Residence Inn Hotel to Open in Dublin, OH

DUBLIN, OH – November 21, 2014 – The 100-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Dublin, Ohio is scheduled to open this February and will feature the brand’s innovative, new design. Located at 6364 Frantz Road, the all-suite Residence Inn Columbus Dublin will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Midas Dublinwood, LLC and managed by Midas Hospitality, LLC of St. Louis, Missouri.

Located 13 miles from downtown Columbus and 22 miles from Port Columbus International Airport, the Residence Inn Columbus Dublin offers its guests convenient access to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Zoombezi Bay and SportsOhio. Rates vary depending on length of stay.

“We are pleased to introduce Residence Inn hotels in the Dublin area,” said Diane Mayer, vice president and global brand manager, Residence Inn. “When on the road for an extended period, our guests need space to spread out, maintain their life’s pace and restore their energy to help them maintain a healthy balance and routine while traveling. This new hotel offers them a seamless blend of modern style and functionality that allows them to settle in and thrive.”

Residence Inn properties are designed as all-suite hotels that offer studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. The contemporary suites are designed to enhance the comfort and lifestyle of travelers on the road today, offering guests flexible spaces and upgraded amenities to help maintain a healthy balance and routine while traveling. With a larger, expansive workspace, complimentary high-speed Internet access, and a multitude of easily accessible outlets, guests are able to work efficiently throughout the suites. Sectional sofas and luxurious bathrooms with extra storage space make it possible for travelers to live and rest comfortably. Contemporary and stylish décor, featuring natural light and refreshing colors, helps improve guests’ productivity and energy. Designed for stays of five nights or more, each suite also has a fully-equipped kitchen with a coffeemaker, microwave oven and residential-sized appliances.

The Residence Inn Columbus Dublin’s complimentary breakfast has a variety of great options, including specially made featured items. Guests can start their day off right with healthy food choices and, with a convenient to-go offering, can make sure they do not miss the most important meal of the day.

Extending the feeling of comfortable living on the road, the Residence Inn Columbus Dublin offers guests inviting and functional public spaces to relax or collaborate. Road warriors and families alike enjoy the hotel’s grocery delivery service, complimentary Wi-Fi, 24-hour onsite food and beverage market, dry cleaning services, and onsite guest laundry room. The hotel’s weeknight evening gatherings offer a casual, relaxing environment where guests can be as social as they want, while enjoying light fare. The hotel also maintains 600 square feet of meeting space, a business library where guests can fax, copy and print materials, and provides guests with an indoor swimming pool, exercise room and Sport Court®.

About Residence Inn by Marriott

With more than 650 all-suite properties in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Central America, Residence Inn by Marriott is the leader in the extended-stay lodging segment. Designed for long stays, the brand offers spacious suites with separate living and sleeping areas. Fully functional kitchens, grocery delivery, 24-hour markets and complimentary breakfast help guests maintain a healthy balance while on the road. Complimentary Wi-Fi allows guests to stay connected to the home and office, while health and fitness options and inviting lobby spaces provide comfortable places to work and relax. 

Residence Inn participates in the company’s award-winning Marriott Rewards® frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information or reservations, contact the Residence Inn Columbus Dublin directly at 614-389-6600, call the Residence Inn toll-free number at 800-331-3131 or visit www.residenceinn.com. For travel tips, the latest on the brand or to connect with other travelers, “like” Residence Inn on Facebook: www.facebook.com/residenceinn and follow Residence Inn on Twitter: www.twitter.com/residenceinn.

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About Midas Hospitality

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 and Residence Inn by Marriott among others.

Midas Hospitality, LLC is an owner, operator, and developer of hotels with a growing portfolio consisting of 21 hotels, in 11 states, serving six different global brands. For more information on Midas Hospitality locations and services, please visit www.midashospitality.com.

Midas Hospitality, LLC Completes $3.5M Renovation on the Newly Acquired, Residence Inn by Marriott – Columbus / Worthington, OH

SAINT LOUIS, MO, November 11, 2014 – St. Louis-based hotel owner, operator and developer, Midas
Hospitality, LLC has completed a $3.5 million renovation on the 104-room Residence Inn by Marriott –
Columbus / Worthington, OH.

Built in 2000, and acquired by an investment group led by Midas Hospitality, LLC in June, 2013, the
Residence Inn – Columbus / Worthington is located at 7300 Huntington Park Drive, Columbus, Ohio, just
off of I-270 in the Crosswoods area. The hotel is just 12 miles from the state capital and downtown
Columbus, 10 miles from The Ohio State University and 16-miles from Port Columbus International
Airport. The all-suite hotel is in the backyard to major area companies, including Worthington Industries,
J.P. Morgan Chase, Abbott, Mettler Toledo, NBB, Anheuser Busch, Cardinal Health, IBM, Ashland
Chemical, among others.

The Residence Inn by Marriott – Columbus / Worthington began renovation in January, 2014 and finished
September, 2014. The $3.5M renovation included a complete renovation of all guest rooms including
new furniture, soft goods and appliances. Expansion of the public space to enlarge the Great Room and
doubling the size of the fitness room. New Exterior finishes including the addition of an outdoor living
area, complete with soft seating and gas fire pit.

David Robert, CEO & Principal, Midas Hospitality, LLC states, “We literally renovated every square inch
of the hotel and with these improvements, the property is receiving rave reviews from our guests.” Midas
Hospitality also owns and operates the Staybridge Suites – Columbus / Dublin and is building a 100-room
Residence by Marriott – Columbus / Dublin to open February, 2014.
With more than 600 properties in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Central
America, Residence Inn by Marriott is a leader in the extended-stay lodging segment. Designed for long
stays, the brand offers spacious suites with separate living and sleeping areas. Fully functional kitchens,
grocery delivery, 24-hour markets, evening social gatherings and complimentary breakfast help guests
maintain a healthy balance while on the road. Complimentary Wi-Fi allows guests to stay connected to
the home and office, while health and fitness options and inviting lobby spaces provide comfortable
places to work and relax.

Kurt Furlong, EVP & Principal – Sales & Marketing, states “The Residence Inn – Columbus / Worthington
complete renovation provides our customers with a premium product in the market at a terrific value. The
Residence Inn serves the much-needed extended stay niche in the Columbus / Worthington market and
is backed by one of the most powerful reservation system and brand in the industry.”
Residence Inn by Marriott is a moderately priced extended stay brand that helps guests to thrive on long
stays. Spacious suites with full kitchens offer the comforts of the modern home, while associates provide
intuitive service with a unique touch. With more than 600 properties in North and Central America and the
Caribbean, Residence Inn is Marriott’s second largest lodging brand with more than 150 hotels on the
way. Residence Inn participates in the company’s award-winning Marriott Rewards® program, which
enables members to earn their choice of points toward free vacations or frequent flyer mileage in their
preferred airline program for dollars spent at more than 3,100 Marriott hotels.

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, Residence Inn by Marriott, Aloft by
Starwood, Staybridge Suites, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Candlewood Suites and Hampton Inn
among others.

Midas Hospitality, LLC is an owner, operator, and developer of hotels with a growing portfolio consisting
of 21 hotels, in 12 states serving 6 different global brands. For more information on Midas Hospitality
locations and services, please visit www.midashospitality.com

South Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association Announces Kim Tolbert – “Hotel Manager of the Year”

SAINT LOUIS, MO, November 11, 2014 – The South Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association recently recognized Kim Tolbert, Director of Sales at Candlewood Suites Greenville, SC, as SCRLA’s Hotel Manager of the Year at the Upstate Hospitality Awards Ceremony on Monday, November 11, 2014.  SCRLA is a strong group of industry partners working together to positively impact the hospitality and tourism industry. It is the largest hospitality trade organization and has a record of great work in the areas of education, community service and influencing legislative issues. SCRLA represents the state’s number one industry, the hospitality industry, which employs over 200,000 people.

The award was proudly presented by Michael Heater, President of the Greenville Chapter – SCRLA.  Heater stated “Anyone who has ever opened a new hotel either blocks it out of their mind and never tries it again, or thrives on the challenge of deadlines, missed opening dates, pre-selling, and ramping up a hotel in a competitive, thriving market.  Kim certainly rose to the challenge this year and helped launch the Candlewood Suites into Greenville.  She spent countless hours ensuring the success of this hotel and its team.”

Tolbert started her career in the hospitality industry at the Embassy Suites in 1994 as a Banquet Captain, and quickly became involved in a Sales and Catering Manager position.  She has since developed and evolved into a dedicated, market-driven Director of Sales.  Tolbert joined Midas Hospitality in June 2013 as the Director of Sales for the Candlewood Suites, located at 25 Green Heron Rd, which opened in October 2013.  The new Candlewood Suites, operated by Midas Hospitality,  is 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 sits adjacent to the new 100,000 sq. ft. Cabela’s which opened in Early 2014.

About Midas Hospitality, LLC

Midas Hospitality, was established in 2006 and quickly became one of the premier hotel management groups in the Midwest. Midas Hospitality, LLC has developed, opened and managed numerous properties, including Residence Inn by Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, Aloft by Starwood, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites among others.

Midas Hospitality, LLC is an owner, operator, and developer of hotels with a growing portfolio consisting of 21 hotels, in 12 states serving 6 different global brands. For more information on Midas Hospitality locations and services, please visit www.midashospitality.com and www.facebook.com/MidasHospitality

About Candlewood Suites

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 97 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.

Midas Hospitality, LLC Acquires the Hampton Inn – Ft. Lauderdale / Plantation, FL

SAINT LOUIS, MO, September 11, 2014 – An investment group led by Midas Hospitality, LLC has acquired the 128-room Hampton Inn – Ft. Lauderdale / Plantation, FL. St. Louis-based hotel owner, operator and developer, Midas Hospitality, LLC will manage the assets.

Opening in 1999, the Hampton Inn is located at 7801 SW 6th Street, Plantation, FL, located near the I-595, I-75 and I-95 highways and just 10-miles from the Ft. Lauderdale airport and Ft. Lauderdale beaches.

Robert Willard, President & Principal, Midas Hospitality, LLC states, “We are excited about the growth of Midas Hospitality into the South Florida area. The addition of the Hampton Inn – Ft. Lauderdale / Plantation, FL to the Midas hotel portfolio further reinforces our aggressive, yet strategic, company growth.” Willard added “Starting 2nd quarter, 2015 the property will undergo a $2.5 million renovation.” 

The Hampton Inn – Ft. Lauderdale / Plantation will make the fifth Hilton product within the 20-hotel Midas portfolio. Adding to the portfolio, Midas Hospitality, LLC is building a Hampton Inn – Poplar Bluff, MO opening January, 2015 a Residence Inn by Marriott – Columbus / Dublin, OH opening February, 2015 a Courtyard by Marriott – St. Louis / St. Peters, MO and a Staybridge Suites – St. Louis / Westport Plaza to open 4th quarter, 2015.

Kurt Furlong, EVP & Principal – Sales & Marketing, states, “The Hampton Inn – Ft. Lauderdale / Plantation is a terrific asset, in a great location, proximate to the three major highways, corporate parks, retail, Ft. Lauderdale airport and beaches.” Furlong added “The hotel will make a great addition to our growing Midas Hospitality family.”

 

About Midas Hospitality, LLC

Midas Hospitality, was established in 2006 and quickly became one of the premier hotel management groups in the Midwest. Midas Hospitality, LLC has developed, opened and managed numerous properties, including Residence Inn by Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, Aloft by Starwood, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites among others.

Midas Hospitality, LLC is an owner, operator, and developer of hotels with a growing portfolio consisting of 20 hotels, in 11 states serving 6 different global brands. For more information on Midas Hospitality locations and services, please visit www.midashospitality.com and www.facebook.com/MidasHospitality

 

About Hampton Inn

The Hampton Hotels brand, including Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites and Hampton by Hilton, is Hilton Worldwide’s award-winning leader in the mid-priced hotel segment, serving value-conscious and quality-driven travelers. With over 1,900 properties totaling more than 188,000 rooms in 14 countries and territories, Hampton Hotels is part of Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality company. All Hampton hotels offer comfortable surroundings and a friendly service culture, defined as “Hamptonality,” delivered by over 50,000 Team Members and supported by the 100% Hampton Guarantee®, reinforcing its commitment to providing excellent service to both business and leisure travelers alike. High-quality and consistent accommodations and amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and free hot breakfast, and the latest technology and innovations, such as multi-unit Power Cubes and the brand’s signature clean and fresh Hampton bed®, combined with numerous locations globally have made Hampton a leader in its segment and one of the fastest growing hotel brands worldwide. Please visit www.hampton.com, http://news.hampton.com or www.hamptonoffers.com for more information and connect with Hampton Hotels online at www.facebook.com/Hampton, http://twitter.com/Hampton or www.youtube.com/Hampton.

Midas Hospitality, LLC Announces Ande Miller, Director of Revenue Management

SAINT LOUIS, MO, August 4, 2014 – St. Louis-based hotel owner, operator and developer, Midas Hospitality announces the hiring of Ande Miller, Director of Revenue Management.

As Midas Hospitality continues its aggressive hotel portfolio growth, it adds additional support to the hotels with the addition of a third Director of Revenue Management. Midas EVP & Principal – Sales & Marketing, Kurt Furlong, states “We are extremely pleased to add a seasoned hospitality veteran, Ande Miller to our Midas Hospitality corporate support team.”

Ande brings over 20 years of hotel experience, with the last 13-years in revenue management. In her most recent role as Area Director of Revenue Management with TPG Hospitality, she was directly responsible for revenue strategy overseeing properties in the St. Louis and Oklahoma City markets.

Prior to that, Ande was part of the brand transition of the Union Station Marriott in downtown St. Louis, property Director of Revenue for the St. Louis Marriott West and Inventory Manager for the St. Louis Marriott cluster.

“Ande’s vast revenue management experience, coupled with her extensive Marriott expertise, is a perfect fit for our current Marriott development and acquisition pipeline”, states Kurt Furlong. Midas Hospitality, LLC recently acquired the Residence Inn by Marriott – Worthington / Columbus, OH, opened the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott – Wentzville / St. Louis West and is building a Residence Inn – Dublin / Columbus, OH set to open February, 2015 and a Courtyard by Marriott – St. Peters / St. Louis, MO set to open fall, 2015.

About Midas Hospitality, LLC

Midas Hospitality, 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 Residence Inn by Marriott, 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 20 hotels, in 13 states serving 6 different global brands. For more information on Midas Hospitality locations and services, please visit www.midashospitality.com

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