19 November, 2014 – EDMONTON, ALBERTA – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announces the opening of the new 122-room Staybridge Suites® West Edmonton hotel located just off Highway-16. This property, managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, is IHG’s newest addition to hotels in Alberta and is the first Staybridge Suites hotel in Edmonton. The property is within driving distance to local destinations including West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton Valley Zoo and Shaw Conference Centre.
“We’re very pleased to welcome the Staybridge Suites West Edmonton hotel to our quickly growing family of upscale extended stay hotels,” said Robert Radomski, vice president, Brand Management, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites® brands. “As the first Staybridge Suites hotel in the Edmonton area, we are excited to offer travelers a place to enjoy the home-like experiences that the Staybridge Suites brand offers.”
“The hotel’s proximity to multiple local corporate offices, the Shaw Convention Center, and the comfort and convenience of an all-suite hotel, positions the Staybridge Suites® West Edmonton to quickly become the premier location to accommodate all travelers visiting the Edmonton area,” said Michael George, chief executive officer and president, Crescent Hotels & Resorts. “Our continued expansion in Canada with this strong brand further speaks to the importance of our relationship with IHG and our continued partnership in operating quality properties throughout Canada and the U.S.”
The new property offers well-designed spacious guestrooms which include a mix of studio and one-and two-bedroom/two-bathroom suites, along with more than 700 square feet of meeting space. Amenities such as a complimentary daily hot breakfast buffet and evening reception, daily housekeeping, guest laundry room, fitness center, indoor pool, 24-hour business center as well as a 24-hour guest lounge, and outdoor living room with barbecue and fire pit are available for all guests.
“We’re excited to open the Staybridge Suites West Edmonton hotel because it’s the right brand for this market,” said Mark Perry, general manager, Staybridge Suites West Edmonton hotel. “The city of Edmonton needed a hotel brand to accommodate guests who are traveling for a week or months at a time and the Staybridge Suites brand offers affordable and comfortable accommodations with amenities tailored to these guests’ needs.”
The hotel located at 16929 109th Ave. NW, owned by Terracap Group and managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, is franchised by an affiliate of IHG. Reservations can be made by calling 1-877-660-8550 or booking online at www.staybridgesuites.com/westedmonton. The Staybridge Suites brand is part of IHG’s diverse family of brands, which operate in nearly 100 countries and territories and are designed to meet the needs of guests for any occasion. The Staybridge Suites brand participates in IHG’s hotel rewards program, IHG® Rewards Club. The industry’s first and largest hotel rewards program is free to join by enrolling at www.IHGRewardsClub.com, by downloading the IHG® App, by calling 1-888-211-9874 or by inquiring at the front desk of any of IHG’s more than 4,700 hotels worldwide. Guests can also book a green hotel stay at any of our IHG Green Engage enrolled hotels.