MeriStar to Hold Earnings Call

ARLINGTON, Va.—July 10, 2003—MeriStar Hospitality (NYSE: MHX), the nation`s third largest hotel real estate investment trust (REIT), today announced that the company will release second-quarter financial results on Monday, July 28, 2003, before the market`s opening. Later that morning, management will hold a conference call to discuss those results.
The conference call will begin at 11 a.m. ET and will be hosted by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Paul Whetsell and Chief Financial Officer Donald Olinger. Stockholders and other interested parties may listen to a simultaneous webcast of the conference call on the Internet by logging onto MeriStar`s Web site,, or, or may call (800) 218-0530, reference number 543474. International investors may call (303) 262-2130. A recording of the call will be available by telephone until midnight on Monday, August 4, reference number 543474, by dialing (800) 405-2236 or (303) 590-3000 for international callers. A replay of the conference call will be posted on MeriStar`s Web site.
Arlington, Va.-based MeriStar Hospitality Corporation owns 105 principally upscale, full-service hotels in major markets and resort locations with 27,269 rooms in 25 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. The company owns hotels under such internationally known brands as Hilton, Sheraton, Marriott, Westin, Doubletree and Radisson. For more information about MeriStar Hospitality Corporation, visit the company`s Web site:

MeriStar Contact: Bruce Riggins, VP Strategic Planning & Analysis, (703) 812-7223
Media Contact: Jerry Daly or Carol McCune, media Daly Gray Public Relations, (703) 435-6293