New Woodspring Suites opens near Washington, D.C.

The WoodSpring Suites Washington, D.C. East Arena Drive. Photo credit: Choice Hotels International (The 122-room extended-stay hotel is situated near the border of Maryland and Washington, D.C., providing guests with access to several hospitals and universities, including the University of Maryland.)

Choice Hotels International, in collaboration with Sandpiper Hospitality, opened the WoodSpring Suites Washington, D.C. East Arena Drive.

Located at 1603 Brightseat Drive in Hyattsville, Md., the newly constructed extended-stay hotel represents Sandpiper's third WoodSpring Suites property to open in the growing Washington, D.C. region, joining the WoodSpring Suites Manassas and WoodSpring Suites Washington D.C. Andrews AFB.

"The opening of the WoodSpring Suites Washington, D.C. East Arena Drive aligns perfectly with our goal to build hotels in markets with strong extended-stay guest demand," Ron Burgett, VP of WoodSpring Suites development at Choice Hotels International, said in a statement. "The Greater D.C. region is home to several public and private institutions that fuel a consistent need for longer-term accommodations. We know the new WoodSpring Suites hotel will be a welcome addition to the area and look forward to sharing the brand's outstanding extended stay accommodations with guests."

The 122-room extended-stay hotel is situated near the border of Maryland and Washington, D.C., providing guests with access to several hospitals and universities, including the University of Maryland, as well as the capital's many federal agencies and corporate offices. The WoodSpring Suites Washington, D.C. East Arena Drive consists of three room layouts, each with an in-room kitchen, full-size refrigerator and free Wi-Fi. The property is also smoke free and offers free parking, a guest laundry room and fitness center.

"The WoodSpring Suites brand is a proven performer in the extended-stay market, offering a purpose-built prototype that resonates with guests and owners alike," Jim Darter, president and CEO, Sandpiper Hospitality, said in a statement. "This is the 19th WoodSpring Suites hotel to join our portfolio, and we are thrilled to be part of the brand's continued growth throughout the region."