Choice Hotels Expands with WoodSpring Suites, Cambria Growth

ROCKVILLE, MD—Choice Hotels International Inc. is expanding across the U.S. with growth from both its Cambria Hotels and WoodSpring Suites brands. Here’s a look at what’s opened and in the pipeline:

Cambria On Pace to Break Openings Record For Second-Straight Year

The Cambria Hotels brand, franchised by Choice Hotels International Inc., is on pace to surpass 50 hotels open in top-tier markets this year by opening more than a dozen upscale properties across the country. The record-setting pace—which includes seven openings this summer alone—will increase the Cambria system by 25% by year end. The Cambria brand opened three hotels already this year:

  • Cambria Hotel Omaha Downtown—Omaha, NE
  • Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview—Charleston, SC
  • Cambria Hotel West Orange—West Orange, NJ

Choice plans to cut ribbons on 10 more Cambria hotels by year end:

  • Cambria Hotel Richardson – Dallas—Richardson, TX
  • Cambria Hotel Boston Downtown—Boston
  • Cambria Hotel Bettendorf – Quad Cities—Bettendorf, IA
  • Cambria Hotel Houston Downtown Convention Center—Houston
  • Cambria Hotel Milwaukee Downtown—Milwaukee
  • Cambria Hotel Anaheim Resort Area—Anaheim, CA
  • Cambria Hotel Fort Mill–Fort Mill, SC
  • Cambria Hotel Bloomington Mall of America—Bloomington, MN
  • Cambria Hotel Sonoma Wine Country—Sonoma, CA
  • Cambria Hotel Napa—Napa, CA

Choice Hotels was awarded two new franchise agreements to develop Cambria hotels in Irving, TX and Weston, FL:

  • Cambria Las Colinas—Texas: The 143-room upscale hotel will be located at the intersection of East John Carpenter Freeway and Brazos Dr. in Irving, TX. The hotel, which is the first Choice-branded property developed by Irving-based Shreem Capital, is scheduled to open in 2021.
  • Cambria Weston Florida: Slated to open in 2021, the 155-room hotel will be located at the corner of 160th Ave. and 14th St. and is the first project with Choice by Miami Beach-based developer Aranco Investments.

There are currently more than 40 Cambria hotels open across the U.S. in cities, like Chicago; Dallas; Los Angeles; Nashville, TN; New York; New Orleans; Phoenix; and Washington DC.

WoodSpring Suites Continues Nationwide Expansion

Following a record-breaking 2018, WoodSpring Suites has started 2019 with coast-to-coast expansion. WoodSpring has gained especially strong traction in the western U.S., where Choice has room to grow in the extended-stay segment. The WoodSpring brand is progressing toward its goal of 300 hotels open across the U.S. by the end of next year. Through May, WoodSpring has opened the following hotels:

  • WoodSpring Suites Portland North Gresham—Portland, OR
  • WoodSpring Suites Harrisburg Linglestown—Linglestown, PA
  • WoodSpring Suites Naples—Naples, FL
  • WoodSpring Suites Indianapolis Zionsville—Whitestown, IN
  • WoodSpring Suites Merrillville—Merrillville, IN
  • WoodSpring Suites Davenport—Davenport, IA
  • WoodSpring Suites Minneapolis Airport Mendota Heights—Mendota Heights, MN
  • WoodSpring Suites Lake Jackson—Lake Jackson, TX
  • WoodSpring Suites Washington DC Northeast Greenbelt—Greenbelt, MD
  • WoodSpring Suites St. Paul Woodbury—Woodbury, MN
  • WoodSpring Suites Orlando International Drive—Orlando, FL
  • WoodSpring Suites Quantico—Stafford, VA

The extended-stay brand continues to draw strong interest from developers across the country. In the first quarter, Choice awarded seven WoodSpring franchise agreements and increased the brand’s pipeline by 22% to 110 hotels.

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