PHILADELPHIA, March 05, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Days Inn Philadelphia Convention Center Hotel, a family-owned hotel ideal for business or leisure travel, based in Center City Philadelphia, announced that the former Travelodge Hotel at 1227-1229 Race Street has undergone a $1 million renovation to become the newest member of the Days Inn hotel chain.
Opened in December 2013, now the five-story, 60-room hotel features a number of notable upgrades, including a new, executive club floor, a redesigned lobby and upgraded beds, linens, and furniture in rooms. Additional highlights include a complimentary DayBreak continental breakfast, daily newspapers and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Rooms feature 32-inch HDTVs, iron and ironing boards, coffee makers, hairdryers, and in-room safes.
"We're excited to be joining the Days Inn family and are looking forward to providing our guests with the high-quality accommodations that the chain is known for," said Kymyetta Oglesby, the hotel's assistant general manager.
Part of Wyndham Hotel Group, Days Inn is an iconic hotel brand with over 1,800 economy to upper-midscale properties located throughout the globe. All properties in North America feature free Wi-Fi, SolTerre bath amenities and weekday newspapers while most offer complimentary DayBreak continental breakfast, meeting rooms, banquet facilities, copy and fax services, fitness centers and more.
About the Owner
Owner, Steve Lam, has been in the hotel industry over 20 years. Lam with his son, Henry, opened Lam's Realty Corporation 21 years ago and have developed and managed Holiday Inn, Ramada and Wyndham brands in both metropolitan and suburban areas. Lam's Realty continues to look for opportunities for hotels that meet their long-term goals.
About Days Inn
Days Inn hotels are independently owned and operated under franchise agreements with Days Inn Worldwide, a subsidiary of Wyndham Hotel Group and parent company Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN). Reservations and information are available by calling (800) 329-7466 or by visiting http://www.daysinn.com.
Wyndham Hotel Group is the world's largest hotel company with over 7,340 hotels and approximately 627,440 rooms in 66 countries. Additional information is available at http://www.wyndhamworldwide.com. For more information about hotel franchising opportunities visit http://www.whgdevelopment.com.
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