BEST WESTERN PLUS EXECUTIVE RESIDENCY FILLMORE INN DEBUTS WITH GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION
Dual-Branded Property Welcomes Guests in Heart of Colorado Springs
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. (June 7, 2018) - Best Western® Hotels & Resorts announced today the debut of the Best Western Plus Executive Residency Fillmore Inn, located at 3150 N. Chestnut Street in Colorado Springs. In a special private grand opening event, hotel owners Frank Day and John Gatto, welcomed local media and dignitaries including Colorado Springs Mayor, John Suthers, to celebrate the momentous occasion.
The new dual-branded property features 40 Executive Residency by Best Western® guestrooms and 60 Best Western Plus® guestrooms, each complete with upscale sleeping and bath amenities - providing guests with the best in rest and relaxation. The hotel’s common areas are also thoughtfully designed with impressionable design elements including sleek contemporary furnishings, attractive lighting elements and pops of color – creating a comfortable, yet fashionable environment for guests to catch up on emails, read the paper, watch their favorite sports team, or just unwind.
Guests who are looking to spend some down time at the hotel can also enjoy a drink at the hotel’s on-site bar, grab a snack at the sundry shop, swim in the indoor heated pool, or relax on the outside patio - which includes a fire pit, perfect for connecting with friends and family while taking in the fresh mountain air.
“Best Western Plus Executive Residency Fillmore Inn is an exceptional addition to our growing portfolio of dual-branded hotels,” said Ron Pohl, Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer for Best Western Hotels & Resorts. “This hotel brings two of our revered brands under one roof to provide travelers with the best in short term stays and extended stays while visiting the breathtaking city of Colorado Springs.”
Colorado Springs continues to draw travelers from around the world, and the hotel’s prime location makes it the ideal lodging option for those looking to explore all of the city’s popular attractions. The Best Western Plus Executive Residency Fillmore Inn is just minutes from downtown, Old Colorado City and other must-see spots including Manitou Springs, Garden of the Gods, the United States Air Force Academy and the Olympic Training Center.
“We are excited to open our doors to welcome guests and provide the high standards of customer service that the esteemed Best Western brand is trusted for,” said Tyler Walters, general manager, Best Western Plus Executive Residency Fillmore Inn. “Our team of dedicated staff is committed to creating memorable stays for guests by bridging the best of Colorado Springs with everything Best Western’s dual-branded concept has to offer. We can’t wait to welcome everyone here!”
Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ extended-stay, dual-branded properties are quickly gaining popularity, with 34 dual-branded properties in the works.
For more information on the Best Western Plus Executive Residency Fillmore Inn, please visit BestWestern.com.
About Best Western® Hotels & Resorts:
Best Western Hotels & Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of 4,200† hotels in more than 100† countries and territories worldwide. Best Western offers 11 hotel brands to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market: Best Western®, Best Western Plus®, Best Western Premier®, Vīb®, GLō®, Executive Residency by Best Western®, BW Premier Collection®, and BW Signature CollectionSM by Best Western; as well as its recently launched franchise offerings: SureStay® Hotel by Best Western, SureStay Plus® Hotel by Best Western and SureStay Collection® by Best Western. Now celebrating more than 70 years of hospitality, Best Western provides its hoteliers with global operational, sales and marketing support, and award-winning online and mobile booking capabilities. Best Western continues to set industry records regarding awards and accolades, including 64 percent of the brand’s North American hotels earning a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award in 2017, Business Travel News® ranking Best Western Plus and Best Western number one in upper-mid-price and mid-price hotel brands, and Best Western receiving seven consecutive Dynatrace® Best of the Web awards for its leading hotel website. Best Western has also won nine consecutive AAA®/CAA® Lodging Partner of the Year awards, recognizing the brand’s commitment to providing exceptional service and great value to AAA/CAA’s nearly 58 million members in the U.S. and Canada. Best Western-branded hotels were top ranked in J.D. Power’s 2017 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study – ranking first in breakfast (food and beverage category) for midscale; and second in overall guest satisfaction. Over 32 million travelers are members of the brand’s award-winning loyalty program Best Western Rewards®, one of the few programs in which members earn points that never expire and can be redeemed at any Best Western hotel worldwide. Best Western’s partnerships with AAA/CAA and Harley-Davidson® provide travelers with exciting ways to interact with the brand. Through its partnership with Google® Street View, Best Western is the first major company of its size and scale to launch a virtual reality experience for customers, setting a new industry standard and reinventing how guests view hotels.
† All Best Western and SureStay-branded hotels are independently owned and operated.