Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Opens in Harrisburg, PA.

Harrisburg, PA | March 24, 2009

The new 78-room Country Inn & Suites By Carlson® Harrisburg @ Union Deposit Road today announced it is open for business at 1025 Peiffers Lane.

"We're very excited to bring another Country Inns & Suites By Carlson location to this region," said Steve Mogck, executive vice president and brand leader for Country Inns & Suites By Carlson. "All employees will participate in our 'Be Our Guest' service training program, to ensure consistent delivery of quality customer service at our hotels."

"This hotel is a wonderful addition to our community. We are confident that this recognized brand and lodging concept will help us grow and prosper in the future," said Bo Patel, general manager of the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Harrisburg @ Union Deposit Road. The owner of the hotel is Chiggy Enterprises, Inc.

The 100 percent non-smoking hotel features an indoor heated pool, whirlpool and fitness center with treadmills, elliptical cross-trainer and a multi-station with various weightlifting capabilities. Other amenities include a complimentary hot breakfast, business center and a meeting room that can accommodate up to 150 people. The hotel offers a variety of guest room styles including standard rooms, studio suites, one bedroom suites and Jacuzzi room. All rooms feature complimentary high-speed Internet access, hair dryer, 32-inch LCD television, microwave and refrigerator.

Conveniently located just off of Interstate 83, this property is just four miles from downtown Harrisburg and only nine miles from Harrisburg International Airport. Ideal for sightseeing, the hotel provides convenient access to several popular Harrisburg attractions, including Hersheypark, City Island Park and the National Civil War Museum, as well as great shopping at Harrisburg Mall and Colonial Park Mall.

Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM feature traditional architecture and a sophisticated residential interior design with the brand's iconic plank lobby flooring, lobby fireplace, and front porch. Each hotel welcomes guests with transitional furnishings that blend rich woods and an updated color palate throughout the hotel.

Country Inns & Suites By Carlson offer many amenities often found at higher-priced hotels such as complimentary hot breakfast, in-room coffee maker, in-room iron and ironing board, and weekday morning newspaper. Country Inns & Suites By Carlson embraces the love of reading through its Read It & Return Lending Library. A variety of titles for all ages are available for guests to borrow and read at their leisure at more than 465 locations in the U.S. and Canada and the brand supports literacy efforts through charitable donations. For reservations and information, visit www.countryinns.com or call toll-free 1-800-456-4000.

Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM is part of Minneapolis, Minn.-based Carlson Hotels Worldwide, whose operations also include Regent® Hotels & Resorts; Radisson® Hotels & Resorts; Park Plaza® Hotels and Resorts and Park Inn®.

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