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Red Lion Hotel Completes Conversion

WestCoast Hospitality
Corporation today announced that the conversion of the DoubleTree Hotel -
Jantzen Beach in Portland, Oregon was completed on March 25, 2005 and the
property is now the Red Lion Hotel on the River - Jantzen Beach. The
property is a franchised property and is managed by North Pacific
Management, Inc. The Red Lion Hotel on the River is undergoing renovations that will
include updated bathrooms, new Red Lion “Stay Comfortable” plush pillow
top beds, new decor in all sleeping rooms and meeting space and
“Net4Guests” wireless internet access. These renovations are consistent
with WestCoast’s announced $40 million facility improvement plan for its
owned Red Lion Hotels, which will accelerate the company’s ongoing program
to improve hotel quality by increasing guest comfort, freshening decor and
modernizing with new technology.

The Red Lion Hotel on the River will take advantage of the beauty of the
hotel’s riverside location by adding new outdoor meeting space overlooking
the Columbia River with riverside decks, a lobby bar and a double stone
fireplace built into the lobby. All renovations to sleeping rooms and
meeting space will be designed to accentuate riverfront views and
riverside access, with emphasis on guest service and the overall guest

The Red Lion Hotel on the River is located at 909 N. Hayden Island Dr.,
Portland, Oregon. The hotel is conveniently located a half mile away from
the Jantzen Beach Supercenter Mall and minutes from the Portland Airport,
downtown and the Portland Expo Center. The hotel has 318 guest rooms and
34,000 square feet of meeting space. Reservations for the property can be
made at or by calling 1-800-RED-LION.