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WoodSpring Suites Celebrates Grand Opening of Newest Hotel in Portland, Oregon

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WoodSpring Suites continues its coast-to-coast expansion with the grand opening of the WoodSpring Suites Portland North Gresham. Located at 3013 Northeast 181st Avenue. in Portland's Gresham neighborhood, the new four-story, 122-room hotel is the brand's milestone 250th property and first hotel in Oregon.

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The WoodSpring Suites brand, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), is designed to meet the needs of extended-stay travelers across the country, whether it's for several days, weeks or even longer. The new WoodSpring Suites Portland North Gresham is perfectly suited for training groups, relocations and longer-term stays for workers at Fortune 500 companies in the area, like Nike, Boeing and Lithia Motors, as well as traveling construction crews, healthcare workers, and on-the-move people in transition. The Portland International Airport is also a short 15-minute drive from the hotel.

"WoodSpring provides guests with the features and affordability they need to accommodate their longer-term stays," said Ron Burgett, vice president, extended stay hotels development, Choice Hotels. "From at-home amenities to 24/7 laundry, vending, and fitness facilities, the WoodSpring brand focuses on doing the basics better and providing great value. The WoodSpring Suites Portland North Gresham is a great representation of the brand as we celebrate the milestone of surpassing 250 hotels open around the country, and we look forward to delivering another outstanding guest experience."

The new-construction hotel features the following amenities:

  • Suite layout with in-room kitchen equipped with full-size refrigerator and free basic Wi-Fi.
  • Expanded lobby with coffee station.
  • 100-percent smoke free hotel that offers free parking, guest laundry room, and fitness center — all available 24/7.

The grand opening of the hotel was marked by a ribbon-cutting ceremony, with remarks from Portland Chamber Council President Jerry Hinton, Burgett, and Nationwide Hotel Management Company President and Chief Operating Officer Kevin Dailey, who expressed their excitement about the impact that this hotel will have on the community.

The WoodSpring Suites Portland North Gresham is owned by Brookwood Hotels, which has a portfolio of more than 100 WoodSpring hotels throughout the country, with additional projects under construction. The hotel is managed by Nationwide Hotel Management Company.

"Portland has been ranked one of the top five places for business by Forbes for four consecutive years, making The WoodSpring Suites Portland North Gresham a prime location for business travelers who require the unique needs of extended stay accommodations," said Darien Wright, Chief Operating Officer, Brookwood Hotels. "Guests can also enjoy Portland's robust street food scene and explore all the vibrant city has to offer through performing arts, historical museums, and sporting events."

About WoodSpring Suites®
WoodSpring Suites hotels offer extended-stay guests a welcoming environment and straightforward stay – all affordably priced. Franchised by Choice Hotels, WoodSpring Suites is the nation's fastest-growing economy extended-stay hotel brand. Each property is newly-constructed and built to anticipate the needs of travelers looking for a longer-term stay. Properties feature all-suite rooms with fully-equipped kitchens, flexible workspaces, and guest laundry facilities. There are more than 250 WoodSpring Suites hotels open in over 38 states and more than 100 in the pipeline across the country as of December 31, 2018. For more information, visit www.woodspring.com/ourbrand/.

About Choice Hotels 
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is one of the largest and most successful lodging franchisors in the world. With more than 7,000 hotels, representing nearly 570,000 rooms, in over 40 countries and territories as of December 31, 2018, the Choice® family of hotel brands provides business and leisure travelers with a range of high-quality lodging options from limited service to full-service hotels in the upscale, midscale, extended-stay and economy segments. The award-winning Choice Privileges® loyalty program offers members benefits ranging from everyday rewards to exceptional experiences. For more information, visit www.choicehotels.com.

About Brookwood Hotels
Brookwood Hotels (the "Company") is a hospitality platform company which was formed simultaneously with the acquisition of the WoodSpring Suites brand by Choice Hotels in February 2018. The Company owns more than 100 hotels in the economy extended-stay segment across the U.S., with the largest concentration in Florida. The Company is owned by a Brookfield Asset Management-sponsored private real estate fund.

Addendum
This is not an offering. No offer or sale of a franchise will be made except by a Franchise Disclosure Document first filed and registered with applicable state authorities. A copy of the Franchise Disclosure Document can be obtained through contacting Choice Hotels International at 1 Choice Hotels Circle, Suite 400, Rockville, MD 20850, development@choicehotels.com.

© 2019 Choice Hotels International, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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For further information: Choice Hotels: Hank Nathan, Tel: 301-592-5154, Hank.Nathan@choicehotels.com