Summerfield Suites by Wyndham Opens Doors

DALLAS—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Nov. 21, 2002—Wyndham International, Inc. (AMEX:WBR) continues to expand its all-suite brand with the grand opening of the 142-suite Summerfield Suites(R) by Wyndham—Pleasant Hill, Calif. Owned by Pleasant Hill Lodging Partners L.P. and managed by LodgeWorks, L.P., the new property officially completes the downtown Redevelopment Area.

“The Summerfield Suites by Wyndham—Pleasant Hill is a key portfolio addition because it allows us to meet the needs of business travelers flocking to the city`s business corridor and newly redeveloped downtown area as well as nearby Walnut Creek,” said Fred J. Kleisner, chairman and chief executive officer for Wyndham. “The opening reinforces Wyndham`s commitment to growing our all-suite brand, particularly through strong franchise relationships with companies that share Wyndham`s vision of brand quality and consistency. LodgeWorks is one example, with the new hotel marking the ninth LodgeWorks-affiliated Summerfield Suites in our system.”

Located in the center of downtown Pleasant Hill on 2611 Contra Costa Blvd., the Summerfield Suites by Wyndham—Pleasant Hill is just steps away from the newly constructed 355,000-square-foot retail complex, which houses office space, shops, restaurants and entertainment venues. As an added bonus, the property is located just 25 miles east of San Francisco and 13 miles north of the Tri-Valley Market Area. The new hotel services business travelers from Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek`s mid-size, regional offices of financial, banking, service and telecommunications companies.

Ideal for business travelers and extended stays, the Summerfield Suites by Wyndham—Pleasant Hill features 56 one-bedroom, 28 two-bedroom, 56 studio suites, and two executive meeting suites, each with a fully equipped kitchen. Additional amenities include a common living area with television, VCR and high-speed Internet access as well as upgraded Sealy mattresses with luxury bedding, ergonomic Herman Miller(R) Aeron(R) desk chairs, and complimentary Bath & Body Works(R) amenities.

Property amenities include 2,000 sq. ft. of meeting space divisible into three separate rooms, complimentary breakfast buffet, fitness center, video rentals, 24-hour Guest Stop(R) convenience store with frozen foods and snack items, and complimentary grocery delivery service. Guests also will enjoy an evening social hour with light appetizers and beverages, Monday through Thursday.


Guests of the new property can join Wyndham ByRequest(SM), the company`s unique guest recognition program that empowers guests to ask for and receive a personalized suite. For example, guests can request a favorite snack or beverage, local newspaper or a child`s favorite toy. To join the free program, visit and fill out a personal profile.

The Summerfield Suites by Wyndham—Pleasant Hill, the brand`s tenth all-suite property in California, joins the 114-room Summerfield Suites by Wyndham—Chatsworth; the 122-room Summerfield Suites—El Segundo; the 144-room Summerfield Suites—Torrance; the 109-room Summerfield Suites—West Hollywood; the 132-room Summerfield Suites—Belmont/Redwood Shores; the 128-room Summerfield Suites—Pleasanton; the 92-room Summerfield Suites—San Francisco Airport; the 114-room Summerfield Suites—San Jose/Silicon Valley and the 138-room Summerfield Suites—Sunnyvale/Silicon Valley.

Wyndham International, Inc. offers upscale and luxury hotel and resort accommodations through proprietary lodging brands and a management services division. Based in Dallas, Wyndham International owns, leases, manages and franchises hotels and resorts in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. For more information, visit For reservations, call 800-WYNDHAM.