Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Slidell, LA located at 1645 Gause Boulevard is now under construction and will join the portfolio of more than 470 Country Inns & Suites locations around the world in early 2015. The hotel will offer 73 guestrooms and suites and will feature the brand's latest exterior architecture and modern interiors.

“We are very excited to celebrate the ground breaking of another Country Inns & Suites hotel that will feature our latest design” said Scott Meyer, senior vice president, Midscale Brands, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Americas. “The design of this hotel will allow it to resonate with loyal Country Inns & Suites guests, as well as today's younger, technology-focused business travelers.”

The hotel's clean, contemporary look and feel will combine warmth and comfort with iconic elements for which Country Inns & Suites is known for such as the lobby fireplace.

For more information, visit www.countryinns.com.