Sleep Inn Hotel in Carlisle Wins Award

The Sleep Inn hotel, located at 5 East Garland Drive (off exit 47 of I-81), has received the Gold Hospitality Award from Choice Hotels International (NYSE:CHH), franchisor of the Sleep Inn hotel brand.

The Gold Hospitality Award is presented annually to hotels that exceed Choice`s rigid quality assurance standards.

“This prestigious award recognizes exceptional service, facilities and hospitality,” said Brenda Raley, senior director for the Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites brands.

To qualify, a hotel must undergo a series of rigorous inspections that evaluate each operating department. Departments are rated according to criteria including staff knowledge, attitude and professionalism; training, safety and security; maintenance and energy conservation; and physical conditions.

The Sleep Inn hotel is owned and operated by Keystone Lodging Enterprises of Hummelstown, Pa. James Rippon and Al Hassman are the owners of the hotel.


The Sleep Inn hotel features 99 rooms with remote controlled 25-inch cable TV, telephone with data port, clock radio, iron and ironing board.

Hotel features include an indoor heated swimming pool, fitness center, elevator and guest laundry. There are interior corridors and outdoor parking. A copy machine and fax are available for guest use.

The Sleep Inn hotel is located adjacent to the Cracker Barrel Restaurant, one mile from downtown Carlisle, Dickinson College and the Army War College. Hershey Park and Gettysburg Battle Field are 30 miles from the hotel.

Room rates begin at $69.99 and includes a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, complimentary USA TODAY newspaper and free local phone calls.

Discounted rates 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.

Children, ages 18 and under, stay free in the room of parents and grandparents.

Choice Privileges, Choice Hotels` rewards program, offers free lodging or frequent flier miles with participating airlines for guests staying at U.S. Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites brand hotels.

Members of American Airlines® AAdvantage® program, Delta SkyMiles®, Northwest Airlines® WorldPerks®, Southwest Airlines® Rapid Rewards® Program, United Mileage Plus® and US Airways® Dividend Miles® can receive airline miles or credits when staying at any Choice brand hotel in the U.S. and Caribbean.

For reservations at any Sleep Inn hotel worldwide, contact Choice`s toll-free reservation service at 1-800-4CHOICE or visit on the Internet.

Choice Hotels International is one of the world`s largest lodging franchisors, 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, Econo Lodge, MainStay Suites and Rodeway Inn brand names. For more information on Choice Hotels, visit the company`s web site at Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Clarion, Quality, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, MainStay Suites and Choice Privileges are proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels International, Inc.