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Published on : Thursday, May 5, 2016
Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, a leading upper-midscale hotel brand, today announced the opening of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Asheville Westgate, NC, located off I-26 and I-240 at 22 Westgate Parkway. This new construction hotel features the brand’s latest design, which includes new exterior architecture, modern interiors, comfortable yet stylish furnishings, and spacious guest rooms and suites that feature spa-like bathrooms.
“We are pleased to announce the opening of this newly constructed hotel, one that features our brand’s latest design elements that capture the look and feel of a modern country home,” said Jeffrey Freund, senior vice president, Midscale Brands, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. “Country Inns & Suites By Carlson is committed to providing an enjoyable guest experience all delivered with a touch of home and this new hotel will do just that.”
The hotel is located a mile away from downtown and is tucked away in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and is within easy reach of the best that the Asheville area has to offer, including the Biltmore Estate, US Cellular Center and 40 microbreweries, including the neighboring New Belgium Brewery and tasting room. The hotel offers 94 guest rooms with a variety of suites and configurations. Guests of the hotel have access to an array of amenities including free high speed Internet, an indoor heated pool and outdoor veranda. Additionally, the hotel offers the brand’s signature complimentary, hot Be Our Guest breakfast served daily on classic dining ware and a free shuttle service within a five-mile radius, allowing travelers hassle-free access to restaurants and shops in the downtown area.
“We are excited to open our doors in the city of Asheville which offers a unique mix of natural serenity and urban sophistication,” said Tony Fraga, President, FIRC-NC, the hotel’s owner. “The Be Our Guest service culture the brand is known for as well as its modern design and amenities will provide guests with a truly unforgettable experience.”
Country Inns & Suites offers a caring, consistent and comfortable hospitality experience delivered with a touch of home, and features particularly attractive for business travelers. The distinctive product and service innovations, such as the Be Our Guest employee training program have generated tremendous employee engagement scores and high guest satisfaction.