Choice Hotels International has expanded its Clarion Hotel portfolio with three new properties in Turkey, bringing the international chain’s number of properties in the country to four, according to TravelDailyMedia.
“We are thrilled to add to our Turkish hotel portfolio by opening two more hotels in vibrant and cosmopolitan Istanbul, as well as our first property in the south of the country. While less known internationally, we see great demand from domestic business travellers to provide good quality, well-priced hotel accommodations in Turkey’s secondary and regional cities,” said Choice Hotels senior vice president international division Mark Pearce.
Clarion Hotel Golden Horn features 185 rooms, 106 of which are deluxe rooms and five are suites.
Twenty of the suites and deluxe rooms also offer a private balcony.
Clarion Hotel Istanbul Mahmutbey offers 237 rooms and eight suites, a restaurant and lounge bar.
The hotel also offers seven function rooms, available for meetings and conferences, in addition to a ballroom for large conventions and corporate events for up to 500 people.
The Clarion Hotel Kahramanmaraş has 116 rooms and one suite, a restaurant and a bistro, and a large wellness centre with fitness room, swimming pool and a salt and steam bath.
Choice Hotels recently announced the signing of a development agreement to introduce and develop three of Choice’s brands, Clarion, Comfort and Quality, across the UAE and Saudi Arabia, delivering approximately 25 hotels and 8,000 hotel rooms by 2021.