My Place Hotels opens new property in Ketchikan, Alaska

(The new hotel is the brand’s 29th location to open nationally, and the second to open in the state of Alaska.)

My Place Hotels of America opened the My Place Hotel-Ketchikan, Alaska. The new hotel is the brand’s 29th location to open nationally, and the second to open in the state of Alaska. Located at 3612 North Tongass Avenue, the three-story, extended-stay hotel offers 64 guestrooms with waterfront views of the Tongass Narrows. Located between the KTN Airport ferry terminal to the north and the AMHS ferry terminal to the south, My Place guests will have easy access to the airport and a variety of local restaurants and shops.

“We are excited and humbled to be welcomed to the community of Ketchikan, Alaska! Our mission is to provide an affordable, high-quality lodging option for the local residents, the people of neighboring islands, and those visiting this wonderful city from afar through the year,” Joe Dinger, VP of development at Pacific Northwest, My Place Hotels, said in a statement. “We welcome you to join us. Our team’s promise is to ensure My Place Hotel-Ketchikan, AK is your Southeast Alaskan home away from home!”

Ketchikan’s newest hotel now serves area travelers as the only newly built extended-stay hotel. At the helm of operations is Ketchikan’s own Carol Domme, the property’s GM.

“It’s very exciting to be on the cutting edge of something new, and I feel so honored to be part of everything,” Domme said in a statement. “My Place has provided us with all the support and training we need to make this a tremendous success, and Ketchikan has made us feel so welcome in the community! We have a dynamic staff in place, ready to provide exceptional guest service for our new guests and our old friends alike!”

My Place Hotel-Ketchikan, Alaska, is independently owned by PAC NW, and operated by Legacy Management.

All My Place Hotels offer modern amenities, and each guestroom provides a My Kitchen, complete with a two-burner cooktop, a microwave and a full refrigerator. The property is pet friendly and will also include on-site laundry facilities, complimentary high speed Internet service and a 24-hour My Store, located in the hotel lobby and stocked with an array of supplies for the guests’ convenience. Additionally, guests are invited to enjoy the new Breakfast in Bed option for a minimal cost.

My Place Hotels of America is advancing in its campaign for U.S. expansion of the recently launched franchise system. The chain currently has 29 hotels open and operating with a near-term pipeline of over 32 additional hotels and midterm commitments for upwards of 40 more hotels to follow, planned in more than a dozen states.