St. Louis-based hotel owner, operator and developer, Midas Hospitality, LLC hosted a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday to commemorate the official groundbreaking of Greenville’s newest, all-suite hotel, a 97-room Candlewood Suites.
Breaking ground in September, 2012 the Candlewood Suites – Greenville is on schedule to open their doors in September of this year. The new Candlewood Suites will be part of the master planned community known as Verdae, centrally located to the I-85 and I-385 interstates exits off of Woodruff Road. The hotel will set adjacent to the new, 100,000 sq. ft. Cabela’s scheduled to open in 2014.
Kurt Furlong, EVP & Principal – Sales & Marketing, states “The Candlewood Suites – Greenville, SC, will provide a terrific product to the Greenville market serving the extended stay niche.” Furlong added, “The Candlewood Suites – Greenville, SC will be Midas’s fifth extended stay hotel and fourth Candlewood Suites in our Midas Hospitality portfolio. We are very excited to join the Greenville community.”
Midas Hospitality, LLC has grown from 5 to 16 hotels in 2 ½ years. Midas owns and operates 6 hotels within its portfolio of 16, including the Hampton Inn - Columbia, IL, the Candlewood Suites - Champaign, IL the Candlewood Suites - Paducah, KY, the Fairfield Inn & Suites -Paducah, KY, Hampton Inn – Farmington, MO and the Staybridge Suites – Columbus / Dublin, OH. Additionally, Midas Hospitality currently has three hotels under construction, Aloft Hotel (a vision of W) – Beachwood, OH, Candlewood Suites – Greenville,SC and a Fairfield Inn & Suites – Wentzville, MO, all set to open in the 3rd & 4th quarter, 2013. Midas will own and operate the Greenville, SC and Wentzville, MO assets and 3rd party manage the Aloft – Beachwood, OH.
Guests at the Candlewood Suites – Greenville, SC property can take advantage of the just-like-home amenities, including complimentary high-speed Internet access, free local phone calls, free on-site guest laundry and a 24-hour fitness center. Unique to Candlewood Suites, guests can also enjoy the convenience of the Candlewood Cupboard®, where a variety of beverages, breakfast items, snacks, frozen entrees and sundries will be available for purchase on the honor system at any time and where guests can enjoy complimentary freshly brewed coffee. Additionally, guests of the Candlewood Suites can visit the free Lending Library, where movies and music will be available for use in guestrooms, which all feature a DVD and CD player.
Guestrooms at the Candlewood Suites – Greenville, SC feature studio or one-bedroom suite floor plans with a full kitchen, comfortable recliner, large workspace with desk chair and overhead lighting. Each of the hotel’s 83 guest suites will feature the brand’s Comforts of Home™ Bedding Collection with upgraded mattresses and box spring sets, mattress topper, fluffy duvet inserts and poly-cotton covers matching the hotel’s color scheme, 250-thread count micro-check sateen sheets in “Candlelight”, triple sheeting, contemporary cotton estate blankets, choice of three upgraded pillow types in firm, medium and feather and a decorative “Consider Us Home” pillow.
Candlewood Suites participates in IHG’s guest loyalty program, Priority Club® Rewards. The industry’s first and largest guest loyalty program has 52 million members. Priority Club Rewards membership is free and guests can enroll by logging on at priorityclub.com, by calling 1-888-211-9874 or by inquiring at the front desk of this hotel or any of IHG’s more than 4,500 hotels worldwide. Candlewood Suites was recently recognized by Lodging Hospitality magazine as one of the industry’s top growing brands.
Verdae, a 1,100-acre tract of untouched real estate within the City of Greenville, is taking shape as a classically styled mixed-use community. A prime piece of property in an excellent location, Verdae includes a diverse collection of quality residential options at various price points, a host of corporate and professional office buildings and suites, and a central retail district perfect for dining, hospitality, entertainment and more. The master plan is designed to be home to over 10,000 residents and 15,000 employees at completion, creating a live-work-play community for all ages and stages of life. To learn more about Verdae, visit www.verdae.com.
Midas Hospitality, LLC, was established in 2006 and quickly became one of the premier hotel management groups in the Midwest. Midas has developed, opened and managed numerous properties, including Courtyard by Marriott, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, Aloft by Starwood, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites and Hampton Inn among others.
Midas Hospitality, LLC is an owner, operator, and developer of hotels with a growing portfolio consisting of 16 hotels, in 8 states serving 6 different global brands. For more information on Midas Hospitality locations and services, please visit www.midashospitality.com