Last updated 10 November 2009
OVERVIEW REGIONAL ROUND-UP
A midscale extended hotel choice complimentary high-speed Internet
offering convenience and good value. access and telephones with voicemail
Candlewood Suites is focused on and free local calls. The complimentary AMERICAS
comfort, space and value. At more than fitness center and guest laundry
Candlewood Suites now has 8 Candlewood
200 properties located throughout are open around the clock, and the
Suites-sponsored Habitat for Humanity
North America, guests find spacious Candlewood Cupboard is open Homes. Most recently, IHG colleagues
studio and one-bedroom suites each 24 hours for snacks, refreshments, completed a home near the Americas
with their own fully equipped kitchen, entrées and other necessities. headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
large workspace, comfortable recliner, Candlewood Suites hotels offer guests The eight completed homes are located
VCR and/or DVD and CD player, all of this at a very comfortable price. across the globe in Detroit, Michigan;
Dallas, Texas; and Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.;
Alcoqauca, Mexico; and Karjat, India.
HISTORY The brand is committed to building ten
homes for families in need.
1995 Candlewood Suites founded by Jack DeBoer, the forefather of the extended
stay segment. 16,536 ROOMS IN THE PIPELINE
2003 InterContinental Hotels Group acquires the Candlewood Suites brand from
Candlewood Hotel Corporation for U.S.$15 million.
2004 Candlewood launches the national ‘Candlewood Cares’ programme, which
provides a free suite for the night to anyone forced out of their homes due
to fire or damage caused by severe weather.
2006 Announced international expansion plans into Canada.
2006 Introduced its proprietary bedding collection, ‘Comforts of Home’ including
an ‘E-Z Skirt’ and unique duvet cover, both designed with care for guests
and housekeepers alike.
2006 Announced plans for the first mid-priced extended-stay hotel in New York City.
2007 Opened first property outside the U.S. in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
2008 Candlewood Suites opens its 200th hotel in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
DID YOU KNOW?
2008 Candlewood Suites’ new prototype design debuts with the opening of the
- Candlewood Suites now has more
Candlewood Suites Sheridan, Wyoming, featuring a new exterior design and
hotels in the pipeline than anyone else
paint scheme, an expanded lobby and environmentally-friendly amenities.
in the midscale extended-stay segment.
- Candlewood Suites is the only hotel
brand in the midscale extended-stay
DID YOU KNOW? segment that offers a complimentary
- The first Candlewood Suites property was opened in Wichita, Kansas in 1996. guest laundry facility.
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FIGURES AS AT 30 SEPTEMBER 2009