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Best Western Plus Sawridge Suites Earns Chairman's Award

Best Western Plus Sawridge Suites Earns Chairman's Award

FORT MCMURRAY – 29, March, 2017 Best Western Plus Sawridge Suites in Fort McMurray has received the Best Western Chairman’s Award, the hotel chain’s highest honour for outstanding quality standards. The Chairman’s Award recognizes Best Western International hotels with a cleanliness and maintenance inspection score of top five percent of more than 2,100 North American properties in cleanliness and maintenance. Hotels must also meet Best Western’s requirements for design and high customer service scores to qualify for the award. After a trying year following the wildfires last May, General Manager, Paul Jones could not be more proud of his team.  

Best Western Plus Sawridge Suites in Fort McMurray is managed by the Sawridge Group of Companies, operating out of Edmonton. The hotel opened in July 2015 and is the only 4 star hotel North of Edmonton. The hotel has also received a Green Leader Award from Trip Advisor, 3 diamond rating from CAA, the 2017 Employer of Choice Award and the 2017 Housekeeping Award from Alberta Hotel and Lodging Association. In addition Best Western has been awarded the Champion Award in Rev Par, which proves excellence as measured by the Smith Travel Reports against the competitive set.

Located at 410 TaigaNova Crescent in the Eco-Industrial Park, the hotel provides guests with modern, environmentally friendly accommodations ideal for short and long term stays. Suites are equipped with full kitchens, dishwashers, oversized desks, spacious walk-in showers, 2 closets, large screen HDTV’s, whisper quiet heating and air conditioning, oversized triple glazed windows and tracked blackout blinds. On-site you will find an open concept dining area and lounge, a 24 hour grab and go market, fitness centre with steam rooms, parking, wifi and private event and meeting space. The property also features a four storey office tower with leasing opportunities.

The Sawridge Group of Companies has been operating in Northern Alberta for over 40 years and is very proud of its First Nation roots that shaped its corporate culture.  Sawridge own and operate a variety of real estate holdings, land developments, retail and service businesses as well as hotels in Edmonton, Peace River, Jasper and Fort McMurray. Learn more about Sawridge Group of Companies by visiting