Comfort Inn at Mount Laurel, N.J

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (July 23, 2003) - The Comfort Inn & Suites hotel at 6000 Crawford Place celebrated its grand opening last week with a ribbon cutting and tours of the new hotel. Burlington County Chamber of Commerce members, local civic leaders and Choice Hotels International representatives were in attendance.

The Comfort Inn & Suites hotel is owned and operated by Mount Laurel LLC of Mount Laurel, N.J. and features 90 units with king- and queen-size beds. All rooms feature a microwave, refrigerator, 27-inch remote-controlled cable television, executive work desk, two-line cordless phone, complimentary high-speed Internet access, coffeemaker, iron, ironing board and hairdryer. Some suites feature a separate kitchen with appliances, sofa bed and Jacuzzi tub. Handicapped and non-smoking rooms also are available.

Located off of the New Jersey Turnpike, the hotel features a meeting room that can accommodate up to 40 people, fitness center equipped with a treadmill, stationary bike and stair-stepper; breakfast area that seats up to 38 people; and guest laundry services.

Guests of the Comfort Inn & Suites hotel receive a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, complimentary USA TODAY newspaper, complimentary coffee, tea or hot cocoa available 24 hours a day, free local telephone calls and a 100 percent guest satisfaction guarantee.

“The Comfort Inn & Suites hotel of Mount Laurel is the only new hotel in the area to offer the best value to corporate and leisure travelers with amenities including a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, complimentary high-speed Internet access and a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee,” said Panna Patel, the hotel`s general manager.


Rates begin at $72. Children, ages 18 and under, stay for free when accompanied by an adult.

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

The Comfort Inn & Suites hotel is only minutes away from several nearby attractions including Sesame Place, New Jersey State Aquarium, Battleship USS New Jersey and Philadelphia.

The hotel participates in Choice`s Choice Privileges rewards program where guests can earn points toward free stays, airline miles or gifts when staying at U.S. Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion and MainStay Suites hotels.

Members of American Airlines AAdvantage, Delta SkyMiles, Northwest Airlines WorldPerks, Southwest Rapid Rewards, United Mileage Plus and US Airways Dividend Miles can receive airline miles when staying at any Choice brand hotel.

Travelers can enter Choice`s Gas, Food & Lodging Sweepstakes from now through August 31 for a chance to win one of 13 Jeep Liberty vehicles, a certificate for free gas for one year or a $100 free gas card. For official rules and to enter visit Choice`s web site at No purchase is necessary to enter the sweepstakes.

Comfort Inn hotels are franchised by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH). There currently are 1,916 Comfort Inn hotels open and 113 under development worldwide, representing 150,310 rooms.

For reservations at the Comfort Inn & Suites worldwide, contact Choice`s toll-free reservation service at (800)-4CHOICE or visit on the Internet. Rooms at the Comfort Inn & Suites also can be booked by contacting the hotel directly at (856) 727-0010.

Choice Hotels International, Inc. is one of the world`s largest lodging franchisors, with more than 5,000 hotels open and under development in 48 countries, marketed under the Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, MainStay Suites, Econo Lodge, and Rodeway Inn brand names. For more information on Choice, visit the company`s web site at

Choice Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, MainStay Suites, Econo Lodge, and Rodeway Inn are proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels International, Inc.