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                              THE LIAISON CAPITOL HILL, AN AFFINIA HOTEL
                             ADDS PERSONAL STYLIST, VALUES AND SAVINGS
                               FOR AN EXCLUSIVE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE

Washington, DC (December 12, 2008) – For today’s savvy, yet budget-conscious shoppers, The Liaison
Capitol Hill, an Affinia Hotel, has tapped the expertise of a top personal stylist to launch two new shopping
packages: Big-City Makeover and City Style. Whether guests want personalized shopping attention during
a fun trip with friends or are looking for professional assistance in creating a new look, the packages provide a
completely customized experience for guests in one of the most exciting shopping cities in the United States.

Big-City Makeover, a two-night package with rates priced at $828 features a half-day shopping experience
with a well-connected personal stylist who will lead the way to the city’s best shops and sales, plus a Town Car
service to transport guests and stylist from one boutique to the next. Guests will also receive a bottle of
Champagne for some “retail therapy” after a successful day of shopping. The Liaison Capitol Hill, an Affinia
Hotel guests will benefit from one-on-one attention from personal shopper Wendy Pilch of Spendalla.

For those who prefer to shop on their own, the City Style package, priced at $159 offers a one-night stay, as
well as a list of area boutiques and shops in surrounding neighborhoods culled from the personal stylists
featured in the Big-City Makeover package, a split of Champagne and one eco-friendly Affinia Hotels canvas
tote bag per reservation.

Both packages include a complimentary Bloomingdale’s signature gift with special discounts, as well as a 30%
discount in Cole Haan stores.

Whether they shop solo or in the company of an expert, guests of The Liaison Capitol Hill, an Affinia Hotel will
have the “insider 411” on the city’s most unique and sought-after boutiques, including Maggie & Lola,
Sassnova and Sugar, as well as the classics of Cole Haan and Bloomindales.

The packages underscore Affinia’s brand promise of an entirely customized guest experience by introducing guests
to sought-after personal stylists who will help them create a unique, customized new look. The packages are
available at Affinia’s four New York hotels, the Affinia Manhattan, Affinia 50, Affinia Dumont and Affinia Gardens, as
well as the Affinia Chicago and the Liaison Capitol Hill, An Affinia Hotel in Washington, D.C.

In keeping with Affinia’s brand promise of total customized comfort, hotel staff stand ready with all manner of
relevant retail-related resources, including directions to shops, boutiques and art galleries. In addition, guests
can access Affinia’s e-concierge in advance to make dinner reservations, secure theater tickets, or arrange for
a post-shopping in-room spa treatment through Affinia’s SPAffinia™ program.

The Liaison Capitol Hill, an Affinia Hotel is located at 415 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001. For more
information on the hotel, please visit or call 202-638-1616. To make reservations, call 1-866-
AFFINIA or visit

LaSalle Hotel Properties is a leading multi-operator real estate investment trust owning 31 upscale and luxury full-service hotels,
totaling approximately 8,500 guest rooms in 14 markets in 11 states and the District of Columbia. The Company focuses on owning,
redeveloping and repositioning upscale and luxury full-service hotels located in urban, resort and convention markets. LaSalle Hotel
Properties seeks to grow through strategic relationships with premier lodging companies, including Westin Hotels and Resorts,
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., Hilton Hotels Corporation, Outrigger Lodging Services, Noble House Hotels & Resorts,
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Benchmark Hospitality, White Lodging Services Corporation, Gemstone Hotels & Resorts, LLC, Thompson

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Hotels, Sandcastle Resorts & Hotels, Davidson Hotel Company, Denihan Hospitality Group and the Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group,

Affinia Hotels has prime locations in New York, Chicago and Washington, D.C. Offering the industry’s most innovative guest service
program, My Affinia allows business and leisure guests to tap the ease and immediacy of the Internet to create experiences of total
customized comfort. Operated by Denihan Hospitality Group, a privately-owned company with more than 40 years of hospitality
management expertise, Affinia Hotels is a proud member of a worldwide alliance of hotels including Joie De Vivre in the United States,
Thistle Hotels in the United Kingdom, Rotana Hotels in the Middle East and First Hotels in Scandinavia. For more information, visit or call 1-866-AFFINIA.

Danielle Tergis,
The Liaison Capitol Hill, an Affinia Hotel

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