TORONTO — Choice Hotels Canada has opened a new build Comfort Inn & Suites in Kingston, Ont.
The property is the latest venture by local business owner and 30-year hospitality industry veteran, Raj Bedi. His family-owned business has operated several properties in the Kingston, Ont. area over the last three decade. The property management team also includes general manager, Linda Hicks.
The 62-room property includes nine spacious suites ranging in size up to 750 sq. ft. and incorporating long-term stay amenities. Onsite amenities include a fitness room, Wi-Fi, breakfast and a sundry shop where guests can pick up essentials.
“I believe strongly in the strength of Kingston’s tourism-and-hospitality sector. We look forward to showcasing our new hotel, supporting local economic development and continuing to serve the community and our guests,” says Bedi. “Comfort is a trusted brand, with an important and long legacy in the market, and thoughtfully designed with useful amenities that guests will appreciate and enjoy.”
“This new hotel was a true collaboration between Choice Hotels and its owners,” says Graham Marsh, national director, Franchise Development, Choice Hotels Canada. “The project launched during the pandemic, which presented some challenges, but Raj and the team persevered wonderfully. It’s something we have been looking forward to and it’s great to see the property come to life.”