52 In 52 Business Spotlight

Hometown Hospitality Gets a High Five

Campbell County Hotel Garners Local, State and National Recognition

​LYNCHBURG, VA - he COMFORT INN & SUITES has earned a reputation of being an “Award-Winning Hotel” in Lynchburg, Virginia. During 2019-20 the locally owned and operated hotel has been recognized at the local, state, and national levels.

Locally, the COMFORT INN & SUITES has earned the “TripAdvisor Award For Excellence” for the 4th consecutive year and is currently ranked as the #1 recommended property in Lynchburg (out of 26 properties) by the nation’s leading travel review site. Last year, MSNBC named the Comfort Inn & Suites ONE OF THE TOP 50 HOTELS in the nation and the #1 HOTEL in Virginia under $200 per night.

​ Nationally, the COMFORT INN & SUITES has been recognized by Choice Hotels International with “Platinum Award” for being one of the top hotels in the nation within the Comfort brand. They have earned this award for four consecutive years. Currently the hotel is ranked as the #1 Comfort Inn & Suites in the United States out of 1,001 hotels within the Comfort brand.

​ The Comfort Inn & Suites opened in 2015 and is one of the few hotels in Lynchburg that is 100% locally owned and operated by Dave & Susan Francis. The Francis Family has been in the hotel business in Lynchburg for over 40 years. Dave Francis has also served as Chairman of Board for Best Western International.

​ Steve Coleman, General Manager of the COMFORT INN & SUITES shares that his Team Members live and work by the adage, "Comfort is Caring". This philosophy is reflected in everything they do to make every guest's experience outstanding. Coleman added, “Comfort is more than a sign on the building, it is about the “Comfort & Care” that we provide to our guests, fellow team members, and our surrounding community.”

​The COMFORT INN & SUITES is located in Campbell County at 15001 Wards Road which is across the street from the Lynchburg Regional Airport. More information on the award-winning hotel is available at www.comfortiscaring.com

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