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New Comfort Suites Carlisle owners plan 'total refresh' of hotel

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When Hospitality Asset Management Co. Inc. of State College acquired Comfort Suites Carlisle in March, it began planning improvements.

Renovations are scheduled to begin with the lounge/dining area, said Mark Morath, CEO of HAMCO.

"One of the opportunities that we noticed is the food and beverage segment of this facility was underutilized," he said. "We thought it would be a great idea to work up a plan to improve the lunch and dinner and the lounge areas and have a feature restaurant for downtown Carlisle."

But first, HAMCO needs approval from Choice Hotels, owner of the Comfort Suites franchise. Choice requires a property improvement plan, Morath explained, an "extensive, multi-year process in which they insist on bringing the whole property up a notch."

The Comfort Suites Carlisle features 99 guest rooms and six jacuzzi suites. The hotel features convertible meeting space with facilities for up to 400 event participants, a full-service lounge and a restaurant. The facility sold for $6.2 million.

Morath said HAMCO plans "a total refresh" of the facility, including new carpets, wallpaper and room upgrades. Work could begin as soon as a few months, he added.

"The good news is we’re moving forward and the community will see some nice improvements throughout the facility," he said. "We want to be a showplace where the people of Carlisle can be proud to go and dine, have their wedding receptions and other events."

Hospitality Asset Management operates six lodging properties and two restaurant establishments in State College: the Days Inn Penn State, the Hilton Garden Inn, Super 8, Quality Inn, Nittany Budget Motel, the AAA Four Diamond Carnegie Inn & Spa, Gigi's Restaurant and the Carnegie House Restaurant.

John Hilton

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