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ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 6, 2014 -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, and Meyer Jabara Hotels, an award-winning hospitality company, are excited to announce the opening of the Cambria hotel & suites White Plains – Downtown. Located at 250 Main Street, the Cambria hotel & suites White Plains is conveniently situated in the heart of downtown White Plains just a short distance north of New York City.

"The opening of the Cambria hotel & suites White Plains is an integral part to our continued expansion into top-tier markets," said Michael Murphy, senior vice president, Upscale Brands, Choice Hotels International.  "We're seeing tremendous growth in the New York area; in fact, this hotel is the first property to open in the New York market with two others currently in development in New York City."

The 130 all-suite hotel is part of a mixed-use development that includes 35,000 square feet of retail and two floors of underground parking.  Valued retailers are located on-site, such as: TGI Fridays, Chipotle, Corner Bakery, Wild Fusion Asian Grill and Planet Fitness are located below the hotel offering guests additional options for meals and entertainment.  The hotel lobby is positioned on the third floor and invites guests with its modern style and comforting fireplaces.

The suites offer functional, chic decor options, including a separate living, working and sleeping space, ergonomic chairs, moveable desks and upscale linens. Each suite allows guests to stay connected while they travel by enjoying the latest technology and prime entertainment with amenities such as flat-screen LCD televisions and MP3 jacks.

This six-story mid-rise hotel also offers three versatile meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 60 guests in banquet setting or 120 guests for conferences. All meeting space is state-of-the-art and equipped with high-tech audio and visual equipment.  With more than 2,000 square feet of meeting space, this hotel is perfect for business travelers who need space to work, but also want amenities that provide a sense of relaxation. This property is conveniently located near notable corporations such as: IBM, PepsiCo, MasterCard, Heineken and Merrill Lynch.

For the leisure visitor, the Cambria hotel & suites White Plains is also near notable attractions such as: New York Botanical Garden, Bronx Zoo, Neuberger Museum of Art and Westchester Mall.

"We are excited to open the doors of this unique hotel and introduce the Cambria brand to the White Plains market," said William A. Meyer, chairman, Meyer Jabara Hotels.  "We love working with Choice Hotels, we currently operate three hotels under their Ascend Hotel Collection brand, and I know that in partnership with Choice Hotels we will deliver the quality service and supreme guest experience that travelers expect from Cambria hotels & suites while setting a sophisticated standard for all future Cambria hotels."

Like all Cambria hotels & suites, the White Plains property will feature other fine amenities such as a contemporary bistro serving a dinner 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 featuring coffee and a hot breakfast buffet.

In addition, the entire property will offer complimentary wired and wireless high-speed internet access, an on-site business center, free shuttle within 5 miles, valet garage parking and an indoor heated pool.

The Cambria hotel & suites White Plains is now accepting reservations for check in after September 29. Visit to book your next stay.

About Cambria hotels & suites

Cambria hotels & suites offers contemporary, upscale accommodations at affordable prices. Designed as a lifestyle hotel brand, Cambria hotels & suites offers more than just a place to sleep at night. It features a larger lobby to give guests a more social atmosphere, all-suite rooms that are larger than standard hotel rooms and include a separate living, working and sleeping space, providing business and leisure travelers a haven to relax, socialize and network. There are currently 20 properties open across the country and nearly 30 under development. For more information visit

About Meyer Jabara Hotels

Meyer Jabara Hotels is an award-winning hospitality company owning and operating hotels in thirteen states. Their portfolio of hotels includes Marriott, Hilton, Sheraton, Hyatt and Holiday Inn brands as well as several independent hotels. For over thirty-five years, Meyer Jabara Hotels has distinguished itself as an employer of choice within the hospitality industry by creating a culture where associates are encouraged to reach their fullest potential and customers receive unique offerings.

Additional corporate information may be found on the Meyer Jabara Hotels Web site, which may be accessed at

About Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises more than 6,300 hotels, representing more than 500,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 35 other countries and territories.  As of June 30, 2014, 423 hotels, representing more than 32,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States.  Additionally, 93 hotels, representing approximately 8,300 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in more than 15 other countries and territories.  The company's Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Hotel & Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brands, as well as its Ascend Hotel Collection membership program, serve guests worldwide.

Choice Hotels International offers the Choice Privileges® rewards program. With more than 20 million members worldwide, is one of the fastest growing hotel loyalty programs in the travel industry.

Additional corporate information can be found on the Choice Hotels International, Inc. web site, which may be accessed at

Choice Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Choice Privileges, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Hotel & Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, and Ascend Hotel Collection are proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels International Inc.

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