ROCKVILLE, MD—Ascend Hotel Collection recently added five domestic hotels to the brand’s portfolio of upscale independent hotels, each located in distinct destinations. In 2013, the Collection nearly doubled in size, and with these latest additions, now claims 121 properties worldwide.
“Ascend Hotel Collection is experiencing tremendous growth and partnering with some really special hotels. These latest additions are no exception,” stated Michael Murphy, SVP of upscale brands at Choice Hotels International. “Each of these new members brings to the Collection its own local flavor coupled with an uncompromised commitment to quality service and an exceptional guest experience. These attributes are the essence of the Ascend Hotel Collection.”
Located in the foothills of Tucson’s Santa Catalina Mountains is the area’s boutique hotel, the La Posada Lodge & Casitas. The 72-room property offers 1,800 sq. ft. of indoor meeting space and more than 2,000 sq. ft. of outdoor space.
Parc England Boutique Hotel is an upscale hotel in Central Louisiana that is located just one mile from the Alexandria International Airport. The 48-room hotel is situated in a park-like setting adjacent to the Oak Wing Golf Course.
Salvatore’s Garden Place Hotel is a 166-all suite hotel, which offers high-end accommodations and New York at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens restaurant. Guestrooms at Salvatore’s Garden Place features amenities such as: a walk-in shower, a dual vanity sink, a one-cup coffee maker, an ironing board, an MP3 and iPod dock alarm clock, flat screen TVs, and refrigerators.
The Port Inn, located in Portsmouth, NH, offers 12 different room types and four categories of rooms offering spacious interiors and modern amenities such as: a refrigerator, a microwave, a flat-screen TV, wireless Internet, luxury bath amenities, an ironing board and iron, a hair dryer and a coffee.
Located in downtown State College, PA and just one block from Penn State University, the 150-room Atherton Hotel provides four variations of guestrooms—from standard to deluxe suites.