Hotels that achieve the prestigious Platinum Award represent the top 3% of hotels within each Choice brand. The awards are based on a ranking system that measures guest satisfaction, product quality, room condition and cleanliness, and staff service. These properties have a proven track record of providing exceptional guest service and facilities.
Supports Green Practices
"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.
Every year, our owner's organizations select a hotel as Hotel of the Year for each of our brands. The contenders for this prestigious award demonstrate excellence in guest service and operations and are among the very top-ranked Platinum Award-winning properties within each brand. Demonstrating excellence in hospitality, service and quality, the Hotel of the Year Award winners set the standards for our entire system.
Formed out of the remains of the stoner rock band Sleep, High On Fire is a heavy metal band from Oakland, CA that emerged in 1998. After the band debuted its stoner/doom metal style on its first album The Art of Self Defense, in 2000 its label Man's Ruin Records shut down, forcing High on Fire to make the switch to Relapse Records. With its new label, the band dropped its sophomore record Surrounded by Thieves, in 2002 and has since been steadily releasing records despite minor lineup changes. High On Fire released its sixth studio album De Vermis Mysteriis, in 2012.
Balance and Composure is a post-hardcore band from Doylestown, PA that was founded in 2007. Though the group initially built a successful following along the East Coast during its formative years with its engulfing live shows,Balance and Composure eventually entered the studio to record its 2011 debut LP,Separation.
Fast beats and intense performances are offset by this band's penchant for goofing off - they've crashed BET Awards, a Gay Pride parade, and a Justin Timberlake performance. Fortunately, this mischievous streak is channeled into the band's music.