Country Inns & Suites By Carlson today announced the opening of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ruston, LA. Located at 1825 Roberta Avenue, the hotel offers 82 guest rooms and suites, and is two miles from Louisiana Tech University and five miles from Grambling State University.
"We are pleased to see continued growth of the Country Inns & Suites brand across the south," said Jeffrey Freund, senior vice president, Midscale Brands, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. "The hotel is nestled in Ruston's attractive Historic District, making it an ideal choice for families visiting the nearby universities."
The hotel is located off I-20 and is 30 miles from Monroe Regional Airport (MLU). The hotel is also less than 10 miles away from popular attractions, such as Louisiana Military Museum, Dixie Center for the Arts and The IDEA Place, a math and science discovery center for kids.
Guests of the hotel have access to free wireless high-speed Internet, a business center, an outdoor pool, and a well-equipped fitness center. A 528-square-foot meeting space is also available for business meetings or small gatherings. The hotel also offers the brand's signature and complementary, hot Be Our Guest breakfast served daily on classic dining ware. Selections are rotated daily and range from hot oatmeal and eggs and bacon to build-your-own options like omelets and yogurt parfaits.
"We are excited to open our doors under the Country Inns & Suites brand," said Michael Gahagan, the hotel's general manager. "The hotel's prime location, coupled with the Be Our Guest service culture are sure to make guests feel at home."
Country Inns & Suites offers a caring, consistent and comfortable hospitality experience delivered with a touch of home, and features particularly attractive for business travelers. The distinctive product and service innovations, such as the Be Our Guest employee training program have generated tremendous employee engagement scores and high guest satisfaction.
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