Cendant`s Amerihost Inn Brand Expands in California and Washington

AmeriHost Franchise Systems Inc. has announced the opening of an 80-room AmeriHost Inn & SuitesSM hotel in Fontana, Calif., and a 60-room AmeriHost Inn & Suites hotel in Moses Lake, Wash.

Michael Holtz of AP Hotels of California developed the Fontana property at 13500 Baseline Ave., the chain`s fifth California property. Bob Russell of Russell Hotels developed the Moses Lake property at 1157 N. Stratford Road, the AmeriHost chain`s first property in Washington.

“The opening of these two new properties is evidence that AmeriHost Inn® and AmeriHost Inn & Suites hotels continue to please both guests and hotel developers with consistency of product, clear market positioning, comfortable accommodations and great value—all the qualities of a winner,” said Keith J. Pierce, AmeriHost Franchise Systems president & chief executive officer.

Both hotels feature in-room safes, clock radios, meeting rooms, remote-control 27-inch color televisions with HBO, complimentary USA TODAY newspapers and in-room coffee service. The Moses Lake property boasts free high-speed Internet access, while both hotels offer AmeriHost`s signature indoor pool with whirlpool and patio, exercise room and complimentary expanded continental breakfast.

AmeriHost Inn and AmeriHost Inn & Suites properties are midscale, all-new-construction, interior-corridor hotels that offer free in-room coffee, expanded continental breakfast, exercise facilities and individual whirlpool suites. All AmeriHost brand hotels offer the chain`s Commitment PlusSM 100 percent guest satisfaction program and are independently owned and operated under a franchise agreement with AmeriHost Franchise Systems Inc. Reservations can be made by calling (800) 434-5800 or by visiting www.amerihostinn.com. AmeriHost Franchise Systems Inc. is a subsidiary of Cendant Corporation (NYSE: CD).