The Comfort Suites Mattoon, IL Announces New Ownership and a Comprehensive Renovation

MATTOON, Ill., Oct. 29, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Comfort Suites Mattoon, IL is undergoing a complete renovation of all 70 guest suites, as well as all public spaces. The multi-million dollar redesign is expected to be completed in early December 2012. The hotel was recently purchased by New Midwest Hotels Mattoon S, LLC. Located at 1408 Broadway Avenue East, Mattoon, IL, the hotel is conveniently located at Interstate 57 and Route 16. It is less than 10 miles from Eastern Illinois University, Lake Land College, Lake Shelbyville and the Lincoln Log Cabin. Also nearby is Amish Country, Rockome Gardens and Meadowview Golf Course. It is located 5 miles from Coles County Memorial Airport, 136 miles from St. Louis' Lambert Field Airport, and 198 miles from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

The Mattoon Comfort Suites' renovated décor will display the brand's new design featuring a warm color palette, personalized amenities, and refreshing yet familiar design elements. The lobby will welcome guests with its cathedral ceiling, warm lighting, dark wood-style flooring, comfortable seating arrangements, and a Welcome Wall with stone backdrop.

The new design will continue in the large guestrooms with soft, soothing fabrics, full-size sleeper sofas, spa-like baths, 42" flat-screen TVs, refrigerators, microwaves, and individually controlled LED reading lights. And for guests requiring more space, the hotel offers upgraded two-room suites with separate sitting and sleeping areas, two 32" flat-screen TVs, as well as whirlpool suites.

Technology will be even more accessible to guests with an interactive touch screen in the Lobby, as well as a 24-hour renovated business center with free Wi-Fi. For relaxation guests may enjoy a new Fitness Center with state-of-the-art equipment, and a new indoor swimming pool complete with a five person Jacuzzi. A guest laundry room and dry cleaning services are also available.

"We look forward to sharing all of these beautiful renovations and new upscale amenities with the community and our guests," said Tim Cepek, Managing Director of Hotel Operations, New Midwest Hotels. "We are also excited about becoming a vital part of the community and serving its business and leisure needs," added Cepek.

Rheannon Reese, Regional Director of Sales & Marketing with New Midwest Hotels added, "We are particularly pleased to offer the hotel's new meeting and banquet space that is perfect for small and mid-sized groups and events."

The hotel will offer the Comfort Suites hotels complimentary Your Morning™ Breakfast, with healthy and satisfying options including a delicious flavored waffle station, hot eggs and meats, yogurt and a variety of fresh fruits. For guests in a rush, Comfort Suites hotels also offer convenient Your Suite Success™ Grab It & Go breakfast bags. The Grab It & Go bag will be available for two hours before regular breakfast service times and will include a granola or breakfast bar, bottled water, a whole fresh fruit item such as an apple, banana or orange, a napkin and a mint.

This hotel will participate in Choice Privileges, the rewards program from Choice Hotels and one of the industry's fastest-growing loyalty programs. Membership is free and offers points good towards free nights, airline miles, gift certificates and more while staying at more than 6,000 Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brand hotels, as well as Ascend Hotel Collection member hotels.

For information and reservations at the Comfort Suites Mattoon visit: or call: 217-235-6745.

About Comfort Suites

Your Suite Success

At Comfort Suites hotels, we're committed to your success. Spread out in our large contemporary suites, all equipped with premium bedding, pull-out sofa, refrigerator and microwave. Every hotel is 100% smoke-free and offers free high-speed Internet and a 24/7 business center. Wake up refreshed with a free hot breakfast full of choices. We even have a Grab It & Go bag for early risers. And it's all provided with friendly service at a reasonable price.

About Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels International, Inc. is one of the world's largest lodging franchisors. The company's Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brands, and Ascend Hotel Collection membership program, serve guests worldwide.

Comfort Suites Mattoon is owned by New Midwest Hotels S, LLC and managed by New Midwest Hotels, LLC. The New Midwest Hotels team has prior experience developing and managing more than $800 million in hotels and resorts, including nearly 100,000 square-feet of conference and meeting space. Their award-winning, hands-on philosophy and management style supports their mission to deliver a first-class guest experience, driven by superior strategic operations and marketing.

CONTACT: Gayle MacIntyre Global Ink Communications 404.643.8222 gaylemacintyre@bellsouth.netSource: Comfort Suites Mattoon