ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, announced it has signed an agreement with franchise partner Nexus Companies ("Nexus") to begin plans for a new Cambria hotel & suites in Anaheim, Calif.
Expected to open in November 2018, the 345-room Cambria hotel & suites Anaheim is conveniently positioned in the center of Orange County at the intersection of West Katella Avenue and Anaheim Boulevard near Interstate 5. Located just a half mile from Disneyland and with easy access to the state-of-the-art Anaheim Convention Center, the Anaheim Ducks Honda Center, the Los Angeles Angels stadium, cosmopolitan shopping and trendy beach towns, it's the perfect home base for Southern California adventures.
"Our new Anaheim location is nestled in the heart of the Orange County business community and centrally located between all of the iconic attractions that the city has to offer, making it a natural fit for the Cambria hotels & suites brand," said Janis Cannon, senior vice president, upscale brands at Choice Hotels. "We are excited to join the Anaheim community and know this Cambria hotel will be an ideal choice for business and leisure travelers visiting the area."
The expansive 230,000-square-foot property will feature a palm-tree-lined, California-themed outdoor swimming pool, an outdoor movie screening wall, meeting space and a fitness center.
Like all Cambria hotels & suites, the Anaheim property will feature a contemporary bistro, Social Circle™, serving a menu comprised of local specialties created by Chef Michael DeMaria; liquor, wine, beer and freshly prepared grab-and-go gourmet salads and sandwiches; and a barista bar.
Headquartered in Orange County, Nexus is a full-service real estate development firm specializing in large scale projects with a diverse mixture of uses such as, hotels, suburban office buildings, retail centers, senior living communities and more.
"We couldn't be more excited to partner with Cambria hotels & suites to develop the Anaheim property," said Cory Alder, President of Nexus. "We think it will be a wonderful addition to the Anaheim Resort District as the number of visitors to this popular area continues to rise."
Designed as a business travel and leisure brand, all Cambria hotels & suites feature a larger lobby to give guests a more social atmosphere; oversized rooms with flexible spaces; and the latest technology that allows guests to stay connected while they travel.
About Cambria hotels & suites
Cambria hotels & suites makes business travel easier—and more fun—than ever before. Offering modern décor, rooms that feel like an upgrade, and fresh, local cuisine at our Social Circle™ restaurant, Cambria makes every guest feel like a VIP. There are currently 25 properties open across the country and 30 under development in the U.S. and Canada. To learn more, visit www.cambriahotelsandsuites.com.
About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is one of the world's largest lodging companies. With more than 6,400 hotels franchised in more than 40 countries and territories, Choice Hotels International® represents more than 500,000 rooms around the globe. As of June 30, 2016, 673 hotels were in our development pipeline. Our company's Ascend Hotel Collection®, Cambria® hotels & suites, Comfort Inn®, Comfort Suites®, Sleep Inn®, Quality®, Clarion®, MainStay Suites®, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel®, Econo Lodge®, Rodeway Inn®, and Vacation Rentals by Choice Hotels™ brands provide a spectrum of lodging choices to meet guests' needs. With more than 27 million members and counting, our Choice Privileges® rewards program enhances every trip a guest takes, with benefits ranging from instant, every day rewards to exceptional experiences, starting right when they join. All hotels and vacation rentals are independently owned and operated. Visit us at www.choicehotels.com for more information.
Founded in 1981, Nexus is a full-service real estate development firm with offices in Santa Ana, California and Phoenix, Arizona. Nexus is a vertically integrated company that utilizes the experience of its highly talented team in the development of all real estate product types including hospitality, office, senior housing, single and multi-family residential, mini-storage, mixed-use and renovations/conversions. Over the past 35 years, Nexus has demonstrated its ability to consistently perform through even the most challenging of market conditions, relying on its unique competitive advantages and always keeping its core business practice of customer service as a focal point for each project. Nexus' in-house resources include the expertise and experience of Nexus Construction Services, Inc. (NCS), a licensed general contractor in the state of California. To learn more, visit www.nexusd.com.
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