Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, a leading upper-midscale hotel brand, today announced the opening of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Prospect Heights, IL.

“Growing our footprint in the Midwest is a key priority for the brand this year,” said Scott Meyer, senior vice president, Midscale Brands, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Americas. “We are thrilled to welcome this hotel to the brand with meeting and event spaces that are perfect for both leisure and business guests.”

The hotel offers 108 guest rooms and suites, a fitness center, business center, a main ballroom, two meeting spaces and a local shuttle to attractions within a five-mile radius including the Chicago Executive Airport. Guests will enter the hotel and find a two-story lobby with granite flooring and contemporary furnishings throughout. In addition, guests can enjoy the brand's signature and complimentary amenities including high-speed Internet access and hot breakfast served daily on classic diningware.

The onsite Arcadia Bar & Grill is open for dinner Monday-Saturday and a light menu is offered for room service during dinner hours Monday-Saturday.

“We are thrilled to begin a relationship with Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and their family of brands,” said the hotel's owner, Sean Patel of R K Hospitality LLC. “The outstanding amenities and service culture the Country Inns & Suites brand is known for will make this hotel a great success.”

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.