WORLD’S LARGEST HOTEL CHAIN WELCOMES BEST WESTERN ROBERT TREAT HOTEL
NEWARK, N.J., March 11, 2008-Best Western International announces the addition of the Best Western Robert Treat Hotel, located at 50 Park Place in Newark, N.J. This four-star hotel, owned by Robert Treat Hotel Inc., offers 169 guest rooms including four suites.
Hotel amenities include a fitness center, gift shop, guest lounge with 24-hour complimentary pastries and coffee. Guests can enjoy dining at Maize, the hotel's on-site restaurant. All rooms feature high-speed Internet access. The hotel offers a business center, two banquet facilities, the Tri-State ballroom, which accommodates up to 1,000 people; the Crystal ballroom, which accommodates up to 275 people; and six meeting rooms to accommodate up to 75 people each.
"Best Western is very excited to welcome the Robert Treat Hotel to our chain," said Mark Williams, vice president, North American development for Best Western International. "This hotel offers guests and meeting planners a lodging choice of unparalleled quality with versatility to host a variety of events."
The hotel is conveniently located near many of New Jersey's attractions such as the Prudential Center, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark's Sacred Heart Cathedral and the Newark Museum. Nearby recreational activities include boating and picnicking at Liberty State Park or a ferry ride to the Statue of Liberty or Ellis Island. A variety of shopping options are also close by.
"We are proud of our new association with Best Western International, the largest global hotel brand," said Miles Berger, chairman and chief operating officer of Robert Treat Hotel, Inc.'s parent company, The Berger Organization. "This affiliation enables Robert Treat Hotel to retain complete autonomy and its unique, historic identity while being associated with the most widely recognized brand in the hospitality industry."
Rates start at $139 per night. Travelers can contact the property directly for special packages.
Guests can also enroll in Gold Crown Club International, Best Western's free rewards program. Members can earn points towards an extensive offering of product and service awards - including free room nights, dining, shopping and entertainment gift certificates, and airline miles. Best Western's rewards program is one of the industry's most generous travel loyalty programs and one of few that allows rewards to be redeemed internationally.