Ascend Hotel Collection opens 300th location

Edgar Hotel – Martha’s Vineyard
Edgar Hotel-Martha’s Vineyard features a bar and grill, business center and guest laundry facilities. Photo credit: Choice Hotels International

Choice Hotels International’s Ascend Hotel Collection opened its 300th hotel worldwide. The 41-room Edgar Hotel-Martha’s Vineyard in Edgartown, Mass., is one of nearly 60 properties the upscale, soft brand has opened this year.

The property is located on the island within walking distance of shops, restaurants and fishing piers, and is a short drive from Katama Beach and other Martha’s Vineyard towns such as Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven. It features a bar and grill, business center and guest-laundry facilities.

Sawyer Realty Holdings owns the hotel and Prestige Hospitality Group operates it.

The Ascend Hotel Collection has locations open worldwide, including in France, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Australia, Canada, Ecuador, and the Caribbean. The brand currently has a global development pipeline of more than 100 hotels.

As of September 30, Choice had more than 7,000 hotels with nearly 575,000 rooms across its brand portfolio.