Choice Hotels International, in collaboration with Hines and Concord Hospitality Enterprises, opened the Cambria Hotel Phoenix Chandler – Fashion Center.
The new 136-room property includes a pool with cabanas, a fitness room, a lounge area and 1,300 square feet of multifunction meeting space. In addition, the property provides onsite dining, including a menu comprised of locally inspired specialties, signature cocktails, local craft beers and freshly prepared grab-and-go gourmet salads and sandwiches.
Located near Loops 101 and 202 at 3165 West Fry Road, the new Cambria hotel is part of the Chandler Viridian, a 25-acre mixed-use development project that includes office space, luxury apartments, retail offerings and a pedestrian promenade leading to the Chandler Fashion Center. The hotel is near many Phoenix area attractions, including premier golf courses, national parks and several corporate offices, such as Intel, Microchip Technologies and PayPal. This is the second Cambria hotel to open in the Phoenix area. The Cambria Hotel North Scottsdale Desert Ridge property opened in December 2017.
"The Cambria Hotel Phoenix Chandler – Fashion Center property continues our expansion in key markets across the country, as we develop hotels that meet and exceed the needs of the modern traveler," Janis Cannon, SVP of upscale brands at Choice Hotels, said in a statement. "The Phoenix market is growing rapidly with increased corporate demand and tourism, and we're thrilled to work with Hines and Concord Hospitality Enterprises to bring another Cambria property to the thriving area."
Choice Hotels collaborated with Hines, a global real estate investment company and the developer behind the Chandler Viridian project, to open the Cambria Hotel Phoenix Chandler – Fashion Center.
"It's been a pleasure to work with both Choice Hotels and Concord Hospitality Enterprises to bring this outstanding upscale hotel to fruition," Chris Anderson, managing director and local city leader for Hines, said in a statement. "The Cambria Hotels brand is the perfect fit to bring our vision for this multiuse complex to life."
Choice Hotels also worked with Concord Hospitality Enterprises to open the Cambria Hotel Phoenix Chandler – Fashion Center. Concord Hospitality is a developer and provides dedicated hotel management services to over 85 full-service and upscale select-service hotels, including Cambria properties in Durham, N.C., Washington, D.C. and New York City, and soon will be opening in Philadelphia in March 2018 and Houston.
"We're extremely happy to open another beautiful Cambria hotel and be a part of the brand's continued expansion across the United States," Mark Laport, president and CEO of Concord Hospitality Enterprises, said in a statement. "Choice Hotels is a pioneer in the industry and continues to exceed our expectations, which is a testament to our collaboration. We're eager to help open more properties in top markets, like Chandler, Philadelphia and Houston, following already bringing the brand to Durham, Washington, D.C. and New York City."