Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, a leading upper-midscale hotel brand, today announced the opening of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Phoenix Airport South, AZ.

“We are excited about this addition to our portfolio as we grow the brand in the south western region of the U.S.,” said Scott Meyer, senior vice president, Midscale Brands, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.  “We strive to provide services and amenities that appeal to leisure and business guests alike and this hotel is no exception with its proximity to the airport and great area attractions.”

The hotel offers 106 guest rooms and suites, a fitness center, outdoor pool and spa, business center and two meeting rooms. The hotel features the brand's signature and complimentary amenities including high-speed Internet access and hot, breakfast served daily on classic diningware. The hotel also provides a complimentary airport shuttle and is located near Arizona State University, the Cotton Center, Arizona Mills Mall and Diablo Stadium.

“We are thrilled to begin a relationship with the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and their family of brands,” said property owner, Martin Campbell, chief development officer, Campbell Lodging, Inc.  “The outstanding amenities and service culture the Country Inns & Suites brand is known for will make this hotel a great success.”

Opening the hotel is general manager, Gary Bowers.

Country Inns & Suites offers a caring, consistent, comfortable hospitality experience delivered with a touch of home, and features particularly attractive for business travelers. 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.