Quality Inn Civic Center Renovated

Sunnyvale, Calif. (Aug. 9, 2002)—The Quality Inn Civic Center recently reopened here at 852 West El Camino Real after completing extensive renovations to the hotel`s interior and exterior.
The Quality Inn Civic Center underwent $800,000 in renovations that included new furniture, lighting, paint, carpet, wall coverings and flooring to the hotel`s interior as well as new landscaping, pavement and lighting to the hotel`s exterior.

The 59-unit hotel, owned and operated by Chiarag Investments Co. of San Francisco, features rooms with king- or double-size beds, microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, 27-inch remote-control cable television, iron, ironing board, hairdryer, computer data ports and voicemail. Handicapped and non-smoking rooms also are available.

The Quality Inn Civic Center offers all guests a complimentary continental breakfast consisting of bagels, breads, fresh fruits, cereals, pastries, coffee, tea and juices; complimentary USA TODAY newspaper; free local telephone calls; and 100 percent guest satisfaction guarantee.

Room rates begin at $69. 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 seniors, American Automobile Association members, corporate travelers, government and military personnel and various groups.


The Quality Inn Civic Center is centrally located in Silicon Valley. Several attractions and local businesses are just minutes away from the hotel including the San Jose Convention Center, Compaq Center Arena, Microsoft and Apple Computer. San Jose is 9 miles south of the hotel.

The Quality Inn Civic Center participates in Choice`s Choice Privileges frequent-traveler program where guests can earn points toward free stays, vacations and gifts when staying at U.S. Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion and Sleep Inn brand hotels.

Members of American Airlines AAdvantage, Delta SkyMiles, Northwest Airlines WorldPerks and US Airways Dividend Miles will receive airline miles when staying at any Choice brand hotel in the U.S. and Caribbean.

Quality Inn hotels are franchised by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH). There currently are 810 Quality brand hotels open and 146 under development worldwide, representing 101,062 rooms.

For reservations at any Quality brand hotel worldwide, contact Quality`s toll-free reservation service at (800)-4CHOICE or visit www.qualityinn.com on the Internet. Rooms at the Quality Inn Civic Center also can be booked by contacting the hotel directly at (408) 773-1234.

Choice franchises more than 5,000 hotels under the Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn and MainStay Suites brands in 43 countries. For more information on Choice, visit the company`s Internet site at www.choicehotels.com.