Prime Hospitality Opens AmeriSuites

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/—Prime Hospitality Corp.
(NYSE: PDQ) announced today the openings of two newly constructed AmeriSuites
hotels in Midwest City, OK and Fremont, CA.  With these openings, Prime now
has 146 AmeriSuites in operation.

The 80-suite Midwest City/Tinker Air Force Base AmeriSuites is located at
5701 Tinker Diagonal in Midwest City, OK just off Exit 156 of I-40.  The hotel
is one mile from Tinker Air Force Base and four miles from downtown Oklahoma
City.  It is also within close proximity to major demand generators such as
Lockheed Martin (1 mile) and General Motors (4 miles).  The hotel is owned and
operated by Midwest Hospitality, Inc.  It is the fourth AmeriSuites open in
the state of Oklahoma.

The 151-suite Fremont/Silicon Valley AmeriSuites hotel is located at 3101
Warren Avenue in Fremont, CA off I-880.  Located next door to Club Sport, a
health and fitness center, the hotel is eight miles from the Santa Clara
Convention Center and approximately ten miles from San Jose International
Airport.  It is also within one mile of several corporate parks including
Fremont Tech Park and Bayside Tech Park. The hotel is owned and operated by
Prime.  It is the fourth AmeriSuites open in the state of California.

Prime Hospitality Corp.(R), one of the nation`s premiere lodging companies
is an owner, manager and franchisor of 242 hotels throughout the United
States.  The Company owns and operates two proprietary brands, AmeriSuites(R)
(all-suites) and Wellesley Inns & Suites(R) (limited-service).  Also within
Prime`s portfolio are owned and/or managed hotels operated under franchise
agreements with national hotel chains including Hilton, Radisson, Sheraton,
Holiday Inn and Ramada.  Prime can be accessed over the internet at and its brands can be accessed at and