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New Candlewood Hotel Expected To Open In 2026 On Fort Liberty, NC

Developers have broken ground on a new Candlewood Suites Hotel on Fort Liberty in North Carolina. The IHG hotel is expected to open in 2026, projecting 207 rooms.

Photo by Jason Ragucci | DVIDS ~ "Expected to open in early 2026, the 207-room hotel is the 17th Candlewood Suites property Lendlease and IHG have partnered on since 2009 as part of the Privatization of Army Lodging (PAL) initiative, a U.S. Army-led, public-private venture to revitalize on-post lodging for service members, their families and government travelers.

He noted that as one of the largest U.S. Army installations by population in the U.S., Fort Liberty welcomes approximately 100,000 travelers annually across its existing three hotel properties, including active service members and their families awaiting permanent housing and military personnel visiting an installation for training or other short-term needs.

Located on the site of a previous IHG Army Hotels property, the Fort Liberty Candlewood Suites will include guestrooms ranging from studios to one- and two-bedroom suites. The hotel will also offer features to meet the specific needs of military travelers, such as fully equipped kitchens in each suite; a business center, fitness center, laundry facilities and 24-hour Candlewood Cupboard market; outdoor seating and barbeque area; a separate lounge for Distinguished Visitors; and amenities such as complimentary hot breakfast, pet-friendly accommodations and weekly social events." ~

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