Quality Holds Grand Opening

OZARK, Ala. (May 27, 2003) - The Quality Inn & Suites, located at 151 Highway 231 North, will hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Wednesday, May 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The ribbon cutting will be at 10 a.m. The event is open to the public.

The Quality Inn & Suites, formerly known as the Holiday Inn - Ozark, was recently renovated with new carpeting, furniture, bedding and curtains.

The Quality Inn & Suites features 84 guest rooms including 14 executive suites and two junior suites. Rooms and suites have either one king or two double beds with Quality Sleeper by Serta mattresses. Each guest room and suite features coffee maker, remote-control cable television with Showtime, desk, iron, ironing board, clock radio and hairdryer. Suites feature a separate living and sleeping area. Executive and junior suites have a microwave, refrigerator, sofa bed and two televisions. Executive suites have a fully equipped kitchen. Junior suites have a mini refrigerator. Non-smoking rooms and rooms for individuals with disabilities are available.

Hotel features include a lobby, breakfast room, large outdoor pool, courtyard and fitness center with two treadmills and a stationary bicycle. The hotel has three meeting rooms, which can accommodate groups of 12, 25 and 50 people separately or 150 combined.

The hotel offers a free deluxe continental breakfast consisting of sausage, biscuits, buttermilk biscuits, gravy, English muffins, bagels, donuts, assorted pastries, apple pie, fruit, yogurt, juice, milk, coffee and assorted teas.


Rates begin at $69.95 and include free local calls, free copies of USA Today and a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Discounts are available when booked in advance on a space-available basis for senior citizens, AAA members, business travelers, government/military personnel and groups.
Children, ages 18 and under, stay free in the room of parents and grandparents.
The Quality Inn & Suites is near downtown Ozark. Restaurants and shopping are nearby. The hotel is two miles from Dale Medical Center, the Ozark Civic Center and AL Aviation and Tech College and three miles from Dale County Lake and Claybank. Fort Rucker is five miles from the hotel.
Quality brand hotels participate in Choice Privileges, Choices` rewards program for guests of Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn and Clarion brand hotels in the U.S. Members earn points toward free nights, airline miles or gift certificates. For more information on Choice Privileges, visit choiceprivileges.com or call 1-888-770-6800. Guests of all Choice brand hotels in the U.S. and Caribbean may choose to earn miles or credits with participating airlines.

The Quality Inn & Suites is owned and operated by Applefield Hotels.

For reservations at the Quality Inn & Suites or any hotel franchised by Choice Hotels International, call 1-800-4CHOICE or visit www.choicehotels.com.
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