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La Quinta to Debut in Santa Clarita

Ocean Park Hotels, Inc.,
has broken ground for an all new La Quinta Inn & Suites in Stevenson Ranch,
California.  The new hotel will have an excellent location at 25201 The Old
Road, convenient to a diverse offering of corporate centers, shopping and
restaurant enclaves, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor Amusement
Parks, and the renowned par-72 Tournament Players Club Valencia Golf Club.The President of Ocean Park Hotels, James Flagg, states, “We’re delighted
in this new affiliation with La Quinta and feel this property will offer a
high level of service and value, while helping to accommodate the increase of
visitors to the Santa Clarita Valley.”
  Ocean Park Hotels, a hotel development and management company, currently
operates the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Valencia, the Best Western
Valencia Inn, the Hilton Garden Inn Valencia Six Flags and the Comfort Suites
Stevenson Ranch.
  The new La Quinta Inn & Suites Stevenson Ranch will offer 112 rooms and
suites, featuring many of the frills travelers expect at higher price point
hotels.  Amenities will include complimentary continental breakfast, high-
speed Internet access, a business center, as well as a fitness center and an
outdoor heated pool.  In addition, La Quinta’s frequent stay program,
considered one of the best in the industry, the Returns program, will be
available for these travelers to earn points with each stay.
  La Quinta Corporation, based in Dallas, Texas is one of the largest
owner/operators of limited-service hotels in the United States, with over
65,000 rooms and 9,000 employees and is well respected for their consistency
in service, cleanliness, and commitment to presenting a continually updated
product to business and leisure travelers.
  “We are looking forward to our relationship with La Quinta Corporation and
honored that they selected Ocean Park Hotels to develop the hotel scheduled to
open in December 2005,” said Rob Gauthier, Executive Vice President of Hotel
Operations for Ocean Park Hotels.  “Whether it’s the guest visiting the
multitude of corporations and businesses in the Santa Clarita Valley, or
travelers passing through on Interstate 5, or the destination guest coming to
our area for the many entertainment options available, they will enjoy the new
hotel and all the amenities it will offer.”