Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Opens in Doswell, Va.

Minneapolis, MN | April 22, 2009

The new 62-room Country Inn & Suites By Carlson® Doswell, Va. today announced it is open for business at 16250 International Street.

"We're very excited to bring another Country Inns & Suites By Carlson location to this region," said Steve Mogck, executive vice president and chief operating officer 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 Aman Parekh, general manager of the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson in Doswell. The owner of the hotel is Janam, LLC.

The 100 percent non-smoking hotel features an indoor heated pool, whirlpool and fitness center. Other amenities include a complimentary hot breakfast and a business center. The hotel offers a variety of guest room styles including standard rooms, studio suites and one bedroom suites. All rooms feature complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access, hair dryer, 32-inch LCD television, microwave and refrigerator.

Conveniently located just off of Interstate I-95, this property is 32 miles from Richmond International Airport and just seven miles from the local Amtrak station. The hotel is across the street from Kings Dominion Theme Park and close to The Meadow Event Park, future home of the State Fair of Virginia. Complimentary shuttle service to the theme park is available during its open season.

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 attractive, comfortable furnishings that blend rich woods and natural earth tones 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 450 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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