A 120-unit Quality Inn hotel, located at 405 East Washington St. near the intersection of Route 1 and I-95, is now open.
The Quality Inn, formerly operated as a Best Inn & Suites, just completed a $125,000 renovation, which included exterior landscaping and upgrading each room with a new Quality Sleeper Mattress by Serta, refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. Meeting rooms are being painted and redecorated with new vinyl wall covering.
The Quality Inn hotel features rooms with one king or two double or queen size beds. Each room features a remote-control 27-inch cable TV with movies on demand, telephones with data port, coffee maker, large desk, iron, ironing board and hairdryer. Spacious Quality Executive Rooms feature two queen size beds, coffee maker, MicroFridge, iron, ironing board, hair dryer, love seat and whirlpool. Executive rooms also have an “evergreen” air filtration system. Rooms for individuals with disabilities and non-smoking rooms are available.
Hotel features include an outdoor pool and two meeting rooms with 2,500 square feet meeting space capable of accommodating 200 people. Photocopy and facsimile services are available to guests at a minimum charge.
Guests of the Quality Inn hotel receive a complimentary USA TODAY and local newspaper and a 100 percent guest satisfaction guarantee. A deluxe complimentary continental breakfast consisting of eggs, bacon, cereal, muffins, assorted breads, fruit, juice, coffee, tea and milk is served daily.
Room rates begin at $65. Children, ages 18 and under, stay free when accompanied by an adult.
Discounts are available when booked in advance on a space-available basis for senior citizens, American Automobile Association members, business travelers, government and military personnel and groups.
The Quality Inn in Petersburg, which is owned and operated by Kenam International, LLC, is located off exit 52 of I-95N, exit 50D of I-95S and exit 69 of I-85. The hotel is near many historic attractions, recreational activities, restaurants and shopping. The hotel is within walking distance of historic Petersburg and Blandford Church. Petersburg National Battlefield is two miles from the hotel. South Park Mall is one mile and Pamplin Park, Petersburg Sports Complex and Virginia Motor Sports Park are three miles away. Paramount`s Kings Dominion is 45 miles from the hotel. Busch Gardens is 60 miles away.
Members of Choice Privileges, Choice`s frequent-traveler program, qualify for points toward free stays and gift certificates when staying at U.S. Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion and Sleep Inn hotels. Guests of Quality brand hotels may also choose to earn airline miles with 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 Quality Inn hotel in Petersburg is franchised by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH), one of the world`s largest lodging franchisors. There currently are 803 Quality brand hotels open and 177 under development worldwide.