The new 96-room Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®Daphne, Ala. today announced it is open for business at 29793 Woodrow Lane.

"We're very excited to bring another Country Inns & Suites By Carlson hotel to this region," said Steve Mogck, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Country Inns & Suites By Carlson. "All employees will participate in our 'Be Our Guest' service training program to ensure consistent delivery of quality customer service at our hotels."

"This hotel is a wonderful addition to our community. We are confident that this recognized brand and lodging concept will help us grow and prosper in the future," said Luanne Elkins, general manager of the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson in Daphne.

The 100 percent non-smoking hotel features an outdoor pool, whirlpool and fitness center. Other amenities include a complimentary hot breakfast and meeting room that can accommodate up to 55 people. The hotel offers a variety of guest room styles including standard rooms, studio suites, one-bedroom suites and extended stay suites. All rooms feature complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access, hair dryer, 32-inch LCD television, microwave and refrigerator.

Conveniently located off I-10 at exit 38, the hotel is only 13 miles from Mobile Regional Airport. The hotel is strategically located near restaurants, area attractions and business parks to provide convenience and accessibility for leisure or business travelers.

Country Inns & Suites By Carlson feature traditional architecture and a sophisticated residential interior design with the brand's iconic plank lobby flooring, lobby fireplace and front porch. Each hotel welcomes guests with attractive, comfortable furnishings that blend rich woods and natural earth tones throughout the hotel.

Country Inns & Suites By Carlson offer amenities such as complimentary hot breakfast, in-room coffee maker, in-room iron and ironing board, and weekday morning newspaper. Country Inns & Suites By Carlson embraces the love of reading through its Read It & Return Lending Library. A variety of titles for all ages are available for guests to borrow and read at their leisure at more than 465 locations in the U.S. and Canada and the brand supports literacy efforts through charitable donations. For reservations and information, visit or call toll-free 1-800-456-4000.