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San Diego-- RAR Hospitality, a hotel management and acquisitions company with a presence in Southern California and Arizona, is proud to expand its branded hotel collection in San Diego and announced today the management of two hotel properties, Holiday Inn Carlsbad and Staybridge Suites Carlsbad.

The Carlsbad hotels demonstrate RAR Hospitality’s strong growth in the hotel and travel sector and mark the eighth and ninth hotels in Southern California, and the first expansion of their portfolio in the new year for the hotel management company.

RAR Hospitality Executive Vice President of Operations, Bob Moore, played an integral role in the assumption of management of the two hotels as he is a highly regarded, award-winning hotelier with over 13 years of hospitality service in Carlsbad.

“We are very proud to partner with two strong hotel brands in Carlsbad, a city that I extremely admire and advocate for,” said Bob Moore. “Our team has proven time and again that it can effectively drive profitable business for all our hotels and we look forward to expanding our portfolio with our exceptional level of service.”

RAR Hospitality oversees all aspect of the hotels’ day-to-day operations including customer service, food and beverage, marketing, accounting and human resources. Holiday Inn Carlsbad is a three-floor, 133-room hotel property that offers a personal retreat for business and leisure travelers in an accessible and prime location.

Staybridge Suites Carlsbad has three floors and accommodations totaling 106 spacious suites. Designed for the extended stay traveler, Staybridge Suites provides thoughtful amenities to make every guest feel at home including large fully-equipped kitchens, on-site guest self-laundry facilities and dry cleaning service, a complimentary breakfast buffet and full-service housekeeping.

Shared hotel amenities include on-site dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner at Stratus Restaurant and Bar, resort-style courtyard and an outdoor relaxation pool that are all available to both properties’ guests. Guests can enjoy the cool 70-degree, year-round weather at both family-friendly hotels that are a short distance to various San Diego attractions, including Legoland and beach cities such as Carlsbad, Encinitas and Solana Beach. For the corporate business traveler, each hotel includes a 24-hour business center, health and fitness facility and complimentary high-speed Internet service.

“Bob Moore was instrumental in the development of Carlsbad as a destination. It is truly exciting to have him back in the area and once again serve as an advocate for our magnificent community,” said Carlsbad Mayor Matt Hall.

Holiday Inn Carlsbad and Staybridge Suites Carlsbad were both designed for sustainability with the IHG Green Engage system and allow the hotels to measure energy, carbon and water use while helping the properties achieve energy savings of up to 25 percent. The stunning properties received IHG’s prestigious 2015 Developer of the Year for a Dual-Branded Hotel award.

Holiday Inn Carlsbad is located at 2725 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad and Staybridge Suites Carlsbad is located at 2735 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad. For more updates on RAR Hospitality’s properties, please visit

About RAR Hospitality

RAR Hospitality offers the full spectrum of hospitality management services to owners, developers, lenders and investors in hotels and resorts.  Founded by Bob Rauch, the “Hotel Guru,” and headquartered in San Diego, Ca., RAR’s clients include boutique, branded, and independent hotels. With more than two decades of experience delivering expert services and oversight to hoteliers, developers, and hospitality finance professionals, RAR is one of the industry’s most trusted and respected names. For more information, visit

Contact: Stephanie Ferrer / Brittany Belsterling

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About Holiday Inn

With over 1,200 hotels worldwide, the Holiday Inn® brand is the most widely recognized lodging brand in the world. In fact, the Holiday Inn brand was one of the first international hotel brands to establish a presence in China in 1984. The Holiday Inn brand provides the services that business travelers need, while also offering a comfortable atmosphere where all people can relax and enjoy amenities such as restaurants and room service, swimming pools, fitness centers and comfortable lounges. The casual atmosphere and amenities such as meeting and on-site business facilities, Kids Eat and Stay Free programs, and KidSuites rooms at every Holiday Inn Resort hotel demonstrates the long-standing commitment of the Holiday Inn brand to serving travelers and have helped to establish the brand as “America’s Favorite Hotel.”

About Staybridge Suites

Staybridge Suites® is an innovative, all-suite hotel brand designed to meet the needs of extended stay guests seeking a warm sense of community in a home-like environment that is perfect for business, relocation and vacations. Hotel amenities include: three suite types (studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom/two-bath) with fully equipped kitchens and a highly functional work area separate from living areas. Staybridge Suites hotels offer free Wireless Anywhere, a complimentary daily hot breakfast, The Social evening reception three days a week, a 24-hour Business Center, Fitness Room and Laundry Room, all of which are complimentary for guests.

The Staybridge Suites brand entered the extended stay segment in December 1998 when its flagship location in Alpharetta, Ga., opened. Since that opening, the Staybridge Suites brand continues to grow rapidly with 200 hotels open across the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. There are more than 88 Staybridge Suites hotels in the pipeline, including nine outside of the Americas.

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