Downtown Calgary hotel changes name after major chain buys it

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A downtown Calgary hotel is getting a new name and rebrand after being acquired by major lodging chain Coast Hotels Limited.

Coast Hotels announced on Tuesday that it has reached an agreement to purchase the Regency Suites hotel, and the property will be immediately rebranded as Coast Calgary Downtown Hotel & Suites by APA.

“We are very pleased to expand our presence in the downtown Calgary hotel market,” Takamasa Machiura, executive vice president of Coast Hotels Ltd, said in a press release. “The acquisition of this high quality hotel allows our company to continue its strategic growth and expansion.”

Coast Hotels Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Hotel Canada, Inc., and although the Calgary hotel will be owned by Coast, it will carry the tagline “by APA”. As such, it will be upgraded with standard APA hotel signature features.

These include 55-inch 4K HDTVs, TOTO® toilets and a range of thoughtful Japanese in-room amenities such as slippers and welcome origami cranes.

The 120-suite property is located at 610 4th Avenue SW, and amenities include a free hot continental breakfast, fitness center, 24-hour business center, on-site laundry facilities, dry cleaning on site. same day and on-the-go convenience. shop.

The hotel is all-suite and each unit has a master bedroom, separate living areas, fully equipped kitchens, and plenty of modern touches including free high-speed WiFi, three-sheet bedding and Starbucks coffee and tea rooms.

Floor plans range from a 450 square foot studio suite to a 650 square foot one-bedroom unit to a larger two-bedroom unit, offering plenty of choices depending on your length of stay, your group size and amenities required.

The hotel’s current owners, the Ali family and SM2 Capital Partners, have very similar values ​​to Coast Hotels, according to the press release. “We are delighted to be able to carry on the legacy of the Ali family and its ambassadors as we transfer ownership to the coast
family,” Machiura said.

The Coast Calgary Downtown Hotel & Suites by APA joins several other properties on the Alberta coast, including four hotels in Edmonton and accommodations in Canmore and Lethbridge.

Calgary will be the fourth hotel addition to the Coast Hotels network in recent months. Since February 1, Coast has also added properties in Grimshaw, Alberta; Fort St. John, British Columbia; and Dawson City, Yukon. A fifth property in Sechelt, British Columbia will join the chain within the next sixty days.

Reservations for the new Coast Calgary Downtown Hotel & Suites by APA can be made by calling 1-800-663-1144 starting March 29 or by booking online after April 12.

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