Comfort Inn Lumberton Completes Renovations

Lumberton, N.C. (August 19 2003) - The Comfort Inn hotel located at 3070 Roberts Avenue recently completed renovations to the hotel that included the addition of a new roof, new carpet throughout the hotel, new front desk and an upgraded breakfast area.

Owned by Axar Management of Lumberton, N.C., the hotel features 60-units with king-, queen- and double-size beds. All rooms feature a microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, computer data port, remote-controlled cable television, iron, ironing board and hairdryer. Some rooms also feature a Jacuzzi tub. Handicapped and non-smoking rooms are available.

The hotel features an outdoor pool, fitness center equipped with a treadmill, stationary bike and stair-stepper; breakfast area that seats up to 45 people; and guest laundry services.

Guests of the Comfort Inn 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 $68. 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 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 any Comfort Inn hotel worldwide, contact Choice`s toll-free reservation service at (800)-4CHOICE or visit on the Internet. Rooms at the Comfort Inn also can be booked by contacting the hotel directly at (910) 738-5299.

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

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