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Sonesta Essential Hotel Opens in Plainfield, Indiana

Sonesta Essential Hotel Opens in Plainfield IN

Second Sonesta Essential Brand Property Opens Outside Indianapolis

NEWTON, MA [September 7, 2023] – Sonesta International Hotels Corporation (Sonesta) today announced today the grand opening of Sonesta Essential Plainfield, a 67-room, upper-midscale hotel in Greater Indianapolis, conveniently located near the Indianapolis Speedway, Lucas Oil Stadium, Bankers Life Fieldhouse and Victory Field.

“Sonesta Essential Plainfield is the second location of one of our newest brands carefully designed to deliver the core selection of services that guests need,” said Keith Pierce, Sonesta’s Executive Vice President and President Franchise & Development. “With Sonesta Essential, we continue to engage guests, owners and franchisees as we open properties for the modern traveler.”

Sonesta Essential, introduced earlier this year, provides guests with all of the essentials for their stay.  Available to franchise in the U.S., the brand offers easier new builds and conversions with modest brand standards, limited food and beverage requirements and simplified conversion processes.  Sonesta Essential features elevated bedding as part of the brand’s unique sleep program, high-speed complimentary WiFi, complimentary hot breakfast, premium all-day coffee and a fitness center.

“We’re excited to offer guests all the convenience that Sonesta Essential provides,” said Bipin Patel, owner of Sonesta Essential Plainfield. “From modern sleep amenities to updated common areas, visitors to Greater Indianapolis now have a new option for reliable and comfortable accommodations that meets their travel needs.”

Sonesta Essential Plainfield is located at 6109 Cambridge Way in Plainfield, Indiana and is the second Sonesta Essential to open since the brand was introduced in January. Guests can earn or redeem points at Sonesta Essential as members of the award-winning Sonesta Travel Pass loyalty program.


Sonesta is one of the fastest-growing hospitality companies in the U.S., currently ranked 8th by Smith Travel Research (STR) with 1,200 properties totaling 100,000 guest rooms across 15 brands in eight countries. You will find nearly 300 hotels under one of Sonesta’s seven brands – Royal Sonesta ; Sonesta Hotels & Resorts ; Sonesta Select ; Sonesta ES Suites ; Sonesta Simply Suites ; Sonesta Posadas del Inca ; Sonesta Cruise Collection – operating in the U.S., Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Peru, and St. Maarten.

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