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Lafayette Hotels Offering ‘Home For The Holidays’ For Those In Need

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BANGOR – Lafayette Hotels, owner of 27 hotels in Maine, New Hampshire and Michigan is offering free rooms to families who have children or relatives in the hospital over the holidays. The program called, ‘Home for the Holidays’ is offered over Thanksgiving and Christmas. Visitors are first screened by the hospital and then referred to the hotel by the hospital. The program is also available to families facing an emergency or extreme hardship such as a death in the family or having their home destroyed by fire.

The ‘Home for the Holidays’ program also offers rooms to military personnel who are serving in Iraq or Afghanistan and to their families.

“Our company has been doing this program for 14 years,” said Peter Daigle, chief operating officer of Lafayette Hotels. “Each year we hear many touching stories. The program was originally developed for families, particularly those with children, but we’ve expanded it over the years to include people who have suffered emergencies such as losing their home to a fire.” says Daigle.

The Black Bear Inn here in Orono, owned by Lafayette Hotels is participating in the program. “Our company has been doing this program for 14 years,” said Tom Palmer, general manager. “Our ‘Home for the Holidays’ program insures that the cost of a hotel room doesn’t stand in the way of visiting a child or relative in the hospital during this special time of year. We hope that the program makes things a bit easier for those in need and that it can help a patient feel better sooner.”

Lafayette Hotels properties sponsoring the program are the Comfort Inn Ocean’s Edge, Belfast, Maine, the Black Bear Inn, Orono, Maine, the Fireside Inn and Suites, Bangor, Maine, the Best Western White House, Bangor, Maine, the Fireside Inn, Waterville, Maine, the Fireside Inn and Suites, Auburn, Maine, the Best Western Merry Manor, South Portland, Maine, Lafayette’s Oceanfront Resort, Wells Beach, Maine, the Senator Inn and Spa, Augusta, Maine, the Fireside Inn and Suites in Gilford, New Hampshire and West Lebanon, New Hampshire and the Best Western Greenfield Inn in Allen Park, Michigan. Several Lafayette Hotels offer special year round rates for families and parents at area hospitals. Families may make reservations for ‘Home for the Holidays’ by contacting their hospital or calling the hotel directly.

For more information, call 862-8000 or visit  pdaigle@roadrunner.com

For More Information:

Contact Name: Peter Daigle

Telephone Number: (207)862-8000

Website: http://lafayettehotels.biz

Email: pdaigle@roadrunner.com