Comfort Suites Opens In Southport, N.C.

The Comfort Suites, located at 4963 Southport Supply Road (near the intersection of NC 211 and NC 133) and just minutes from the beach, is now open.
The three-story hotel, owned and operated by Apex Lodging Inc. of North Myrtle Beach, S.C., features 70 spacious suites with one king or two queen-size beds and Serta Perfect Sleeper mattresses. All suites are equipped with a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, iron, ironing board, hairdryer, pullout sofa bed, 27-inch remote-control cable television, large work desk with ergonomic chair, two two-line speaker phones with data port and voice mail. Some suites also feature a whirlpool tub. Handicapped and non-smoking rooms also are available.
Hotel features include an outdoor pool; a meeting room that can accommodate up to 55 people; and valet cleaning services.
Guests of the Comfort Suites hotel receive a deluxe continental breakfast consisting of hot and cold cereals, pastries, breads, fruit, juice and coffee, tea and milk. Guests also receive a free USA TODAY newspaper, free local and toll-free telephone calls and 100 percent guest satisfaction guarantee.
Current room rates start at $79. Children, ages 18 and under, stay free when accompanied by an adult.
Discounts are available when booked in advance for seniors, AAA members, government and military personnel, business travelers and groups.
The Comfort Suites hotel is conveniently located near the Brunswick Beaches (3 miles), antique shops and restaurants. Ferries for Fort Fisher & Aquarium and Bald Head Island are 5 miles away. Orton Plantation is 10 miles from the hotel. Golf courses are 5 to 10 miles away.
The Comfort Suites hotel participates in Choice Privileges, Choice`s frequent-traveler program where guests can earn points toward free stays and gift certificates when staying at U.S. Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion and Sleep Inn brand hotels.
Guests of Choice brand hotels may also choose to earn airline 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.
Comfort Suites hotels are franchised by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH), one of the world`s largest lodging franchisors. There currently are 327 Comfort Suites hotels open and 87 under development worldwide, representing 33,462 rooms.
For reservations at any Comfort Suites hotel worldwide, contact Choice`s toll-free reservation service at (800)-4CHOICE or visit on the Internet. Rooms at the Comfort Suites hotel also can be booked by contacting the hotel directly at (910) 454-7444.