New Cambria Hotel under development in Spartanburg, S.C.

The Cambria Hotel Spartanburg will be located near the world's largest BMW manufacturing facility. Photo credit: Choice Hotels International

Choice Hotels International signed an agreement with Greenville, S.C.-based real estate fund manager Niam Investments to develop a six-story, 119-room Cambria Hotel in Spartanburg, S.C. The upscale hotel is slated to open in summer 2020.

Located at 167 N. Church St., the new Cambria Hotel will be in downtown Spartanburg, near several corporate headquarters including Denny's, Milliken & Company and JM Smith Corporation, as well as the world's largest BMW manufacturing facility. The hotel is also near local attractions such as the Chapman Cultural Center, Spartanburg Art Museum, Ballet Spartanburg and the Spartanburg Little Theater. The Spartanburg Medical Center and seven colleges and universities, including Wofford College, are also nearby.

"Choice continues to expand the Cambria Hotels brand in desirable markets with strong demand for both business and leisure travel. The Southeast region of the country has proven itself as an especially ideal location for our growing upscale portfolio," Mark Shalala, VP, franchise development, upscale brands at Choice Hotels, said in a statement. "The Cambria Hotel Spartanburg will join several other Cambria hotels in South Carolina: the brand's first hotel in the state opened last year in Mount Pleasant and several more are in the pipeline, including a second hotel in the Charleston market, as well as in Fort Mill, Greenville and Summerville."

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The Cambria Hotel in Spartanburg will offer amenities such as an outdoor swimming pool; onsite dining featuring freshly made food, local craft beer on tap, wine, specialty cocktails and small bites; multifunction meeting space; and a fitness center.

"Spartanburg is booming with cultural attractions and thriving businesses," Suraj Mistry, managing principal at Niam Investments, said in a statement. "Whether in town for work or leisure, visitors will enjoy the Cambria Hotel Spartanburg's tailored amenities just as much as exploring all the city has to offer."

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