Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake is Choice Hotels Canada Hotel of the Year

TORONTO, May 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The prestigious title of 2013 Canadian Hotel of the Year has been awarded to Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake in Halifax at the 59th Annual Choice Hotels International Convention in Los Angeles, California.

"General Manager Stephanie Giannoulis and her team have set the bar high to provide the ultimate guest experience. From customer service to property maintenance, this hotel has established itself as a leader in the industry," says Tim Oldfield, managing director, Choice Hotels Canada. "We could not be more proud of their success. This is a well-deserved honour."

Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake was chosen from 11 hotel nominees for the annual award. The nominees were recognized as the top performing properties among more than 300 hotels within the Canadian Choice Hotels family. The winning hotel was chosen for its overall service and hotel quality. More importantly, the hotel is being recognized for making guests feel like they're at home with exceptional guest service and satisfaction.

Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake is located in popular Bayer's Lake Business Park at 88 Chain Lake Drive with easy access to the downtown area. The hotel is also just minutes from many of Halifax's most popular attractions, suitable for travellers of all ages, including Exhibition Park, Granite Springs, Empire Theatres and Kartbahn Racing. The hotel features free Wi-Fi, free hot breakfast, a fitness centre, indoor pool and sauna.

Reservations at Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake in Halifax can be made by calling 800.4CHOICE or by visiting

About Choice Hotels Canada:

From Victoria, B.C., to St. John's, N.L., more than five million guests each year stay with Choice Hotels Canada® (CHC). CHC is the nation's largest hotel franchisor, with 325 privately run properties currently open and under development, under seven brands:  ComfortTM, Comfort Suites®, Quality®, Sleep Inn®, Clarion®, Econo Lodge® and Rodeway Inn®. In addition, via its Ascend Hotel CollectionTM membership program, Canadians have upscale lodging options at historic, boutique and unique hotels. Plus, extended stay options with MainStay Suites® and Suburban Extended Stay® brands. CHC properties are 100 per cent franchise owned and operated by individual hoteliers, entrepreneurs and lodging/hotel management companies. CHC offers comprehensive support services to its franchisees including sales, marketing, purchasing, reservations and other supportive services. CHC offers high-value lodging options ranging from limited to full service, in the economy to mid-scale markets. CHC is part of Choice Hotels International® which franchises 6,200 hotels in more than 30 countries and territories worldwide. CHC is represented in every major and most secondary markets across all provinces, conveniently located near major airports and highways, shopping centres, entertainment districts and tourist attractions. For reservations call 800.4CHOICE (800.424.6423) / 800.BO.RÊVES (800.267.3837) or visit

Choice Hotels, Choice Hotels Canada, Comfort, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, Ascend Hotel Collection, 800.4CHOICE and 800.BO.RÊVES are proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels International.

©2013 Choice Hotels Canada Inc. All rights reserved.

SOURCE: Choice Hotels Canada Inc.

For further information:

energi PR on behalf of Choice Hotels Canada: Naz Araghian 
Tel: 416.425.9143 x 14 

Choice Hotels Canada Corporate: Diana Kuhnberg
Tel: 905.206.7343

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