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

“We are excited about this addition to our portfolio and to welcome Longman Properties as a new Country Inns & Suites owner,” said Scott Meyer, senior vice president, Midscale Brands, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.  “We are pleased that they are making the investment to update the hotel with elements of our latest design that appeal to a younger generation of traveler and continues to resonate with our loyal guests.”

The renovations will add more modern interiors and color palettes and comfortable yet stylish furnishings.  Areas of the hotel to be updated and renovated include the guest rooms, corridors and common spaces. The renovation will also include the expansion of the dining room and breakfast serving area.

The hotel currently offers 100 guest rooms and suites, a fitness center and business center. 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 offers complimentary weekday newspaper and parking.

“We are thrilled to begin a relationship with the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and their family of brands,” said property owner, Scott Nieh, Longman Properties, LLC.  “The outstanding amenities and service culture the Country Inns & Suites brand is known for coupled with our renovation plans  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.

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