Sacramento Welcomes A New Comfort Inn & Suites Hotel

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Sept. 16, 2002) – A new Comfort Inn & Suites hotel recently opened here at 21 Howe Ave. off U.S. Route 50.

The Comfort Inn & Suites hotel is owned and operated by Kana Sacramento LLC of Oakland, Calif. and features 68 rooms and suites. Room amenities include a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, 27-inch remote-controlled cable television, computer data port with high-speed Internet access, voice mail, iron, ironing board and hairdryer. Handicapped and non-smoking rooms also are available.

Hotel features include an indoor pool and heated whirlpool; meeting room that can accommodate up to 50 people; exercise room that features a treadmill, stationary bike, stair-stepper and multi-gym; breakfast area that can seat up to 22 people; business center equipped with a computer with high-speed Internet access, copier, printer and facsimile machine; and guest laundry services.

Guests of the Comfort Inn & Suites hotel receive complimentary deluxe continental breakfasts consisting of eggs, sausage, waffles, cereals, oatmeal, breads, pastries, bagels, muffins, fresh fruits, coffee, tea and juices; complimentary USA TODAY newspapers; free local telephone calls; and 100 percent guest satisfaction guarantee.

Rates begin at $79. Children, ages 18 and under, stay free when accompanied by an adult.

Discounts are available when booked in advance for seniors, American Automobile Association members, government and military personnel, business travelers and groups.

The Comfort Inn & Suites hotel is conveniently located close to many of Sacramento’s premiere attractions including Old Town Sacramento, the Sacramento Zoo, Waterworld, Crocker Art Museum and California State University.

The Comfort Inn & Suites hotel participates in Choice’s Choice Privileges frequent-traveler program where guests can earn points toward free stays, vacations and gifts when staying at U.S. Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion and Sleep Inn brand hotels.

Members of American Airlines AAdvantage, Delta SkyMiles, Northwest Airlines WorldPerks and US Airways Dividend Miles will receive airline miles when staying at any Choice brand hotel in the U.S. and Caribbean.

Comfort Inn & Suites hotels are franchised by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH). There currently are 2,065 Comfort brand hotels open and 243 under development worldwide, representing 178,551 rooms