Flagstaff, Arizona Welcomes First Drury Hotel
(ST. LOUIS, MO)- April 29, 2008 – The new Drury Inn & Suites hotel located at 300 South Milton Road in Flagstaff, Arizona opened today. The property is adjacent to the Northern Arizona University campus and connected to the High Country Conference Center. The 160-room hotel will create approximately 25-30 jobs.
"We are very excited to be bringing the first Drury Hotel to the city of Flagstaff," offered Jeff Theiss, General Manager of the Drury Inn & Suites. "This new hotel is also giving Northern Arizona University students the opportunity to get hands-on experiences in the hotel industry without leaving campus."
The design and construction of this hotel will bring with it a number of environmentally friendly additions such as solar water heating, grey water collection for reuse in irrigation systems, a high-efficiency AC system, recycling of construction debris, the purchase of as many construction materials as possible within a 500 mile radius of this site and many other green business practices.
The six-story building with a façade of brick and stone blends with the high country Arizona landscape both outside and in. It offers a warm and inviting lobby. The brand's signature free HOT! QUIKSTART® breakfast is served in an expansive seating area near the lobby. Breakfast features scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, Belgian waffles, juices, hot and cold cereals, toast, fresh fruit, milk, coffee, tea, pastries and other assorted baked goods.
The Drury value package, reminding guests that the Extras Aren't Extra®, also includes free evening beverages served daily, free wireless Internet access in all guest rooms, lobby and meeting rooms, one hour free long distance in every room, every night, an indoor pool and whirlpool, exercise room, guest pantry and guest laundry facility. All guest rooms are deluxe and include either two queen beds, or a king bed. Every room is equipped with a microwave and refrigerator and guests can enjoy their favorite TV channels like HBO, CNN, ESPN, the Weather Channel and many others.
A variety of restaurants are in close proximity including Chili's Bar & Grill, Red Lobster, and Olive Garden as well as some local favorites like, Café Ole, Mad Italian and Beaver Street Brewery.