Residence Inn Niles Named 2022 Hotel of the Year

NILES, Ohio – Tharaldson Hospitality Management announced Residence Inn Niles has been named the Hotel of the Year for 2022. 

Tharaldson Hospitality Management is one of the largest privately held hotel investment and management firms in the U.S., with a portfolio of more than 80 hotels in 22 states. This award recognizes excellence in guest satisfaction, operational performance and overall quality. 

“We are thrilled to recognize Residence Inn Niles as our Hotel of the Year for 2022,” said Aimee Fyke, chief operating officer of Tharaldson Hospitality Management. “The hotel’s exceptional guest service, commitment to quality and outstanding performance make it a shining example of what we strive for at Tharaldson Hospitality Management.” 

Residence Inn Niles is part of the Marriott International family of hotels, offering studio, one- and two-bedroom suites. Each comes with fully equipped kitchens and separate living areas. 

Guests can enjoy amenities such as complimentary breakfast, free Wi-Fi, an indoor pool and a fitness center. The hotel also offers a 24-hour market for snacks and essentials. 

Carrie Biery, general manager, said she is proud of her team, which has come a long way since being acquired by Tharaldson Hospitality in 2019.

Juliann Beatty, regional director of sales, said the award was revealed at the biennial conference of Tharaldson Hospitality Management by Dean Manternachs, vice president of operations.

The competition included 84 properties, and the winner was announced during a Cozumel Cruise where Tharaldson Hospitality Management hoteliers had gathered.

“The Residence Inn Niles … team has once again set a higher standard in delivering unforgettable guest experiences,” Beatty said. “This recognition acknowledges the dedication, commitment and generosity of our team, as well as our community partners. We are absolutely thrilled.” 

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Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.