Historic Peabody Court Hotel Brings Upscale Wyndham Hotel Brand to Baltimore

Historic Hotel to Complete Major Renovation over Next Six Months

Dec 22, 2010, 10:06 ET from Sunburst Hospitality Corporation

BALTIMORE, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The landmark Peabody Court Hotel, located in historic Mount Vernon Square, has opened a new chapter in its legacy. The 104-room hotel today became the Wyndham Baltimore Peabody Court, the city's first hotel in five years to fly the flag of this upscale hotel brand.  The hotel is owned and operated by Silver Spring, Md. - based Sunburst Hospitality Corporation.  

To celebrate its re-opening under the Wyndham flag, the hotel is offering introductory rates and packages available on the hotel's website, www.wyndham.com./hotels/BWIPC.

"Major upgrades to the rooms include the latest HD flat panel TVs and the upgraded Wyndham amenity package," said Kevin Hanley, President and CEO, Sunburst Hospitality Corporation.  "The hotel meets the high, upscale Wyndham standards, and we are taking further steps to enhance the hotel experience with a complete make-over of all the public space, which will take place in phases over the next six months to minimize guest disruptions.

"This historic property offers the ambiance of a classic, European boutique hotel right in the educational and cultural epicenter of the city," he noted.  "Built in the early 1920's as a high-end apartment building, the hotel has become the leading gathering spot in this upscale neighborhood, and we have upgraded the property to reflect our surroundings."

The hotel will target corporate travelers, as well as provide lodging and social and business meeting space for the many cultural, educational and medical facilities in the immediate neighborhood.  "The Wyndham brand has a long tradition of addressing the needs of corporate travelers," Hanley added.  "And, the Wyndham Rewards frequent guest program offers generous rewards to its members."  

Located at 612 Cathedral St. on Mount Vernon Square and 10 blocks from the Inner Harbor, the Wyndham Baltimore Peabody Court is renowned for its glass-enclosed 2,000-square-foot rooftop meeting space that offers a stunning bird's eye view of Baltimore and Mt. Vernon Square.  The property is centrally located near the Walters Art Gallery, many historic churches, Peabody Music Conservatory and is a short distance to the city's major sports venues.  

The elegantly designed, oversized guest rooms feature full marble bathrooms, towel warmers, leather-inlayed work desks and custom French marble-top furniture.  The hotel's restaurant, George's on Mount Vernon Square, features innovative American cuisine paired with organic wines.  Additionally, the hotel features six meeting rooms comprising 4,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and high-speed wireless Internet access.  Additional information about the hotel may be found at www.wyndham.com/hotels/BWIPC.

About Sunburst Hospitality Corporation

Sunburst Hospitality is a recognized industry leader in the ownership and management of hotels nationwide.  The company currently operates 31 hotels in 16 states, under more than nine brands, ranging from upscale to mid-market segments.  For more information about the company, visit http://www.snbhotels.com/.

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