Quality Inn Montrose, Colo. Opens

Montrose, Colo. (August 13, 2003) - A new Quality Inn & Suites hotel recently opened here at 2751 Commercial Way. Owned and operated by Montrose Quality Properties LLC of Montrose, Colo., the Quality Inn & Suites hotel features 52-units with king- and queen-size Serta Perfect Sleeper beds.

All rooms feature a 25-inch remote-controlled cable television with HBO, work desk, computer data port, iron, ironing board, hairdryer and coffeemaker. Some rooms also are equipped with a microwave and refrigerator. Handicapped and non-smoking rooms are available.

The Quality Inn & Suites hotel features a meeting facility that can accommodate up to 75-individuals, indoor pool and whirlpool, fitness center, breakfast area that seats up to 30 people and guest laundry services.

Guests of the Quality Inn & Suites hotel receive a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, complimentary USA TODAY newspaper, free local telephone calls and a 100 percent guest satisfaction guarantee.

Rates begin at $80. 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 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 Aug. 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 www.choicehotels.com. No purchase is necessary to enter the sweepstakes.

Quality Inn & Suites hotels are franchised by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH). There currently are 865 Quality brand hotels open and 82 under development worldwide, representing 99,502 rooms.

For reservations at any Quality Inn & Suites hotel worldwide, contact Choice`s toll-free reservation service at (800)-4CHOICE or visit www.choicehotels.com on the Internet. Rooms at the Quality Inn & Suites also can be booked by contacting the hotel directly at (970) 249-1011.

Choice Hotels International is the world`s second largest lodging franchisor, marketing more than 5,000 hotels open or under development in 48 countries and territories under the Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, MainStay Suites, Econo Lodge, and Rodeway Inn brand names. For more information on Choice, visit the company`s Web site at www.choicehotels.com.