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KINGSTON, N.Y., October 2, 2015 — The BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston Hotel & Conference Center, located at 503 Washington Avenue in Kingston, NY, has received the Best Western Director’s Award for outstanding quality standards. The Director’s Award recognizes Best Western hotels scoring in the top 20 percent of more than 2,100 North American properties in cleanliness and maintenance. Hotels must also meet Best Western’s requirements for design and high customer service scores to qualify for the distinction.

“The Director’s Award is an important symbol of success,” said General Manager Al Sottile. “This award confirms the BEST WESTERN Kingston’s commitment to providing quality accommodations for our guests. Our housekeeping and maintenance departments have worked hard since our hotel opened in January to achieve this level of excellence.”

Located 90 miles north of New York City, the hotel was beautifully transformed inside and out with a $6.2 million dollar renovation. The hotel features 208 guest rooms including five suites and over 8,300 square fee of expanded function space including new breakout rooms and a private dining room overlooking the courtyard.

Hotel amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, a complimentary full hot breakfast, new saltwater indoor heated pool and natatorium with game room and newly designed onsite fitness center. The hotel also features a unique restaurant and bar concept, complimentary 24-hour business center and convenience/sundry shop. Each room is equipped with a refrigerator, microwave oven, work desk with ergonomic chair and a 42″ flat screen television with cable premium channels. Guest rooms also offer upgraded, plush bedding, with two queen beds in all double rooms.

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Kingston Hotel and Conference Center is located in the Historic Hudson River Valley region of New York State and surrounded by the picturesque beauty of the Catskill Mountains. Centrally located between Albany and New York City, the hotel is easily accessible from the NYS Thruway I-87 at Exit 19.

Guests can also enroll in Best Western Rewards ® , the brand’s free frequent-stay program. Best Western Rewards is one of the industry’s most generous rewards programs and one of few that is truly international. With more than 4,000 locations in 100 countries, Best Western makes it easy for members to earn points redeemable for global free room nights with no blackout dates, dining, shopping and entertainment gift cards, gas cards, airline miles and more. Now more than ever, Best Western Rewards is helping our leisure and business customers travel “smart.” Learn more about the program at .

Reservations may be booked by calling Best Western International’s 24-hour, toll-free reservations number at (800) WESTERN. Reservations are also available from Best Western International’s Web site at



Best Western International, Inc., headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of 4,000+* hotels in more than 100* countries and territories worldwide. Best Western offers six hotel products to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market: BEST WESTERN ® , BEST WESTERN PLUS ® , BEST WESTERN PREMIER ® , BEST WESTERN PLUS EXECUTIVE RESIDENCY SM, Vīb sm and BW Premier Collection sm. Now celebrating 69 years of hospitality, Best Western provides its hoteliers with global operational, sales and marketing support, and online and mobile booking capabilities. More than 22 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. The brand’s partnerships with AAA/CAA, Minor League Baseball, and Harley-Davidson ® provide travelers with exciting ways to interact with the brand. Best Western continues to set industry records and accolades, including Business Travel News top chain award for both BEST WESTERN and BEST WESTERN PLUS, three consecutive Compuware Best of the Web gold awards and six consecutive AAA/CAA Hotel Partner of the Year awards. Forty percent of Best Western-branded hotels worldwide won TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence awards for customer satisfaction.

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