Greenwood Joins Best Western

BEAVERTON, Ore.-THE WORLD`S LARGEST HOTEL CHAIN® just got bigger, as Beaverton`s Greenwood Inn announced it has joined Best Western International, becoming the largest Best Western in the Oregon-Washington region. The property, which has been a welcoming destination in the Northwest for more than 25 years, also announced introductory room rates and unveiled 35 new, two-room suites, the focus of a nearly $1 million dollar renovation. The hotel, which will continue to be owned and managed by Portland-based North Pacific Management, Inc., has been renamed the Best Western Greenwood Inn & Suites to reflect the new affiliation and amenities.

“The addition of the Best Western Greenwood Inn & Suites will allow us to offer visitors to the Portland area an unmatched array of services and amenities in a convenient westside location,” said Mark Williams, vice president, North American Development for Best Western International.

“Guests will continue to enjoy the same exceptional service and attention to detail that have become hallmarks of The Greenwood Inn,” said Craig Campbell, general manager of the Best Western Greenwood Inn & Suites. “They also now will benefit from frequent stay programs and earn partner airline miles through the Best Western Gold Crown Club International,” Campbell added.

To celebrate the hotel`s new affiliation, the Best Western Greenwood Inn & Suites is offering introductory room rates now through December 30, 2002. Guests also will earn double airline miles or points from the Gold Crown Club through the end of the year. Details and reservations are available from the hotel directly at (800) 289-1300 or by calling Best Western International`s 24-hour, toll-free reservations number at (800) WESTERN. Reservations are also available online at: www.bestwestern.com.

In addition to joining Best Western International, the hotel today unveiled 35 two-room suites that feature all the comforts of home, and then some. All of the new suites feature a true two-room layout, with separate sitting and sleeping quarters to provide maximum comfort and privacy. Perfect for traveling families, 24 Kitchenette Suites come equipped with fully functional kitchens featuring a stove, microwave, refrigerator and dishwasher. Ten Jacuzzi Suites offer a relaxing home away from home with an inviting Jacuzzi tub and European glass shower, as well as in-room refrigerator and microwave. And the Grand Suite, which features extensive use of glass and marble throughout, includes all the luxury of a Jacuzzi Suite, paired with a large, separate hospitality and living area.

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Located in Beaverton, Ore. at the corner of Highway 217 and S.W. Allen Boulevard, the 217-room Best Western Greenwood Inn & Suites welcomes guests with lush landscaping, inviting Northwest architecture and original artwork. All guest rooms feature custom furnishings, oversized workstations, two-line phones with data ports and coffee makers. Guests enjoy a complimentary breakfast buffet daily, as well as the use of two outdoor pools, a Jacuzzi and a large fitness room with sauna. The hotel offers 10,000 square feet of state-of-the-art conference and banquet space, and the award-winning Pavilion Trattoria restaurant is conveniently located on site. A complete list of amenities and services is available at www.greenwoodinn.com.

Best Western International is THE WORLD`S LARGEST HOTEL CHAIN® with more than 4,000 hotels in more than 80 countries and territories. It is a membership association of independently owned and operated hotels that provides marketing, reservations and operational support to its members.

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