Drury Hotels Opens New Hotel in Independence, MO
(ST. LOUIS) – July 27, 2011 - The new Drury Inn & Suites - Independence is open for business. Located at I-70 and Little Blue Parkway, the hotel will be the Drury family’s 6th in the Kansas City area and the 36th in Missouri.
"We’re proud to open our new hotel in Independence," said Chuck Drury, President & CEO of Drury Hotels Company. "This is one of the fastest growing areas around Kansas City, and our team is excited to welcome its visitors with award-winning value and service."
Inside the 180-room Drury Inn & Suites, guests enjoy many free amenities, including the brand’s signature free Hot Breakfast. Served in the hotel’s expansive seating area, Drury’s breakfast features scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits & gravy, fruit, Belgian waffles and more.
The Drury Inn & Suites value package also includes the 5:30 Kickback®. At the 5:30 Kickback, Drury serves free hot food and cold beverages to all guests between 5:30 and 7 pm. Other free amenities include free long distance and local calls, free popcorn and soda in the lobby, an indoor/outdoor pool & whirlpool, exercise room, guest pantry, guest laundry facility and microwaves and refrigerators in all rooms. These inclusive amenities support the brand’s tagline, The Extras Aren’t Extra!®.
The Drury Inn & Suites brand was recently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates for receiving "Highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Mid-Scale Limited Service Hotel Chains, Six Years in a Row" in the firm's 2011 North American Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Studysm. J.D. Power and Associates is a global marketing information firm that represents the voice of the customer.
Drury Hotels Company is a Missouri-based, family-owned and operated hotel system with more than 130 hotels in 20 states from Arizona to North Carolina and from Texas to Michigan. Brands include Drury Inn & Suites, Drury Inn, Drury Plaza Hotels, Drury Suites, Pear Tree Inn by Drury, as well as other hotels in the mid-priced hotel segment. For a complete listing of all Drury hotels or for reservations, visit druryhotels.com or call 1-800-DRURYINN. For employment opportunities, visit drurycareers.com.