CHARLESTON, SC – June 1, 2008 – Charleston Lodging Company, LLC and IMIC Hotels today announced the opening of a 97-room, newly constructed Wingate by Wyndham hotel at the intersection of I-26 at Exit 205B and Highway 78.
Travelers to Charleston looking for advanced in-room telecommunications, thoughtful amenities and a satisfaction guarantee will find just that at the Charleston Southern Wingate by Wyndham hotel.
The hotel features oversized guest rooms and suites each equipped with a large desk, on-demand movies, 32” LCD HDTV as well as Internet-enabled TV, cordless phone and voice mail capability, in-room safe, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. Beds feature enhanced pillow-top style mattresses.
Hotel facilities include a corporate board room and meeting rooms to accommodate up to 225, sundries shop, fitness room, spa and outdoor pool.
“We are delighted to operate and manage the new Charleston Southern Wingate by Wyndham hotel,” said Bert Pooser, president of IMIC Hotels, a hotel development and management company headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina. “The Charleston Southern Wingate by Wyndham hotel offers a host of useful amenities that today’s travelers appreciate all for one rate, without nickel-and-diming guests.”
The Wingate by Wyndham hotels offer a 100 percent guest satisfaction guarantee as well as complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, free wireless and wired high speed internet access, free faxes and photocopies, free local calls and long-distance access, free use of its 24 hour, self-service business center, free accommodations for children 18 and under when accompanied by an adult family member.
Charleston Lodging Company, LLC will own the Wingate By Wyndham at Charleston Southern, under a franchise from Wyndham Hotel Group. IMIC Hotels, a nationally recognized firm with over 25 years of experience in developing and managing more than 45 hotels, will develop and manage the Wingate By Wyndham at Charleston Southern.
All Wingate by Wyndham hotels are independently owned and operated under franchise agreements with Wingate Inns International, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN).