Best Western® Hotels & Resorts Welcomes the Best Western Premier Denham Inn & Suites in Leduc, Alberta

PHOENIX (June 1, 2017) - Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced today the exciting addition of the Best Western Premier Denham Inn & Suites to its growing portfolio of hotels.  The property marks the debut of the esteemed Best Western Premier brand into the city of Leduc, Alberta.

The Best Western Premier Denham Inn & Suites is showcasing a polished new look after undergoing an extraordinary three-year renovation project – investing approximately $4.5 million in property enhancements. The hotel’s new theme is centered around a modern and sophisticated design blended with local authentic flare. The hotel’s intricate woodwork and stylish design concepts are accented by rich colors and compelling lighting throughout each guestroom and public space.

Additional hotel perks include the very popular chef’s hot breakfast buffet, an extensively equipped fitness room, a relaxing hot tub and two on-site restaurants offering something for everyone - from laid-back gaming and cocktails at Jonathan's Lounge to delicious Sunday brunch at O'Brian's. Guests can enjoy Alberta beef and superb regional dishes sourced from many local suppliers and growers. Additionally, guests can try a variety of Alberta and western Canada-based craft beers on tap.

The hotel also offers more than 5,000 square feet of flexible, modern banquet and meeting space – making the Best Western Premier Denham Inn & Suites an ideal meeting or wedding facility.

“I am thrilled to welcome the Best Western Premier Denham Inn & Suites,” said Ron Pohl, Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer from Best Western Hotels & Resorts. “Our Best Western Premier brand offers customers with the top-tier amenities and guest service today’s travelers are looking for – and this exceptional property provides exactly that, and much, much more.”

Conveniently located off Queen Elizabeth Highway #2 in downtown Leduc, guests are within five minutes from the Edmonton International Airport, and are also nearby to Leduc’s world class retailers, dining and attractions. This hotel is just a short drive to the state-of-the-art Leduc Recreation Center, the stunning MacLab Centre for the Performing Arts, the thrills of Castrol Raceway, the Red Tail Landing at the airport and the Leduc Golf and Country Club.

Business travelers are drawn to this Leduc hotel as it is near the Edmonton Capital District, Nisku Industrial Park, Leduc Industrial Park and Ritchie Brothers Auction.

“I’ve been in the hospitality business for over 30 years, and joining the Best Western Premier brand is a very exciting project that I’m thrilled to be a part of,” said Brian Denham, owner of the Best Western Premier Denham Inn & Suites.  “Best Western Premier is highly respected in the industry, and our property is the perfect fit, as we are committed to the same attentive customer care and top tier service that the brand is known for. We look forward to being an exceptional lodging option for travelers in Leduc."

“We aim to provide the best-of-the best to our guests, and we’ve made tremendous enhancements to our hotel to ensure their stay is nothing short of excellent,” said Perry Batke, general manager for the Best Western Premier Denham Inn & Suites. “With our outstanding renovations and close proximity to the city’s key attractions, guests can ensure a memorable stay with us while in Alberta.”

The opening of the Best Western Premier Denham Inn & Suites continues the brand’s momentum as a growing force in the upscale segment. Best Western Premier has achieved incredible success in its respective market with an impressive portfolio of 125 active properties and 15,176 rooms across the globe, and representation in 34 countries and territories worldwide. And that’s just a glimpse of what’s to come. The Best Western Premier brand is quickly advancing in its position as a strong competitor, reporting its 2017 development pipeline already includes 47 properties that will soon join this elite tier.

Reservations at Best Western Premier Denham Inn & Suites, may be booked online or by calling the hotel directly at 780-986-2241 or by calling Best Western’s 24-hour, toll-free reservations number 1(800) WESTERN.

Best Western Hotels & Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of 4,200 hotels in more than 100 countries and territories worldwide. Best Western offers seven hotel brands to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market: Best Western®, Best Western Plus®, Best Western Premier®, Executive Residency by Best Western®, Vīb®, BW Premier Collection® and GLō®. Now celebrating more than 70 years of hospitality, Best Western provides its hoteliers with global operational, sales and marketing support, and award-winning online and mobile booking capabilities. Best Western continues to set industry records regarding awards and accolades, including nearly sixty percent of the brand’s North American hotels earning a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award in 2016, Business Travel News® ranking Best Western Plus and Best Western in the top three upper-mid-price and mid-price hotel brands for three years in a row, and Best Western receiving five consecutive Dynatrace® Best of the Web gold awards for best hotel website. Best Western has also won eight AAA®/CAA® Lodging Partner of the Year awards, recognizing the brand’s commitment to providing exceptional service and great value to AAA’s 56 million members in the U.S. and Canada. Nearly 30 million travelers are members of the brand’s award-winning loyalty program Best Western Rewards®, one of the few programs in which members earn points that never expire and can be redeemed at any Best Western hotel worldwide. Best Western’s partnerships with AAA/CAA and Harley-Davidson® provide travelers with exciting ways to interact with the brand. Through its partnership with Google® Street View, Best Western is the first major company of its size and scale to launch a virtual reality experience for customers, setting a new industry standard and reinventing how guests view hotels.