New-Build Country Inn & Suites Opens in NC

MINNEAPOLIS—Country Inn & Suites By Carlson has opened a new hotel, Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Asheville Westgate, NC. The property is located off I-26 and I-240 at 22 Westgate Pkwy. This new-build hotel features the brand’s latest design, which includes new exterior architecture, updated interiors and guestrooms 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, SVP, 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.”

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The hotel is located a mile away from downtown and is near various attractions, including the Biltmore Estate, US Cellular Center and 40 microbreweries. The hotel offers 94 guestrooms with a variety of suites and configurations. Amenities include free high-speed internet, an indoor heated pool and outdoor veranda. Additionally, the hotel offers the brand’s signature complimentary breakfast served daily, and a free shuttle service within a five-mile radius.

“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.”