ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 11, 2016 — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, announced it has signed an agreement with franchise partner Nexus Companies ("Nexus") to begin plans for a new Cambria hotel & suites in Anaheim, Calif.
Expected to open in November 2018, the 345-room Cambria hotel & suites Anaheim is conveniently positioned in the center of Orange County at the intersection of West Katella Avenue and Anaheim Boulevard near Interstate 5. Located just a half mile from Disneyland and with easy access to the state-of-the-art Anaheim Convention Center, the Anaheim Ducks Honda Center, the Los Angeles Angels stadium, cosmopolitan shopping and trendy beach towns, it's the perfect home base for Southern California adventures.
"Our new Anaheim location is nestled in the heart of the Orange County business community and centrally located between all of the iconic attractions that the city has to offer, making it a natural fit for the Cambria hotels & suites brand," said Janis Cannon, senior vice president, upscale brands at Choice Hotels. "We are excited to join the Anaheim community and know this Cambria hotel will be an ideal choice for business and leisure travelers visiting the area."
The expansive 230,000-square-foot property will feature a palm-tree-lined, California-themed outdoor swimming pool, an outdoor movie screening wall, meeting space and a fitness center.
Like all Cambria hotels & suites, the Anaheim property will feature a contemporary bistro, Social Circle™, serving a menu comprised of local specialties created by Chef Michael DeMaria; liquor, wine, beer and freshly prepared grab-and-go gourmet salads and sandwiches; and a barista bar.
Headquartered in Orange County, Nexus is a full-service real estate development firm specializing in large scale projects with a diverse mixture of uses such as, hotels, suburban office buildings, retail centers, senior living communities and more.
"We couldn't be more excited to partner with Cambria hotels & suites to develop the Anaheim property," said Cory Alder, President of Nexus. "We think it will be a wonderful addition to the Anaheim Resort District as the number of visitors to this popular area continues to rise."
Designed as a business travel and leisure brand, all Cambria hotels & suites feature a larger lobby to give guests a more social atmosphere; oversized rooms with flexible spaces; and the latest technology that allows guests to stay connected while they travel.