maxwell House brewed coffee. Also operating on the honor system is the Candlewood Suites hotel brand’s newest addition, the Lending Locker, where guests can borrow items they may need during their extended visit such as a desk fan, blenders, board games and more.
All Candlewood Suites hotels feature a combination of studio and one-bedroom suite floor plans with a fully equipped kitchen, executive desk, DVD player, recliner and telephone with voice mail, plus free local calls. Additionally, guests of the Candlewood Suites Atlanta West I-20 hotel can visit the free Lending Library, where movies and music are available for use in the guestrooms. The hotel also has an outdoor swimming pool and the Gazebo Grill, with gas grill and outdoor dining area.
The Candlewood Suites Atlanta West I-20 hotel, owned by HSNT Lithia Springs Lodging, LLC and managed by Aysa Hospitality, LLC is franchised by an affiliate of IHG. All Candlewood Suites hotels participate in IHG’s guest loyalty program, Priority Club® Rewards, soon to be named IHG® Rewards Club this July. The industry’s fast-growing guest loyalty program with 73 million members is free and guests can enroll by logging on at IHG/com/priorityclub, by calling 1-888-211-9874 or by inquiring at the front desk of this hotel or any of IHG’s more than 4,600 hotels worldwide. For more information or to book a reservation at any Candlewood Suites hotel across the U.S. or Canada, go to IHG.com/Candlewood or call 1-888-CANDLEWOOD.
About Candlewood Suites Hotels
Candlewood Suites hotels are focused on comfort, space and value. At more than 299 properties located throughout North America, guests find spacious studio and one-bedroom suites each with its own fully equipped kitchen, executive desk, DVD player, recliner and telephone with voice mail plus free local calls. The Candlewood Gym and free Guest Laundry facilities are open around the clock, and guests can take advantage of the 24-hour Candlewood Cupboard®, where they will find breakfast items, snacks, refreshments, easy to prepare meals and necessities available on the honor system. Guests can borrow common household items to enhance their extended visit, including a desk fan, blenders, board games and more, from the new Lending Locker. Candlewood Suites hotels offer guests all of this at a very comfortable price.
For more information or to book a reservation, visit IHG.com/CandlewoodSuites or call 1-888-CANDLEWOOD. Find Candlewood Suites hotels on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/Candlewood or Facebook www.Facebook.com/CandlewoodSuites.
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organization with nine hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE™ Hotels & Resorts. IHG also manages Priority Club® Rewards, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty program with over 71 million members worldwide.
IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,600 hotels and more than 675,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories. With more than 1,000 hotels in its development pipeline, IHG expects to recruit around 90,000 people into additional roles across its estate over the next few years.
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group's holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.
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