Newly constructed hotel is the 16th Candlewood Suites in IHG and Lendlease’s Privatized Army Lodging portfolio
IHG® Army Hotels (IHG) and Lendlease, a leading global real estate and investment group, announce the opening of the Candlewood Suites® hotel on Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Md.
Featuring 69 guest rooms and spanning nearly 50,000 square feet, the newly constructed Candlewood Suites on Aberdeen Proving Ground is the latest extension of the engagement between IHG, Lendlease and the Privatized Army Lodging (PAL) initiative, a U.S. Army-led, public-private venture to revitalize on-post lodging for, and support and serve, soldiers, their families and all government travelers. The hotel also represents the 16th Candlewood Suites property made possible through PAL, which now supports more than 12,000 hotel rooms across 40 military installations nationwide.
Aside from quality service, IHG Army Hotels and Lendlease offer unique benefits for military travelers and their families. Guests can earn loyalty points through the IHG One Rewards program which can be redeemed for personal travel at more than 6,000 IHG Hotels & Resorts properties spanning 17 brands worldwide. Additionally, IHG Army Hotels proudly employ veterans and military spouses who recognize the unique challenges and needs of the on-post environment and are qualified to serve guests accordingly. Family members and spouses working at these hotels have the option to maintain employment with IHG if relocated, eliminating one of the many stresses of reassignment.
An IHG Green Engage Hotel, the Candlewood Suites on Aberdeen Proving Ground participates in IHG Army Hotels’ innovative sustainability and environmental impact measurement and management program, and can access more than 200 enhancements to reduce waste and energy and water consumption.
IHG Hotels & Resorts serves as the operator and manager of the Candlewood Suites on Aberdeen Proving Ground, with Lendlease – the exclusive developer for the Department of Defense’s only lodging privatization program – assuming the roles of property owner, developer, design-builder and asset manager.