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IHG Announces the Opening of the Staybridge Suites® Hotel for the Metro Phoenix Area

New Staybridge Suites hotel opens in diverse and quickly-growing Chandler community


InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)], announces the opening of the Staybridge Suites® Phoenix -  Chandler hotel, located close to the city of Phoenix and just a short distance from numerous prominent businesses such as Intel®, Bank of America®, Verizon® and Honeywell®. This addition to IHG’s Phoenix hotels is the second Staybridge Suites location for the metro Phoenix area and the third for the state of Arizona.

“We’re very pleased to welcome the Staybridge Suites Phoenix-Chandler hotel to our swiftly growing family of upscale extended stay hotels, and to continue developing the brand with valued owners such as Gary Tharaldson,” said Robert Radomski, vice president, Brand Management, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites® brands. “We are especially pleased to celebrate the back-to-back openings of this property and our 200th hotel in Denver with Gary and his team, and provide extended stay travelers in Phoenix the home-like and community living environment that Staybridge Suites hotels so consistently offer.”

Conveniently located to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, the hotel is owned by Pacific Lodging of Chandler, LLC and managed by Tharaldson Hospitality Management and is franchised by an affiliate of IHG. This is owner Gary Tharaldson’s fifth Staybridge Suites hotel and comes on the heels of their recent opening in Denver, Colorado, the 200th hotel for the Staybridge Suites brand.

“We are excited to grow the Staybridge Suites brand here in Chandler,” said Wendy Wolf, general manager, Staybridge Suites Phoenix Chandler hotel. “Given the number of businesses in the vicinity as well as the airport proximity, we look forward to welcoming our guests to a home-like atmosphere where they can be productive but also truly relax.”

The four-story Staybridge Suites Phoenix Chandler hotel features 104 well-designed spacious suites (a mix of studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom/two-bath). The new property offers exceptional home-like surroundings including complimentary amenities such as Internet connectivity throughout the hotel with Wireless Anywhere, daily hot breakfast, Laundry Room, Fitness Room, Pool, and a 24-hour Business Center, as well as access to The Pantry, the hotel’s 24-hour convenience store. Guests can relax and mingle in the hotel’s Great Room during The Social evening receptions, held each Tuesday through Thursday, offering complimentary beer and wine and customizable entrées.

The Staybridge Suites brand is part of IHG’s diverse family of brands, which operate in nearly 100 countries and territories and are designed to meet the needs of guests for any occasion. The Staybridge Suites brand participates in IHG’s hotel rewards program, IHG® Rewards Club. The industry’s first and largest hotel rewards program is free to join by enrolling at, by downloading the IHG® app, by calling 1-888-211-9874 or by inquiring at the front desk of any of IHG’s more than 4,700 hotels worldwide. Guests can also book a green stay at any of our IHG Green Engage enrolled hotels.

About Staybridge Suites Hotels
Staybridge Suites® is an innovative, all-suite hotel brand designed to meet the needs of extended stay guests seeking a warm sense of community in a home-like environment that is perfect for business, relocation and vacations.  The Staybridge Suites brand entered the extended stay segment in December 1998 when its flagship location in Alpharetta, Ga., opened. Since that opening, the Staybridge Suites brand continues to grow rapidly with 200 hotels open across the Americas, Europe and the Middle East.  There are more than 88 Staybridge Suites hotels in the pipeline, including nine outside of the Americas.

The Staybridge Suites brand is the winner of numerous awards in guest satisfaction and was named as one of the ‘Top 10 Brands in Customer Satisfaction’ globally by Market Metrix Hospitality Index (MMHI) in Q3 and Q4 2013. The brand was named as a J.D. Power 2014 Customer Champion, one of an elite group of 50 U.S. companies named to the list.

For more information about the Staybridge Suites brand, call 1-877-238-8889 or visit Find Staybridge Suites hotels on Twitter or Facebook

Notes to Editors:

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organization with a broad portfolio of nine hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts.

IHG manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty program with over 80 million members worldwide. The program was relaunched in July 2013, offering enhanced benefits for members including free internet across all hotels, globally.

IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,700 hotels and 693,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries, with almost 1,200 hotels in its development pipeline.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.

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