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InTown Suites History


InTown Suites was founded in Atlanta, Georgia in 1989 with just a few locations. Since that time, we have grown into the largest wholly owned economy extended stay in the country. Today, we have almost 200 locations in 22 states and more than 25,000 guest rooms. We employ over 1,500 people and take pride in providing outstanding value in a safe, clean and comfortable environment for guests and employees alike.

For over a quarter of a century, we have provided great value to our guests. Our apartment-style rooms offer a homey quality that competitors cannot match. It is this InTown experience that allows us to maintain industry-leading length of stay and occupancy.

In 2013, InTown was purchased by a leading private equity firm whose goals are to grow the brand, improve the product, and further enhance company performance. As part of these efforts, InTown added 54 additional locations.

Since 2014, InTown Suites has completed multiple renovation programs to continuously improve the guest experience. Additionally, InTown Suites has actively refreshed its brand, updating its logo and brand colors, as well as launching a formal Mission, Vision, & Values program and greatly enhanced employee training.

Uptown Suites was launched in 2017. This extended stay portfolio grew quickly to include 8 properties across 5 states. In 2020, the initial suite design was refreshed to maintain consistency  across all extended stay properties. Find out more about this brand here.

We are committed to constant improvement and will remain the industry leader by providing unmatched value and making every guest stay memorable with small gestures that make a big difference.

InTown Suites History


InTown Suites Founded

InTown Suites was founded by David and Cheryl Vickers in 1989.


Starwood Capital

InTown Suites was purchased in 2012.



Large flat screen TVs and enhanced Wi-Fi were installed at nearly every location in 2014.


Long House Acquisition

InTown Suites acquired a portfolio of 50 U.S. economy extended stay locations.



InTown completely reconsidered and recreated its new logo and brand colors, launched a formal Mission/Vision/Values, and enhanced employee training.

Rebrand Renovations

All 188 properties in 22 states received new exterior and interior signage.

Refresh Renovations

50 properties received a refresh with the new Mission/Vision/Values, interior and exterior signage, exterior paint, and landscaping to enhance curb appeal.

Major Makeovers

63 properties received private-labeled and upgraded bedding (exclusive At Home by InTown Suites Mattress®), appliances, and kitchen area. Other improvements include updated room lighting with USB connections, more storage, fresh paint, and new carpet and flooring.


Uptown Suites Launch

New brand, Uptown Suites is launched in 2017. First two properties are open in Concord, NC and Smyrna, TN.


Uptown Suites Opens in Florida

Uptown Suites opens its third location in Homestead, FL.


Expansion of Uptown Suites

Uptown Suites launches remaining properties in Riverview, FL, Round Rock, TX , Austin, TX ,Westminster, CO, and Centennial, CO.


InTown Launches Newly Designed Premium Suites

InTown adds 10 or more premium suites to all 188 properties. 7 properties were completed renovated and called InTown Suites Select.


InTown Suites Revamps Branding and Suite Types

Branding is enhanced with new colors and fonts. Website is redesigned to showcase the new look. Premium, upgraded, and traditional suite types are unveiled online.