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Staybridge Suites Announces Grand Opening

Staybridge Suites Hotels has opened the doors of its newest hotel in Chattanooga, Tenn. The 124-room all-suite hotel in Chattanooga, is the 56th addition to the brand’s growing portfolio of extended-stay hotels.

The hotel, owned by Gayatriguru Investments Inc., and managed by 3H Group of Chattanooga is operated under a license agreement with a company in the InterContinental Hotels Group.
“We are pleased to announce the grand opening of the Staybridge Suites-Chattanooga on the heels of just recently opening our 54th and 55th hotels in the Chicago area,” said Jim Anhut, senior vice president of Brand Management for Staybridge Suites hotels. “With the addition of the Chattanooga development to the existing portfolio of hotels and the more than 50 in development the Staybridge Suites brand continues to move forward on a path of accelerated growth,” said Anhut.

The $12 million, 100,000-sq. ft. hotel adjoins Chattanooga`s newly expanded Convention and Trade Center in the heart of the downtown. The main floor of the Chattanooga Staybridge Suites property houses 8500-sq. feet of lease space for an upscale restaurant and 2 retail spaces each with 1500-sq. feet available, which is unique for the brand and consistent with the urban setting of the hotel. In addition, the all-suite hotel is located near key area attractions, which include the world famous Chattanooga Choo-Choo, the Tennessee Aquarium, as well as nearby corporations such as Blue Cross.

The property features sweeping views of beautiful Lookout Mountain from several areas of the property including guest suites, meeting rooms and the indoor pool and Jacuzzi. Guests can choose from three suite options (deluxe studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom/2 bath). All suites feature functional, well-lit work stations with ergonomic seating in every suite, fully equipped kitchens, data ports, two-line speaker phone with voicemail and direct dial access and high-speed internet access is also available.

The new hotel offers several unique amenities such as complimentary guest laundry and workout facilities, an indoor pool and Jacuzzi, deluxe complimentary breakfast buffet which features two hot items, 24-hour business services center. In addition, guests will enjoy gathering in the hotels’ Great Room for nightly “Sundowners” receptions for refreshments, light appetizers and conversation.


The property will offer Priority Club Rewards, the world`s first hotel loyalty program. Guests benefit from new member-preferred features like points transfer, points purchase and the fastest
way to Elite status, with competitive features of no blackout dates and no point expiration to form a powerful program that is easy and truly rewarding.

According to CNN: “The new Priority Club Rewards program is the best one around…” Enrollment in Priority Club Rewards is free. Guests may enroll online at, call 800-272-9273, or register at any Staybridge Suites hotel.

The Staybridge Suites-Chattanooga hotel is located at 1300 Carter St., Chattanooga, Tenn. 57402. For more information and reservations call (423) 267-0900.
The Staybridge Suites® by Holiday Inn® brand is an innovative all-suite hotel meeting the needs of the extended-stay guest. It is ideal for travelers seeking a residential-style hotel that is perfect for business, relocation, and vacations. The amenities include three suite types with fully equipped kitchens, complimentary breakfast buffet and evening reception, and 24-hour business services with high-speed Internet access.
Staybridge Suites entered the extended-stay market in December 1998 when its flagship location in Alpharetta, Georgia, opened. Since that opening the Staybridge Suites brand continues to grow rapidly, recently becoming the “Fastest to Fifty.” Staybridge Suites achieved its 50th hotel opening faster than any other brand in the up-market extended stay segment. Currently, there are 56 Staybridge Suites hotels open and more than 50 under development.