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Country Inn & Suites Opens Green Hotel Following Renovation


MINNEAPOLIS—Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, a leading upper midscale hotel brand, announced the opening of Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Bakersfield, Calif., located at 2310 Wible Road. The hotel recently completed a $2 million renovation which includes upgrades throughout the hotel, along with the installation of new technology to reduce the hotel’s carbon footprint. These additions include solar panels, LED lights, a temperature control system to reduce energy consumption and charging stations for hybrid cars.

“We are proud to see this refreshed and environmentally friendly hotel be the first to open under our brand’s new name, Country Inn & Suites by Radisson,” said Aly El-Bassuni, Senior Vice President, Franchise Operations, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. “This strategic change allows us to leverage the Radisson brand’s global recognition and strength while providing Country Inn & Suites’ signature warm and welcoming hospitality as we continue growing this exceptional brand of hotels.”

The hotel offers 63 guestrooms and suites. Pet friendly rooms are also available. Each room features all the comforts of home and a touch of luxury with the custom designed White Water Collection of bath amenities by Beekman 1802. Guests have access to an on-site fitness center, business center, an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and the brand’s signature and complimentary, hot Be Our Guest breakfast served daily on classic dining ware. The hotel also hosts a happy hour every evening in the lobby bar serving beer, wine and small plates. Throughout their stay, guests can also treat themselves to complimentary freshly baked cookies as well as coffee and tea.

“We are excited to join the Country Inn & Suites brand,” said Asha Desai, the hotel’s owner. “Our commitment to responsible business through innovative upgrades promoting sustainability, along with our friendly staff and fantastic amenities will set us apart and provide a unique and memorable experience for guests.”