Drury Hotels Celebrates Official Opening of Mt. Vernon Hotel

Drury Hotels Company opened a new Drury Inn & Suites in Mt. Vernon, Ill., on July 1, 2014. The new hotel features 180 rooms and more than 3,000 square feet of flexible meeting space.

“We are excited to open our new hotel in Mt. Vernon.” said Chuck Drury, President and CEO of Drury Hotels. “We believe our Drury Inn & Suites will meet the needs of business travelers and vacationing families looking for a great value, comfort and award-winning service.”

Drury Inn & Suites Mt. Vernon is conveniently located at 145 North 44th Street, near I-57 and Broadway. From 1977-2012, Drury Hotels operated a Drury Inn in the same location. The Drury Inn was demolished and the new Drury Inn & Suites broke ground in spring 2013.

“The Drury family has been honored to be a part of the Mt. Vernon, Illinois area for 37 years,” Drury said. “And we look forward to continuing to serve the community. Our team is ready to welcome visitors traveling to and through Illinois.”

Drury Inn & Suites Mt. Vernon offers:

Drury Hotels recently received recognition from Market Metrix for leading the Upper Midscale brands category in guest satisfaction and from the St. Louis Post Dispatch for being a Top Workplace in St. Louis in 2014. Visit Drury Hotels careers online or more information about careers at the Mt. Vernon hotel.

About Drury Hotels Company
Drury Hotels Company is a Missouri-based, family-owned and operated hotel system with more than 130 hotels in 20 states. Founded in 1973, brands include Drury Inn & Suites®, Drury Inn®, Drury Plaza Hotel®, Drury Suites®, Pear Tree Inn by Drury®, as well as other hotels in the mid-priced hotel segment. Drury Hotels continues to provide exceptional value for business and leisure travelers with its many free amenities - The Extras Aren’t Extra®. For more information visitwww.druryhotels.com or call 1-800-DRURYINN. Join the conversation on Twitter @druryhotels or on Facebook.