25th Country Inns & Suites By Carlson in Va. opens

Carlson detailed the further expansion of Country Inns & Suites By Carlson in the southern United States. The opening of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Hanover, Va. marks the brand’s growth in the region as part of its Ambition 2015 strategy.

“The brand has established a strong footprint in Virginia with 25 Country Inns & Suites locations,” said Steve Mogck, EVP and COO, Midscale Brands, Carlson Hotels, Americas. “The continued growth in this region is another step forward in our plan to expand the brand by an additional 250 hotels globally by 2015, primarily in the U.S., Canada, India and Mexico.”

The brand offers an expanded complimentary hot breakfast, free high-speed Internet access and weekday newspaper– features especially attractive to business travelers.

“We are thrilled to be joining Country Inns & Suites, Carlson and their family of brands during these exciting times, given Carlson’s strengths and momentum. We are confident that the consistency, value and leadership of this brand and the Carlson system will result in a successful future for this hotel,” said Neil Patel of SANE Hotels LLC, owning company of the Country Inn & Suites, Hanover, Va.

The hotel is located 15 miles from Richmond International Airport. The hotel offers a business center, a fitness center and an indoor pool. Meeting space is available for up to 30 people. The 63-room hotel features whirlpool suites, one-bedroom suites, studio suites and guestrooms with a microwave and a refrigerator among many other amenities.

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