IHG Enters Lexington Market with Staybridge Suites

LEXINGTON, KY—With plans to open a new 107-room Staybridge Suites hotel here in late February 2015, IHG enters Kentucky’s second largest city, known as the “Horse Capital of the World.”

“We’re very pleased to welcome the Staybridge Suites Lexington to our swiftly growing family of upscale extended stay hotels,” said Robert Radomski, VP, brand management, Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites brands. “Whether traveling on business, relocating or planning a vacation with family, guests traveling to the heart of the Bluegrass Region and the Horse Capitol of the World, will find the Staybridge Suites brand offers the best of home and hotel.” 

The new all-suite hotel will feature three suite types (studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom/two-bath). All suites feature a living space including a fully equipped kitchen complete with a refrigerator with icemaker, microwave, stovetop and dishwasher; flat screen TVs with a DVD player; a functional, well-lit workspace with a large desk; speakerphones with personal voice mail and complimentary local phone calls. 

Consistent with the Staybridge Suites brand, the new property offers home-like surroundings including a daily complimentary hot breakfast featuring Wolfgang Puck coffee; complimentary Laundry Room and Fitness Room; a complimentary 24-hour Business Center; a guest library with books and games for guest use free of charge; as well as The Pantry, the hotel’s 24-hour convenience store stocked with snacks, sundries, beverages and meals. Additionally, guests at the Staybridge Suites Lexington can get Internet connectivity throughout the hotel with free Wireless Anywhere. 

In its landscaped Backyard, the Staybridge Suites Lexington will offer the brand’s new Outdoor Living Room concept with amenities such as comfortable outdoor all-weather furniture, gas grills and a gas fire pit.  

“The location of this new hotel is ideal because of its close proximity to several businesses and area attractions,” said Barbara Jean Beighle, general manager. “We’re looking forward to providing the comfortable and stylish accommodations of Staybridge Suites hotels to guests, who will typically be with us for a week or more.”