Temple buys two Ontario hotels

WINNIPEG—Temple Hotels Inc. has expanded its portfolio by acquiring the Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport West, in Mississauga, ON, for $25.07 million and the TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Sudbury, ON, for $18 million.

Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport West lobby.

Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport West lobby.

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WINNIPEG—Temple Hotels Inc. has expanded its portfolio by acquiring
the Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport West, in Mississauga, ON, for $25.07
million and the TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Sudbury, ON, for $18 million.

Opened in 2009 about 12 kilometres from Toronto's Pearson International Airport, the nine-storey Hilton Garden Inn features
152 guestrooms, a restaurant, bar/lounge and 3,500 square feet of function
space.

The six-storey, extended-stay TownePlace Suites opened in 2010 at
1710 The Kingsway, in Sudbury, and is comprised of 105 suites. In addition, the
property features a breakfast room, bar/lounge and 1,935 square feet of function
space.

With this acquisition, Temple now owns seven hotels in Ontario—including
two properties in which the company has a 50-per-cent stake—comprising a total
of 855 guestrooms.

Atlific Hotels has taken
over management of three Ontario properties all of which were recently acquired
by Temple, including the Sudbury TownePlace Suites.

Atlific is also to manage Days Inn Thunder Bay North and Days Inn
& Suites Thunder Bay.

Located in the heart of downtown, Days Inn & Suites Thunder Bay
is a limited-service, three-storey property with 92 guestrooms. The hotel
features a complimentary breakfast, 700-square-foot meeting space, fitness room
and indoor swimming pool with spa.

Days Inn Thunder Bay North, recipient of a 2014 TripAdvisor
Certificate of Excellence Award, is a limited-service, three-storey property
offering 92 guestrooms. Situated five km from downtown Thunder Bay, the hotel
offers complimentary breakfast, in-room microwave and refrigerator, a
350-square-foot meeting room and fitness room.

Tracy Kennedy has been appointed general manager of both Thunder Bay
properties.