First Park Inn by Radisson opens in California

The expansion of the Park Inn by Radisson in North America is continuing with the March opening of the Park Inn by Radisson, Fresno, Calif. The property is the first Park Inn in "The Golden State." The brand has grown to more than 125 hotels in operation globally with 65 hotels currently in development. 

“The opening of the first Park Inn by Radisson in California represents the continued momentum of our Ambition 2015 growth strategy and is aligned with plans to grow Park Inn by Radisson as a winning midscale brand in North America,” said Thorsten Kirschke, president, Americas.

“We look forward to offering a bright, bold and fresh, uncomplicated, friendly and fun environment that provides both business and leisure travelers with the affordable hotel experience they desire,” said Lori Lascola, chief executive officer, Global Hospitality Management Group, Inc., and general manager, Park Inn by Radisson Fresno.

The 204-room hotel is located two miles from Fresno Yosemite Airport and offers complimentary shuttle service. All guestrooms are oversized and feature a business desk and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary, high-speed, wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. Additional amenities include an Olympic-size pool with cabanas, a whirlpool, a fitness center, a business center, several meeting rooms, a boardroom and meeting space for up to 300 people.

Breakfast and dinner are available in Smugglers Restaurant, the hotel’s restaurant, serving American cuisine for breakfast and featuring fine dining for dinner. The hotel offers close proximity to Yosemite National Park, Sequoia National Forest & Monument, Selland Arena, Savemart Center, Fresno Art Museum, Roeding Park and California State University, Fresno.


March 12, 2012
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The first "Golden State" Park Inn by Radisson opened in Fresno, California, further expanding the winning midscale brand in North America.

California has its first Park Inn: the Park Inn by Radisson, Fresno.