COLUMBUS, Ind., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The newly-converted Clarion Hotel property located at 2480 Jonathan Moore Pike Columbus, Indiana is now open. Franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc., one of the world's largest lodging franchisors. Clarion brand properties are an international group of full-service hotels that provide a quality of service, amenities and inviting atmosphere associated with fine hotels, but at an affordable price.
The hotel is undergoing approximately $1,000,000 in renovations to convert to a Clarion Hotel property including updating entrance to hotel, tower foyer area, crystal ballroom entrance and upgrades in rooms; adding all flat screen TV's and microwaves and refrigerators to all rooms.
Owned and operated by Mr. Michael Dora of Carmel, Indiana, the Columbus Indiana Clarion Hotel property features 253 guestrooms and 20,000 sq.ft of versatile meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 1000 people. The hotel offers hot breakfast buffet, indoor pool, with large recreational area, whirlpool, game room, billiards, putting green and fitness center.
Guestrooms feature 100% non-smoking hotel, free high-speed Internet access, complimentary coffee and tea, hair dryer, iron and ironing boards, telephone with voice mail. Also, we have microwaves and refrigerators in rooms. 138 doubles, 29 queens, 82 kings and 4 suites, some multilevel. Rates begin at $89.00.
The Clarion Hotel property provides easy access to local points of interest. We are conveniently located right off I-65 and Highway 46, exit 68 just two miles from downtown Columbus. Convenient to Cummins Engine Headquarters, Faurecia, Toyota, NTN Driveshaft Inc., Enkei America Inc., and Camp Atterbury Training Camp. We are one exit away from Edinburgh Premium Outlet Shoppe's.
The hotel participates in Choice Privileges, the Choice Hotels rewards program where membership is free and offers points good towards free nights, airline miles, gift certificates and more while staying at Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn or Ascend Collection properties throughout the U.S. (including Hawaii), Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Mexico, Central America, Australasia and the Caribbean.*
About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises more than 6,100 hotels, representing more than 495,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 30 other countries and territories. As of December 31, 2011, more than 400 hotels were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States, representing more than 30,000 rooms, and approximately 80 hotels, representing approximately 7,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in 20 other countries and territories. The company's Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brands serve guests worldwide. In addition, via its Ascend Collection membership program, travelers in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean have upscale lodging options at historic, boutique and unique hotels.
Additional corporate information may be found on the Choice Hotels International, Inc. Web site, which may be accessed at www.choicehotels.com.
Choice Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn and Ascend Collection are proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels International.
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*Excluding Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, Liberia, Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, Sudan, Syria and Zimbabwe. Excluding Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden. Including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Papua New Guinea and Fiji.
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