Comfort Inn Celebrates Grand Opening

WITTENBERG, Wis. (July 2, 2002) new 64-unit Comfort Inn hotel, located at W 17267 Red Oak Lane (Hwys. 29 and 45) will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting and invitation-only reception on Wednesday, July 10 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Festivities will include music, food and beverages, hotel tours and door prizes. Members of the media are invited to attend.

“The Comfort Inn offers a convenient location and top-line amenities for business and leisure travelers,” said Connie Brockman, the hotel`s general manager.

The three-story Comfort Inn features 64 rooms including eight large suites. Each unit features either one king or two queen size beds, a 25-inch remote control TV with cable programming and Pay Per View movies, telephone with data port, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron, ironing board and in-room safe. Each suite also features a king size bed, sofa bed, desk, microwave, refrigerator and whirlpool tub. Non smoking rooms and rooms for individuals with disabilities are also available.

Hotel features include a heated indoor pool, atrium, hot tub, and the 3,300 square foot Wilderness Conference Center and lounge which accommodates up to 300 people. Other hotel features include a fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment, interior corridors and guest laundry.

The hotel features a free deluxe continental breakfast of hot and cold cereal, waffles, Danish pastry, English muffins, bagels, toast, fresh fruits, yogurt, juice, cappuccino, coffee, tea and milk, which is served in the lobby.


Guests receive a complimentary copy of USA TODAY and free local phone calls.

Room rates start at $59.

Discounts are available for senior citizens, business travelers, members of the American Automobile Association, government and military personnel and groups. Children age 18 and under stay free in their parents` or grandparents` room.

The Comfort Inn in Wittenberg also offers a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee. The hotel participates in Choice Privileges®, Choice`s frequent traveler program that allows frequent travelers an opportunity to earn points toward free night stays and gift certificates when staying at Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion and Sleep Inn brand hotels.

Guests of Choice brand hotels may also choose to earn airlines miles through the mileage programs of participating airlines (American Airlines AAdvantage, Delta Air Lines SkyMiles, Northwest Airlines WorldPerks and US Airways Dividend Miles.) Through August 31, 2002, members of American Airlines travel awards program, AAdvantage® , will receive double miles* when staying at any of the 3,300 hotels in the U.S. and the Caribbean franchised by Choice Hotels International.

The Comfort Inn in Wittenberg is owned and operated by Wittenberg Hotel, LLC. The hotel is 20 minutes from Wausau and one hour from Green Bay. Shopping, restaurants, fishing and canoeing are nearby. The hotel is five miles from Wilson Lake, 25 miles from Cedar Creek Factory Outlet, 15 miles from Northstar Casino and 60 miles from Lambeau Field.

For reservations at the Comfort Inn in Wittenberg, contact Choice`s toll-free reservations service at 1-800-4CHOICE, or visit on the internet. Reservations may also be made by contacting the hotel directly at (715) 253-3755.

Comfort Inn and Comfort Suites hotels are franchised by Choice Hotels International of Silver Spring, Md.(NYSE:CHH). Choice Hotels International is one of the world`s largest hotel franchisors with more than 5,000 hotels in 46 countries operating under the Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn and MainStay Suites brand names. For more information on Choice, visit the company`s internet site at