New Extended Stay America Opens in Florida

New Extended Stay America Opens in Florida

Charlotte, NC, May 14, 2024 — Extended Stay America®, the leading mid-priced extended stay hotel brand in the United States, announced today the opening of the Extended Stay America Premier Suites® Fort Myers – Airport in Fort Myers, Florida. Turnstone Group developed the property, which Sandpiper Hospitality will manage.

The four-story, 124-room newly constructed Extended Stay America Premier Suites Fort Myers – Airport hotel features free Wi-Fi, complimentary healthy breakfast, premium cable, a fitness room, onsite guest laundry, outdoor pool with grill area and Extended Stay America Premier Suites' signature spacious lobby with additional vending options. All spacious suites include fully equipped kitchens with a full-size refrigerator, microwaves, stovetops, cookware, utensils, and dishes, as well as signature bedding, recliner, and workspace.

"We are excited to welcome the Extended Stay America Premier Suites to the vibrant Fort Myers community. We are confident that our commitment to exceptional comfort, convenience, and service will make this property a top choice for both business and leisure travelers in the region," said Mark Williams, Managing Director, Franchise Development, Extended Stay America. "As the extended stay segment leader, we proudly support companies like Turnstone Group who invest in their communities to provide long-term hotel accommodations.”

"By introducing Extended Stay America Premier Suites into the Fort Myers, Florida market, we are addressing a clear demand in the extended stay hospitality industry," said Chip Johnson, CEO of Turnstone Group. "As one of the fastest growing cities in Florida and with the current airport and medical facility expansion, we are bullish on the entire Fort Myers area. Additionally, we see that Fort Myers, as it continues to rebuild after Hurricane Ian, will only come back stronger to serve the steady influx of travelers to the region. The Extended Stay America Premier Suites Fort Myers – Airport is poised to cater to the needs of working professionals and travelers seeking comfort, functionality, and flexibility during their extended stays in the area. We're grateful for the strong partnership with the Extended Stay America brand, which has enabled us to bring this vision to fruition."

Conveniently located ten minutes off I75 and 15 minutes from Southwest Florida International Airport, the Extended Stay America Premier Suites Fort Myers - Airport stands adjacent to Hammond Stadium, home to the Minnesota Twins Spring Training facility, and only eight minutes from JetBlue Park at Fenway South, which hosts the Boston Red Sox Spring Training. Guests can easily access Lee Health, Golisano Children's Hospitality, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida Southwestern State College, Hertz Arena, Miromar Outlets, Sanibel, and Captiva Islands.

Launched in 2021, Extended Stay America Premier Suites is one of the fastest growing midscale extended stay brands in the United States. For more information about Extended Stay America Premier Suites, including franchise development opportunities, visit franchise.esa.com.

About Extended Stay America
Extended Stay America is the leading mid-priced extended stay hotel brand in the U.S. with more than 700 hotels. Committed to delivering value and genuine goodness to every guest at every location, the Extended Stay brand family includes Extended Stay America Premier Suites, Extended Stay America Suites and Extended Stay America Select Suites. For more information or to book, please visit www.esa.com and follow @ExtendedStay.

About Turnstone Group
Turnstone is a value driven investment and development firm founded in 2001 to pursue midsize real estate and real estate-related investments. Employing an opportunistic investment approach, Turnstone seeks to capitalize on distressed or misunderstood situations and is often a first-mover, investing away from the typical areas of focus for many real estate investors and in transactions that involve creativity, complexity, or superior market knowledge. For more information on Turnstone Group, please visit www.turnstonegroup.com.