Augusta, Georgia (January 29, 2019) – Best Western Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of its newest upper-midscale property, Ecco Suites, BW Signature Collection by Best Western, in Augusta, Georgia. Ecco Suites opens its doors as a BW Signature Collection by Best Western hotel, featuring the unique style and personality that are hallmarks of the brand, while bringing travelers the local charms of Augusta.

“We are pleased to welcome Ecco Suites to the BW Signature Collection by Best Western brand,” said Ron Pohl, Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer for Best Western Hotels & Resorts. “Combining boutique style with superior customer care, Ecco Suites offers guests a unique experience that will undoubtedly make their trip to Augusta a memorable one.”

The hotel’s contemporary design is combined with comfort and convenience to create the perfect travel experience. Each of the property’s 110 spacious suites feature a modern décor with in-room amenities such as coffee makers, microwaves and refrigerators. Guests will also enjoy the complimentary hot breakfast, 24-hour fitness center and a heated outdoor pool. Ideal for both leisure and business travels, Ecco Suite’s business facility offers a full suite complimentary of printing, scanning and faxing services.

Situated in the heart of Augusta, the hotel is just a short drive from one of the world’s most famous golf clubs and home to The Masters Golf Tournament, Augusta National Golf Club. Conveniently located just off Interstate 20, Ecco Suites offers guests easy access to the Augusta area and its many local attractions.

“It’s truly an exciting time to join the Best Western family, and we’re proud to offer our guests a quality lodging option with the service travelers can trust,” said Matthew Weber, General Manager of the Ecco Suites, BW Signature Collection by Best Western. “Our modern and spacious hotel combines outstanding value with convenience, allowing guests to experience all that Augusta has to offer.”

Reservations may be booked by calling the hotel directly at 706-733-4656 or toll free at 1(800)-661-1464. Customers can also book their stay by calling Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ 24-hour reservation line at 1(800) 780-7234 or by visiting


About Best Western® Hotels & Resorts:

Best Western Hotels & Resorts headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of over 4,200 hotels in nearly 100 countries and territories worldwide. Best Western offers 13 hotel brands to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market: Best Western®, Best Western Plus®, Best Western Premier®, Vīb®, GLō®, Executive Residency by Best Western®, Sadie HotelSM, Aiden HotelSM, BW Premier Collection® by Best Western, and BW Signature Collection® by Best Western, as well as its recently launched franchise offerings: SureStay® Hotel by Best Western, SureStay Plus® Hotel by Best Western and SureStay Collection® by Best Western**. Now celebrating more than 70 years of hospitality, Best Western provides its hoteliers with global operational, sales and marketing support, and award-winning online and mobile booking capabilities. Best Western continues to set industry records regarding awards and accolades, including 66 percent of the brand’s North American hotels earning a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award in 2018, Business Travel News® ranking Best Western Plus and Best Western number one in upper-mid-price and mid-price hotel brands respectively for two consecutive years, and Fast Company honoring Best Western Hotels & Resorts with a spot in the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in the Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality category. Best Western has also won 10 consecutive AAA®/CAA® Lodging Partner of the Year awards, recognizing the brand’s commitment to providing exceptional service and great value to AAA/CAA’s nearly 60 million members in the U.S. and Canada. Best Western-branded hotels were top ranked in breakfast (food and beverage category) by J.D. Power’s 2018 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study – ranking first for midscale; and second for upper midscale. Over 37 million travelers are members of the brand’s award-winning loyalty program Best Western Rewards®, one of the few programs in which members earn points that never expire and can be redeemed at any Best Western-branded hotel worldwide. Best Western’s partnerships with AAA/CAA and Google® Street View provide travelers with exciting ways to interact with the brand. Through its partnership with Google Street View, Best Western is the first major company of its size and scale to launch a virtual reality experience for customers, setting a new industry standard and reinventing how guests view hotels.

 Numbers are approximate, may fluctuate, and include hotels currently in the development pipeline.

**All Best Western and SureStay branded hotels are independently owned and operated.