Columbus, Ohio December 18, 2006 – The Comfort Inn hotel located at 8400 Lyra Drive. Comfort Inn is franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors. Comfort Inn is one of the best-known hotel brands in the United States. Comfort Inn hotels provide guests a warm, welcoming guest experience with all the essentials plus added incentives guest value.
Formerly a Baymont Inn the hotel underwent $250,000 in renovations to convert to a Comfort Inn hotel, including updating all bathrooms and the breakfast area.
Owned and operated by Newport Colonial LLC of Williamsburg, Virginia, the Comfort Inn hotel features 92 guestrooms and suites and 1 meeting room that can accommodate up to 25 people as well as indoor heated pool and a convenient work out facility. The hotel also offers The Comfort Sunshine™ breakfast, which includes self-serve waffles, omelets, sausage, French toast, fruit, pastries, non-sweet breads, yogurt, cereal, hot tea, milk, juice and coffee.
Guestrooms feature free Internet access, hair dryers, iron and ironing boars. Some rooms also feature microwaves and refrigerators available for just a few dollars more, as well a junior suites, whirlpool rooms and 2 – room suites. Rates begin at $89.95.
The Comfort Inn provides easy access to interstate 71 and Polaris parkway, adjacent to Magic Mountain family fun center, Germaine amphitheatre and Columbus zoo. Nearby is JP Morgan Chase, American Family insurance, Microsoft and Mettler Toledo.
The hotel participates in Choice Privileges, the Choice Hotels rewards program where guests can earn points toward free stays, airline miles or gift certificates while staying at Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion and MainStay Suites hotels in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Caribbean.
For reservations, call the Choice Hotels toll-free reservation line at 888.4CHOICE or visit www.choicehotels.com on the Internet. Reservations also can be made by contacting the Comfort Inn hotel directly at 614-791-9700.
About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International franchises more than 5,300 hotels, representing more than 430,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 40 countries and territories. As of September 30, 2006, 736 hotels are under development in the United States, representing 57,117 rooms, and an additional 72 hotels, representing 6,462 rooms, are under development in more than 20 countries and territories. The company’s Cambria Suites, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, MainStay Suites and Suburban Extended Stay Hotel brands serve guests worldwide.
Additional corporate information may be found on Choice Hotels’ Internet site, which may be accessed at www.choicehotels.com.
Choice Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Cambria Suites, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality Inn, Clarion, Sleep Inn, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn are proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels International.