Comfort Inn Opens in Weed, Calif.

A Comfort Inn hotel recently opened here at 1844 Shastina Drive off U.S. Interstate 5.

Formerly a Best Inn & Suites hotel, the Comfort Inn hotel is owned and operated by Meyer Crest LTD of Redding, Calif.

The Comfort Inn hotel features 56 rooms with king- or queen-size beds. All rooms include a refrigerator, coffeemaker, remote-controlled cable television, computer data port, iron, ironing board and hairdryer. Some rooms also feature a microwave, separate living room, sofabed, wetbar, fireplace and whirlpool tub. Handicapped and non-smoking rooms are available.

The Comfort Inn hotel features an outdoor pool and hot tub, exercise room, breakfast area that seats up to 16 people and guest laundry services.

Rates begin at $69 and includes a complimentary continental breakfast and free local telephone calls. Children, ages 18 and under, stay free when accompanied by an adult.


Discounts are available when booked in advance for seniors, American Automobile Association members, business travelers, government and military personnel and groups.

The Comfort Inn hotel is within walking distance to many restaurants. Black Butte Trail, Mount Shasta Ski Park, Falls of the McCloud River and Stewart Mineral Springs also are close by.

The Comfort Inn hotel 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.

Travelers can enter Choice`s Get Together Sweepstakes to win a trip for 10 family members and friends for four nights at any Choice brand hotel within the continental United States and $500 in spending money per person. The sweepstakes runs through Jan. 31, 2003. Travelers can enter at No purchase is necessary to enter.

Comfort Inn hotels are franchised by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH). There currently are 1,733 Comfort Inn hotels open and 156 under development worldwide, representing 144,824 rooms.

For reservations at any Comfort Inn hotel worldwide, contact Comfort Inn`s toll-free reservation service at (800)-4CHOICE or visit on the Internet. Rooms at the Comfort Inn hotel also can be booked by contacting the hotel directly at (530) 938-1982.

Choice Hotels International is the world`s second largest lodging franchisor, marketing more than 5,000 hotels open or under development in 46 countries under the Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, MainStay Suites and Rodeway Inn brand names. For more information on Choice Hotels, visit the company`s web site at

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