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WoodSpring Suites Grows Footprint in Greater D.C. Area


ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), in collaboration with Sandpiper Hospitality, LLC opened the WoodSpring Suites Washington, D.C. East Arena Drive. Located at 1603 Brightseat Drive in Hyattsville, Md., the newly constructed extended-stay hotel represents Sandpiper's third WoodSpring Suites property to open in the growing Washington, D.C. region, joining the WoodSpring Suites Manassas and WoodSpring Suites Washington D.C. Andrews AFB.

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"The opening of the WoodSpring Suites Washington, D.C. East Arena Drive aligns perfectly with our goal to build hotels in markets with strong extended-stay guest demand," said Ron Burgett, vice president, WoodSpring Suites development, Choice Hotels. "The greater D.C. region is home to several public and private institutions that fuel a consistent need for longer-term accommodations. We know the new WoodSpring Suites hotel will be a welcome addition to the area and look forward to sharing the brand's outstanding extended stay accommodations with guests."

The 122-room extended-stay hotel is conveniently situated near the border of Maryland and Washington, D.C., providing guests with convenient access to several hospitals and universities, including the University of Maryland, as well as the capital's many federal agencies and corporate offices. The WoodSpring Suites Washington, D.C. East Arena Drive features three room layouts, each with an in-room kitchen, full-size refrigerator, and free Wi-Fi. The property is also 100-percent smoke free and offers free parking, a guest laundry room, and fitness center.

"The WoodSpring Suites brand is a proven performer in the extended-stay market, offering a purpose-built prototype that resonates with guests and owners alike," said Jim Darter, president and CEO, Sandpiper Hospitality. "This is the 19th WoodSpring Suites hotel to join our portfolio, and we are thrilled to be part of the brand's continued growth throughout the region."

To learn more about WoodSpring Suites, visit

About WoodSpring Suites®
WoodSpring Suites is the nation's fastest-growing economy extended-stay hotel brand. Franchised by Choice Hotels, these properties typically feature 122 all-suite rooms and are purpose-built for longer visits. There are more than 240 WoodSpring Suites hotels in over 35 states. All are new construction, with the average hotel being built in the last seven years. For more information, visit

About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is one of the largest and most successful lodging franchisors in the world. With more than 6,900 hotels, representing more than 560,000 rooms, in over 40 countries and territories as of September 30, 2018, the Choice® family of hotel brands provide business and leisure travelers with a range of high-quality lodging options from limited service to full-service hotels in the upscale, midscale, extended-stay and economy segments. The award-winning Choice Privileges® loyalty program, offers members benefits ranging from everyday rewards to exceptional experiences. For more information, visit

About Sandpiper Hospitality
Based in Richmond, VA, Sandpiper Hospitality is recognized as one of the leading management companies in the economy extended stay tier of hospitality.  With 20 hotels in seven states under management and prolific growth on the immediate horizon, Sandpiper Hospitality will continue to expand its operation to include additional market tiers and premium-branded hotels.  The company will continue to develop its portfolio in and beyond the WoodSpring Suites brand through further third-party management, ground-up development and selective acquisitions of performing and non-performing hotel properties. 

Sandpiper Hospitality will continue to be a recognized leader in hospitality by combining the spirit of genuine, welcoming hospitality with superior financial returns, fueling the growth and prosperity of its various stakeholders – from associates to guests to owners and investors.  For more information, visit

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