Drury Hotels Opens New Hotel in Franklin, Tennessee
(ST. LOUIS, MO) – August 6, 2012 – The new Drury Plaza Hotel Franklin, Tennessee officially opened its doors today. Located at I-67 and McEwen Drive, the hotel will be the Drury family’s fourth hotel in Tennessee, with two in Memphis and one in Nashville.
"We are proud to open our Drury Plaza Hotel in Franklin’s Cool Springs community" said Chuck Drury, President and CEO of Drury Hotels Company. "With the growth in the area and the nice blend of business opportunities and leisure activities offered, the city is an ideal place for Drury to grow. It was an easy decision to build in Franklin."
The new 338-room Drury Plaza Hotel features an upscale design. Meeting planners for businesses and organizations will be happy to take advantage of the hotel’s 6,000 plus square feet of flexible meeting space, equipped to accommodate a variety of groups and events.
Guests will enjoy many amenities, including the brand’s signature free Hot Breakfast. Served in the hotel’s expansive seating area, Drury Plaza’s breakfast features scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits & gravy, fruit, made-to-order buttermilk pancakes and more.
The Drury Plaza Hotel value package also includes the 5:30 Kickback®, with free hot food and cold beverages served 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!®.
Drury Hotels was recently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates for ranking "Highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Mid-Scale Limited Service Hotel Chains, Seven Years in a Row" in the firm's 2012 North American Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Studysm. This year, Drury once again earned top honors in the 2011 Market Metrix Hospitality Index (MMHI), ranking #1 among Upper Midscale Hotels.
Drury Hotels Company is a Missouri-based, family-owned and operated hotel system with more than 130 hotels in 20 states from Arizona to the Carolinas 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 www.druryhotels.com or call 1-800-DRURYINN. If you are interested in hourly and/or management opportunities at the Drury Plaza Hotel Franklin, please apply online at www.drurycareers.com.