Amerisuites Groundbreaking in Elkton

PRNewswire-FirstCall FAIRFIELD, N.J. Nov. 18 :

Prime Hospitality Corp. , announced today the groundbreaking of the Elkton
AmeriSuites hotel in Elkton, Maryland. The hotel is owned and managed by
Swami Shree, LLC, and is expected to open in summer 2004.

The Elkton AmeriSuites, located at 304 Belle Hill Road is conveniently
located just off I-95. The hotel will feature 70 beautifully appointed
suites with over 1,000 square feet of flexible meeting rooms. Each suite
offers a mini-kitchen with refrigerator and microwave, iron and ironing
board, coffee maker, cable television, dataport telephones, voice mail
service and laundry service. Guests will also enjoy high-speed internet
access, a complimentary Bountiful Breakfast Buffet (SM), free local phone
calls, and use of a fitness center with indoor swimming pool.

The hotel is conveniently located to local businesses that include Dupont,
Avon, Gore, and ATK Tactical. Area attractions and universities include
the University of Delaware, Christiana Mall, Prime Outlets, C & D Canal
Museum, and Delaware Park & Race Course. Local restaurants include Cracker
Barrel, Bentley`s restaurant, and The Gvanary.

“We are thrilled with the groundbreaking of our project and the beginning
of our relationship with Prime Hospitality Corp.,” said Vasu Patel and
Nilesh Patel of Swami Shree, LLC. “We have tremendous confidence in the
AmeriSuites brand and look forward to working with one of the countries
premier lodging companies.


Guests of the Elkton AmeriSuites will also enjoy the benefits of the Prime
Rewards program, earning free nights at AmeriSuites hotels, Prime Hotels &
Resorts, and Wellesley Inns & Suites in addition to earning airline miles
from their choice of American AAdvantage(R), Delta SkyMiles(R), United
Mileage Plus(R), America West Flight Fund(R) or Continental One-Pass(R).
Prime Rewards members also get special benefits such as express
reservations, free local calls, spouses stay free, and express check in.

Prime Hospitality Corp., one of the nation`s premiere lodging companies,
owns, manages, develops and franchises more than 240 hotels throughout
North America. The Company owns and operates three proprietary brands,
Prime Hotels & Resorts(SM) (full-service), AmeriSuites(R) (all-suites),
and Wellesley Inns & Suites(R) (limited service). Also within Prime`s
portfolio are owned and/or managed hotels operated under franchise
agreements with national hotel chains including Hilton, Radisson, Sheraton
and Holiday Inn. Prime can be accessed over the Internet at and its brands can be accessed at,, and