ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 9, 2019 Interstate Hotels & Resorts unveiled the addition of two new properties to its managed portfolio – Hotel RL Olympia in Olympia, Washington and Hotel RL Salt Lake City in Salt Lake City, Utah. The two new management contracts further Interstate’s coast-to-coast U.S. expansion following recent additions, including The Westin Portland Harborview, Maine. RLH Corporation (NYSE: RLH) will retain ownership of both hotels.

Courtesy of Hotel RL Olympia, WA

RLH Corporation chose Interstate Hotels & Resorts to manage Hotel RL Olympia and Hotel RL Salt Lake City to continue to bring best-in-class service to the hotels and free resources for the Company to continue to focus on the growth of its franchise business.  

“Interstate looks forward to continued expansion in partnership with RLH in the Olympia and Salt Lake City markets,” said Interstate Hotels & Resorts President and CEO, Mike Deitemeyer. “We’re aligned with their vision to deliver outstanding guest experiences.”

The Hotel RL Olympia is situated in the heart of the state capital with 193 spacious and modern guestrooms, including Jacuzzi and jetted tub suites, pet friendly rooms, a well-equipped fitness center, outdoor seasonal swimming pool, game room, free bike rentals. The premium onsite restaurant and lounge offers an all-day menu with tantalizing entrées, desserts, salads and drinks specials, as you take in a panoramic view of Capitol Lake.

With easy access to downtown Salt Lake City, the Hotel RL Salt Lake City is ideal for urban adventurers or intrepid solo travelers. The hotel features 394 guestrooms, an on-site restaurant, bar, and café providing guests with healthy offerings highlighting contemporary local cuisine both day and night, complimentary airport shuttle services and bike rentals, new Tesla charging stations, fitness center, outdoor pool, and 8,000 sq. ft. of adaptable function space, including 13 meeting rooms and banquet areas. Each function space is equipped with state-of-the-art AV equipment and complimentary Wi-Fi, with custom catering services available.

“By engaging Interstate Hotels & Resorts to manage Hotel RL Olympia and Hotel RL Salt Lake City, we can focus our resources on our core franchise business and on continuing to execute our asset light strategy while ensuring the hotels continue to grow and benefit from exceptional management,” said RHL Corporation Chief Operating Officer, Gary Sims.

A global leader in third-party hotel management, Interstate Hotels & Resorts’ depth of experience across all lodging segments and asset classes drives results in each of its managed hotels worldwide. For more information on Interstate Hotels & Resorts, visit

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company, operating branded full- and select-service hotels, resorts, convention centers and independent hotels. Currently, Interstate’s global portfolio represents 540 properties in 11 countries inclusive of a committed pipeline of signed hotels under construction or development around the world. The company’s experienced operators, industry-leading platforms and extensive management capabilities produce exceptional guest experiences and optimal returns for hotel owners and investors. For more information, please visit, or follow Interstate on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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