Comfort Inn Opens In Western Maryland

LA VALE, Md. (Dec. 3, 2002) - The 67-unit Comfort Inn and Suites hotel, located at 1216 National Highway (Rt. 40) off exit 40 east or exit 39 west of I-68, is now open.
The Comfort Inn and Suites hotel is owned by Maganlal V. Patel and operated by RPA Management of La Vale.

The Comfort Inn and Suites hotel features 67 guestrooms including king, Jacuzzi and two-room suites with a kitchen area. Each room has one king or two queen-size beds. Suites have one or two king-size beds. Each room and suite features a Microfridge, coffee maker, 27-inch cable TV with HBO, iron, ironing board, hair dryer and two two-line phones with data ports. Some rooms also have a sofa bed and desk. Non-smoking rooms and rooms for individuals with disabilities are also available.

Hotel features include a large lobby with fireplace, indoor heated pool and whirlpool, 24-hour fitness center, guest laundry and free parking.

The Comfort Inn and Suites hotel offers a free deluxe continental breakfast of French toast, waffles, sausage biscuits, cereal, danish, muffins, bagels, yogurt, coffee and tea served daily in the lobby.

The hotel has a meeting room that accommodates up to 75 people and a boardroom that handles up to 10.


The Comfort Inn and Suites is within walking distance of restaurants and shopping. Bowling and miniature golf are nearby. Wisp Ski Resort is 40 minutes from the hotel. The hotel is 140 miles from Baltimore, 113 miles from Pittsburgh and 138 miles from Washington. Morgantown, West Virginia is 71 miles away.

Room rates begin at $69. Guests receive a complimentary copy of USA TODAY and free local phone calls.

Discounts are available for senior citizens, business travelers, members of the American Automobile Association, government and military personnel and groups. Children age 18 and under stay free in their parents` or grandparents` room.

Members of Choice Privileges, Choice`s frequent-traveler program, qualify for points toward free stays and gift certificates when staying at U.S. Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn and Clarion hotels. Guests may also choose to earn airline miles with participating airlines (American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Northwest Airlines, US Airways and United Airlines) when staying at Choice brand hotels in the U.S. and Caribbean.

Through December 15, 2002, members of participating airlines` frequent flier clubs receive double airline miles when staying at any of the 3,300 hotels in the U.S. and the Caribbean franchised by Choice Hotels International. Guests need only to stay at a qualifying rate* and provide the selected airline frequency program member number upon check-in.

For reservations at the Comfort Inn and Suites hotel, contact Choice`s toll-free reservations service at 1-800-4CHOICE, or visit on the internet. Reservations may also be made by contacting the hotel directly at (301)729-6400.

Choice Hotels franchises more than 5,000 hotels open and under development under the Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, MainStay Suites, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brand names in 46 countries. For more information on Choice Hotels, visit the company`s internet site at

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