Ketchikan, Alaska, hotel converts to Choice's Rodeway brand

(Operated by Heavlin Management Company, the Rodeway Edgewater Inn is the first Choice hotel brand in Southeast Alaska.)

The Rodeway Edgewater Innis, located in Ketchikan, Ala., joined the Choice Hotels International portfolio of hotels. Operated by Heavlin Management Company, the Rodeway Edgewater Inn is located in “the salmon capital of the world” and is the first Choice hotel brand in Southeast Alaska.

"We are pleased to display the Choice brand flag at our hotel in a city known for its stunning panoramic views, abundant sport fishing activities and popular cruise ship destination,” Darlene Heavlin, EVP of Heavlin Management Company, said in a statement. “Currently operating as the Rodeway Edgewater Inn, the property has a fast track plan to transition to Clarion. The Rodeway and Clarion brands always deliver great value to travelers allowing them to relax and focus on what’s most important - their trip.”

Owned by Caliber - The Wealth Development Company, the Rodeway Edgewater Inn is located 2 miles from downtown Ketchikan and is an 80-minute flight from Seattle. The year-round hotel has 46 guestrooms, a deluxe continental breakfast with coffee, complimentary shuttle to and from Airport Ferry Terminal, free local calls, flat screen TVs with free premium channels as well as a restaurant, lounge and marina. The property is located near the Airport Ferry Terminal and is within close proximity to Ketchikan’s tourist attractions and shopping.

The property also has a new dock where hotel guests can moor their boat overnight. Guests can also to depart from the dock for excursions, such as float plane tours to Misty Sjords, day fishing charters and more.

The Rodeway Edgewater Inn will honor Choice Hotels International’s Choice Privileges reward program. This free membership program offers points towards free night, airline miles, gift certificates and more while staying at more than 6,300 worldwide Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Cambria hotels & suites and Ascend Hotel Collection branded hotels.