Choice Hotels Canada

Choice Hotels Canada

January 07, 2016 08:00 ET

Ascend Hotel Collection Doubles in Canada in Past 18 Months

Choice Hotels Canada Announces newest property in Quebec City

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 7, 2016) -

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Choice Hotels Canada, Canada's largest hotel franchisor, is pleased to announce the opening of its 13th Ascend Hotel Collection hotel, the company's rapidly growing upscale hotel group. The opening of Le Grand-Allée Hotel & Suites in Quebec City marks the fifth Ascend property in Canada to open in 2015.

Located in the heart of old Quebec City, this property is the perfect escape for travellers looking for an authentic, European experience. The boutique hotel, with three floors and 38 well-appointed guest rooms, is located within walking distance to many area attractions including Parliament Hill. Well-suited for business and leisure travellers alike, the hotel includes meeting rooms, free Wi-Fi and an onsite restaurant, Le Feu Sacré Bistro & Grill.

The Ascend Hotel Collection is a worldwide network of historic, boutique and unique hotels that offer guests an authentic, local experience. Member hotels share a passion for delivering attentive service to guests seeking a more experiential, individualized travel experience. All Ascend Collection members are one-of-a-kind hotels defined by a strong local identity, unique location, upscale amenities and attentive service.

"The growth of our premium brand in Canada has been tremendous and we are pleased to report that we have doubled the size of our Ascend Hotel Collection of hotels in the last 18 months," says Brian Leon, managing director of Choice Hotels Canada. "These member hotels share a passion for delivering attentive service to guests seeking a more experiential, individualized travel experience that gives them a sense of local flavour."

With properties in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Ascend hotels offer travellers a memorable guest experience that makes them feel welcome, wanted and respected. Ascend properties rank high in guest feedback, for example the Saint James Hotel in downtown Toronto, ranks high among four and five star brands in the city's core.

Properties that have opened in 2015 include:

Le Grande-Allée Hotel & Suites, Quebec City, QC

Quattro Suites & Conference Centre, Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa, Digby, NS

Chateau Bedford, Halifax, NS

Les Trois Tilleuls Hotel & Spa, Saint-Marc-Sur-Richelieu, QC

Reservations at our award-winning Ascend properties can be made by calling 800.4CHOICE or by visiting

About Choice Hotels:

Choice Hotels Canada® is the nation's largest hotel franchisor with 325 properties currently open or under development. We are affiliated with Choice Hotels International, Inc®, which franchises more than 6,300 hotels in 35 countries and territories, representing more than 500,000 rooms around the globe. Our company's Ascend Hotel Collection®, Cambria® hotels & suites, Comfort™, Comfort Suites®, Sleep Inn®, Quality®, Clarion®, MainStay Suites®, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel®, Econo Lodge® and Rodeway Inn® brands provide a spectrum of lodging choices to meet guests' needs. With more than 24 million members and counting, check out our Choice Privileges® rewards program to see how you can reap the benefits of being a member of the Choice Hotels family. Visit us at for more information.

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