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Press Release – December 3, 2010

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Seattle hotel group to award deluxe accommodations and dining credits to those in need

Coastal Hotels

SEATTLE – (December 3, 2010) – Coastal Hotel Group, a privately held Seattle-based hospitality management company, is requesting nominations for individuals in need of rest, rejuvenation and a fresh start for its Twelve Days of Christmas Facebook promotion at each of its properties, Cedarbrook Lodge in Seattle; Hotel Fifty in Portland, Ore.; The Resort at The Mountain in Welches (Mt. Hood), Ore. and Lodge on the Desert in Tucson, Ariz.

Between now and noon on Dec. 24, nominations will be accepted by email for a deserving family member, friend or business colleague to receive a deluxe guest room for one night plus a $100 dining credit. A nomination should include compelling reasons why the nominee should be chosen. Each Coastal hotel will announce a winner on its Facebook page every day during the 12 Days of Christmas from Dec. 25 through Jan. 5.

“The idea is to engage our communities to help us spread holiday joy to those who may be down on their luck or in need of a fresh perspective and new start,” said Yogi Hutsen, president and CEO of Coastal Hotel Group. “It’s really all about giving and we hope to make this Christmas season merrier for a few people with unique needs and circumstances.”

Individuals may nominate as many people as they want, but need to send a separate email for each. Emails should be sent with “12 Days of Christmas” in the subject line to the general manager at each respective Coastal Hotel Group property. For Cedarbrook Lodge, email Greg Bye at; Hotel Fifty, Terry Hanley at; The Resort at The Mountain, Frank Casarez at, or Lodge on the Desert, Peter LaFemina at

To follow the 12 Days of Christmas promotion, become a fan on Facebook: Cedarbrook Lodge,; Hotel Fifty,; The Resort at The Mountain,, and Lodge on the Desert

For more information about Coastal Hotel Group, visit

About Coastal Hotel Group
Coastal Hotel Group is a privately held, Seattle-based hotel hospitality management company specializing in distinctive luxury hotels, resorts, inns, and lodges. Established in 1987, Coastal Hotel Group has earned a reputation for providing remarkable lodging choices for the discerning traveler. Coastal Hotel Group is a founding member of Stash Hotel Rewards™, a point-based program that allows guests at independent hotels across the country to quickly earn free nights at any participating property. For more information about Coastal Hotel Group, visit


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