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R.D. Olson Construction Completes First Hotel with Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group in Anaheim Resort District

Country Inn and Suites By Carlson, Anaheim, CA Celebrates Grand Opening.

Anaheim and Irvine, Calif. – R.D. Olson Construction, a premier builder of hotel properties in California, today completed construction of Country Inn & Suites in Anaheim, California. The construction marks the firm’s inaugural project with Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group as well as hotelier entities SunCoast Properties and Spectrum Development under the corporate name of Disney Way Partners.


The five-story, 174-room hotel is located in the Anaheim Resort District that features upscale shopping, entertainment and first-in-class dining. Walking distance from Disneyland Park and across from the Anaheim GardenWalk, Country Inn & Suites Anaheim is the firm’s second hotel in the dynamic resort area since 2013.


“We found a great partner in Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, SunCoast Properties and Spectrum Development on this project, and we’re proud to open the property to the public,” said Bill Wilhelm, president of R.D. Olson Construction. “Our team’s hospitality experience allowed us to work seamlessly to provide guests with quality amenities in a vibrant location.”


Country Inn & Suites Anaheim incorporates a modern and contemporary design with touches of home. The open lobby welcomes guests with two large fireplaces, rich finishes, a kid’s corner and a game-room situated off the lobby which features a fiber optic ceiling. Guests also can enjoy stunning views of Disneyland’s fireworks show from the outdoor pool-deck that features an upgraded custom zero gravity heated pool and whirlpool tub.


Managed by Hospitality Management Corporation (HMC), the hotel boasts an array of public amenities such as free Wi-Fi, complimentary hot breakfast, a 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center, business center and on-site laundry. The property also features a large bar and lounge and gift shop so guests have convenient access to snacks, toiletries and souvenirs. The location is also situated nearby popular attractions including the Anaheim Convention Center and Angel Stadium.


“HMC is delighted to be part of this wonderful new addition to the Anaheim Resort District. We’ve worked closely with R.D. Olson Construction, Suncoast Properties, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and the entire team from the hotel’s inception, to groundbreaking, build and now the hotel’s grand opening,” shared Leo Spriggs, President/CEO of hotel manager Hospitality Management Corporation. “As always, our goal is to provide the best staff, highest quality of service and an outstanding guest experience in this highly competitive tourist area in Southern California and we are confident the property will be a huge success.”


The 120,000-square-foot hotel includes queen, king and king suite room configurations designed to provide guests with a variety of amenities such as free high-speed internet, a 42” flat panel TV, a microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker, as well as a work desk. Additionally, the property’s suites offer guests additional space with a sitting area and comfortable sleeper sofa.


“The success of this project can be directly attributed to our team’s dedication to building high-quality projects and the longstanding relationships we have maintained with the City of Anaheim and Disneyland Park,” said Jeremy Briggs, project manager for R.D. Olson Construction. “Our team’s understanding of the breadth of the project, coupled with our ability to deliver on schedule and on budget, made it a successful endeavor for all parties involved.”

R.D. Olson Construction recently completed work on the 200-room Residence Inn by Marriott hotel in Wailea, Maui, Hawaii, the first family-centric hotel in Wailea. Other recent completions include Paséa Hotel & Spa, a 250-room upscale boutique hotel in Huntington Beach, California, at the master-planned Pacific City project, the 144-room Residence Inn by Marriott in Old Town Pasadena, California, the 94-room Hampton Inn & Suites in Glendale, California.
The firm is currently under construction on additional regional hospitality projects including the 130-room Lido House Hotel resort in Newport Beach, California; the 271-room full-service Irvine Spectrum Marriott in Irvine, California; the 118-room Residence Inn by Marriott Santa Barbara/Goleta in Goleta, California; the 161-room Homewood Suites in Irvine, California.

FORMGROUP served as the architectural firm for the project. The Design Studio served as the interior design firm./p>