ROCKVILLE, Md., July 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The MainStay Suites St. Robert – Fort Leonard Wood has once again captured top honors. For the fourth time, the standout property has brought home the prestigious Hotel of the Year Award for the MainStay Suites brand from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's leading hotel companies. The award was presented at the 61st annual Choice Hotels International Convention in Las Vegas.
"Year after year, this property demonstrates remarkable guest service and operational excellence," said Anne Smith, vice president of brand strategy for Choice Hotels. "Winning one Hotel of the Year award is a tremendous achievement—and a special one, since winners are selected by their peers—but to win this award four times shows the property's sustained ability to go above and beyond in providing an unmatched guest experience."
"As a six-time nominee and four time winner of the Hotel of the Year award, we continue to strengthen our property's reputation in the community for providing guests a comfortable and memorable stay," said Rick Morris, Director of Operations, Fort Wood Hotels. "Our ownership is committed to developing and operating award-winning hotels; management is committed to executing that vision; and our staff follows through by "wowing" guests and making them feel at home."
Located just outside the gates of Fort Leonard Wood Army base in south central Missouri and adjacent to Route 66, the 77-room, residential-style property is the perfect place to stay for military personnel on temporary duty or families traveling to attend Basic Training or Advanced Individual Training graduation ceremonies.
Historic downtown Waynesville, Missouri is just a short drive from the hotel, featuring popular attractions such as the Pulaski County Courthouse Museum, the Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, Fort Waynesville and the Trail of Tears Memorial. The entire area is surrounded by scenic mountain forests, streams and wildlife native to the Ozarks.
All guests, including service members in the area to train for months at a time, enjoy the personal touches that the property is known for. From barbeques by the pool to free laundry services, the spacious, apartment-style suites and extra space enable our guests to spread out and feel right at home. Every amenity needed for an extended stay is available at the property, including fully equipped kitchens, coffee makers, refrigerators, premium cable television, free Wi-Fi, and a fitness center. Free continental breakfast, a business center with access to copy and fax services and a relaxing seasonal outdoor pool are also available.
Choice Hotels International's Hotel of the Year Award winners are selected by the Choice Hotels Owners Council and are presented to properties that demonstrate lodging excellence and offer guest experiences that set the standard for the industry. Nominees are all ranked at the top of hotels within their brand.
About Choice Hotels Choice Hotels International, Inc.® (NYSE: CHH) is one of the world's largest lodging companies. With more than 6,300 hotels franchised in more than 35 countries and territories, we represent more than 500,000 rooms around the globe. As of March 31, 2015, 615 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® and Rodeway Inn® brands provide a spectrum of lodging choices to meet guests' needs. With more than 23 million members and counting, check out our Choice Privileges® rewards program to see how you can reap the benefits of being a member of the Choice Hotels® family. Visit us at www.choicehotels.com for more information.
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