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Country Inns & Suites By Carlson Opens Hotel in North Carolina Near the Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains

May 1, 2017

Country Inn & Suites

Country Inns & Suites By Carlson , a leading upper midscale hotel brand, today announced the opening of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Shelby, NC. The hotel, located at 2001-A East Dixon Blvd, is near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains with easy access to Highway 74. As a special welcome to guests, the hotel is offering 10 percent off each stay the first 90 days it is open.

"We are thrilled to add this hotel to our growing portfolio in the South East," said Jeffrey Freund, senior vice president, Midscale Brands, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. "Country Inns & Suites By Carlson is committed to providing an exceptional guest experience through our friendly service, complimentary amenities and convenient locations."

The hotel offers 58 guest rooms and suites. Guests of the hotel have access to free Wi-Fi, an outdoor swimming pool, a business center and free passes to the nearby YMCA. The hotel serve's the brand's signature and complimentary, hot Be Our Guest breakfast daily on classic dining ware. A meeting space is available that can accommodate up to 40 people. Every Monday through Thursday the hotel also hosts a reception for all guests from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. which includes drinks and light snacks.

"We are very happy to partner with Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group to open our hotel under this excellent brand," said Tiffany Fairfield, the hotel's general manager. "We look forward to providing a memorable stay for our guests through the brand's Be Our Guest service philosophy which strives to provide a homelike and welcoming atmosphere."

There is plenty to see and do while staying at the hotel. Guests can catch a show at the Don Gibson Theatre, go hiking at Kings Mountain State Park or explore the quaint stores in downtown Shelby. The event venue, LeGrand Center, is only a mile away for visitors in town for a special event. Gardner-Webb University is also a short drive from the hotel.

Country Inns & Suites offers caring, consistent and comfortable hospitality delivered with a touch of home. The distinctive product and service innovations, such as the Be Our Guest employee training program have generated tremendous employee engagement scores and high guest satisfaction. For reservations and more information, visit www.countryinns.com.

About Country Inn & Suites by Radisson

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson is an upper midscale hotel brand, inspired by a sense of belonging, community, and shared experiences. Country Inn & Suites by Radisson creates modern country warmth through inviting design, products, and services, so that all guests feel welcome and important. Signature brand amenities include free Wi-Fi as well as complimentary hot breakfast and access to the fitness center. Guests and professional partners can enhance their experience with Country Inn & Suites by Radisson by participating in Radisson Rewards, a global loyalty program offering exceptional benefits and rewards. 

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson is part of the Radisson Hotel Group Americas portfolio of brands including Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson RED, Radisson Individuals, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson, and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, brought together under the overarching Radisson Hotels Americas name. Radisson Hotel Group Americas represents Radisson Hotels brands in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Combined with Radisson Hotel Group, representing Radisson Hotels in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group Americas is one of the world's largest hotel companies with more than 1,500 hotels in operation and under development in 120 countries.

For more information, visit https://www.radissonhotelsamericas.com/en-us/brand/country-inn